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Touring artists from the EU will now need work visas to visit UK

Brexit‘s ripple effects have already catalyzed a foreseeably large change in the European music industry with new visa rulings. According to a policy paper from Britain’s governmental Home Office, all touring artists from the European Union will now need visas to perform in the country. The policy will kick in at the top of 2021, […]

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I’m Former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, and This Is How I Work

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, son of Estonian refugees who fled the country during the 1944 Soviet takeover, saw his country regain independence in 1991. In 2006 he became Estonia’s fourth president. We had a long talk about his accomplishments as president, a position that holds no executive power and thus relies on…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Emmanuel Macron Blasts Trump, Is Now The Leader Of The Free World

In a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, global leaders gathered in France this past weekend at the Arc de Triomphe Paris.  French President Emmanuel Macron used the opportunity to blast rising nationalism around the world, calling the political philosophy “a … Continue reading

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Proposed EU Copyright Law Could Cause Problems For Fan Content In Games

Yesterday, the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs voted to approve a controversial new copyright directive that, if made into law, could change the internet as we know it. Just one of the many potential terrible results of the directive, which tasks companies to monitor user-submitted content for…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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State Department Diplomatic Efforts In Europe Down to “Two Dudes Going on a Backpacking Trip”

(WARNING: SATIRE. PROBABLY.) Due to recent budget cuts to the State Department and Rex Tillerson’s overall management style of “Diplomacy? Yeah fuck that” the State Department was forced to center the upcoming 2018 European diplomatic efforts around Glenn and Charlie’s “Badass Bust Azz Backpacking’ …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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BMW Headquarters In Europe Raided As Authorities Probe Alleged German Automaker Cartel

Last July, Der Spiegel published something of a bombshell report, alleging that every major German automaker, including BMW, Audi, VW, Porsche, and Daimler, had been running a secret cartel since the 1990s. Today, it was reported that European Union authorities raided BMW headquarters as part of their investigation…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Putin Grins as Catalonia Defies Spain

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont missed a crucial deadline this morning to formally declare independence from Spain. and the future of his government remains in jeopardy as Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to meet on Saturday to possibly invoke Article 155 of the Spanish …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The French Election is the Most Important in Recent History

Standing between the complete break down of the international framework that has kept world peace for the past 70 years is one man — Emmanuel Macron, the independent centrist who made it to the second round of the French presidential election this pas…

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