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An EU official hangs the Union Jack next to the European Union flag at the VIP entrance at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. British Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting EU leaders two days ahead of a crucial EU summit.  (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

The World Changed Overnight

Thanks to British voters the European Union is now to be written as a postscript.

Germany, USA and Canada ALL say they want special trade deals with post-Brexit Britain

The elite aren’t happy with the outcome of the vote but nonetheless they aren’t going to abandon Britain totally. There’s too much at stake financially

'Europe will fall very soon': Now even MEPs say EU will CRUMBLE within five years after shock Brexit result

‘Europe will fall very soon': Now even MEPs say EU will CRUMBLE within five years after shock Brexit result

Warnings of “Domino effect” as discontent mounts across the continent

Erdogan threatens to hold EU bid referendum unless Turkey gets visa-free travel

Erdogan’s threat to unleash a flood of migrants into Europe was one of the reasons for the Brexit win. Now he making more threats

Brexit Wins Triggers Political Turmoil in Europe

Brexit Wins Triggers Political Turmoil in Europe

Brexit win sparks calls for similar referendums across Europe

Atlantic Council Argues For NATO Naval Force in Black Sea, Coordination In Arctic

NATO urged to continue its steady expansion eastwards by establishing a Black Sea naval force to counter Russia

David Cameron announces his plans to resign in front of No 10 Downing Street. Click to enlarge

David Cameron Announces Resignation

David Cameron announces he will step down in October as European leaders react in shock to Brtain’s decision to leave the EU

David Cameron under increasing pressure to resign over Brexit

David Cameron may be forced to step down after Britain votes to leave the European Union

Marine Le Pen hails Brexit, calls for French referendum

Fears are high that a domino effect could see other countries following in Britain’s footsteps, threatening the core of the European project

The Meaning of Brexit

The Meaning of Brexit

Gilad Atzmon with some pertinent observations on Britain’s role in Europe

Last weekend's suicide bomb attack in Qamishli took place during an event commemorating the massacre of Christians more than a century ago. Click to enlarge

Assassination attempt on head of Syrian Orthodox Church revives ghosts of massacres past

Three members of the Assyrian Christian militia protecting the prelate were killed in the blast

Anti-Brexit MP Death Story

Anti-Brexit MP Death Story

Was Jo Cox killed the way we are being told? Was she even killed? Nick Kollerstrom investigates and finds many inconsistencies in reports over her death

Dawn of the Homosexual Police State

Dawn of the Homosexual Police State

One of Henry Makow’s readers takes exception to Gaystapo tyranny.

UK college uses counter-terrorism policy to ban Christian club

Unnamed college’s senior management reportedly “not happy to have Christians meeting for prayer”

Greeks Send An Open Letter To UK Citizens About Brexit

Greeks Send An Open Letter To UK Citizens About Brexit

Greeks warn Britons that the EU is turning into dictatorship of bureaucrats.

Mourners leave candles in memory of murdered Labour Party MP Jo Cox, who was shot dead in Birstall, during a vigil at Parliament Square in London, Britain June 17, 2016.   REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Martyrs and Demons

Before Jo Cox is transformed into a modern-day martyr, a little perspective is in order…

The selective compassion of Jo Cox

The selective compassion of Jo Cox

Jo Cox wanted to make the world a better place, writes Francis Carr Begbie. Only there was one problem, on her very doorstep, that she seemed unable to address

Anakonda 2016 exercise in training grounds in Nowa Debe, southeast Poland. click to enlarge

Huge NATO Drills in Poland Prepare West for Possible Conflict With Russia

The Cold War may been have consigned to the history books but the lingering threat hasn’t, as the west prepares for military conflict with Russia. Includes video

History as ghastly repetition – Anna Lindh & Jo Cox

History as ghastly repetition – Anna Lindh & Jo Cox

We had almost forgotten but as they say “history repeats itself”, and Jo Cox’s murder had a bizarre precedent 13 years ago.

Tommy Mair. Click to enlarge

Jo Cox Killing Suspect ‘Not A Violent Man’

The murder of Jo Cox begins to look less like a politically motivate killing and more like the act of psychologically disturbed individual