Meghan Markle may now be part of the British royal family, but the former American actress' first visit to her new royal duchy began on Wednesday (October 3) with a viewing of a copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence from the British crown.
A large majority of the European Parliament voted to trigger article 7 of the Lisbon Treaty. This majority included many of Fidesz’s colleagues in the EPP (traditionally a very pro-EU grouping) whose affiliation to the EPP is being seriously tested by Fidesz’s membership, writes London's Green MEP.
These are turbulent times and the way the UK has conducted Brexit talks is threatening our future relationship with the EU. We can’t afford to alienate ourselves even more by offering Orban political support in exchange for his.
A thank you letter from a far right leader for showing solidarity is not something I would be proud for my party to be associated with. It's astonishing the level The Tories are prepared to stoop to in order to get support for their failed Brexit plan.
It is important to note that the Tories sit in the European Parliament along with PiS, the Polish ruling party, who have taken very hostile actions against the independence of the judiciary in their country. These actions leave you wondering whether the Tories see democracy as a priority.