The EU is failing and the jobs scheme will also fail

The EU is failing and the jobs scheme will also fail

EU member states need to make more efficient use of €6 billon in EU funds to ease the transition from education to jobs for young people and foster entrepreneurship, urged MEPs in Wednesday's debate on the European Youth Initiative. Some advocated simplifying funding procedures, sharing best practices, and promoting apprenticeships, whilst others urged member states to do more to exploit the job-creating potential of new energy-saving and green technologies.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Written by: Jane Collins Posted in: Latest news, 2014, Newsroom, September, Jane Collins

In the war with Islamic Extremism, Russia is on our side

In the war with Islamic Extremism, Russia is on our side

Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, today, in a debate on EU-Russia releations, and just before a vote on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, UKIP leader Nigel Farage said: "Perhaps we ought to recognise that the West now faces the biggest threat and crisis to our way of life that we have seen for over 70 years.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Written by: Nigel Farage Posted in: Press releases, 2014, Newsroom, September, Nigel Farage

Swedish elections

Swedish elections

On September 14, the Swedish voters had their say in the general election. Employment, social welfare and migration were the big issues during the campaigns. The possibility of media’s sweetheart Feministic Initiative (FI, represented in the EP) entering the Swedish Parliament was also a much talked about subject.

Sunday, 14 September 2014 Written by: Kristina Winberg Peter Lundgren Posted in: Press releases, 2014, Newsroom, September, Kristina Winberg, Peter Lundgren

Scots won't get independence from a Yes vote

Scots won't get independence from a Yes vote

In a week’s time, Scotland will not hold a referendum about becoming independent. Everybody is describing it as such. But what is being voted on – and only by those who actually live in Scotland – is separation from England. Understand that and much that is otherwise inexplicable falls into place. The SNP is the voice of anti-Englishness. Like Edward II, another English ruler, arrogant in certain victory, Mr Cameron has walked straight into a long-planned ambush. The year, carefully chosen by Mr Salmond, celebrates the one unequivocal Scottish victory in the long antagonism between the two nations, at Bannockburn in 1314.

Thursday, 11 September 2014 Written by: Nigel Farage Posted in: Latest news, 2014, Newsroom, September, Nigel Farage