‘Every year we accept 450,000 people who have not contributed a cent to the infrastructure they will use from day one’: It is not the first time former DGSE director and former ambassador Pierre Brochand has made public calls for a complete change to immigration policies while warning against France becoming poorer and possibly descending into civil war.
With Emmanuel Macron pushing deeply unpopular reforms, the veteran right-winger has pulled ahead. National Rally leader Marine Le Pen would comfortably defeat President Emmanuel Macron if France held a presidential election today, a poll published on Wednesday found. Macron is currently facing a torrent of public anger over his efforts to raise the retirement age for most French workers.
Hans Massaquoi grew up in National Socialist Germany. Born on January 19, 1926 in Hamburg where his grandfather had been Liberian consul general, Hans experienced Hitler’s rise to power and life in Germany during the war.
The collie breed of dog was very much part of Michael’s early life. His family owned an extensive farm near Moville in Donegal, Ireland. He recalls the very special status of the six or so collies that worked the farm with the landowners.
The parents of quintuplets, who already had seven children, tell the press: ‘There can never be too much happiness’: A mother gave birth to three boys and two girls at the University Hospital in Kraków on Feb. 12, an event that ended up warranting a press conference. All five children are in stable condition, given their premature birth, and will join their older siblings in three months.
Giorgia Meloni’s far-right governing coalition retained control of Lombardy and seized power from the center-left in Lazio’s regional government.
First of all, you can’t drive a happy person crazy. They work on personal freedom and know how to not be ashamed of themselves. They are told: ‘your ass is fat, you can’t walk on the streets with such an ass, and pants are not fashionable and such lips are not worn this season.’
Apart from traditional festive church services, Russians also have a tradition of Epiphany dips, when people cut cross-shaped holes in the ice of water bodies, the churchmen bless the water, and on the eve of the Epiphany, after going to a church, people dip thrice into the freezing water, crossing themselves before each dip.
In a letter dated October 1866, French composer Georges Bizet (1838 – 1875) went straight to the point of opera: ‘As a musician, I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note.’
Where and when appropriate I greet a lady by the simple courtesy of raising the back of her hand to near my lips. For many, it is a first experience that has so far brought pleasure. I wonder how many women have had a hat raised in greeting or how many ladies have seen men rising from their seats on their entering a room.