Jim Thomas deleted a text that asked him to enlist with the group but within seconds he received a message congratulating him on enrolling for the course
Gianluca Buonanno previously wore an Angela Merkel mask to a session
Governments use the European Union to bypass national democracy and pass laws that national parliaments would not accept, a Home Office minister has admitted.
The EU divides opinion but whatever your views it is important to have your say — through voting in the May election and joining in the Citizens’ Dialogue events around Europe
The Independent’s survey shows it has not been a good year for the three main Westminster parties
Council for European Palestinian Relations that former International Development Secretary chairs has been outlawed in Israel
The BNP says it sent the card to its membership, as well as people in the media, bishops and opposition politicians
File-sharing site finds new online home after coming close to capture in the Caribbean
Former Italian Prime Minister compared his family’s experience to that of Jews during the Holocaust
Mao Zedong’s face already adorns every bank note, and a portrait of the Great Helmsman graces the gates of the Forbidden City at the heart of the capital Beijing. Now China’s founding father is set to feature in an animated film about his teenage years.
For years, the lines of florists stalls and their brightly coloured bunches of flowers have given La Rambla, one of Barcelona’s most-appealing tourist attractions, a perpetually festive air. But there are fears that they may soon disappear.
MEP said the cabinet views his party 'as being part of the lower orders'
Rights alliance claims spy agency broke European laws by hacking millions of citizens’ internet data
But transport commissioner criticised 'misleading scare stories and false claims'
Proposed new rules on pilots’ working hours could lead to air crews flying while “dangerously fatigued”, union officials have warned ahead of a key vote by MEPs.