‘White Europe’: 60,000 nationalists march on Poland’s independence day

‘White Europe’: 60,000 nationalists march on Poland’s independence day

Xenophobic phrases, far-right symbols and religious slogans mark event also attended by families and branded ‘a beautiful sight’ by the interior minister. Tens of thousands of nationalists have marched through Warsaw to mark Poland’s independence day, throwing red smoke bombs and carrying banners with such slogans as “white Europe of brotherly nations”. The march organised by far-right groups was one of many events marking Poland’s rebirth as a nation in 1918, overshadowing official state observances and other patriotic events. Police estimated 60,000 people took part. Many were young men, some…

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The number of Uber users in Brussels doubles in a year

The number of Uber users in Brussels doubles in a year

More than 100,000 people in Brussels have used Uber services. That’s double the number of people that had used it last year, the car and driver rental company told the Belga agency on Friday. This upward trend can be explained by the increased number of journeys taken to and from public transport links in areas with fewer tram and bus routes. Statistics show a quarter of all Uber journeys company in Brussels started or finished near a metro station, whether they were through UberX, UberBlack or UberVan. More than a…

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