The highest paid lawmakers in the EU? Brexitis Party

The highest paid lawmakers in the EU? Brexitis Party

The 28 lawmakers from Britain’s Brexit Party have collectively declared outside earnings of between €2 million and €4.5 million per year, making them the highest earners in the European Parliament, Transparency International said on Thursday. The party, founded by anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage, won the most British seats in European elections this year. It says Britain should not still be in the EU, and its lawmakers turned their backs when the bloc’s Beethoven anthem was played at the opening session. Transparency International, a watchdog which monitors EU lobbying and outside…

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Erdogan and Mitsotakis discuss the problem of curbing migrants

Erdogan and Mitsotakis discuss the problem of curbing migrants

Greece’s new conservative prime minister met Wednesday (25 September) with Turkey’s leader for the first time and asked for cooperation in stemming an uptick in migrant arrivals. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as the leaders of the historic adversaries took part in the UN General Assembly. “I had a frank discussion with President Erdoğan on all major issues from immigration to Cyprus to bilateral matters,” Mitsotakis tweeted after the meeting. “We agreed to work together to build a better climate for the benefit of our…

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