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Journalist, Author, Germany Correspondent for the @WSJ. Private acc. Tweeting from & about Europe. Get in touch: https://t.co/WucRuH9oGS Open DM
Sep 30, 2018 8 tweets 7 min read
Theresa May, Facing Hard Deadline, Struggles to Navigate Treacherous #Brexit Politics as U.K. ⁦@Conservatives⁩ gather with party torn over what to do about it. Our report via ⁦@WSJwsj.com/articles/there… Six months before #Brexit, nobody knows how it will happen. “We’re in a bit of a dangerous position,” said Nick Timothy, May's former chief of staff. “It feels like absolutely anything is possible, from staying in after all to departure without a deal..." wsj.com/articles/there…
Jul 22, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
Short thread about this Steve #Bannon interview about his efforts to support rightwing populists in Europe that is exciting a lot of people here. @guyverhofstadt even came up with #BanBannon hashtag thedailybeast.com/mueller-finall… Bannon wants to unite Europe's rightwing populists/far-Right & nationalist groups into coherent political force. He's setting up a foundation, which he compares to @georgesoros network, to help them with funding. But he'll only have up to 10 employees & no serious cash.
Jan 21, 2018 15 tweets 8 min read
My dispatch from #Sweden, which is experiencing an unprecedented surge in shootings, bombings and sexual crime. The crisis is mainly restricted to areas predominantly populated by immigrants, so ordinary Swedes read the news with disbelief: thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/… In #Sweden, a country of 10m people, more than 320 shootings and dozens of bombings were reported in 2017, along with more than 110 murders and 7,226 rapes — a 10% increase on 2016. More than 36% of young Swedish women say they feel unsafe at night. thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/…