The Swedish government announced on November 11 that it would reintroduce border controls to stem the uncontrolled flow of migrants entering the Scandinavian nation. Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven told reporters in Valetta, Malta, the day after the announcement: “when our authorities tell us we cannot guarantee the security and control of our borders, we need to listen."

“This is betrayal.... Europe has been betrayed!" warned Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, as he spoke of "treason and conspiracy" among European leaders.

Once again, Gardasil is stirring debate, this time in Ireland, where a nurse is pursuing a withdrawal of the license for the HPV vaccine intended to prevent cervical cancer.

While Islamic terrorists in various parts of the world are burning churches and executing Christians, crosses are being removed from some European churches — in deference to Muslim sensibilities.

ALMERIA, Spain — As humanity increasingly loses faith in debt-backed fiat currencies run by opaque central banks and corrupt governments, the city of Barcelona, Spain, is the latest to announce plans to try something new — a local currency. The goal of the proposed alternative monetary system, according to local officials, is to stimulate business in the city and surrounding areas, especially local small and medium businesses still reeling from the economic crisis that ravaged the nation in recent years. With over three million people in Barcelona, it could become the largest experiment of its kind, according to analysts. But not everybody is convinced, with some commentators suspecting ulterior motives.