The Function of Interpol – Part 2

The Function of Interpol – Part 2

We continue our blog on the importance of Interpol by looking at how it communicates with other member law enforcement agencies. Interpol has a secure communications network that can pass information around the world to another member agencies and allows them to communicate together. This means that the vast collection of information at Interpol can be tapped into at airports, ports and border crossings. It also allows member states to access...

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The Effect of Brexit on Europe – Part 2

The Effect of Brexit on Europe – Part 2

The concluding part of our blog on how Brexit will affect the remaining states and the European Economic Community. We have seen that there are two different thoughts how the Union should go forward after Brexit, and the foreseen fear of the future dominance of Germany. In part two of this expose we look at how the United States of America will view the EU without the UK being a member. America’s Fears There is a genuine fear from America that...

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The Effect of Brexit on Europe – Part 1

The Effect of Brexit on Europe – Part 1

It has been widely reported and documented about the imminent departure of the UK from the European Union, it is named Brexit after the UK as a nation made their voices heard in a referendum. There is no doubt that Brexit is a highly momentous event in the history of Europe and the biggest threat to the European Union since its inception. Many reasons have been cited why the UK voted as they did, and it will have major repercussions for the...

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The Function of Interpol – Part 1

The Function of Interpol – Part 1

It was obvious that the opening up of borders within Europe would significantly place an opportunity for criminal gangs to take their operations out of their homelands and to expand into other European countries. The free trade agreement within the EEC did alleviate some of the tax benefits of transporting goods from one country to another, but that was not the only problem. As criminals started to operate in alien countries, the local police...

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The Best Things to Eat in the European Union – Part 4

The Best Things to Eat in the European Union – Part 4

The concluding part of our epic culinary journey across the states of the European Union visits Spain, Holland and Poland. Already we have seen some exceptional dishes from all over the EU, that defined the rich heritage of the member states that form the Union. We begin this particular tour in the Netherlands. Netherlands – Bitterballen The Dutch love their snacks and especially with a glass of beer. A common sight in many cafes and bars after...

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