Welcome to Franglish Politics! We offer political news from both the UK and France. Do check out are Articles by clicking the Articles tab at the top of the page. All articles are written by Berk Bektas who created this website.
by Berk Bektas We all remember the morning after Britain’s E.U referendum – shock and horror, or delight and joy, depending which way you voted. Brexit certainly shook up British politics, but it also had a major impact in Europe and the World. It showed the crumbling trust in the British political establishment by a growing… Continue reading Frexit after Brexit?
The Socialist Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Arden, announced that she is pregnant and is expecting in June. As leader of the Labour Party, and New Zealand’s 40th Prime Minister, she will have 6 weeks off, her Deputy, Winston Peters, will fill in for her while she’s away. She said in a press conference… Continue reading New Zealand’s Socialist PM is Pregnant!
The European Union has reportedly docked £35,000 from Nigel Farage for misspent EU funds according to the BBC. As Britain has yet to leave the European Union and is therefore still a member, all existing British MEP’s continue to get a salary. Mr. Farage was investigated by the European Parliament over claims his office assistant… Continue reading EU docks Farage’s wage by £35k over “misspending”
Trump continues to stir controversy with his shocking language, as he asks: “Why are we having all these people from all these shithole countries come here?” The President of the United States was referring to people coming to Haiti and Africa – he continued to say people from countries like Norway should be encouraged to migrate… Continue reading Trump: “Why are we having all these people from all these shithole countries come here?”
The Financial Times has recently reported that according to its research and estimates, our economy is losing out £350m a week. We all remember the promise of the Vote Leave campaign, £350m a week for NHS. they stuck their promise on the side of the famous big red campaign buses and drove around the country knowingly… Continue reading Financial Times: Brexit already costing us £350m a week
The government will spend around £500m on “bringing back” blue passports as part of routine updating of our passports. Many people have seemed more concerned over the colour of their passport than the funding of their local schools, hospitals, and social care. The Centre for Social Justice wrote a report (March 2016) in which they stated… Continue reading Ending rough sleeping for £110m vs. £500m for Blue Passport – are we morally bankrupt?