The British are finally beginning to work on actually exiting the European Union after wasting two precious years trying to wank out a deal together with the EU to avoid actually Brexiting (archived).
After a German court case where a complaintant sought to change the gender line on their birth registry entry from "female", the court legislated and the parliament implemented the addition of a third "diverse" sex category in the registry (archived).
French tyrant Macron decided to attempt quelling the popular revolt against his regime by offering "gibs me dats" to the French people. In four weeks the Yellow Jackets got Macron to offer more concessions than the local trade unions had in four decades, with Macron egregiously breaking a campaign promise not to surrender anything to street demonstrators. Response to Macron's offer appears to largely be negative as it is a continuation of Macron's supplication streak triggering disgust at a primal level in healthy persons (archived).
Over the weekend riot police maimed numerous protestors taking out eyes with their domestically produced "Flash-ball" firearms while other protestors lost hands to smoke grenades. Across the Channel the ongoing Brexit, but not really Brexit impasse continues as the deadline marches on towards a hard Brexit.
Mass arrests of high school students are taking place in France as the embattled Macron regime is cracking down in advance of a fourth Saturday of yellow vest demonstrations (archived).
Leacher's Paradise, a torrent tracker which has been helping to connect people for 12 years is throwing in the towel (archived). The tracker's alleged operators are blaming new EU rules which they suppose will require them to screen uploads, something impossible at the matchmaking level of the BitTorrent protocol where they operate.
In the past dew days Denmark has announced plans to set up a prison island to keep unwanted criminal migrants out of the mainland while plans to further build a prison in Lithuania to hold expelled migrants leaked (archived). Actions opposing Angela Merkel's ongoing efforts to reverse colonize Europe during this twilight of her political life continue slowly building.
The ongoing anti-Macron protests in France are escalating to include the burning of goverment buildings (archived). The mainstream media has gone from misrepresenting the protest as being about fuel prices to misrepresenting them to being about low standards of living and inequality, while everything including the banners suggests these are anti-Left/Centerist Make France Great Again in nature. The protester are of a more historically French look than is apparently fashionable nowadays while "New French" demographics appear to be avoiding the revolutionaries.
Meanwhile social engineering firm Facebook has stepped in to prevent images from Macron's BLACKED photoshoot from circulating on their platform under the guise that they are too sexual.
Macron has been forced to go straight from the G20 playing Merkel's successor as leader of European Africanization and his own chosen role as Europe's counter to Trump into emergency meetings while France burns against him. As France continues to burn against him, Macron will have to choose between surrendering to the French people or becoming more oppressive than Syria's popularly elected president Assad.
Two Ukrainian vessels were seized by the Russian Navy after the erractically maneuverng ships aggressively approached the Kerch Strait bridge without providing advanced notification required by a 2003 treaty between Russia and Ukraine (archived). Russian personnel treated Ukranians wounded in defense of the 18.1 kilometer long bridge. Ukranian President Poroshenko has responded by declaring martial law while Hawks in NATO governments has proposed opening hostilities outside of the Syrian proxy war sandbox. Russian influenced media outlets are supposing that if a new Crimean war breaks out, it will be the last (archived).
France has errupted in protests against their elected president Macron. Mainstream sources are characterizing the protests as being centered around fuel prices though a cursory scan of banners being held by "yellow jacket" protesters present in photos by these same organizations suggest deeper disatisfactions are involved (archived).