When a Country's Biggest City Lies Outside Its Borders

It was a relatively normal campaign stop for French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron: A crowd of 3,000 tricolor-waving supporters raucously welcomed his speech in the packed hall. Never mind that the event was in London. The British capital has in recent years become a compulsory campaign stop for French politicians, and for good reason: With […]

Speedrunners raised $2.21 million for Doctors Without Borders

Speedrunning charity event Summer Games Done Quick finished up this past Sunday. The recipient of the funds raised druing the event, which saw players rushing as fast as possible through titles like Animaniacs, Pikimin 3 and Rise of the Tomb Raider, went to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Gamers raised $ 2,122,529.20 for the medical charity […]

Top North Korean defector who said Kim Jong Un’s ‘days are numbered’ predicts the leader will never give up nukes, will open his borders to tourism

Drew Angerer/Getty Images A former top North Korean official believes North Korea will not agree to a US request for a “complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization.” Thae Yong Ho, North Korea’s former deputy ambassador to the UK, said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not loosen his grip on nuclear weapons. The defector said the […]

France & UK showdown: Behind smiles at Sandhurst May & Macron do battle over borders

The stage is set for a stormy 35th UK-France summit at the Sandhurst military base. Having dispensed with the formalities, Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May are expected to engage in an intense battle when talks get underway. The two allies will meet at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst, Surrey Thursday. May and Macron is […]

10 million refugees may flood EU if it fails to secure borders – Czech president

The European Union could face a massive influx of some 10 million refugees from Africa in the coming years if it does not change its policy, Czech President Milos Zeman has claimed in an interview with a local TV channel. Zeman, known for his fierce anti-immigration stance, once again blasted Brussels for its migration guidelines […]

Frontiers: Top 10 facts about borders

1. The world’s longest international land border is the 5,525 mile border between Canada and the USA of which 1,538 is the Canada-Alaska border.  2. The longest continuous land border is the 4,254 miles between Russia and Kazakhstan.  3. The town of Derby Line, Vermont, is bisected by the US-Canada border, even cutting some houses […]

French truckers block borders to protest ‘unfair competition’ from eastern Europeans

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 21:53 French truck drivers have blocked traffic at border crossings with Italy, Belgium, Spain and Germany to protest EU regulations which they say fail to protect their jobs from a cheaper Eastern European workforce. The drivers blocked the Frejus tunnel in Modane before dawn Tuesday, with 200 trucks gathering on […]