Articles written by: Tremont Staff

Outrage as Denmark passes law making HANDSHAKE mandatory for naturalization

Outrage as Denmark passes law making HANDSHAKE mandatory for naturalization

Outrage as Denmark passes law making HANDSHAKE mandatory for naturalization Danish lawmakers have approved a government-backed proposal to make citizenship applicants shake hands with the official conducting the naturalization ceremony. The bill has been criticized for discriminating against Muslims. The new citizenship bill has been the subject of a heated […]

Death toll in Czech coal mine blast rises to 13 people

Death toll in Czech coal mine blast rises to 13 people

Death toll in Czech coal mine blast rises to 13 people The death toll from an explosion at a Czech coal mine has risen to 13, among them 11 Poles and two Czechs, the OKD mining company said on Friday. The state-run firm had said earlier that a methane blast […]

Burden of repaying IMF loans will fall on future generations of Ukrainians, warns Putin

Burden of repaying IMF loans will fall on future generations of Ukrainians, warns Putin

Burden of repaying IMF loans will fall on future generations of Ukrainians, warns Putin The IMF’s approval of a new $3.9 billion loan for Ukraine has already been hailed as a victory in Kiev. It’s just enough to cover some pension payments but will take a long time to pay […]

Catalan protesters block roads over Spanish govt meeting in Barcelona

Catalan protesters block roads over Spanish govt meeting in Barcelona

Catalan protesters block roads over Spanish govt meeting in Barcelona Protesters angry about a Spanish cabinet meeting being held in Barcelona on Friday have blocked a major highway and dozens of others roads, disrupting traffic to and from the city. Catalan independence protesters called for the action to show their […]

‘We’ll crush them!’ Greece threatens NATO ally Turkey over Aegean islets

‘We’ll crush them!’ Greece threatens NATO ally Turkey over Aegean islets

‘We’ll crush them!’ Greece threatens NATO ally Turkey over Aegean islets Greece’s top military brass have fired off a set of unusually stern warnings to Turkey, threatening to crush its troops if they dare to land on any disputed islet in the Aegean Sea – but Ankara didn’t mince its […]

France’s parliament approves Yellow Vest tax cuts put forward by Macron

France’s parliament approves Yellow Vest tax cuts put forward by Macron

France’s parliament approves Yellow Vest tax cuts put forward by Macron The French National Assembly has approved a package of emergency concessions first announced by President Emmanuel Macron in a bid to end the violent Yellow Vest protests. The tax cuts for low-income workers were put forward by Macron in […]

Alexa, what’s my neighbor doing? ‘Human error’ allows user to eavesdrop on stranger’s life

Alexa, what’s my neighbor doing? ‘Human error’ allows user to eavesdrop on stranger’s life

Alexa, what’s my neighbor doing? ‘Human error’ allows user to eavesdrop on stranger’s life A German Amazon customer was able to access hours of audio files from a stranger‘s Alexa device that included recordings of him in the shower thanks to a “mistake” by one of Amazon‘s human employees. Amazon […]

Gatwick’s runway reopens, 30hrs after drone sighting shuts down airport

Gatwick’s runway reopens, 30hrs after drone sighting shuts down airport

Gatwick’s runway reopens, 30hrs after drone sighting shuts down airport Gatwick Airport has reopened its runway, more than a day after a drone sighting brought air traffic at the UK’s second-largest air hub to a standstill. A plane from Shanghai landed at the airport on Friday morning – the first […]

Phony outrage or cultural appropriation? Disney in trouble over Hakuna Matata trademark (RT DEBATE)

Phony outrage or cultural appropriation? Disney in trouble over Hakuna Matata trademark (RT DEBATE)

Phony outrage or cultural appropriation? Disney in trouble over Hakuna Matata trademark (RT DEBATE) For most Westerners, ‘Hakuna Matata‘ is just something out of the Disney classic ‘The Lion King,‘ but it‘s a real phrase in Swahili, widely used in eastern Africa. A petition has been launched to snatch it […]

WikiLeaks & Assange defense locked out of Twitter for over 24 hours in alleged DDoS attack

WikiLeaks & Assange defense locked out of Twitter for over 24 hours in alleged DDoS attack

WikiLeaks & Assange defense locked out of Twitter for over 24 hours in alleged DDoS attack WikiLeaks staff and Julian Assange‘s defense team were left unable to access their Twitter accounts for more than a day, the whistleblowing website‘s editor-in-chief says. A massive denial of service attack was the apparent […]