Europe slides into the poor house

The Washington Times -

The Washington Times—Athens: Europe’s most significant contribution to the world economy at the moment is serving as a bad example. Much of Western culture and law can trace its origin back to this city of 2,500 years ago. The ancient Athenians learned that democracy is fragile and can lead to bad outcomes — not that other governing systems have proved to be more successful over the long run.

UK slides from first to eighth place in five years in Europe LGBT+ rights ranking. Rainbow Map index analyses laws and policies governing LGBT+ matters across 49 European countries