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72% of Norwegians say immigrants cause more crime

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A survey conducted by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD) has found that 72% of Norwegians surveyed believe immigrants cause more crime than native Norwegians, with just 11% disagreeing. However, 50% agreed with the statement “immigrants improve society with their ideas and cultures”, and only 22% disagreed. A similar survey from 2000 found that 50% believed immigrants caused more... 

Diversity losing support among white people as they become minority

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Psychologists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have concluded a study to see if White people have differing views on “diversity” as we become a minority. Professor Yuen Huo and doctoral student Felix Danbold from UCLA gathered 98 White people around the US, split them into two groups, and told the groups one of two statements. The first statement was based on Census predictions:... 

Palestinians favor attacking Israel if siege continues

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A new poll shows that 80 percent of Gazans favor the resumption of rocket attacks on Israel if the Tel Aviv regime does not end siege on the Gaza Strip. As many as 12,000 Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank participated in the survey which was conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research. The poll comes a month after Israel’s 50-day devastating... 

Catalonia president orders independence referendum on Nov. 9

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The president of Catalonia, Artur Mas, has signed a decree calling an independence referendum for Nov. 9. The secessionist drive of the Spanish region has been rebuked by Madrid, which vowed to block the vote. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has called a government meeting Monday that is expected to provide a legal response to Barcelona’s announcement. Madrid plans to challenge the vote in... 

Quarter of Americans want their states to secede from US

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A girl holds a US flag next to a sculpture after a naturalization ceremony at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on July 22, 2014. Amid the growing anger with Washington, nearly a quarter of Americans want their states to break away from the United States and become an independent country, a new poll has found. The results of a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday show that 24 percent of Americans... 

Living near fracking sites deteriorates health

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Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer skin and respiratory problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region. The study, “Proximity to Natural Gas Wells and Reported Health Status: Results of a Household Survey in Washington County, Pennsylvania,” published... 

At least 51% of Scots to vote Yes in independence referendum

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Support for Scotland’s Yes campaign is on the rise as the country’s independence referendum draws nearer, a new opinion poll shows. According to a poll conducted by YouGov for the Sunday Times, 51 percent of Scottish voters plan to vote yes, while 49 percent will vote no. A similar YouGov poll published on September 2, showed 47 percent of the respondents said they’d vote in favor of... 

Third of Tory voters favour UKIP coalition

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Nearly a third of Conservative voters would prefer their party to enter into coalition with Ukip if it fails to win next year’s general election outright, a new survey reveals. The 30 percent figure is only a fraction below the 31 percent of potential voters who would favour continuing the current Liberal Democrats partnership should there be another hung parliament in 2015. Ukip voters, however,... 

Brits pessimistic about Cameron’s EU reforms

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British people are pessimistic about Prime Minister David Cameron’s ability to achieve reforms to the European Union that he promised earlier, a new poll shows. The newly-released results of a YouGov poll, conducted on June 26, showed that 42 percent of Britons do not believe the EU will be prepared to hand back any powers to member states, while another 29 percent think any concessions won... 

Greeks are now a minority in Cyprus – Statistic

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A study performed by the Institute of Demographics and Migration Policies in Cyprus, caused shock. According to the study, Greek Cypriots are already almost the minority on the island and will definitely be the minority in the coming years. According to the 2011 census, the Greek Cypriots only number at 572,000, with a downward trend. The president of the Institute for Population and Migration Policy,... 

Australian Prime Minister popularity hits record low

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s popularity has taken a nosedive in recent months with only 18 percent of voters supporting him, a new report shows. A new survey published in Crikey’s newsletter found that more Australians would prefer “someone else” than the current leader to head the ruling Liberal Party. The report found that only 18 percent of the voters are satisfied with the premier... 

Britons will back UKIP again in 2015 national election

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Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage gestures as he speaks during a campaign event at Kelham Hall in Newark upon Trent, central England on May 31, 2014. Most of the over four million British voters who backed UKIP in last week’s EU parliamentary elections are determined to cast their votes for the Eurosceptic party once again in the upcoming national election in 2015, a new poll... 

44% of Swedes want less immigration yet 2015 law will ban opposing views

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A survey conducted by the Swedish TV station, ‘Sifo‘ shows that an increasing number of Swedes think that Sweden accepts too many immigrants. According to the survey, 44% of Swedes think Sweden has too many immigrants, which rose from a survey last year, that found 37% agreed there were too many immigrants. This year’s survey found that 36% did not feel strongly about immigration, and only 10%... 

UKIP ranks more than 30% in Britain – New Poll

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The results of the local elections have been fascinating. It was reasonable to expect that Ukip would do well in the European Parliament ballot (which is yet to be counted), but the fact that so many people chose to vote for the party at council level, too, suggests that the revolt is about more than just our relationship with Brussels. It represents a cry of rage against politics-as-usual, a cry... 

Only 5% believe that US congressmen deserve re-election

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Just 5 percent of US voters think most members of Congress have done a good enough job to deserve re-election, according to a new poll. Ratings of the US Congress remain overwhelmingly negative, with the vast majority of voters disillusioned with lawmakers and political parties, a new poll shows. Just 12 percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing while 80 percent disapprove, according... 
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