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29/06/2016

Farage on UKIP’s future: After Brexit, who cares?


UK & Europe 29-06-2016

Live: First EU summit post-Brexit

Following the UK's historic decision to leave the EU, the member states will now convene in Brussels to begin the unprecedented decision of discussing the terms of its divorce. Follow EurActiv's live blog for all the developments as they happen.
Energy 29-06-2016

Borissov asks EU to come clean on ‘geopolitical’ energy projects

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said today (29 June) he will insist that the European Union once and for all makes clear its position on big energy projects involving Russia, in which his country has interest.
UK & Europe 29-06-2016

Brexit's long shadow falls on French presidential campaign

The United Kingdom's decision to leave the EU has catapulted the question of EU membership to the forefront of France’s 2017 presidential election campaign, with the right and extreme right leading calls for a referendum. EurActiv France reports.
Agriculture & Food 29-06-2016

The facts about the CAP 2014-2020

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The EU and its member states will spend over €191 billion by 2020 to help the bloc’s farming sector go green.
Global Europe 29-06-2016

Thai military cracks down on allegations of torture

In Thailand, three human rights activists face several years in prison after revealing details of torture perpetrated by the military. They are charged with insulting the army. EurActiv Germany reports.
UK & Europe 29-06-2016

France seeks to capitalise on Brexit to gain influence in Brussels

The idea of dropping English as an official language of the EU is tempting many in Brussels. French politicians sense an opportunity to gain some much-needed credibility. EurActiv France reports.
Agriculture & Food 29-06-2016

Commission prolongs glyphosate licence by 18 months

The European Commission has decided to extend the licence for glyphosate by 18 months, after member states failed to achieve a qualified majority in favour or against the executive’s proposal.
UK & Europe 29-06-2016

What Brexit could mean for global trade

As the dust settles over the UK’s referendum, many are trying to second guess what it all means. Here Cecile Toubeau sizes up the possible repercussions for global trade policy.


UK & Europe 29-06-2016

Rebecca Harms: We will not let Scotland down

The Co-President of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament, Rebecca Harms, spoke to EurActiv.com a couple of hours before meeting with Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who is currently visiting Brussels, seeking a solution to keep Scotland in the EU.
Europe's East 29-06-2016

Moldova’s foreign minister: We have been dubbed a ‘last chance government’

The new government has a clear road map of what it has to do, developed together with its EU partners, Andrei Galbur, Deputy Prime-Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, told EurActiv.com in an exclusive interview.
Global Europe 29-06-2016

Turkey, Israel sign deal to normalise ties after six years

Turkey and Israel signed a deal on Tuesday (28 June) to restore ties after a six-year rift, formalising an agreement which UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said sent a “hopeful signal” for regional stability.
Global Europe 29-06-2016

Visegrad calls for complete change of EU-27

As the EU summit continues today (29 June) without UK Prime Minister David Cameron, the Visegrad group comprising the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, will call for an inside out change of the functioning of the EU and its institutions.
UK & Europe 29-06-2016

Sturgeon in Brussels to push Scotland’s Remain case

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she would travel to Brussels on Wednesday (29 June) for talks to defend Scotland's place in the European Union after a vote by Britain as a whole to leave the bloc.
Global Europe 29-06-2016

Suspected Islamic State suicide bombers kill at least 36 at Istanbul airport

Three suicide bombers opened fire then blew themselves up in Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150 in what Turkey's prime minister said appeared to have been an attack by Islamic State militants.
UK & Europe 29-06-2016

Kerry says Brexit may not happen

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday (28 June) that Britain's vote to leave the European Union might never be implemented and that London is in no hurry to go.
UK & Europe 29-06-2016

Farage on UKIP’s future: After Brexit, who cares?

Nigel Farage stated that UKIP's role after the UK referendum on Europe was to ensure there was “no backsliding or betrayal” on the vote to Leave. But he refused to say if he would dissolve his party, born as a single issue campaign, after Britain quits the EU.