Carles Puigdemont, the President of the Catalonia regional government, pledged to go ahead with independence referendum, even in the absence of agreed proposal for the future ahead by the authorities in Madrid.
Frankfurt, the EU’s financial capital, is readying itself to welcome London’s banking business with a concrete jungle of skyscrapers once the United Kingdom leaves the bloc. EURACTIV’s partner Italia Oggi reports.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said in Paris yesterday (21 May) that they would work together to "revive" Europe as the French head of state called for "common budgetary capacity" and his host for "a fiscal and banking union".
When freedom of movement was written into the Treaties, the hope was that citizens would become more mobile and, in turn, more European. But instead of uniting Europeans, free movement has become politically divisive, writes Rainer Bauböck.
French President Emmanuel Macron appointed his first cabinet yesterday (17 May) mixing Socialists, centrists and rightwingers with newcomers to politics as he pressed ahead with plans to create a broad governing coalition.
Freshly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are the new power couple leading the charge against anti-European populists and trying to put the struggling EU back on track, analysts say.
Spain's conservative government has added its voice to calls for deeper integration in the eurozone, suggesting to Brussels in a paper that members of the bloc should pool some aspects of their debt management and share a budget to fight crisis shocks.
Emmanuel Macron’s election victory has allayed German fears of Frexit. This should help to oil the wheels of cooperation between the EU’s power couple, Cédric Villani said in an interview with EURACTIV France.
France's new President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday (15 May) vowed to give a new impetus to Europe, even if it requires treaty change, after Macron appointed a prime minister from the conservative camp.
France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, appointed a conservative prime minister earlier today (15 May) in a shrewd move designed to broaden his political appeal ahead of legislative elections next month. But just who is Macron’s new right-hand man?
Romania should be able to convince the EU to lift special monitoring of its justice system before it takes over the presidency of the Council in 2019, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday (11 May).