Brexit

Danny McCoy on Ireland and Brexit
08-12-2017

Danny McCoy on Ireland’s economy and the looming danger of Brexit

Fresh from consultations with Downing Street and Berlaymont, Danny McCoy of the Irish Business and Employers Confederation conveys his optimism about Ireland’s future and his view on why Brexit must be stopped.

08-12-2017

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, Tillerson, Centeno, and Catalonia

This week it’s Brexit deal scuppered by the coalition, Tillerson in Brussels on a mission, new Eurogroup president in position, and Catalonia wants recognition.

01-12-2017

Tweets of the Week: UK divorce bill, Glyphosate, and the royal wedding

The UK divorce bill makes Brexiteers wince, Glyphosate renewal fails to convince, and actress Meghan Markle gets to marry a Prince.

24-11-2017

Tweets of the Week: German politics, EU agencies, and Barnier on Brexit

Merkel’s got a lot to prove, EU agencies are on the move, and Barnier thinks Brexit won’t be smooth.

16-10-2017

Macabre Juncker speaks of Brexit and autopsy

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was asked today (16 October), as he faced the press together with French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, what is expected from his meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May to be held this evening.

13-10-2017

Tweets of the Week: Weinstein, Brexit ball games, and Catalonia

This week, Harvey Weinstein the world’s most hated man? Brexit ball games, Barnier’s no fan. And watch this space if you’re Catalan.

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06-10-2017

Tweets of the Week: May speaks, Vestager takes on Amazon, and the EP debates Catalonia

Theresa May yet again looks a fool, Vestager says tax dodging ’s not cool and MEPs talk Catalonia self-rule.

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Future EU 29-09-2017

Tweets of the Week: Macron, May, Germany, and Twitter

This week it’s Macron’s address, Theresa May in distress, German voters digress and Twitter’s a mess.

Future EU 13-09-2017

State of the Union 2017 Live, as it happened

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his annual State of the European Union address at the European Parliament on Wednesday 13 September. EURACTIV.com brings you coverage, analysis and background from the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

EU Priorities 2020 13-09-2017

Juncker’s full 2017 State of the Union speech

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s annual State of the Union speech covered what the EU achieved last year and where the bloc is heading.

08-09-2017

Tweets of the Week: German elections, Hungary’s fence, and the royal baby

Welcome to EU Tweets of the Week. Germany has a debate, the ECJ seals Hungary’s fate and it’s baby three for William and Kate.

The egg crisis, another round of Brexit, and Trump's mensis horribilis
01-09-2017

Tweets of the Week: Egg crisis, Brexit talks, and Trump’s mensis horribilis

Welcome back and happy rentrée. If, like me, you avoided social media for the summer, here’s Tweets of the Week’s lightning recap of what you missed.

28-07-2017

Tweets of the Week: Rule of law protests, French benefits cut, and US/UK trade

Welcome to Tweets of the Week. Protests at Schuman, French grant cut’s inhuman and UK-US trade deal is loomin'.

Tweets of the Week, Episode 12
21-07-2017

Tweets of the Week: Brexit negotiations, rule of law, and Belgian fries

Brexit talks are underway, rule of law goes astray, but Belgian fries are here to stay.

14-07-2017

Tweets of the Week: The Estonian Presidency, the new CoR president, and Brexit whistling

Welcome to Tweets of the Week. This time, the Estonian Presidency starts strong; from the regions, Markku moves along; and Barnier’s not whistling that song!

06-07-2017

Uniting Ireland: Economically viable, or fiscal deal-breaker?

Brexit has accelerated the process towards a united Ireland, a path some see as inevitable.

30-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: Google fine, DUP deal, and equality in Germany

Welcome to EU Tweets. This week it’s Google in a pickle, Theresa May looking fickle and opposition to gay marriage in Germany slowing to a trickle.

26-06-2017

Brexit: Can a bitter divorce end up in a good trade partnership?

The European Union and the United Kingdom have less than two years to negotiate a satisfactory deal for their divorce.

23-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: Brexit talks, the Queen’s hat, Gabriel’s hearing, and Gare Centrale

We’re featuring, you guessed it, Brexit talks. Also the Queen’s hat, I mean speech, the new Commissioner designate’s hearing, and the Gare Centrale attack.

Roaming, EP Plenary, and Erasmus (Tweets of the Week, Ep. 7)
16-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: Roaming, Parliament plenary, and Erasmus

This week we look at the end of roaming, the European Parliament plenary, and Erasmus turning 30.

The UK General Election, Development Days, and EU defence
09-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: UK election, Development Days, and EU defence

Good morning to all of you who had a sleepless night watching the UK General Election! As well as #GE2017, this week we also kept an eye on European Development Days and the future of European defence.

06-04-2017

Hübner: No more ‘lies’ in Brexit negotiations

The 48% of British people who voted remain in the EU referendum last year need to be taken into account in the negotiation process, said Polish MEP Danuta Hübner, the powerful chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs.

29-03-2017

Tusk: ‘No reason to pretend this is a happy day’

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday (29 March) that there is no reason to pretend that this is a happy day, either in Brussels or London.

29-03-2017

Brexit influencers

As the United Kingdom begins the Brexit process, we asked members of the British public who they think will influence the outcome.