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Politics 19-07-2019

EU energy portfolio attracts member states’ attention

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. /// The Polish government has said ensuring a “good post” in the next European Commission was a...
Politics 18-07-2019

France eyes Selmayr’s post to balance German Commission presidency

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Politics 17-07-2019

How EU capitals reacted to the new Commission chief’s election

The European Parliament confirmed on 16 July conservative Ursula von der Leyen (VDL) by a paper-thin majority as the new European Commission president.
Politics 16-07-2019

Who are the next EU Commissioners?

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
Politics 15-07-2019

Ursula von der Leyen: Parliament vote puts EU politics to the test

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Politics 12-07-2019

Parliament majority ‘colour’ could cause von der Leyen headache

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. /// As well as the numbers, German Commission president nominee, Ursula von der Leyen, should also consider...
Politics 11-07-2019

New Democracy lawmaker attacks Libération, foreign correspondents

Mpampis Papadimitriou, a former journalist and newly elected MP with conservative New Democracy in Greece (EPP), has provoked criticism after he hit out at foreign correspondents in Athens, and particularly the French daily, Libération. In an article published after the...
Politics 10-07-2019

France adopts tough law against online hate speech

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. /// PARIS Online hate speech:  French lawmakers have adopted tough legislation against online hate speech. The bill,...
Politics 09-07-2019

EU punishes Belgium for slow internet

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Politics 08-07-2019

Greek voters kick neo-Nazis out of parliament

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Politics 05-07-2019

EU socialists play hard-ball over Commission chief nominee

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. /// The Socialist group in the European Parliament (S&D) is not planning to “simply give its green...
Politics 04-07-2019

Member states eye EU Commission portfolios

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Politics 03-07-2019

Parliament locks horns with Council over EU top jobs

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you read The Capitals today take a look at EURACTIV’s latest articles on the EU top...
Politics 02-07-2019

EPP ready to sacrifice Weber to get EU Commission leadership

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Politics 01-07-2019

Berlin, Paris fume at Italy over Sea Watch case

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before reading The Capitals today, take a look at our latest story on the EU Council deadlock...
Politics 28-06-2019

US ambassador: We need the EU as a partner to tackle China

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. /// MADRID The US wants to redefine its “asymmetric” relationship with the EU, regardless of whether Brexit...
Politics 27-06-2019

Croatian FM to lead Council of Europe, but election causes headache at home

ZAGREB Marija Pejčinović-Burić, the centre-right Croatian Minister of Foreign Affairs (FM), has been elected as a Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CoE), EURACTIV’s partner Jutarnji list reported. With 159 votes from 268 members of the EPP-dominated Parliamentary Assembly...
Politics 26-06-2019

Spanish liberals in turmoil after far-right turn

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Politics 25-06-2019

Diplomatic intrigue at FAO casts doubt on Italy’s loyalty to EU, US

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Politics 24-06-2019

Weber insists on EU Commission presidency, irritates Paris

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the daily newsletter here. /// BERLIN / PARIS Despite the setback at the EU summit, EPP’s parliamentary group leader and candidate...
Politics 21-06-2019

EU top jobs continue to divide leaders

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the daily newsletter here. /// EU leaders failed to reach an agreement in the early hours of Friday (21 June) on...
Politics 20-06-2019

Spanish liberals under fire over pacts with far-right

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Politics 19-06-2019

Flemish nationalists throw temporary lifeline to struggling EU conservatives

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the daily newsletter here. /// BRUSSELS N-VA remains in ECR. The Flemish nationalist N-VA party will continue to be part of...
Politics 18-06-2019

Salvini wears the American hat as Warsaw receives 1,000 additional US troops

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the daily newsletter here. /// ROME/ WARSAW Salvini, the “American”. Italy’s vice-premier Matteo Salvini flew to Washington to meet US vice-President Mike...

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