Marlene Stocker

Politics 22-10-2021

Tweets of the Week: Football Ad, Poland Debate, Swearing Interpreter

Fitfor55 video is definitely daring, Poland debate was seriously wearing, but nothing beats an interpreter swearing. And speaking of FitFor55, the European Commission published this promo video this week. There will be no extra time to stop climate change. ⁰Team...
Politics 15-10-2021

Tweets of the Week: Babiš, Kurz, Plain Language Day

Babiš in trouble for buying a chateau, Austrian PM Kurz gets the heave-ho, Hahn hashtag use is a no-go
Politics 08-10-2021

Tweets of the Week: Pandora Papers, Facebook Down, Brdo Summit

Pandora Papers revelations hit their mark, world panics as Facebook goes dark, and not much happened in Brdo apart from the snark.
Politics 01-10-2021

Tweets of the Week: German Elections, TTC, Petrol Shortages

German chancellery put to the vote, EU- trip to US is little of note and post Brexit UK shortages, it’s hard not to gloat!
Politics 24-09-2021

Tweets of the Week: AUKUS, Budapest Demographic Summit, Common Charger

Ditching French submarines leads to a brawl, turns out Viktor Orban isn’t that tall, and European Commission proposes a single digital charger for all.
Politics 17-09-2021

Tweets of the Week: Pope, SOTEU, Timmermans influential

Pope sticks to the essential, SOTEU has snack potential, and Timmermans is ranked influential.
Politics 10-09-2021

Tweets of the Week: Poland Fines, EU Lingo, Brussels Filming

Poland in the dock over rule of law, EU lingo sticks in the craw, and EU bubble greets film crew with awe.
Politics 03-09-2021

Tweets of the Week: Afghanistan, Bled Strategic Forum, German Triell

Afghan situation leaves Europe stressed, the Bled Strategic Forum is a total sausage fest and German chancellor wannabes are put to the test.
Politics 16-07-2021

Tweets of the Week: EURO Finale, Fit for 55, Bastille Day

Euro football final ends in affray, Fit for 55, will Ursula get her way? And the Commission’s cheery greeting is a total cliche.
Politics 09-07-2021

Tweets of the Week: Hungary News, Merkel Pose, EURO Finalists

That Hungary law is really pretty vile, Angela Merkel is going out with style and in football the Euros still raise a smile!
Politics 02-07-2021

Tweets of the Week: Slovenian Presidency, Hungarian Ad, Football Euphoria

Slovenian presidency could be a free-for-all, Viktor Orban still has some gall, and we are all still very excited about football.
Politics 25-06-2021

Tweets of the Week: LGBTIQ divide, EUCO, Recovery Tour

Stadium lights are not political, member states stay critical, and Von der Leyen sees it all.
Politics 18-06-2021

Tweets of the Week: Biden Trip, LGBTQI bill, EURO 2020

EU-US relations are seriously rocking, Hungary’s anti-gay law is absolutely shocking and hurrah for the Euros, bring on the mocking!
Politics 11-06-2021

Tweets of the Week: Strasbourg Return, Macron Slap, Cornwall Travel

MEPs are back in place, Macron gets slapped in the face, taking a plane, what a disgrace. 
Politics 04-06-2021

Tweets of the Week: European Semester, Sound Canon, ECJ Hungary case

Commission unveils the European Semester, the EU is not the sound canon tester and Viktor Orban finds that he’s the court jester.
Politics 28-05-2021

Tweets of the Week: Ryanair grounding, Shell lawsuit, CAP reform

Ryanair flight forced down, CAP reform’s final round,  Shell legally bound
Politics 21-05-2021

Tweets of the Week: Hungarian Block, Eurovision, Commission Press Plans

Hungary statement veto is met with derision, get out the glitter it’s time for Eurovision, and Commission and press corps on course for collision. 
Politics 07-05-2021

Tweets of the Week: CoFoE confusion, Moved Border, Vaccine Sharing

The Future of Europe conference looks a mess at first glance, Belgian farmer moves the border with France, and Biden changes US vaccine stance. Sunday is Europe Day and if you thought not visiting obscure EU institutions on #EuropeDay was...
Politics 23-04-2021

Tweets of the Week: Super League, Climate Law, Merkel Succession

Football’s all about money, wow, big shock, EU has a climate law, please don’t mock, and might German Greens stand a chance with Frau Baerbock?
Politics 16-04-2021

Tweets of the Week: Open Bars, Vaccine News, Halloumi

Those Brussels bar terraces better be roomy, the EU vaccine news is a smidgen less gloomy and delivering world peace, all hail Halloumi!
Politics 09-04-2021

Tweets of the Week: Sofa-gate, Northern Ireland, Eurostar

In Ankara VDL is denied a chair, Northern Ireland violence is hard to bear and Eurostar's failing and the Brits don’t care.
Politics 19-03-2021

Tweets of the Week: Vaccine Worries, Dutch Elections, St. Patrick’s Day

Problems with vaccines just won’t go away, D66 is here to slay and it was tricky to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
Politics 12-03-2021

Tweets of the Week: Moodless Institution, UK Vaccine Exports, Parliament Power Cut

The Commission spokes service does not do snark, vaccine row followed predictable arc, and MEPs were left in the dark
Politics 05-03-2021

Tweets of the Week: Fidesz, Vaccine Passports, Future of Europe

Fidesz party does a volte face, it’s not a vaccine passport it’s a digital pass, and the conference on Europe will have too much top brass