Politics

18-10-2019

Tweets of the Week: European Council Brexit Special

Brexit negotiations drive everyone mad, there was not a wink of sleep to be had and in the end is ANYONE glad? It’s a Brexit special this week.
17-10-2019

Pro Europa Protest Against Brexit

Pro Europa organised an event protesting Brexit in the shadow of the ongoing EU Council Summit of October 17-18.
EU Elections 2019 11-10-2019

Commissioner Hearings: Best Of

A compilation of some of the best moments of the 24 hearings.
11-10-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, Goulard, and Fake News

Brexit shouting until we are hoarse, Goulard’s ousting revealed at the source, and fake news website exposed by task force.
EU Elections 2019 08-10-2019

Over a Coffee with Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman

Another five years? European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, has thrown her hat into the ring for another term.
04-10-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit Plans, Austrian elections, Commissioner Hearings

It’s the Brexit Chronicle’s gazillionth edition, Austrian elections give Kurz the ignition, and would-be Commissioners face a grand inquisition.
Future EU 03-10-2019

20 Visions for Europe: ‘There is no infinite amount of hope but there is still hope for us’

This video is published as part of the project “20 Visions for Europe”, gathering unique visions from public officials, intellectuals, artists, diplomats, athletes, civic actors and business representatives.
27-09-2019

Tweets of the Week: Boris Johnson, Thomas Cook, and Greta v Trump

Boris Johnson is brought to book, thousands stranded by Thomas Cook, and Greta gives Trump a long hard look!
Economy & Jobs 26-09-2019

Greek minister vows to promote climate protection in schools

Greece’s conservative New Democracy government is planning to enrich teachers’ role by promoting environmental consciousness within the mandatory school curriculum, the Minister of Education and Religious Affairs Niki Kerameus told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
20-09-2019

Tweets of the Week: Boris runs away, Democracy Debate and Commissioner Hearings preparation

This week, Boris pulls a runner, British democracy makes MEPs shudder, and commissioner hearings may be set for a stunner.
17-09-2019

EPP boss backs ‘European way of life’ job title

European People’s Party leader Manfred Weber lent his full support to the ‘Protecting the European Way of Life’ job title on Tuesday (17 September), insisting it is the best way to combat far-right narratives. The Bavarian politician told reporters: “is...
13-09-2019

Tweets of the Week: Phil Hogan on trade, dual-role Vestager, and a European way of life

Phil Hogan on trade could cause post-Brexit strife, dual-role Vestager sharpens Big Tech knife, but what on earth is a European way of Life?
10-09-2019

Von der Leyen unveils ‘geopolitical Commission’

European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has presented her proposed team and the jobs she wants her Commissioners to carry out. Here are the highlights from her announcement.
06-09-2019

Tweets of the Week: Westminster debacle, Italy’s new government, and VDL’s squad

This week, Westminster debacle left us all slack-jawed, Italy’s new government is a little bit odd, and Vdl has her full Commission squad.
Brexit 26-07-2019

Brexit conundrum doesn’t stop willing UK MEPs from doing their job

Despite the spectre of Brexit, British MEPs can and should be properly engaged with the European Parliament as long as they are here, according to the only two UK top job holders in the European institutions so far.
19-07-2019

Tweets of the Week: von der Leyen gets confirmed, Brexit MEPs get fussy, Selmayr steps down

This week, nomination has MEPs at each others’ throats; though Von de Leyen’s speech in Parliament hits all the right notes; but she only squeezes by with a minuscule nine votes.
03-07-2019

Italian Socialists David Sassoli, new president of the European Parliament

Members of the European Parliament elected Italian Socialist David Sassoli to chair the chamber amid rising criticism over the EU leaders attempt to influence their choice.
03-07-2019

Interview with Kira Peter-Hansen, the youngest MEP ever elected

Kira Peter-Hansen discusses her introduction and first weeks in the European Parliament as well as her hopes and expectations for the 5 years to come.
28-06-2019

#Media4Democracy: ‘VP Democracy’ for Sound Platforms & Independent Media

Following the EU Elections, it will be clear if online platforms were used to influence the outcome. Newly elected MEPs will have the opportunity to review the future strategy for the media sector, ensuring its sustainability and support to democracy. They may wish to create a media intergroup.
28-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: People power, Maggie manoeuvring and sock-gate

Today, we’re looking at people power, Maggie manoeuvring and sock-gate.
21-06-2019

No deal on top jobs or climate neutrality at June summit

The June European Council was all about jobs. Leaders failed to fill the five available positions to lead the EU in the next mandate and to reach an agreement to achieve climate neutrality by 2050, which would lead to the creation of a million jobs, according to a European Commission assessment.
EU Elections 2019 21-06-2019

Rutte: ‘I will never support stabilisation mechanisms at euro level’

In an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.com after the European Council, Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, said on Friday (21 June) that he "will never support" new budgetary instruments to stabilise the euro area if an economic shock hits the region.
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