Prime Minister Janez Janša dismissed the statement by opposition Social Democrat (SD) leader Tanja Fajon that Slovenia is being stripped of dossiers that are part of its current EU Council presidency as he attended questions' time with deputies in the National Assembly on Monday (18 October).
Fifteen months into his second mandate, Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and his conservative HDZ find themselves in a singularly comfortable position: The fragmented political opposition has sunk to historic lows and is unable to mount any serious challenge.
Leaders of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), the Greens, and the business-friendly FDP have reached a preliminary agreement including plans to end the internal combustion engine and take an assertive stance on the rule of law in the EU.
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Centre Party in Norway's new minority government having anti-EU sentiments, Bulgaria sending its recovery plan to Brussels, at last, and so much more.
The newspaper Delo writes that Prime Minister Janez Janša, with his tweets targeting the European Parliament's delegation on a fact-finding mission to Slovenia, damaged Slovenia's reputation and the credibility of its EU presidency, which it says is politically dead.
Peter Márki-Zay, a conservative provincial mayor, was chosen as the unified opposition challenger to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán at next year's election, after winning a primary vote Sunday (17 October).
German centre-left Social Democrat's (SPD) Olaf Scholz, took a major step towards succeeding Angela Merkel as chancellor on Friday (15 October), announcing that he and the leaders of two smaller parties aimed to move into formal coalition talks.
A Hungarian government with Péter Márki-Zay at its helm would be like winning the "grand prize" for the EU, the independent Christian conservative mayor of Hódmezővásárhely told EURACTIV in a phone interview.
Péter Márki-Zay is one of the two candidates in …
Almost three in ten black employees feel discriminated against by their employer while four in ten have left a job due to a lack of workplace diversity and inclusion, according to a new UK survey published on Friday (15 October).
Several officials on the ground, as well as first-hand testimonies given to EURACTIV by migrants, have detailed signs of systematic illegal border violence and pushbacks by Croatian police against people attempting to cross over from Bosnia.
EURACTIV travelled to the Una …
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of dividing forces in the European Union and issued a plea for more unity across the continent, speaking at an award ceremony speech in Spain on Thursday (14 October).
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki accused European Union institutions on Thursday (14 October) of infringing on the rights of member states, as he prepared to present Warsaw's position in a row over the rule of law next week before the …
French President Emmanuel Macron is building an election campaign machine stacked with former conservative insiders, because he has realised he needs to win over more centre-right voters to secure a second term next year.
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austria's new chancellor visiting Brussels to discuss EU policies, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša's tweet, implying MEPs are "Soros puppets", and so much more.
Norway's new centre-left government formally took over power on Thursday (14 October) after winning elections last month, though the ceremony was overshadowed by a deadly bow-and-arrow attack in the town of Kongsberg.
Despite the outcry among liberal elites following last week's Polish court ruling, the EU treaties clearly set out the boundaries between national constitutions and EU law. It's time for some perspective, writes Judit Varga.