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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?

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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...

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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 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...

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