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Politics 26-08-2019

EU ambassador says Mercosur trade deal unaffected by Amazon wildfires

A trade deal between Europe and the Mercosur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) provides a clear commitment to the Paris Agreement in combatting climate change, the new EU ambassador in Brasilia, Ignácio Ybáñez, told EURACTIV’s partner EFE in an...
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...
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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Talks between Italy’s @Mov5Stelle and @pdnetwork to form a new government have hit a stumbling block over the PD’s opposition to Conte being reinstated as prime minister. eurac.tv/9QCc

OPINION | Some might say that in Europe we are better at regulating and planning than delivering, but we are catching up, writes @WillemJonkerNL. eurac.tv/9QCb

Nominating a new European Commissioner would be a "distraction" as UK prepares to leave the EU on 31 October. ✍️ @SamJamesMorgan eurac.tv/9QCa

BREAKING: France and Ireland are threatening to vote against the EU-Mercosur deal unless Brazil, where wildfires continue to devastate the #Amazon rainforest, takes its environmental obligations more seriously. eurac.tv/9QC1

Finland will vote on behalf of the UK in areas the British government no longer believes are a priority, while officials will stop going to most meetings from September. eurac.tv/9QBh

The world’s largest electric ferry Ellen completed its first voyage between two Danish islands, powered by a 4.3-megawatt hour battery. euractiv.com/section/shippi…

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