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Economy & Jobs 23-07-2018

Political scientist: Germans are used to V4’s strong “No” from time to time

The EU's stand on migration policy is moving towards the demands of the Visegrad group, one of the best functioning groups in the bloc, says Dr Kai-Olaf Lang, adding that in many respects, Germany and V4 are much closer to each other today than Germany and France.
EU Priorities 2020 08-02-2013

Swoboda: No problem to return to annual budgets

If the EU leaders' agreement on the long-term EU budget does not respect the red lines spelled out by MEPs, namely flexibility, a mid-term review clause and more money for growth and investment, the European Parliament might decide to reject the proposal and revert to annual budgets, says Hannes Swoboda, leader of the Socialists and Democrats group.
EU Priorities 2020 08-02-2013

Verhofstadt: Parliament won’t accept budget proposal

Member states want to reduce their national deficits but EU budget cuts will create deeper problems, Guy Verhofstadt tells EURACTIV at the margins of the EU budget summit.
Euro & Finance 28-06-2012

Hellenic business chief: ‘Crisis is European, not Greek’

Greece's economy can only be revived when the crisis is recognised as one affecting Europe as a whole, says the board chairman of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).