About: Josep Borrell

Politics 11-09-2018

Spain’s foreign minister in bid to improve nation’s standing in Catalan conflict

As the first anniversary of the declaration of independence of Catalonia approaches and tensions between Madrid and Barcelona increase, Spanish Foreign Affairs Minister Josep Borrell met with senior European officials in Strasbourg to seek support.
Future EU 16-07-2018

Five EU countries to take migrants from Frontex ships after Italian plea

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday (15 July) said five European countries had agreed to take in 250 of the 450 migrants aboard two EU border agency vessels.
Economy & Jobs 05-06-2018

EU needs to fight inequalities, new Spanish PM says

Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said yesterday (4 June) the European Union should be a space of economic and social cohesion and that inequalities within the bloc must be reduced.
Future EU 22-02-2016

Josep Borrell: Spain’s influence on EU is ‘negligible’

Former President of the European Parliament Josep Borrell has criticised Spain’s role in European politics over the last decade and Mariano Rajoy’s role in forwarding Spanish interests.
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Economy & Jobs 13-05-2011

Euro crisis set to flare up as Greek default looms

The debt crisis in the euro zone is being reignited now that it is clear that Greece is not delivering on its promised reforms. Related story on EURACTIV.com: http://twurl.nl/21heul Greece is failing to meet its restructuring targets. This means that Eurozone countries are no longer willing to send money to Athens as part of the European emergency support. Only with very tough measures, the Athens government can prevent this from happening.
Euro & Finance 13-05-2011

EU leaders played poker with euro and lost, says Borrell

The persistent hesitation of EU leaders to tackle crises is weakening the European Union and exacerbating integration fatigue, said Josep Borrell, president of the European University Institute, in an interview with EURACTIV.
Euro & Finance 13-05-2011

Borrell: Lack of political will is exacerbating EU integration fatigue

The persistent hesitation of EU leaders to tackle crises is weakening the European Union and exacerbating integration fatigue, said Josep Borrell, president of the European University Institute, in an interview with EURACTIV.