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Tweets of the Week: A State of the Union special

This EU Tweets of the Week is a State of the Union special. We’ve got the hails and fails, wails and… sails?
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Future EU 14-09-2016

Brexit battlers Farage and Verhofstadt butt heads at State of the Union speech

The European Parliament's Brexit point man Guy Verhofstadt today (14 September) clashed with UKIP leader Nigel Farage at the debate after Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's State of the Union speech.
Future EU 14-09-2016

Video: Juncker’s full 2016 ‘State of the Union’ address

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his annual "State of the European Union" address in the European Parliament at 9.00am in Strasbourg this morning (14 Wednesday). Watch the full video here.

MEPs debate migrant crisis after Juncker’s State of the Union address

On Wednesday (9 September), MEPs held a heated debate on how to tackle the refugee crisis in Europe after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his first ever State of the Union Speech in Strasbourg.

Juncker calls for the redistribution of 160,000 refugees

“160,000 is the number of refugees Europe should take in its arms,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said during his first ever State of the Union speech in Strasbourg on Wednesday (9 September).
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11-09-2013

Barroso appeals to British Conservatives: ‘Make the case for Europe’ or suffer at the polls

President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso lashed out at British Conservative leader Martin Callanan during a parliamentary debate on Wednesday in Strasbourg. Speaking after his annual State of the Union speech in the European Parliament, Barroso said that “I start to have some doubts that you are going to be elected yourself in Britain, if it’s not going to be Ukip as the first force in British elections.”
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EU Elections 2014 11-09-2013

Barroso calls for political union, criticises eurosceptics

President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso warned on Wednesday that political instability is the biggest risk to Europe's future. He attacked his Eurosceptic critics and called for a stronger European Union. Addressing the European Parliament in what most likely will be his last 'State of the Union' speech, Barroso urged EU leaders to continue implementing reforms, as the bloc slowly leans towards economic recovery. 
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11-09-2013

MEPs debate after Barroso’s ‘State of the Union’ speech

European Parliament political leaders held a heated debate on Wednesday in the European Parliament after European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso delivered his 'State of the Union' speech. Barroso warned that political instability is the biggest risk to Europe's future and urged EU leaders to continue implementing reforms, as the bloc slowly leans towards economic recovery.
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11-09-2013

Barroso’s State of the Union speech 2013

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso delivered on Wednesday his annual 'State of the Union' speech. Addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Barroso warned that political instability is the biggest risk to Europe's future and urged EU leaders to continue implementing reforms, as the bloc slowly leans towards economic recovery.