Tweets of the Week

Politics 19-07-2019

Tweets of the Week: von der Leyen gets confirmed, Brexit MEPs get fussy, Selmayr steps down

This week, nomination has MEPs at each others’ throats; though Von de Leyen’s speech in Parliament hits all the right notes; but she only squeezes by with a minuscule nine votes.
12-07-2019

Tweets of the Week: von der Leyen’s pitch, Greece elections, Hello Kitty takeover

Ursula von der Leyen meets with MEPs to keep candidacy afloat, Greek citizens cast their votes, and Hello Kitty steals the show. This episode is supported by the European Snacks Association.
Politics 28-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: People power, Maggie manoeuvring and sock-gate

Today, we’re looking at people power, Maggie manoeuvring and sock-gate.
EP jobs, UK job, EU top jobs
Politics 21-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: EP jobs, UK job, EU top jobs

Parliament groups select their heads, Conservative hopefuls tear each other to shreds, and it’s the council top jobs summit that everyone dreads. This episode is supported by UNESDA.
Sturgeon in Brussels, MEPs in office, Conservatives in trouble
14-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: Sturgeon in Brussels, MEPs in office, Conservative candidates in trouble

Nicola Sturgeon flexes her muscles, new MEPs make the trip to Brussels, and top Tory wannabes caught in drug-taking tussles. This episode is supported EDAA.
Politics 07-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: Trump in the UK, Farage in trouble, Commissioners in the Parliament?

Trump protesters take to the streets, Farage must explain his receipts and Commissioners mull MEP seats.
Politics 31-05-2019

Tweets of the Week: EU Elections, Spitzenkandidaten, and Council Summit

Welcome to Euractiv’s #EUtweets of the week. This week it’s election election election, Spitzenkandidaten anticipate rejection and EU leaders tussle over selection. This episode is supported by Amfori find out more about their big event at the end. Last week...
Britain barely afloat, Ibizagate, and the EU elections
EU Elections 2019 24-05-2019

Tweets of the Week: Britain barely afloat, Ibizagate, and the EU elections

After a week of turmoil Britain’s barely afloat, in Austria far-right opponents can gloat and it’s European Elections, so get out and vote!
Politics 10-05-2019

Tweets of the Week: Sibiu Summit, Juncker, and the Royal Baby

Sibiu earns international fame, Jean Claude Juncker takes some of the blame and the Royal baby is given a name.
03-05-2019

Tweets of the Week: Maastricht debate, Williamson, and enlargement anniversary

Weber snubs debate and does not speak, UK secretary sacked over leak, and 15th birthday celebrations for the EU clique.
Lyra McKee funeral, Greta Thunberg, and 2019 election kick-off
Politics 26-04-2019

Tweets of the Week: Lyra McKee funeral, Greta Thunberg, and 2019 election kick-off

Welcome to another EURACTIV Tweets of the Week! Lyra’s funeral makes hypocrisy plain, “Greta is privileged” some egos complain, and European Parliament launches its election campaign.
Politics 12-04-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit delay, Good Friday and bad air qualit-ay

This week it's another Brexit delay, Good Friday, and bad air qualit-ay. This episode is sponsored by CEN and CENELEC.
Politics 05-04-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, Moraes, and NATO

Pies are sacrificed on Brexit’s altar, MEPs turn nasty in row over Gibraltar and NATO at 70 doesn’t falter.
Brexit stalls, copyright passes, cars brake, and daylight savings
Politics 29-03-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit stalls, copyright passes, cars brake, and daylight savings

Brexiteers follow a predictable theme, copyright law threatens the meme, speed limits on cars make petrol heads scream and daylight savings will soon be just a dream. This episode is supported by Ceemet.
Brexit 22-03-2019

Tweets of the Week: Bercow, Orban, and Vestager

Bercow’s bombshell is rather splendid, Orban’s not banned, but he is suspended, and Google and Vestager are definitely unfriended. This week we are supported by EPRA.
Brexit 15-03-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, Hungary, and Tajani

It’s Brexit forever, a billboard endeavour, and Tajani’s less than clever. This week we’re supported by All Policies for a Healthy Europe.
Macron, Brexit, and International Women's Day
Politics 08-03-2019

Tweets of the Week: Macron, Brexit, and International Women’s Day

Macron hopes to lead the European way, Brexit talks go badly astray, and we’re celebrating International Women’s Day. This week we are supported by PlasticsEurope.
Politics 01-03-2019

Tweets of the Week: The Oscars, Yelizaveta Peskova, and Sharm el Sheikh

This week, Olivia Colman continues winning streak, Russian intern makes MEPs shriek, and leaders meet at Sharm el Sheikh.

Election poll, copyright mob, and Fidesz in trouble
Elections 22-02-2019

Tweets of the Week: Election poll, copyright mob, and Fidesz in trouble

Shock and awe at latest Parliament poll, Commission scores copyright own goal, and Hungary’s Fidesz party is playing the troll.
Brexit, copyright, and valentines
Brexit 15-02-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, copyright, and valentines

Roses are red, violets are blue, This week it’s Brexit, copyright and lazy rhymes too.
Brexit 08-02-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexiteer hell, EU Industry days, and Siemens Alstom merger

Tusk says Brexiteers are in for a world of pain, it’s EU Industry Days again and Margrethe Vestager is not on the train.
Brexit, North Macedonia, and Brussels climate march
Politics 01-02-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, North Macedonia, and Brussels climate march

Brexit nonsense is more of the same, the Former republic of Macedonia gets a new name, and thousands of activists put climate change in the frame.
Davos, Elmar Brok, and the 10 year challenge
Politics 25-01-2019

Tweets of the Week: Davos, Elmar Brok, and the 10 year challenge

This week Davos bling continues to shock, fingers are pointed at Elmar Brok, and 10 years meme makes us all take stock. This episode is supported by FleishmanHillard.
Meaningful vote, Adamowicz, and the eurozone turns 20
Brexit 18-01-2019

Tweets of the Week: Meaningful vote, Adamowicz, and the eurozone turns 20

This week, Theresa May thrashed by her peers, mayor’s murder brings Gdansk to tears and the Euro celebrates 20 years. This episode is supported by ACCA.

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