Former German justice minister will vote against von der Leyen

By |julij 3rd, 2019|2019 European elections, European Commission, European Commission president, European Council, Katarina Barley, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

Former German Justice Minister Katarina Barley told EURACTIV in Strasbourg that she wants to vote against Ursula von der Leyen, the European Council's proposed candidate for the European Commission presidency. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Europeans have chosen to protect the environment and EU leaders should listen

By |junij 18th, 2019|2019 European elections, climate protection, European Council, European Union, Multiannual Financial Framework, News, strategic agenda|

The European Council should take the result of the European elections seriously and ensure that the EU's goals and budget are future-oriented, with a particular emphasis on sustainability and environment, write Dr Raphael Weyland and Konstantin Kreiser.

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Brexit party at ‘high risk’ of donor fraud, says UK elections regulator

By |junij 18th, 2019|2019 European elections, House of Commons, News, Nigel Farage, party donations, The Brexit Party|

The UK’s Electoral Commission said on Tuesday (18 June) Nigel Farage’s Brexit party must account for all donations it has received since it was set up in March because it was open to a "high risk" of fraudulent donations.

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Facebook to work with ‘trustworthy’ media after Russian fake news offensive

By |junij 17th, 2019|2019 European elections, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Code of practice against disinformation, copyright, disinformation, EU, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Google, Jesper Doub, media, News, Reuters Institute, Russia, Twitter|

Facebook said it will enable “trustworthy” news publishers to generate additional revenue on its social media site, following EU accusations of Russian meddling in last month's European election campaign.

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Macron’s call for an ‘équipe de France’ in EU Parliament shot down

By |junij 6th, 2019|2019 European elections, accord de coalition, Coalition agreement, Emmanuel Macron, Europe Ecology – The Greens, European Parliament, France, LREM, News, Rassemblement National|

French left-wing and environmentalist MEPs have decided not to attend a meeting organised by the French government. They are refusing to support its call for an "équipe de France" in the European Parliament as it would mean siding with MEPs of Marine Le Pen's Rassemblement national. EURACTIV France reports.

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Who can save Germany’s Social Democratic Party?

By |junij 3rd, 2019|2019 European elections, Andrea Nahles, Europawahl 2019, German grand coalition, Germany, GroKo, Große Koalition, News, Social Democrats SPD, SPD|

Andrea Nahles’ resignation plunged the German Social Democrats (SPD) into chaos. With state elections coming up, the party needs to find successors – but there are not many people to choose from. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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

By |maj 31st, 2019|2019 European elections, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Tweets of the week|

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...

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Austrian Greens are showing signs of comeback

By |maj 29th, 2019|2019 European elections, Austria, Green Party, News, party financing|

Across Europe, green parties have benefited from the fact that the climate crisis has become the focus of attention, including in Austria. The Austrian Green Party,  which has had no seats in the national parliament since 2017, is now gearing up for snap parliamentary elections in autumn. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Supporters flock to see Farage as Brexit party marches on

By |maj 17th, 2019|2019 European elections, Brexit, Brexit campaign, News, Nigel Farage, The Brexit Party|

Nigel Farage's Brexit party is on the march, promising to "sweep away the UK's two party system". Brexit Editor Benjamin Fox joins them at a campaign rally outside Wolverhampton.

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First clashes liven up last EU Spitzenkandidat debate ahead of election

By |maj 16th, 2019|2019 European elections, Climate Change, debate, Economy, employment, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Taxation|

The six lead candidates of the main political parties laid out their visions of Europe on Wednesday evening (15 May), clashing over jobs and climate change in their last televised debate before the EU elections.

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