Austrian ex-chancellor Kern to run for centre-left Spitzenkandidat

By |september 19th, 2018|Christian Kern, European elections 2019, Maroš Šefčovič, News, PES, Pierre Moscovici, S&D, Spitzenkandidaten, SPÖ, Werner Faymann|

As expected, opposition leader Christian Kern said yesterday (18 September) he would run as top candidate for the Austrian Social Democrats in the European Parliament elections next year, aiming to help build a strong counterweight to growing nationali...

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Austria’s ex-Chancellor Kern as Spitzenkandidat?

By |september 3rd, 2018|2019 European elections, Austria, Christian Kern, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

Ahead of the 2019 European elections, there are considerations whether former Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern could become a Spitzenkandidat for the Austrian SPÖ for the European election campaign. EURACTIV Germany reports from Vienna.

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Tensions flare over migration at EU summit

By |december 15th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Christian Kern, Donald Tusk, European Council, European Council summit, Jean-Claude Juncker, migration crisis, News, Paolo Gentiloni, refugee crisis, refugee quotas, resettlement, resettlement quotas, Visegrád Group|

EU heads of state ended the first day of a summit with no sign of tensions thawing amid recent disagreements on migration.

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Austria makes progress in government formation

By |november 20th, 2017|Austria elections 2017, Austrian coalition talks, Christian Kern, FPO, News, OVP, Sebastian Kurz|

Unlike in Germany, Austrian coalition negotiations have progressed much further. The FPÖ insists on an "equal footing" in the talks, while the ÖVP wants to have everything signed, sealed and delivered before the Christmas break. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Austria’s Kurz hopes to form government by Christmas

By |oktober 23rd, 2017|Austrian elections, Christian Kern, far right, FPO, Freedom Party, Heinz Christian Strache, News, OVP, Sebastian Kurz, SPÖ|

Austria's likely next chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, wants talks over a new government to last no more than two months, he said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday (22 October).

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Austria’s far-right stakes claim to interior ministry ahead of coalition talks

By |oktober 19th, 2017|Austria elections 2017, Christian Kern, coalition, far right, FPO, Heinz Christian Strache, Jörg Haider, Neo-Nazis, News, OVP, Sebastian Kurz, SPÖ|

Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) yesterday (18 October) named control of the interior ministry as its price for joining a future coalition government following its strong showing in a parliamentary election.

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EU holds breath after Austrian vote

By |oktober 16th, 2017|Austrian elections, Christian Kern, News, Sebastian Kurz|

Reactions from the European Commission and Council presidents are still pending following the early parliamentary elections held in Austria on Sunday (15 October), the nightmare outcome of which could be a coalition between the centre-right and the far...

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Tax fight draws divisions at EU digital summit

By |september 29th, 2017|Christian Kern, corporate tax, Emmanuel Macron, enhanced cooperation, Jean-Claude Juncker, Leo Varadkar, News, online platforms, Paolo Gentiloni, tax competition, tax policy, Xavier Bettel|

Supporters of a controversial new push to tax tech giants insist they will overcome fierce opposition from a group of around 10 member states.

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Austria’s leaders reject Juncker’s vision for eurozone expansion

By |september 14th, 2017|Austria elections 2017, Christian Kern, Eurozone, future of EU, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Sebastian Kurz, State of the Union|

Austria’s Social Democrat Chancellor Christian Kern and conservative Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz today (14 September) rejected European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker’s vision to expand eastward the euro and a border control free zone.

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Czechs in favour of deeper integration, but shun the euro

By |avgust 25th, 2017|Aleš Chmelař, Austria, Bohuslav Sobotka, Christian Kern, Czech Republic, defence, Emmanuel Macron, EU integration, euro, Eurogroup, Euroscepticism, France, News, Robert Fico, security, Slovakia|

The Czech Republic wants to be in the EU’s “core”, but without the common currency. Prague wants to focus on common defence instead. EURACTIV.cz reports.

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