The Year in Review: Challenges and Choices of 2019

By |december 20th, 2019|5G, Article 50, Best of 2019, Brexit, Central Asia, China, Climate Change, commissioner hearings, copyright directive, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement, EU budget, European Commission, European Green Deal, European Parliament, MFF, Nato, News, Ukraine, Ursula von der Leyen, Western Balkans|

It’s been a very busy European election year and most of us are heading for a well-deserved Christmas break. Meanwhile, if you do fire up your browser, here you can catch up on our 30 most read stories that made waves in 2019.

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Goulard’s indictment confirms EU Parliament doubts

By |december 3rd, 2019|commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, internal market and defence portfolio, New Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

France's first pick for the EU Commissioner post, Sylvie Goulard, has been indicted by the Court of Paris for embezzlement of funds in the employment of EU parliamentary assistants, raising questions about French President Emmanuel Macron defending her...

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Thierry Breton convinces MEPs, avoids same fate as Goulard

By |november 14th, 2019|commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, European Parliament, France, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

Thierry Breton, France's new Commissioner pick for the internal market and defence portfolio, convinced more than two-thirds of the MEPs who were auditioning him today (14 November).

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Hungary’s Commission pick passes enlargement test, deflects on Orban

By |november 14th, 2019|commissioner hearings, enlargement, Hungary, News, Oliver Varhelyi|

The Western Balkans must have a credible perspective of joining the European Union as it is in Europe's geopolitical interest, Hungary's Commissioner-designate for enlargement and neighbourhood told his European Parliament hearing on Wednesday (14 Nove...

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Oliver Varhelyi

By |november 14th, 2019|commissioner hearings, News, Oliver Varhelyi|

The European Parliament is grilling the proposed members of Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission in a second series of hearings on Thursday (14 November), after the regular hearings between 30 September and 8 October. Hungarian Oliver Varhelyi is the first...

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Oliver Varhelyi

By |november 14th, 2019|commissioner hearings, News, Oliver Varhelyi|

The European Parliament is grilling the proposed members of Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission in a second series of hearings on Thursday (14 November), after the regular hearings between 30 September and 8 October. Hungarian Oliver Varhelyi is the first...

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Main EU political groups expected to back France’s new Commissioner pick

By |november 13th, 2019|commissioner hearings, conflicts of interest, Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, France, News, Thierry Breton, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Parliament will be hearing France's second EU Commissioner candidate, the former CEO of Atos, Thierry Breton. But this time, France has secured the support of the main political groups. EURACTIV France reports.

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Macron plays appeasement card after Goulard’s rejection

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Airbus, Angela Merkel, Brexit, Commissioner designate, commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, EU-US trade relations, European Commissioner, France, Frans Timmermans, Germany, News, Sylvie Goulard, Syria, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen|

After an initial outburst, French President Emmanuel Macron sought to ease tensions on Sunday (13 October) following the rejection last week of his protégée Sylvie Goulard as France's candidate for the European Commission. EURACTIV France reports.

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Commissioner Hearings: Best Of

By |oktober 11th, 2019|commissioner hearings, European Commission, News|

A compilation of some of the best moments of the 24 hearings.

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Frans Timmermans

By |oktober 8th, 2019|commissioner hearings, Frans Timmermans, News|

The European Parliament is grilling the proposed members of Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission in a series of regular hearings between 30 September and 8 October. Dutchman Frans Timmermans will be last under the spotlight.

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