Barnier for President, says Brussels-bubble

By |april 12th, 2018|Christine Lagarde, Dalia Grybauskaitė, European Commission, European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, Jens Weidmann, Margrethe Vestager, Michel Barnier, News|

Michel Barnier is the top candidate to win the European Commission presidency after next May's European elections, as a reward for delivering Brexit. At least, that is what the Brussels-bubble thinks, according to a survey published on Thursday (12 April).

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Baltic leaders back bigger EU budget after Brexit

By |februar 16th, 2018|Baltic countries, CAP, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Donald Tusk, Estonia, EU budget 2020-2027, Günther Oettinger, Juri Ratas, Latvia, Lithuania, Maris Kucinskis, News|

The leaders of three Baltic states yesterday (15 February) backed a proposal for EU members to pay more into the bloc's budget after 2020 to fill a Brexit void.

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Belarus: Atomic power on the EU’s doorstep

By |november 7th, 2017|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Estonia, Fukushima, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, News, nuclear phase-out, nuclear power, Paks II|

A nuclear power plant on the EU’s border with Belarus continues to court controversy due to a number of incidents during its construction and serious concerns raised by neighbouring countries. EURACTIV.com visited the ex-Soviet nation in October to learn more.

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Luxembourg buys up surplus energy to hit renewable target, in EU first

By |oktober 27th, 2017|Dalia Grybauskaitė, Estonia, Estonian Presidency, Lithuania, Luxembourg, News, wind power|

Lithuania and Luxembourg became the first EU member states to agree on the transfer of renewable energy statistics on Thursday (26 October), meaning the Grand Duchy will now probably hit its 2020 target. Estonia hopes to broker a similar deal to financ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Luxembourg buys up surplus energy to hit renewable target, in EU first

Merkel backs Macron reform plans at EU dinner

By |september 29th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Digital Agenda, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, Estonian Presidency, EU defence, Eurozone, future of EU, German elections 2017, News|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday (28 September) hailed French President Emmanuel Macron's new vision for Europe as EU leaders held a frank debate on reforming the bloc.

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US Defence Secretary criticises Russian build-up near Baltic states

By |maj 11th, 2017|Baltic States, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Iskander missiles, Jim Mattis, Kaliningrad, Nato, News, Patriot missiles, Ukraine crisis, USA|

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said yesterday (10 May) that a Russian missile deployment near the Baltic states was "destabilising", and officials suggested the United States could deploy a Patriot missile battery in the region for NATO exercises in t...

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