Tweets of the Week: Commissioner Title Changes, Tusks Speech, Boris’ Mop

By |november 15th, 2019|Brexit, Donald Tusk, European Sunlight Association, News, Tweets of the week, Von der Leyen Commission|

VdL’s new titles are a bit of a flop, Tusk Brexit  speech is a major mic-drop, and Boris Johnson it appears can’t use a mop.

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Tusk: Brexit will make Britain ‘second-rate player’

By |november 14th, 2019|Brexit, Donald Tusk, News, second referendum|

Britain will be a “second-rate player” after Brexit, unable to compete with big powers like the US, China and EU, outgoing EU Council president Donald Tusk warned Wednesday (13 November). The former Polish premier said Brexit supporters were deluded if...

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Who will be the new president of Poland?

By |november 12th, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Donald Tusk, News, Poland, Polish presidential elections 2020, Radoslaw Sikorski|

After European Council President Donald Tusk announced he will not run for the Polish presidency a week ago, more opposition candidates may consider a run. New names have already started to appear on the roster.

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EU approves Brexit ‘flextension’ until 31 January

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Brexit, Donald Tusk, EU27, European Council, flextension, House of Commons, News, UK|

The EU27 ambassadors agreed on Monday (28 October) to extend the Brexit negotiations for a further three months until 31 January although the UK will be able to leave as soon as the ratification of the withdrawal agreement is completed. 

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EU delays decision on Brexit extension until lawmakers vote on election

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Article 50 negotiations, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Brexit extension, coreper, Donald Tusk, Michel Barnier, News|

The ambassadors of the EU27 decided to postpone a final decision on a potential extension of the Brexit negotiations until next week on Friday (25 October) following Boris Johnson's calls for an early election. 

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EXPLAINER: EU set to approve Brexit extension, but what will it look like?

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|Article 50 extension, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Donald Tusk, News|

Will the EU27 grant Britain an extension to leave the bloc beyond its 31 October deadline and if they do, what will the delay look like?

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EU moves towards Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks election to break impasse

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|Article 50, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Brexit extension, Donald Tusk, Leo Varadkar, News|

EU leaders should delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson paused legislation on his deal following a parliamentary defeat, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday (22 October), as Britain spins towards a possible election to brea...

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Skopje on fire as MEPs slam EU leaders’ failure to open accession talks

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|accession talks, Albania, Alexis Tsipras, Donald Tusk, enlargement, Greece, Jean-Claude Juncker, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, North Macedonia, Prespa agreement, Zoran Zaev|

Postponing the start of accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania was a "serious mistake" and "grave error", European Council President Donald Tusk and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs on Tuesday, as negative effects already st...

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All eyes on France after inconclusive enlargement summit debate

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Albania, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement fatigue, EU enlargement, Gitanas Nauseda, Marine Le Pen, News, North Macedonia, Prespa agreement, Western Balkans|

After a long night of inconclusive discussions, EU heads of state are set to return to the EU enlargement issue today (18 October). All eyes are on France, as Emmanuel Macron's position has so far been the major stumbling block for opening accession ta...

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Visegrad 4, North Macedonia in last-ditch effort to change French enlargement veto

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Albania, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement, EU accession, EUCO, European Council, Johannes Hahn, News, North Macedonia, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad 4, Zoran Zaev|

In a last-ditch effort on Wednesday evening (16 October) before a decisive EU summit, the Visegrad Four and North Macedonian officials tried to sway the enlargement mood in Brussels.

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