Council of Europe urged to probe UK over rule of law breaches

By |september 19th, 2019|Brexit, European elections 2019, News, Permanent EU citizenship|

Campaigners have called on the Council of Europe to launch a probe into the rule of law in the UK, citing “repeated violations of the spirit and potentially the letter of the European Convention on Human Rights”.

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Von der Leyen’s Commission: More presidentialist, more parliamentarian

By |september 12th, 2019|EU defence, European Commission, European elections 2019, European Parliament, Frans Timmermans, Janusz Wojciechowski, László Trócsányi, Magrethe Vestager, Margaritis Schinas, News, Rovana Plumb, Sylvie Goulard, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová, Visegrad Four|

The College put forward by Ursula von der Leyen builds on lessons learned from the sometimes negative experience of the Juncker Commission, writes Robert Stüwe.

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Juncker will need to accept replacement Commissioners from Romania, Estonia

By |julij 9th, 2019|Estonia, EU top jobs, European elections 2019, European Parliament, News, Romania|

Faced with opposition from the member states, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was unable to block the replacement of the Romanian and Estonian commissioners, who were elected as MEPs and already took their MEP seats.

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Sea-Watch migrant rescue boat defies Salvini, enters Italian waters

By |junij 27th, 2019|European Court of Human Rights, European elections 2019, italian elections, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, NGOs, refugee crisis, UNHCR, United Nations|

The Sea-Watch 3 NGO boat carrying dozens of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean entered Italian waters Wednesday (26 June) off Lampedusa island despite the threat of hefty fines from Italy's far-right interior minister.

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What is making the power struggle for EU top jobs so complicated

By |junij 26th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, EU top jobs, European elections 2019, Franco-German relations, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

Five top EU posts need to be distributed soon. While German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fighting with French President Emmanuel Macron, the European Parliament is wrestling with the European Council. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel provides a Q & A on the issue.

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Czech MEPs ‘all over the place’, except in S&D group

By |junij 25th, 2019|Czech Republic, European elections 2019, News|

Czech voters have sent 21 MEPs to the European Parliament, including 11 new faces. The political fragmentation seen in the new EU assembly is also reflected in the Czech contingent of MEPs. EURACTIV.cz brings an overview of all the parties and represen...

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One million EU citizens were deprived of vote in UK’s European elections

By |junij 18th, 2019|Brexit, European elections 2019, News, United Kingdom|

New evidence suggests the Conservative government systematically disenfranchised over 1 million EU citizens and Brits abroad, writes Roger Casale.

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A Russian perspective: The EU’s only one way to succeed

By |junij 7th, 2019|EU-Russia relations, European elections 2019, France, Germany, News, Salisbury attack, Sanctions, St Petersburg Economic Forum, Ukraine crisis|

The EU can achieve its goal maintaining its positions in the multipolar world of today and of tomorrow only by interacting with other pillars of its common Eurasian civilisation, including Russia, writes Vladimir Chizhov.

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Ciolos: Romanian PSD government can only be trusted after it resigns

By |junij 6th, 2019|Alliance 2020 USR Plus, corruption, EU reform, EU top jobs, European elections 2019, News, PSD, Romania, Romanian elections|

In an exclusive interview, the former Romanian prime minister and former European Commissioner, Dacian Cioloș, said his newly-formed political force will be able to tap into a reformist wave that will change his country - and help change the EU.

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Consumer co-operatives: A retail force for a prosper & sustainable Europe [Promoted content]

By |junij 6th, 2019|circular economy, consumer co-operatives, EU food and consumers policy, European elections 2019, food policy, food sustainability, News|

For 175 years, co-operatives have successfully used commercial efforts to generate social value. Yet, their model is not sufficiently promoted. The Single Market & local communities will benefit if this changes.

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