Merkel ignores calls for bigger fiscal stimulus

By |november 19th, 2019|European Parliament, fiscal stimulus, Germany, Mário Centeno, News|

German chancellor Angela Merkel resisted calls to increase public spending as pressure continues to grow from her country and abroad to avoid the austerity that worsened the euro crisis.

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Manfred Weber’s fall from grace: What now of EPP’s failed Spitzenkandidat?

By |november 15th, 2019|David Sassoli, Emmanuel Macron, EU elections 2019, European Parliament, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Ursula von der Leyen|

Manfred Weber, the former German Spitzenkandidat for the European People's Party (EPP), has been on the defensive ever since his bid for the EU Commission presidency failed after the European elections in May. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel ...

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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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EU cooperation needed to address cross-border legal issues

By |november 14th, 2019|European Certificate of Succession, European Parliament, family law, legal cooperation, News, Notaries of Europe|

As citizens have to deal more and more with cross-border legal issues, the EU needs to work towards ensuring better cooperation and harmonization of laws between member states. 

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Breton’s bid to shake the Atos shadow

By |november 14th, 2019|Atos, EPHearings2019, EU Commission, European Parliament, France, News, Thierry Breton|

France's European Commissioner-designate Thierry Breton will appear before members of the European Parliament this afternoon, in an attempt to assuage concerns over alleged conflicts of interest in his previous leadership of the global IT firm, Atos.

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EU advocate general: jailed Catalan leader has right to immunity as MEP-elect

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalan conflict, Catalonia, EU court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, Spain|

The jailed Catalan pro-independence leader Oriol Junqueras has the right to immunity as a result of being elected member of the European Parliament in May, the EU Advocate General Maciej Szpunar said in his conclusions on Tuesday (12 November). 

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Parliament guilty of ‘bias’ against Farage group over EU cash, ECJ rules

By |november 7th, 2019|ECJ, European Parliament, News, Nigel Farage, Ulrike Lunacek|

Brexit party Nigel Farage chalked up an unlikely victory on Thursday (7 November) when the European Court of Justice ruled that the European Parliament’s bureau was guilty of bias when it

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Transport committee chair: Kerosene is a European ‘tax haven’

By |november 5th, 2019|carbon border tax, carbon neutrality, eco-tax, European Parliament, France, hydrogen, Karima Delli, News, transport committee|

The European Parliament's transport committee head, Karima Delli (Greens), spoke about the need to completely overhaul the transport industry to combat climate change, the next transport Commissioner and France's pick for EU internal market chief, in a...

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Tamar Chugoshvili: The ‘dynamics’ in EU politics are hugely discouraging for Georgia

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Bidzina Ivanishvili, Eastern Partnership, EU enlargement, EU-Georgia relations, European Parliament, Georgia, Georgian Dream, Mikheïl Saakashvili, News|

In a wide-ranging interview with EURACTIV, Georgian politician Tamar Chugoshvili speaks of the reactions in her country following the recent EU decision not to open accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania, and of Georgia’s plans to remain in the EU orbit nevertheless.

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REGI chair: If von der Leyen has an ambition for Europe, she must have an ambition for Cohesion

By |oktober 25th, 2019|CAP, cohesion funds, cohesion policy, European Parliament, News, regional development, Regional Development and Cohesion policy, Younous Omarjee|

The European Parliament shall not accept cuts on the budget of Cohesion Policy and expects the European Commission and its new President to be on its side, says MEP Younous Omarjee.

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