Von der Leyen endures day of grilling by MEPs ahead of confirmation vote

By |julij 10th, 2019|European Conservatives and Reformists, European Greens, European Parliament, European People's Party, News, Renew Europe, Ursula von der Leyen|

German nominee for Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, continued her charm offensive with European political families on Wednesday (10 July), as MEPs tried hard to pin her down on climate protection, rule of law and reform of the bloc's institu...

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Why Manfred Weber will probably not be elected

By |maj 15th, 2019|EPP, EU elections 2019, European Commission president, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, spitzenkandidat|

It is unlikely that Manfred Weber will become President of the European Commission. This is also because Germany often acts as a 'blocker'. Gerd Appenzeller, from EURACTIV's partner Der Tagesspiegel, gives his opinion.

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Orban in fresh anti-EU swipe after European suspension

By |marec 25th, 2019|EPP, European People's Party, News, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán again lashed out at “Brussels bureaucrats” Sunday (24 March), days after reaching a compromise with conservative allies in the European Parliament who were angered by an anti-EU billboard campaign. During a public radio interview Orbán accused the...

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German EU veteran Brok slips off list for European elections

By |januar 9th, 2019|2019 European elections, candidates, Elmar Brok, European People's Party, MEP, News|

The CDU party in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has withdrawn support for its longest-serving MEP, Elmar Brok, who slipped off its list of candidates for the European elections in May after 39 years in the European Parliament. EURACTIV Germ...

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German EU veteran Brok slips off list for European elections

By |januar 9th, 2019|2019 European elections, candidates, Elmar Brok, European People's Party, MEP, News|

The CDU party in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has withdrawn support for its longest-serving MEP, Elmar Brok, who slipped off its list of candidates for the European elections in May after 39 years in the European Parliament. EURACTIV Germ...

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Austria in starting blocks for European elections campaign

By |januar 8th, 2019|2019 European elections, digital tax, European People's Party, FPO, Harald Vilimsky, manfred weber, News, Othmar Karas, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, Sebastian Kurz|

The European elections campaign began just one day after the end of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, with a special guest. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Spitzenkandidat picks: Manfred Weber, EPP

By |november 12th, 2018|EPP, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

With no real debating at the big debate, the EPP's Helsinki Congress picked their Spitzenkandidat contender for the European elections. EURACTIV takes a closer look at the party's new old face, Manfred Weber.

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Weber wins EPP Spitzenkandidat in landslide victory

By |november 8th, 2018|2019 European elections, Alexander Stubb, EPP, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

German Manfred Weber was crowned Spitzenkandidat of the EPP, the European Parliament's largest party, on Thursday (8 November), after he swept to victory in a contest that saw ex-Finnish Prime minister Alexander Stubb win only 20% of the votes.

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EU candidate Alex Stubb calls for net-zero carbon by 2045

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|2050 climate strategy, Alexander Stubb, EPP, European elections 2019, European People's Party, net zero, News|

Should he be picked as the European People's Party (EPP) lead candidate for the European Commission’s top job, Alexander Stubb vows to “work towards a carbon neutral Europe by 2045”. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.

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Stubb: Public support is one thing, casting votes another

By |oktober 22nd, 2018|Alexander Stubb, EPP, EU elections 2019, European People's Party, manfred weber, News|

Alexander Stubb, one of the EPP's two candidates to be the next European Commission president, has urged Greek and Cypriot conservatives to remember how he handled the financial crisis and make an “educated and personal” choice at the party’s congress next month.

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