Retreating Eurosceptics now settle for ‘reforms from within’

By |november 6th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Euroscepticism, Matteo Salvini, News, Nigel Farage|

Just a couple of minutes after Nigel Farage triumphantly proclaimed victory in the 2016 Brexit referendum, Brussels started worrying that such a trend would spread throughout the Old Continent like wildfire.

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Bulgaria could be marginalised if pro-EU parties dominate EU elections, says MEP

By |oktober 18th, 2018|Bulgaria, ECR, EPP Group, European Parliament elections 2019, Euroscepticism, News, Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament|

Bulgaria could end up being isolated if pro-EU parties achieve very good results in next May’s European Parliament elections, said Bulgarian MEP Svetoslav Malinov during a discussion about the upcoming poll.

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Not too close but not too far away: EU relations with the new Turkey

By |julij 4th, 2018|conservative values, Democracy, EU-Turkey relations, Euroscepticism, nationalism, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey elections|

The 24 June elections marked the start of a new term in the Turkish Republic’s political history as the elections completed the transition from a parliamentary to a presidential system. The result of these elections could affect Turkey's relations with the EU, writes Seda Gurkan.

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Member of Hungarian opposition: EU should not fund Orbán

By |junij 29th, 2018|elections, Euroscepticism, Gergely Karácsony, Hungary, News, populism, Refugees, rule of law, Viktor Orbán|

Gergely Karácsony, a well-known figure of the Hungarian opposition, has called on the EU to stop funding Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s eurosceptic and populist policies with European funds. EURACTIV’s partner Euroefe reports.

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Penka the cow – a buzz that eclipsed the Bulgarian Presidency

By |junij 8th, 2018|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Presidency, buzz, EU bureaucracy, Euroscepticism, News, populism, social media|

The case of Penka the cow got the unprecedented attention of the world media, so much so that a Bulgarian columnist wrote it had outshone the official highlights of the country’s EU Presidency.  But it was mostly used by British tabloids, which turned it into a symbol of the blatant bureaucracy imposed by Brussels.

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European conservatives reach out to sovereignists

By |maj 30th, 2018|Debout la France, ECR, elections, Euroscepticism, Jean-Frédéric Poisson, News, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, Ryszard Legutko|

Ahead of the European elections, the conservative group of the European Parliament is getting closer to French sovereignist parties such as Debout la France to fill the gap left by British MEPs. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Trans-Europe Express – Sowing the seeds of discord

By |maj 4th, 2018|European Parliament elections 2019, Euroscepticism, Marine Le Pen, News, Trans-Europe Express|

Almost certainly to the displeasure of mainstream Brussels, leaders of Europe's far-right parties came together on the French Riviera this week, saying they wanted to devise a battle plan for next year's European election.

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The bigger EU problems hidden by Brexit

By |april 10th, 2018|Brexit, EU trade, Euroscepticism, future eu, News, trade war, Trump Administration|

Brexit's focus on minutiae is an unnecessary distraction from the more pressing challenges Europe must meet. Unity is crucial to Europe's security and well-being, writes Giles Merritt.

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Why not hold all of Europe’s elections on the same day?

By |marec 13th, 2018|Democracy, elections, Euroscepticism, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

Here's a sharp knife to cut through the tangled knot of Europe's politics ‒ let's hold all national parliamentary elections on the same day as voting for the European Parliament, writes Giles Merritt.  

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Italy: From pro-European to Euroscepticism

By |marec 13th, 2018|Euroscepticism, Italian elections 2018, Italy, Lega Nord, M5S, migrant crisis, News|

The strong performance of Eurosceptic parties in Italy's 4 March election stands out in a country that was generally pro-European in years past. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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