To become Commission president, von der Leyen must win an absolute majority of Parliament in the vote scheduled for Tuesday evening in Strasbourg.
That means, … Read more
This is our weekly overview of the main forthcoming events in the European Union including EU Council, Commission and Parliament meetings and other … Read more
Members of the European Parliament expressed their anger at the EU leaders for their handling of nominations for the bloc’s top jobs as the battle … Read more
European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European … Read more
Members of the European Parliament voted Italian MEP David-Maria Sassoli as the new president for the assembly at a meeting in Strasbourg.
Sassoli will … Read more
In the unkindest analysis, the leaders chose von der Leyen, a largely unknown quantity in Brussels who has been dogged by misspending and mismanagement allegations … Read more
Four MEPs have been nominated as candidates to become president of the European Parliament, by the deadline of Tuesday evening.
Ska Keller (Germany, … Read more
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been tapped to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker and lead the European Commission following marathon negotiations among EU leaders.… Read more
It’s true that AC Milan this year is out of European football, due to issues related to the Financial Fair Play regulations breached in the … Read more
The opening day of the Parliament’s five year term was disrupted by a number of protests.
Pro Brexit MEPs turned their back on proceedings when … Read more
The Spitzenkandidat, or “lead candidate,” created in 2014 seems all but dead. Under that system, pan-European political groups nominated lead candidates for the European Parliament … Read more
A quick glance at the main forthcoming events in the European Union including EU Council, Commission and Parliament meetings and other EU-related conferences and events. … Read more
The EU Parliament’s disciplinary body has recommended that Nigel Farage faces the “highest penalty” for a “serious breach” of its code of conduct, a leaked … Read more
The Spanish MEP Iratxe García Pérez has been elected on 18 June as president of the Group of the Socialists and Democrats in the Parliament, … Read more
As the European Council convenes Thursday to try to select a new slate of EU leaders, one thing is clear: Nobody has the upper hand.… Read more
An official from Russia’s security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month’s European Union … Read more
Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras from leaving his jail cell to collect EP credentials by Spanish Supreme Court
Spain’s Supreme Court blocked Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras from leaving his jail cell to begin the process of joining the EU parliament by collecting credentials … Read more
The Financial Times reports that according to an initial review by Brussels, Russian sources mounted a “continued and sustained” disinformation effort to “suppress turnout and … Read more
Identity and Democracy, new far-right political EP formation uniting Le Pen, Salvini and anti-immigration parties announced
Marine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces with anti-immigration parties across Europe to create the biggest far-right group in the European parliament.… Read more
Six EU leaders charged by their political party families with leading the search for a new Commission president will meet in Brussels on Friday evening … Read more