Migration more worrying than climate change for Europeans: survey

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While climate change is growing in the public conscience, migration is still the major issue for more EU citizens, according to the results of the European Commission’s biannual Eurobarometer public opinion survey. Migration remains the top concern across the European … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 2 August 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, Are these the best of times, or the worst?  It seems that for now at least, the foreign policy of the United States is solid.  Iran is still holding the British owned tanker taken hostage in the … Read More

Emmanuel Macron’s EU army plans dealt huge blow – ‘Countries are concerned’

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EMMANUEL MACRON’s attempts to build an ever-closer European Union with a common EU army could fail due to concerns France has sparked among smaller countries, security expert Alexandre Vautravers has said. Emmanuel Macron has been one of the most outspoken proponents … Read More

Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote

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Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen has been narrowly elected president of the EU Commission following a secret ballot among MEPs. The center-right defense minister will replace Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November. She secured the backing of more than … Read More

New PM will not change Brexit deal – EU’s Juncker

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker reiterated the EU’s refusal to renegotiate as many of the Conservative Party candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May said they would seek a new agreement. “I have the impression for months now that … Read More

European Elections 2019: Candidates for the top EU job

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Manfred Weber, the conservative candidate for the EU Parliament elections in May, is considered the front-runner in the race to lead the European Commission. DW takes a closer look at him, and the other candidates. Manfred Weber (EPP) The center-right … Read More

EU Commission candidate backs call for European NATIONALITY – ‘Not a bad idea’

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EUROPEAN Commission candidate Violeta Tomic expressed her support for creating a “European nationality”, suggesting a European Union-wide policy on nationhood could lead to citizens being more independent. European Commission Violeta Tomic voiced her support for the concept of a “European nationality” … Read More

Britain was supposed to be on its way out of the E.U. Instead, it may have to hold European elections.

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Britain’s Parliament on Friday voted down Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for the third time. The vote, which came on the day that Britain had originally been scheduled to leave the European Union, added another layer of uncertainty to an already … Read More

Theresa May’s EU Brexit deal rejected by Parliament a third time

LONDON – British lawmakers on Friday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union divorce deal for a third time, a defeat that adds further uncertainty and confusion over the country’s the efforts to leave the bloc. Britain now has until April 12 to … Read More

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