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

Time for Strong New EU Leaders

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As the EU prepares to replace its top officeholders, the union needs leaders who can confront bullying international actors, navigate through a turbulent political scene, and rebuild public trust in the European project. The EU’s Game of Thrones, which will … Read More

Angela Merkel TURNS her back on EU: German leader REJECTS Brussels top job

ANGELA Merkel yesterday denied that she is in the hunt for a top European Union job after her term as German chancellor ends. Ms Merkel fuelled speculation that she is vying to replace Jean-Claude Juncker or Donald Tusk after claiming … 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

France’s Emmanuel Macron asks Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker to join meeting with Xi Jinping in Paris

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Surprise move comes as the European Union’s new, more assertive China policy is being debated in Brussels amid pressure from Paris and Berlin French leader plans to explain Europe’s new strategy on China, with focus on trade and the environment … Read More

Martin Selmayr’s ruthless rise

The top EU official was handed his job by illegal means. Martin Selmayr is one of the most powerful officials in the EU today, and yet nobody voted for him and most people have likely never heard of him. Now the European … Read More

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