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“I am Prepared to Go to Prison if Belgium Decides to Extradite Me,” says Puigdemont

Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has every confidence in European justice, and particularly in the Belgian one, he said Sunday during a press conference in Geneva, where he was visiting, The Brussels Times writes.

World » EU | March 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2169

The European Elections will be Held Between 23 and 26 May Next Year

The vote on the election of members of the European Parliament will be between 23 and 26 May 2019.

World » EU | March 20, 2018, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2444

EU Municipalities Today Are Applying For Wireless Internet Financing

European Union municipalities will today apply for European funding for wireless internet.

World » EU | March 20, 2018, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2549

Statement by the Foreign Affairs Council on the Salisbury Attack

The European Union strongly condemns the attack that took place against Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, UK on 4 March 2018, that also left a police officer seriously ill.

World » EU | March 19, 2018, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 5450

Barnier Hails 'Large Part of Brexit Work COMPLETE' as Transition Limited (Video)

Michel Barnier said he and Mr Davis have made a “decisive step” towards agreeing a joint legal text on the UK’s EU withdrawal.

World » EU | March 19, 2018, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 2686

France 'Does Not Recognize' Russian Vote in Crimea

France said on Sunday it would not recognize Russia's election in the Crimea peninsula, four years to the day after Russia formally annexed the territory from Ukraine in a move slammed by the West as illegal.

World » EU | March 19, 2018, Monday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2803

Britain Can Sign Trade Deals While in Single Market, Brussels Rules

Britain will be free to sign trade deals during the Brexit transition period without permission from the European Union after a climbdown by Brussels, The Times has learnt.

World » EU | March 15, 2018, Thursday // 10:52 | Viewed: 2349

Russian Spy Attack: PM Prepares Reprisals as Deadline Passes

Theresa May is preparing to chair a meeting of the national security council after the midnight deadline she set Moscow over the spy poisoning case passed, The Guardian writes.

World » EU | March 14, 2018, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 2885

Russian spy: Highly Likely Moscow Behind Attack, Says Theresa May

Former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia, Theresa May has told MPs, according to BBC.

World » EU | March 13, 2018, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 3786

Merkel doesn't Want to Speculate on Next ECB President

Chancellor Angela Merkel declined to say on Monday whether she favoured a German becoming the next president of the European Central Bank after incumbent Mario Draghi’s term ends in 2019, Reuters.

World » EU | March 12, 2018, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 2500

Most Stores Shut in Poland as Sunday Trade Ban Takes Effect

A new Polish law banning almost all trade on Sundays has taken effect, with large supermarkets and most other retailers closed for the first time since liberal shopping laws were introduced in the 1990s after communism's collapse.

World » EU | March 11, 2018, Sunday // 15:21 | Viewed: 4692

UK to Respond Appropriately if Foreign State Poisoned Ex-Spy-Hammond

British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday that Britain’s government would respond “appropriately” if a foreign state was found to be involved in the poisoning of a former Russian spy in England a week ago, Reuters reported.

World » EU | March 11, 2018, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 3564

80 Million Europeans have Never Used the Internet

Women in the new technologies sector are just under 20%, Europe's commissioner for digital economy and society, Maria Gabriel, said citing a new study by the European Commission.

World » EU | March 9, 2018, Friday // 15:27 | Viewed: 3347

National General Strike in Italy on 8 March

International Women's Day strike to affect Rome public transport and schools

World » EU | March 8, 2018, Thursday // 11:14 | Viewed: 2356

We Don't Want to Build a Wall with UK, Donald Tusk

The European Union does not want to "build a wall" with Britain as it leaves the bloc, EU President Donald Tusk said Wednesday as he laid out draft guidelines for negotiations on post-Brexit ties, AFP reported.

World » EU | March 7, 2018, Wednesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1985

France Takes on Sexual Harassment with on-the-spot Fines

Sexual harassment on French streets or in public transport will be punished by a new on-the-spot fine of 90 euros, a government spokesman said Tuesday, while admitting it would be hard to catch offenders in the act.

World » EU | March 7, 2018, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1429

The EC can Introduce Additional 4 Months of Parental Leave

The idea of ​​introducing an additional 4-month parental leave will be discussed on 15 March during the Bulgarian presidency of the Council of Europe, Nova TV reported.

World » EU | March 6, 2018, Tuesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 2950

US-Canada Border can be Blueprint for Northern Ireland, Says Theresa May

Theresa May believes the Canada-US customs regime can provide a blueprint for solving the Irish border problem when Britain leaves the EU, The Telegraph writes.

World » EU | March 6, 2018, Tuesday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1236

The EU is a Step Away from the Development of the 5G Network

The European Parliament and Member States have come to a political compromise to put the radio frequency spectrum on the ultra-fast 5G Internet by 2020, writes The Brussels Times, quoted by Focus.

World » EU | March 6, 2018, Tuesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2280

Carles Puigdemont Abandons Bid to Return as Catalan leader

Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont said Thursday he had abandoned his bid to return as regional president in an attempt to unblock a political impasse as the region remains without a fully-functioning government.

World » EU | March 2, 2018, Friday // 09:15 | Viewed: 2324

Theresa May to Outline Her Five Tests for Brexit in Mansion House Speech

Theresa May is to spell out her aims for UK-EU trade after Brexit, declaring she hopes to agree an "ambitious economic partnership" with the bloc.

World » EU | March 2, 2018, Friday // 09:13 | Viewed: 2241
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