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Romanian President: EU Can’t Link Funding to Rule of Law

Restricting access to EU funds for rogue countries would break the bloc’s own laws, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said Wednesday, cited by Politico.

World » EU | February 1, 2018, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 4970

Unemployment in the Eurozone is the Lowest Since 9 Years

Unemployment in the eurozone has remained at the lowest levels for the past nine years, аccording to the European Statistical Office (Eurostat) published on Wednesday 31 January.

World » EU | January 31, 2018, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 2409

UK PM May Says She Wants Free Trade Deal with China

 Britain is seeking a free trade agreement with China, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday as she flew to the country for talks with Chinese leaders, adding that more should be done immediately to open up market access for British firms, accordin

World » EU | January 31, 2018, Wednesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 3004

Carles Puigdemont Requests Permission to Attend Inauguration as Catalan Leader

Carles Puigdemont is to request judicial permission to attend his inauguration as Catalan president after Spain's top court barred him from being sworn in from Belgium in an intensifying showdown over his bid to return to power, The Telegraph writes.

World » EU | January 29, 2018, Monday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2474

French Prison Guards End Nationwide Strike

The largest of three French prison guard unions spearheading a nationwide strike said on Friday it would accept a government proposal on better pay and staff safety, Reuters.

World » EU | January 27, 2018, Saturday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2758

Poland will not Yield to EU Over Court Reforms: Kaczynski

Poland will not make any concessions in its dispute with the European Union over the country’s judicial reforms, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the head of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, said on Friday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | January 26, 2018, Friday // 15:28 | Viewed: 3241

Spanish Government Acts to Block Election of Puigdemont as Catalonia Head

Spain’s government has taken a first step towards preventing the election of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont as head of the Spanish region, the deputy prime minister said on Thursday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | January 25, 2018, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2527

Don't Worry, You won't be Deported: UK Minister Tells EU Citizens

Brexit minister David Davis told EU citizens living in Britain on Wednesday not to worry about the country’s departure from the European Union, saying they were not about to be deported, Reuters reports.

World » EU | January 24, 2018, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2314

Pope Condemns 'Evil' of Fake News and its Use for Political Gain

 Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the “evil” of fake news, saying journalists and social media users should shun and unmask manipulative “snake tactics” that foment division to serve political and economic interests, Reuters reported.

World » EU | January 24, 2018, Wednesday // 14:04 | Viewed: 2004

The Independent: MEPs Vote to Shrink European Parliament After Britain Leaves

 MEPs voted overwhelmingly against the notion that Theresa May and her ministers had done enough, The Independent writes.

World » EU | January 24, 2018, Wednesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2068

The EC will Bind EU Funds to the Independence of the Judiciary

EU Member States to go through a test of the independence of their judiciary systems before they receive money from the EU funds, said the EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumer Rights and Gender Equality Vera Jourova quoted by VOA.

World » EU | January 24, 2018, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 20639

Gas Leak in Central London Closes Train Station, Hotels Evacuated

A major gas leak in central London forced the closure of Charing Cross train station and the evacuation of hundreds of people from nearby nightclubs and hotels on Tuesday.

World » EU | January 23, 2018, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1741

Threats Now on Europe’s DOORSTEP – Pay up or RISK Normal Britons, Army Chief to Warn

 THE UK’S ability to defend itself “will be eroded” if desperately needed funding is not secured and harrowingly threats we face “are not thousands of miles away but on Europe’s doorstep”, the head of the British army will warn, Daily Express writes.

World » EU | January 22, 2018, Monday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1880

Romania Does Not Really Follow Recommendations on Fighting Corruption: Council of Europe

In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body (GRECO) stresses that Romania has satisfactorily implemented or dealt satisfactorily with only two of the thirteen recommendations contained in the Fourth Round Evaluation Report ad

World » EU | January 18, 2018, Thursday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2735

The EU and Turkey are Preparing a Summit in Late March

The European Union and Turkey are planning a summit in late March, Mediapool reports.

World » EU | January 18, 2018, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 3094

UK Pledges Extra £44m for Channel Border Security

An extra £44.

World » EU | January 18, 2018, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2115

Juncker Says Would Like Britain Rejoin EU After Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday that he hoped Britain would rejoin the European Union after it has left next year, according to Reuters.

World » EU | January 17, 2018, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2144

France Will Not Allow Another Refugee Camp in Calais, Says Macron

Emmanuel Macron has vowed there will never be another large refugee camp in Calais and warned those people remaining in the area who hope to reach Britain that they are at a “dead end”, according to the Guardian.

World » EU | January 16, 2018, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 2872

PM May's Spokesman: Britain Will be Leaving the EU

Britain will be leaving the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Tuesday after European Council president Donald Tusk suggested the country would be welcome to change its mind and stay in the bloc, Reuters reported.

World » EU | January 16, 2018, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 3139

Romanian PM Resigns

Prime Minister Mihai Tudose has announced, on Friday evening, at the end of the meeting of the National Executive Committee (CExN) of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), that he has lost the support of the party and will resign as Prime Minister, Agerpres re

World » EU | January 16, 2018, Tuesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2575

Blast Injures Several in Belgium, Terrorism Ruled Out

An explosion injured several people and brought down a residential building in the Belgian city of Antwerp on Monday evening, police said, stressing the incident was not related to terrorism, Reuters reported.

World » EU | January 16, 2018, Tuesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 3052
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