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“Last year you said we would be more secure, influential, successful and prosperous in the EU – so you’ve changed your mind?” pic.twitter.com/8R6PBaeCzh — Sky News (@SkyNews) 29 mei 2017…
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani sat down with Erdogan yesterday at the NATO Summit, and tweeted afterwards that the meeting was: “Frank and constructive,” and that is he is now “waiting now for a positive signal from his side on the death penalty and freedom of the press.”
UK Prime Minister May said in an interview with The Sunday Telegraph that “money paid in the past” by the UK must be taken into account in the final Brexit divorce bill. More specific, she implied that Brussels must pay its own Brexit bill of billions of pounds for Britain’s share of the European Investment Bank and other joint projects.
Hungary is again under fire from the European Parliament (EP) for a variety of reasons. The accusations, which are stated but never fully argued, range from being “highly misleading and biased”…
“I call on Poland and Hungary who have not relocated a single person… to start doing so right now. (…) If no action is taken by them before our next report in June, the Commission will not hesitate to make use of its powers under the treaties and to open infringement procedures.”
The ECJ’s Opinion means that future trade agreements will have to go through the same procedure as the recently CETA trade agreement and are required to pass National Parliaments and maybe face referendums.
Last Sunday, the Greek government presented the new budget proposal for 2017-2021. In it, they lowered the GDP growth target for the year to 1.8% from a previous estimate of 2.7%.
In July 2014 a citizens’ committee requested the European Commission, the EU’s highest legislative body, to register an initiative called “Stop TTIP”, which would facilitate a continent-wide debate on The Transatlantic…
The Bank of Greece, estimated that the effects would range from 0.4% to 0.8% of Greek gross domestic product (GDP), which is between €800 million to €1.6 billion.
While George Soros clearly is a speculator, and even a highly EU-minded British newspaper The Guardian calls Soros a “The world’s most famous currency speculator”, to the German website Zeit Online this is, apparently, an antisemitic insult, no less.
Ah, Jean-Claude. Our favourite inappropriate uncle at parties who ended up as the chief elder of the EU tribe. Yesterday, a diplomatic source told The Sun, that yesterday Juncker…