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Britain’s May tries to warm the Brexit atmosphere with EU

Added: 26.04.2017 23:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

April 27, 2017 4:36 AM
LONDON (REUTERS)  – British Prime Minister Theresa May told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday (April 26) she wanted a “deep and special relationship” with the European Union, trying to warm the atmosphere before Brexit talks begin.


EU's Juncker, Britain's May discuss Brexit ahead of EU summit

Added: 26.04.2017 21:36 | 3 views | 0 comments

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May had a constructive discussion in London about the Brexit process on Wednesday (April 26) ahead of an EU summit on April 29, a Commission spokesman said.


EU ponders stronger social protection as populist wave rises

Added: 26.04.2017 13:48 | 10 views | 0 comments

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to strengthen social protection across the bloc as the European Union struggles with a wave of populism triggered by globalization and a migration crisis.


[Ticker] EU Commission launches probe into Hungary's university law

Added: 26.04.2017 12:24 | 5 views | 0 comments

The European Commission on Wednesday (26 April) launched an infringement procedure on Hungary's higher education law, which critics say (CEU) founded by Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros. The EU executive said the law is "not compatible with the fundamental internal market freedoms", mainly with the freedom of services and establishment. Hungary has one month to answer the commission's concerns.

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EU launches legal action against Hungary

Added: 26.04.2017 12:09 | 10 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has launched legal action against Hungary over a law targeting higher education, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis says.


[Ticker] EU to put parental leave on political agenda

Added: 26.04.2017 8:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

The European Commission will present its new European social policy agenda on Wednesday in a move to counter persistent criticism from trade unions and political parties that the EU has not done enough to protect workers. The plan lists workers’ existing rights and proposes new ones, including parental leave to boost the rate of women in the labour market.

Threatened Budapest university calls for EU support

Added: 26.04.2017 8:15 | 4 views | 0 comments

The head of the Central European University wants the European Commission to prevent the Hungarian government from shutting it down.

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[Analysis] Orban set to face down EU threats

Added: 26.04.2017 8:13 | 4 views | 0 comments

The European Commission and Parliament are to debate Hungary's slide into illiberal democracy. But the bloc continues to think that Hungarian leader Viktor Orban is not a systemic threat.

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What's Next: April 26, 2017

Added: 25.04.2017 22:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

April 26, 2017 5:00 AM
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and his chief Brexit negotiator, Mr Michel Barnier, will meet British Prime Minister Theresa May today in London to discuss Britain's exit from the European Union.


Greek officials, creditors to meet in Athens seeking a quick deal

Added: 24.04.2017 18:58 | 7 views | 0 comments

Representatives of Greece's bailout creditors are due in Athens to restart talks on further cutbacks, European officials said Monday, as they confirmed that the country last year far exceeded its budget targets.
European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said the negotiations are expected...


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