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[Ticker] EU commission to publish Brexit 'preparedness' plans

Added: 17.12.2018 7:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

The European Commission is set to publish Brexit preparedness measures on Wednesday (19 December). According to president Jean-Claude Juncker's the measures are meant for the EU to be "prepared for all scenarios". Running close to Christmas and new year holidays, the time frame for approval by the parliament and the council of any arrangements to follow Brexit on 29 March 2019 is running short.

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BRUSSELS RIOT: Police use WATER CANNON and TEAR GAS as protests erupt at EU Commission

Added: 16.12.2018 19:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

BRUSSELS plunged into chaos as thousands of anti-immigration demonstrators marched outside the European Commission to speak out against the Migration Pact, with riot police using water cannon and tear gas to sedate protesters shouting slogans including “Brussels rats”.


Orban and other PMs spread fake news, says Juncker

Added: 14.12.2018 17:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

European Commission president said EU leaders should also look at their own responsibility in spreading disinformation.

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EU's Juncker says did not mean to offend May

Added: 14.12.2018 16:38 | 11 views | 0 comments

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he had highest respect for Prime Minister Theresa May and his use of the word "nebulous" had referred to the broader state of the Brexit debate in Britain rather than its leader.

[Ticker] Selmayr has no comment on MEPs' call to resign

Added: 14.12.2018 16:22 | 5 views | 0 comments

The European Commission's secretary-general Martin Selmayr did not want to comment yet on a European Parliament's resolution calling for his resignation. "Not today," he told EUobserver when asked to comment, after Friday's EU summit ended. On Thursday, 368 MEPs supported , which said that the procedure to appoint Selmayr caused reputational damage to the EU. Just 15 MEPs rejected the text, with 135 of them abstaining.

UK PM May: Juncker's 'nebulous' comment not aimed at me

Added: 14.12.2018 13:48 | 10 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister said European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had clarified during an animated conversation on Friday that he had not called her "nebulous".


What did you call me? You called me nebulous: Full heated Brexit exchange between Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker deciphered by lipreaders

Added: 14.12.2018 12:57 | 17 views | 0 comments

Theresa May angrily confronted European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today hours after he said her demands for concessions on the Brexit withdrawal agreement were "nebulous and imprecise".

[Ticker] EU invests €20m in AI software for self-driving cars

Added: 14.12.2018 12:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €20m loan to Hungarian company AImotive, the European Commission announced Friday. The money will be spent on research and development of artificial intelligence software for self-driving vehicles. The commission believes the EU should . "I'm glad we are doing this in Central Europe, where the automotive industry has a long history of success," said EIB vice-president Vazil Hudak.

Moment Theresa May confronts Jean-Claude Juncker in heated exchange after her Brexit demands were rebuffed

Added: 14.12.2018 10:36 | 16 views | 0 comments

Theresa May angrily confronted European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today hours after he accused her of being "nebulous and imprecise".

[Ticker] EU commission's Selmayr 'must resign', MEPs say

Added: 14.12.2018 8:21 | 6 views | 0 comments

Martin Selmayr, the European Commission's top civil servant, "must resign" due to irregularities in his appointment procedure MEPs said in a non-binding resolution adopted on Thursday. "Selmayr must resign as secretary-general" and the commission must choose his replacement "ensuring that the highest standards of transparency, ethics and the rule of law are upheld", they said, after the EU Ombudsman criticised the German lawyer's secretive and sudden elevation to his post.

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