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#Brexit – EU-27 reject May’s proposal, but offer two alternative scenarios

#Brexit – EU-27 reject May’s proposal, but offer two alternative scenarios

Following this evenings (21 March) prolonged discussions on the UK’s request for a three month extension to Article 50, President of the European Council Donald Tusk announced that the EU-27 agreed to two scenarios, writes Catherine Feore. In the first scenario, if the UK adopts the Withdrawal Agreement next week, the EU-27 will then allow […]

| March 22, 2019

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#Kazakhstan – Ruling family is prepared for succession

#Kazakhstan – Ruling family is prepared for succession

Nursultan Nazarbayev’s time as President has come to an end, but his family will continue to hold the keys to power in Kazakhstan. At 78 years of age, Nazarbayev has finally stepped down. The timing of his resignation may have come as a surprise, but his departure was not unexpected. Many predicted that he would not […]

| March 22, 2019
#EESC plenary provides European platform for successful #ECI promoters

#EESC plenary provides European platform for successful #ECI promoters

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) welcomed the promoters of the STOP EXTREMISM European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) at its 21 March plenary held in Brussels, providing them with a platform at EU level to present the goal of their initiative and their concerns about extremism. Luca Jahier, EESC president, welcomed Sebastian Reimer and Michael Laubsch, two of […]

| March 22, 2019
#Brexit – Plans in place to mitigate impact of no deal

#Brexit – Plans in place to mitigate impact of no deal

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the effects will be felt by people and companies across Europe. The EU has adopted measures to mitigate the impact of a disorderly withdrawal. The EU has repeatedly stressed that it favours an orderly withdrawal of the UK from the Union. It concluded a withdrawal agreement […]

| March 22, 2019
Labour’s Corbyn discusses ‘alternative’ #Brexit plan with EU leaders

Labour’s Corbyn discusses ‘alternative’ #Brexit plan with EU leaders

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (pictured) travelled to Brussels on Thursday (21 March) to discuss an “alternative” Brexit plan with European Union (EU) leaders, including the bloc’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier, his party said in a statement, writes Shubham Kalia. Corbyn expressed confidence that an alternative to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal can be agreed […]

| March 22, 2019
#CorporateSocialResponsibility – Progress towards greater sustainability

#CorporateSocialResponsibility – Progress towards greater sustainability

The European Commission has published an overview of progress made on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) as well as in the area of business and human rights since the 2011 strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility. The overview focuses on actions pursued by the European Commission including in collaboration with the European External Action […]

| March 22, 2019
#RescEU – strengthened EU Civil Protection Mechanism enters into force

#RescEU – strengthened EU Civil Protection Mechanism enters into force

The European Commission’s proposal to strengthen the EU’s collective response to natural disasters, known as rescEU, has entered into force. Numerous disasters have affected all regions of Europe in recent years, causing hundreds of casualties and billions in damage to infrastructure. Better to protect citizens, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the Commission […]

| March 22, 2019
#EUBudget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes preliminary agreement on #InvestEU

#EUBudget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes preliminary agreement on #InvestEU

The European Commission welcomes the preliminary agreement on InvestEU, the proposed programme to boost private and public investment in Europe in the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027. This agreement between the European Parliament, member states and the Commission is a crucial step towards the creation of the InvestEU programme, which will bring together under one roof […]

| March 22, 2019
Next #Brexit defeat could mean election, May could say

Next #Brexit defeat could mean election, May could say

Prime Minister Theresa May could indicate in a statement that another defeat for her Brexit deal could mean a general election, Channel 4’s political editor Gary Gibbon said on Wednesday (20 March), writes Elisabeth O’Leary. “There’s speculation that (May) could spell out that defeat for her deal next week could mean a general election,” he said […]

| March 22, 2019
Commissioner Crețu in Romania to discuss investment priorities for the next long-term #EUBudget

Commissioner Crețu in Romania to discuss investment priorities for the next long-term #EUBudget

Today (22 March), Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu (pictured) is in Bucharest, Romania. In the morning, the Commissioner is participating in the presentation of the European Semester Country Report 2019 for Romania with Romanian Minister of Public Finance Orlando Teodorovici and Romanian Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Victor Micula. In the afternoon, she will take part in […]

| March 22, 2019
#Brexit – Recruitment of key workers under threat in #Scotland

#Brexit – Recruitment of key workers under threat in #Scotland

Shortages of skilled workers in Scotland across key sectors of the economy such as health and social care will be made worse after Brexit, Migration Minister Ben Macpherson has warned. The warning forms part of the Scottish government’s submission to the UK Government’s Migration Advisory Committee about the range of occupations which are officially classed […]

| March 22, 2019

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Brexit: Vote on Theresa May’s deal may not happen next week

Brexit: Vote on Theresa May’s deal may not happen next week

The PM tells MPs if there isn’t “sufficient support” for her Brexit deal a vote may not happen next week.

Intimidation of MPs worsening, says ex-MI5 chief Lord Evans

Intimidation of MPs worsening, says ex-MI5 chief Lord Evans

The problem is becoming worse – and Brexit has made the issue ‘particularly acute’, says Lord Evans.

Social status quiz for civil service job applicants

Social status quiz for civil service job applicants

Civil service chiefs are asking staff how working class they think they are to make recruitment fairer.

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