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#Kokorevs have to seek legal redress in European Court of Human Rights

#Kokorevs have to seek legal redress in European Court of Human Rights

The office of the European Parliament in Brussels announced that the group of the European Parliament Members sent a formal letter to three Spanish authorities, namely Consejo General de Poder Judicial (General Council of the Judiciary), Presidente de la Audiencia Provincial de Las Palmas (President of the Provincial Court of Las Palmas) and Fiscalio General […]

| January 20, 2019

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#Salisbury – EU Foreign Ministers support sanctions against Russians responsible for nerve agent attack

#Salisbury – EU Foreign Ministers support sanctions against Russians responsible for nerve agent attack

The EU’s foreign ministers imposed sanctions on nine persons and one entity under the new regime of restrictive measures against the use and proliferation of chemical weapons created on 15 October 2018. These designations include the two GRU officials, and the Head and Deputy Head of the GRU (Intelligence arm of the Russian Armed Forces) […]

| January 21, 2019
#Brexit – Coveney says Polish Foreign Minister’s proposal on Irish backstop does not reflect EU thinking

#Brexit – Coveney says Polish Foreign Minister’s proposal on Irish backstop does not reflect EU thinking

Simon Coveney, Irish Tánaiste, reacted to the suggestion put forward by Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz that a time limit be placed on the backstop concerning the Irish border. The backstop is one of the issues that British members of parliament have identified as a barrier to adopting the Withdrawal Agreement in the UK. Coveney […]

| January 21, 2019
#EAPM – Key messages to modernize and optimize health care

#EAPM – Key messages to modernize and optimize health care

The personalised health-care era is well-and-truly with us, now, but not only is it proving difficult to embed these new methods into the EU’s under-pressure and often out-moded health-care systems, even its preventative side is proving difficult to get across, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Personalised medicine is based to […]

| January 21, 2019
May makes no change to #Brexit demands in talks with EU leaders – report

May makes no change to #Brexit demands in talks with EU leaders – report

British Prime Minister Theresa May made no change to her demands in talks with European Union leaders despite her Brexit plan being defeated by British lawmakers earlier this week, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday (18 January) writes Kanishka Singh. May’s demands continued to focus around either a legally binding time-limit for the Irish […]

| January 21, 2019
Former PM Major urges May to drop #Brexit red lines

Former PM Major urges May to drop #Brexit red lines

Former British prime minister John Major (pictured) urged Theresa May on Saturday (19January) to drop her “red lines” on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March, writes William Schomberg. Major said he compromised on key decisions on the Northern Irish peace […]

| January 21, 2019
Plenary highlights: #Brexit, #DriverlessCars, investment, #Pesticides

Plenary highlights: #Brexit, #DriverlessCars, investment, #Pesticides

MEPs called for safety rules for driverless cars during this year’s first plenary session. They also urged the UK to clarify its Brexit position and backed a new investment fund. In a debate following the UK parliament’s rejection of the Brexit withdrawal deal, MEPs stressed that a no-deal exit would be in nobody’s interests and […]

| January 21, 2019
#EUSpaceConference – Commission presents its plans for future of space

#EUSpaceConference – Commission presents its plans for future of space

On 22 and 23 January the 11th Conference on European Space Policy will take place at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. On Tuesday (22 January), Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska will open the conference presenting her vision for the future of space in Europe. Space technology, data and services have become indispensable in the daily lives of Europeans. Thanks to […]

| January 21, 2019
#FreeAndFairElections – Commissioner Jourová opens first meeting of European co-operation network on elections

#FreeAndFairElections – Commissioner Jourová opens first meeting of European co-operation network on elections

On Monday 21 January, Commissioner Jourová (pictured) will open the first European elections network meeting. This is one of the concrete actions to secure free and fair European elections proposed by President Juncker in his 2018 State of the Union address. Scandals, such as the Facebook/ Cambridge Analytica case, have shown that elections might be […]

| January 21, 2019
Trilateral talks with #Russia and Ukraine on future of gas transit via #Ukraine to take place on Monday 21st

Trilateral talks with #Russia and Ukraine on future of gas transit via #Ukraine to take place on Monday 21st

The 2nd round of political trilateral talks with Russia and Ukraine on the future of gas transit via Ukraine will take place on Monday 21st January 2019 in Brussels. The meeting will take place with the participation of Vice President responsible for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Andriy Kobolyev, CEO […]

| January 21, 2019
Commissioner Thyssen attends launch of #OECD report on #SkillsStrategyForFlanders

Commissioner Thyssen attends launch of #OECD report on #SkillsStrategyForFlanders

On Monday 21 January Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Commissioner Marianne Thyssen (pictured) will attend the launch of the OECD report on the Flemish Skills Strategy place in Brussels. This project has been realised in cooperation with the European Commission and received co-funding from Erasmus+. At the event, the Organization for Economic Co-operation […]

| January 21, 2019

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‘People’s Vote’ MPs had ‘constructive’ talks with top minister

‘People’s Vote’ MPs had ‘constructive’ talks with top minister

MPs who support a second referendum spoke to BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg after the meeting.

| January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
Brexit: David Cameron warned by Donald Tusk over ‘stupid referendum’

Brexit: David Cameron warned by Donald Tusk over ‘stupid referendum’

Donald Tusk tells a BBC documentary he told the ex-prime minister to “get real” before the referendum.

| January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn on PM’s statement and offer of talks

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn on PM’s statement and offer of talks

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says the prime minister is in “deep denial” and must change her red lines over a Brexit deal.

| January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

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