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#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

#EUTopJobs – European Council President #DonaldTusk nominates four candidates to lead #EUInstitutions

| July 2, 2019

As of 19h05 on 2 July 2019, European Council President Donald Tusk brought an end to nearly three full days of inter-institutional wrangling in Brussels and the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, by naming the official candidates for European Commission president, European Council President, European Central Bank president and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and […]

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#TheSun seeks to dish dirt on Jean-Claude Juncker

#TheSun seeks to dish dirt on Jean-Claude Juncker

| December 19, 2018

The UK’s best-selling tabloid newspaper The Sun has this week been offering journalists in Brussels large amounts of money to follow European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, to come up with scurillous information about his habits and lifestyle, writes James Drew. EU Reporter was contacted by The Sun’s Deputy Digital Features Editor Jessica Wilson by email […]

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Review – Europe Reset: New Directions for the #EU

Review – Europe Reset: New Directions for the #EU

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

In his latest (informative and entertaining) text, Richard Youngs, professor of international relations at the UK’s University of Warwick, identifies the EU’s chief problem as being a question of shallow democratic procedures, writes James Drew.  If many citizens are increasingly feeling cut off from their own national governments, their feelings of alienation from the EU’s institutions are ever more acute. […]

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#CPMR: Taking #Brexit into account and working with EU regions

#CPMR: Taking #Brexit into account and working with EU regions

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

EU Reporter was in attendance at the Conference for Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (CPMR) general assembly, which took place from 18-20 October in Helsinki, writes James Drew. One of the event’s key speakers, the Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford (pictured), delivered a rousing speech on what he believed was […]

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Europe’s #biometrics gap

Europe’s #biometrics gap

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Against the backdrop of recent terrorist attacks in the UK, the number one issue for the heads of state at the European Council summit in Brussels last week was internal security and combatting terrorism. In its conclusions, the Council dutifully vowed to “fight the spread of radicalization online” and to improve the exchange of information […]

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Guidelines set out for #Brexit summit without UK

Guidelines set out for #Brexit summit without UK

| April 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was back on 21 March that European Council President Donald Tusk (pictured), during a briefing with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, called today’s (29 April) meeting of the EU-27, without the UK, to adopt the guidelines for the Brexit talks due to begin between the UK and EU, writes James Drew. “As you all […]

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Did Los Angeles use fake likes on its Facebook page to boost its chances for the #OlympicGames2024?

Did Los Angeles use fake likes on its Facebook page to boost its chances for the #OlympicGames2024?

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

With France and Los Angeles both in the bidding for the 2024 Olympic Games, suspicions have been raised in by Le Figaro in France that the LA bid cooking the books with fake Facebook ‘likes’ and fake followers on Twitter, writes James Drew. With the International Olympic Committee’s final decision on the 2024 Olympic Games […]

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