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#POTUSAbroad: Trump meets EU presidents, disagreement on #Russia

#POTUSAbroad: Trump meets EU presidents, disagreement on #Russia

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today (25 May) Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission and Antonio Tajani, president of the European Parliament, meet Donald Trump, president of the USA. This is the first meeting between the leaders, writes Catherine Feore. After the meeting, Tusk said that many issues were discussed including […]

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#RoomForManchester #ManchesterArenaExplosion: Explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester leaves at least 22 dead

#RoomForManchester #ManchesterArenaExplosion: Explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester leaves at least 22 dead

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK late Monday (22 May), killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Greater Manchester Police revised the death toll from 19 to 22 early Tuesday morning. The force’s chief constable, Ian Hopkins, said Tuesday they believe one […]

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#EFSA: Food safety – politics and science simply cannot mix

#EFSA: Food safety – politics and science simply cannot mix

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Former US president Barrack Obama has shone a light on the combustive mix of technology, politics and climate and their impact on global security and food production. In a speech at the Seeds&Chips food conference in Milan, Obama gave a level headed presentation about the risks faced by the world if consumption habits and production […]

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#Brexit: Almost 50% of EU-27 businesses are in the process of finding replacement suppliers outside the UK

#Brexit: Almost 50% of EU-27 businesses are in the process of finding replacement suppliers outside the UK

| May 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

A survey carried out by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) shows that businesses on either side of the English Channel are preparing contingency plans that could sever supply chains between the UK and EU. CIPS says that businesses within the EU-27 are more advanced in their preparations than UK companies with almost half […]

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‘Use #Brexit and #Macron’s election to reform Europe’: Guy Verhofstadt

‘Use #Brexit and #Macron’s election to reform Europe’: Guy Verhofstadt

During today’s (17 May) plenary debate, ALDE Group leader Guy Verhofstadt called on his colleagues to use Brexit and President Macron’s election to reform Europe. “Three times in a row now the nationalists and populists have been beaten:  in Austria, in the Netherlands, in France.” “This has not happened by accident. Brexit has played an important […]

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#Kokorev: The case of ‘Kangaroo Courts’ on Canary Islands

#Kokorev: The case of ‘Kangaroo Courts’ on Canary Islands

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The image of impartiality of Spanish courts has been shaken due to the scandal surrounding the High Court of Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Spain). In October 2016, the local press published a filtered audio recording of private deliberations between four magistrates of the High Court (Audiencia Provincial), including Judges Carlos Vielba, Salvador Alba and the […]

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Vadim Rabinovich: The #Trump of #Ukraine?

Vadim Rabinovich: The #Trump of #Ukraine?

| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Vadim Rabinovich heads one of the opposition parties in Ukraine called For Life, which is currently riding high in the opinion polls. The Ukrainian MP believes the country’s economic wealth remains largely untapped and has tabled a programme designed to unlock this potential, writes Colin Stevens. Rabinovich spoke exclusively to EU Reporter. What’s your view […]

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