Home Tags EU

Tag: EU

European Commission Calls on EU Citizens to Prepare for No-Deal Brexit

The European Commission issued a statement on Wednesday in which it calls on all 513 million EU citizens to prepare for the upcoming UK...

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission

Members of the European Parliament narrowly backed Ursula von der Leyen as the next President of the European Commission on Tuesday, making her the...

European Parliament Elects Italian Socialist as its President

The European Parliament has elected Italian socialist MEP David Sassoli as its new president. Mr Sassoli, an MEP from the Democratic Party, replaces outgoing conservative...

EU Commission Proposes Immediate Accession Negotiations for Albania, North Macedonia

The European Commission released its annual assessments and recommendations regarding ''Reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey'' on Wednesday. In the report, it proposes...

Calls and Text Messages Between EU States to Become Considerably Cheaper as of May...

Calls and text messages between European states are set to become considerably cheaper as of Wednesday, May 15. The decision to impose a ceiling on...

EU Threatens to Place Tariffs on $20 Billion Worth of US Products

The European Union published on Wednesday an 11-page list of American products on which the Union could impose tariffs if President Trump goes ahead...

European Parliament Votes to Ban Single-Use Plastics in Europe

The European Parliament approved a new law on Wednesday which will ban single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery and straws. As a result of...

Greece Pushed To Avoid ”Threatening” the UK over Brexit Delay

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras advocated against a tough approach regarding the British appeal to delay Brexit during Thursday's Summit of the European Council in...

Greek Member of European Parliament Declared MEP of the Year

Maria Spyraki was named a Member of the European Parliament of the Year in the category of "Industry, Research and Innovation" on Wednesday. Spyraki is...

European Parliament Votes to Suspend Accession Talks with Turkey

The European Parliament's plenary session approved on Wednesday a proposal by its Foreign Affairs Committee to suspend all accession negotiations with Turkey. European lawmakers passed...