EU executive keeps Vestager in competition, puts Irishman in trade role
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 The incoming head of the EU executive named her 27-strong team on Tuesday, keeping Denmark's Margrethe Vestager in the critical competition policy and putting an Irishman in charge of settling future trade relations with Britain and the United States.
CNN reports the cozy relationship the US has enjoyed with Europe for the past seventy years is being reconsidered on both sides of the Atlantic. Earlier this week, the EU declined to include the US in its list of 'safe countries.' Americans will be unwelcome inside the bloc for the foreseeable future, due to the eyewatering US coronavirus infection numbers.
The European Commission said Friday it had given conditional approval for the use of antiviral drug remdesivir in severe COVID-19 patients. As Fred Katayama reports, that makes it the region's first authorized therapy to treat the virus.
The European Commission says too many passengers whose flights were cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic have not been refunded on time or have been offered only vouchers, in violation of EU rules.View on euronews
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Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen postponed her wedding to attend the European Council meeting in July. According to CNN, EU leaders are to meet for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak. They plan to discuss the European budget and plants to recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Prederiksen said while she was “looking forward to marrying this man,” she needs to do her job and “protect Denmark’s interests.
Kasper Schmeichel’s penalty save spared Leicester defeat against Brighton and Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers hailed his “world class” goalkeeper after the goalless draw. The Denmark international kept out Neal Maupay’s 14th-minute spot-kick after Aaron Connolly was clumsily brought down by James Justin.
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday criticized the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for not only displaying its "rogue" attitude in its neighbourhood, particularly the recent escalation of border tension with India, but also for "pushing disinformation and malicious cyber campaigns so as to drive a wedge between the US and Europe.". "I think all across the world it's becoming more apparent each and every day. Chinese Communist Party decreed an end to freedom in Hong Kong, violating UN-registered treaty and rights of its citizens-one of many int'l treaties that the Chinese Communist Party has violated," Pompeo said during an online conference on democracy held in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Polish-German border reopened on Saturday (June 13) at midnight, allowing people living in the border towns of Frankfurt (Oder) and Slubice to freely cross the bridge over the river Oder, which separates the two countries.