"After all, Europe is a woman," he told a news conference on Tuesday (July 3) after three day of tortuous talks between 28 EU leaders on assigning the bloc's top jobs exposed their deepening divisions.
Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, a German Green party deputy who was born in Mali, told the European Parliament on Wednesday that she was a victim of "extremely traumatic" police violence outside a Brussels railway station. Olivia Chan reports.
The European Parliament’s UK trade coordinator says the EU is concerned about slow progress in trade negotiations, as a result of Covid-19. David McAllister, a German MEP, said there were still “major points of divergence” between the UK and EU on a number of issues, including fisheries and policing. The UK left the EU on January 31 and is in a transition period until December 31, by when it intends to have reached a comprehensive trade agreement with Brussels. Boris Johnson has insisted his government will not seek an extension to the transition period, despite the impact of Covid-19 on civil servants’ and ministers’ ability to meet their European counterparts.
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Business Secretary Alok Sharma says the EU must respect the UK as a sovereign nation as post-Brexit negotiations continue. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Quote from the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier who will travel to London on Tuesday for talks with his UK counterpart David Frost.
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As the ECB pumps more money into the Eurozone economy to prop up businesses with cheap credit, President Christine Lagarde warns that the speed and scale of the recovery are "highly uncertain".View on euronews
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President Emmanuel Macron named Jean Castex, a top civil servant and local mayor who orchestrated France's coronavirus lockdown exit strategy, as his new prime minister on Friday as he acted to reinvent his administration and win back voters. Soraya Ali reports.
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weakness of the European Union and Germany will use its presidency of the bloc to promote solidarity and economic prosperity among its 27 member states, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday. Olivia Chan reports.
[NFA] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a deal could be sealed in July with “a bit of oomph,” but European officials see no way through the Brexit deadlock. On the 4th anniversary of Britain’s historic vote, Megan Revell explains where things stand with Brexit.
The European Commission on Wednesday unveiled a plan to borrow on the market and then disburse to EU countries 750 billion euros in grants and loans to help them recover from their coronavirus slump. Francis Maguire reports.
German industrial orders rebounded moderately in May and a fifth of firms in Europe's biggest economy said in a survey published on Monday they feared insolvency, adding to expectations of a slow and painful recovery from the coronavirus slowdown. Francis Maguire reports.