Tag: European Union

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev (C) struck the name-change deal with Greece

EU Urges Macedonia to Change Name to Placate Member State Greece

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) – The official in charge of European Union’s enlargement negotiations has urged Macedonians to vote in a referendum this month on renaming their country “North Macedonia,” a change that could pave the way for its EU and

European Council President Donald Tusk (R) and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met China's Premier Li Keqiang as part of an annual summit

EU Leaders Will Discuss Brexit, Immigration Failures at Summit

EU leaders grapple this week with two of the biggest threats to the European project – the messy divorce with Britain, and their failure to share responsibility taking in people seeking better lives or sanctuary in Europe.

Some of farmer Pip Simpson's store lambs are transported to a livestock auction from his farm in Troutbeck village in the Lake District National Park, near the town of Ambleside, northern England on August 30, 2018. (Photo by OLI SCARFF / AFP) (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Farmers Weekly: No Need for Farmers to Fear Life After Brexit

Criticising anti-Brexit figureheads like Maastricht Treaty enabler John Major and Iraq war architect Tony Blair, government adviser and agricultural businessman Michael Seals MBE has said farmers have nothing to fear over Brexit.

(L-R) US President Donald Trump, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and British Prime Minister Theresa May, pose for a family picture during the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Stefan Rousseau (Photo credit should …

Downing Street Orders Tories to Distance Themselves from Orban

Downing Street told European Parliament Conservative Party MEPs to distance themselves from Prime Minister Viktor Orbán after they had voted unanimously against imposing sanctions on Hungary, leaked WhatsApp messages obtained by BuzzFeed reveal.

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Juncker Slams May’s Brexit Plan in Final State of the Union Address

European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker — one of the European Union’s five presidents and perhaps the best known — gave his final state of the Union Address Wednesday morning, which was laced with barbs for PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan, and European populists like Hungary’s Viktor Orban.

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Verhofstadt: Brexit ‘Chaos’ Will Make People Like the EU Again

The European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator has claimed the “chaos” of UK’s exit from the bloc will stem the rise of populist Euroscepticism on the continent and make Europeans ‘attached’ to the Brussels bureaucracy once more.