The European Union’s Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton is drafting a new law to secure the European supply chain in both emergencies and normal market conditions. Some fear it will include measures that give the EU power to seize private property.
The main culprit for the drop in exports was a decrease in sales to the EU caused by both the COVID-19 pandemic and the new trade barriers with Europe. The UK lost 24% of its sales to the EU, worth £2.4bn.
President Macron wants the EU to reform budget rules to increase public-sector investments, which, he hopes, would lead to stronger economic growth and higher levels of employment. Macron’s vision is understandable, but his reforms are likely to defeat their own purpose.
Discriminating against Christians and banishing religion from the public sphere isn’t “a politically advantageous move since this attitude can push Catholics towards populist parties,” warns the Archbishop of Luxembourg.
The Social Democrats, Greens, and Free Democrats announced on Wednesday their plans for Germany’s transition to a green economy and other reforms that effectively mark the end of 16 years of government under Angela Merkel and her CDU. Social Democrat party leader Olaf Scholz is set to head the three-party coalition, along with the Greens and the Free […]
The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, said on Thursday that under no circumstances will the bloc negotiate with the Lukashenko regime over the future of migrants stranded along the Polish-Belarusian border.
Despite top officials within the French government having recently come out in opposition to the EU providing funds to Poland for the construction of its wall along the Belarusian border, President Emmanuel Macron claimed that France will push for action on the migration when it assumes the EU presidency at the beginning of next year.