Brigitta Lenz

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We like the European Union. It's the politicians we can't stand

Tomorrow the first countries in the European Union start to vote for the European parliament. Within three days, all European citizens will have had the chance to vote. In four days, we will know where Europe is heading. That's the idea, but will we really?<p>I have now been working on the Rock the …

David Cameron accused of 'blackmail' over European Union power struggle

David Cameron was accused on Sunday of blackmail and threats as his attempts to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming president of the European commission put him at the centre of a power struggle for control of the European Union.<p>The prime minister was criticised for his tactics in the battle to stop …

Merkel performs balancing act as row continues over top European Union job

Angela Merkel sought on Wednesday to defuse a worsening row with Britain over who should secure the most powerful job at the top of the European Union.<p>But the German chancellor has pledged her full support for the former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker to be the next head of the …

Nigel Farage v Nick Clegg: European Union debate, round two highlights

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Ukip leader Nigel Farage go head to head in their second debate about UK's membership of European Union<p>• <b>Phone Nigel Farage live: put your questions to the Ukip leader on Friday April 4 at 1pm</b><p><b>Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg</b> met <b>UKIP leader Nigel Farage</b> for the …

European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize | Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for promoting peace, democracy and human rights over six decades, a morale boost for the bloc as it struggles to resolve its economic crisis.<p>The award served as a reminder that the EU had largely brought peace to a continent …

European Union Moves To Approve U.S. Genetically Modified Corn

Despite efforts by two-thirds of its 28 member states to block the move, the European Union took a large step toward approving a new genetically modified corn Tuesday. It opponents say the corn, a DuPont Pioneer product called TC1507, has harmful qualities. They also predict the decision will prove …

UK businesses in favour of a new deal with European Union - survey | Reuters

(Reuters) - More than half of UK businesses are in favour of re-negotiating their relationship with the European Union, according to a British Chambers of Commerce survey.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) talks with newly elected European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the …

David Cameron welcomes new European Council president's pledge

<b>David Cameron has welcomed a commitment by the new president of the European Council to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.</b><p>Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who was appointed to the role at a summit in Brussels, said he "cannot imagine" the European Union without the UK.<p>He said the free …

China's Auto Anti-Monopoly Crackdown Is Just Catching Up With The European Union

China is having a little purge in the car or auto market in that country. Investigating most of the foreign manufacturers (which means most of the manufacturers) over possible monopoly practices in said market. It would be possible to think of this as part of a more generalised attack on foreign …

PTC Therapeutics Receives Conditional Approval in the European Union for Translarna(TM) For the Treatment of Nonsense Mutation Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, New Jersey, Aug 04, 2014 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- - The first treatment approved for DMD -<p>SOUTH PLAINFIELD, New Jersey, …

Offshore Wind Turbines Could Power the Entire European Union Four Times Over

A new report by The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has found that the European Union, from Portugal to Finland could source their all of …

European Austerity Is a Myth

Just as France's and Italy's poor economic results prompt the leaders of the euro area's second and third biggest economies to step up their fight …