EU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positions that have only ever been by
Frans Timmermans is trapped. As he leaves a debate with a former Polish president and an ex-prime minister, the electronically controlled rear door of his people carrier fails to close fully and instead
German monetary hawks are making a concerted push for Jens Weidmann to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank, amid fears that Germany could miss out on all the top EU jobs up grabs
Just take a moment to look at the sudden rise of the UK’s Brexit party from a continental European perspective. Some EU politicians are basking in the illusion that the British are beginning to have second
Barely two weeks after a chastening defeat in national elections, Spain’s conservative People’s party unveiled a huge banner at its headquarters this week to try to rally its dwindling band of voters the
The political alliance that dominates Europe took shape on a cold March night in 1998, over dinner in a bungalow in western Germany. Around Helmut Kohl’s table were a gaggle of premiers and backroom fixers,
SIBIU, Romania (Reuters) - Leaders of the European Union met in Romania on Thursday to prepare for changes in the EU institutions that will start after an election to the European Parliament in two weeks.
People haven’t quite clicked this is going to happen. I’ve been invited to things in May, even June The endless to-ing and fro-ing between Brussels and Strasbourg has long been criticised by British politicians
Matteo Salvini, Italy’s most powerful politician, has said Europe will become an “Islamic caliphate” unless nationalist parties make gains in the European elections later this month. Salvini, Italy’s prime
Italy’s populist interior minister is uniting Europe’s right-wing parties under an anti-migrant, anti-Islam, anti-bureaucracy banner for this month’s European Union elections, pledging to reshape the from
The upcoming European Parliament elections will mark the beginning of a new political cycle in the EU with a changeover of top jobs at the European Commission, the European Council and the European Central
Leaders of the German conservative parties, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Christian Social Union (CSU), have launched their joint campaign for the European Parliamentary elections next month.
WARSAW, April 23 (Reuters) - EU candidate Manfred Weber will try to block the construction of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline if he becomes the next President of the European Commission, the German told
Member of the CSU party and the European People's Party (EPP) candidate for the European election Manfred Weber attends a plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium April 3, 2019.
(This April 17 story was refiled to add name of debate host) FILE PHOTO: Frans Timmermans, the newly elected Party of European Socialists President, speaks during the Party of European Socialists annual