Ursula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the next president of the European Commission. In a gripping one-horse race, she beat the odds to come out on top, winning the support of 383 MEPs, gaining a
EU lawmakers backed von der Leyen’s nomination by 383 to 327, taking her just above the 374 votes she needed. Current European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s term, due Oct. 31, ends. She will
May was told her three Irish Brexit priorities were incompatible, ex-ambassador tells MPs – as it happened
Rogers says before he left the civil service he thought the Irish issue was being underplayed. He says he recalls telling Theresa May that she had made three commitments on Northern Ireland that were compatible.
Ursula von der Leyen is gearing up to be the most hardcore EU-federalist Commission President in history
Despite her questionable mandate, the new Commissioner proposes a raft of radical, federalising policies Ursula von der Leyen, one of the least popular members of the German government, last night received