EU summit: step up work for recovery, and update migration and asylum system

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs presented their expectations for the upcoming European Council, and many used the opportunity to demand guarantees that fundamental rights are respected. In a debate with EC Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič and the Portuguese Secretary of State Ana Paula Zacarias, several MEPs criticised the recently […]

Statement by the European Parliament ahead of the 10 April Brexit Summit

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Statement by the Conference of Presidents and the Brexit Steering Group of the European Parliament in preparation of the European Council of 10 April 2019. The European Parliament has always supported a close EU-UK future relationship. The European Parliament believes that the uncertainty surrounding […]

Berlin repels proposal for cheaper euro

“No, the euro is not overvalued, if the long-term tendencies are taken into account”, said yesterday Angela Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Zaimpert, in Berlin, as if the rest of the Eurozone was not existing. He added that the long-term competitiveness cannot be achieved through monetary measures and accommodating exchange rate policy. Seemingly the European Sting was […]