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EU lawmakers recommend lifting immunity of Catalan MEPs

EU lawmakers recommend lifting immunity of Catalan MEPs


The European Parliament’s legal committee on Tuesday (23 February) voted to recommend lifting the immunity of three Catalan lawmakers wan ...
Six EU countries warned over border restrictions

Six EU countries warned over border restrictions


The European Commission said Tuesday (23 February) it has formally warned six EU countries that their virus-related border curbs could un ...
Northern Ireland parties take legal action against Brexit deal

Northern Ireland parties take legal action against Brexit deal


Members of Northern Ireland’s two largest pro-British parties are set to take part in legal action challenging part of Britain’s divorce ...
EU condemns Slovenia PM’s online attack on journalists

EU condemns Slovenia PM’s online attack on journalists


Brussels on Thursday (18 February) condemned Slovenia’s prime minister for online personal attacks against journalists reporting on the d ...
Six EU countries warned over border restrictions

Six EU countries warned over border restrictions


The European Commission said Tuesday (23 February) it has formally warned six EU countries that their virus-related border curbs could un ...
Italy’s ‘Super Mario’ Draghi wins parliament backing for new government

Italy’s ‘Super Mario’ Draghi wins parliament backing for new government


Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Thursday (18 February) secured final parliamentary approval for his government of national unity, ...
Commission pushes Hungary to implement NGO judgement among worries it is ‘too little too late’

Commission pushes Hungary to implement NGO judgement among worries it is ‘too little too late’


Raising pressure on the Hungarian authorities to implement a June 2020 ruling of the EU top court, the European Commission notified Budap ...
Germany’s Green Party Is Within Earshot of Power

Germany’s Green Party Is Within Earshot of Power


In 1983, long-haired MPs wearing knitted sweaters and carrying flowers entered Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag. These obscure and humble beginn ...
The Storming of the US Capitol Through the Eyes of the Radical Right

The Storming of the US Capitol Through the Eyes of the Radical Right


As history unfolded before those refreshing their Twitter feeds and watching live TV, attempts to define the storming of the US Capitol in Washingt ...
Naming and Shaming the Far Right

Naming and Shaming the Far Right


After four years of shock, confusion and paralysis, the United States is finally taking action against the far right. Perhaps most dramatic has bee ...
UK fintechs seek ‘cure for Brexit’ in Lithuania

UK fintechs seek ‘cure for Brexit’ in Lithuania


Thanks in part to Brexit, Lithuania is becoming a fintech hub as a growing number of UK-linked digital financial companies are getting li ...
EXCLUSIVE: Brussels ties with fossil fuel industry revealed 

EXCLUSIVE: Brussels ties with fossil fuel industry revealed 


Three top officials in Ursula von der Leyen’s green-oriented European Commission – Josep Borrell, Stella Kyriakides and Adina Vălean – h ...
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