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Europe has poached Tusk – but what does it mean? NEW
super commuter (EUobserver) 2 Days, 9 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
“Wir sind Papst” said the Bild newspaper when a German was made pope, and Poles will react in much the same way to the news that PM Donald Tusk is to head the European Council. This is national recognition, and it...
Mayers Europablog - EU-Führungsposten: Kein Wunderteam, aber viel Zeit verplempert NEW
Mayers Europa-Blog (Der Standard) 2 Days, 22 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Dass die höchste Ebene der europäischen Politik drei Anläufe, drei EU-Gipfel und drei Monate braucht, um sich über das Spitzenpersonal einig zu werden, spricht nicht für sie...
Ashton applaudie par les ministres passe le relais à Mogherini NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Lors de la réunion informelle des ministres affaires étrangères (le gymnich), à Milan, la Haute représentante de l’UE pour les Affaires étrangères, Catherine Ashton s’est, un p...
A Stronger EU Leadership? NEW
Jonathan Fryer 2 Days, 23 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
I only met Herman Van Rompuy once, finding him courteous and professorial, which is maybe not surprising given his low-key personality and taste for composing haiku, but I always felt it unfair the way the British Press ridiculed the former Belgian P...
EU top jobs- taken! NEW
EUROpens Blog 2 Days, 23 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Ewa Krakowska            Elected. The European Council has elected PM Donald Tusk as the next President of the European Council & Euro Summits              ...
Tusk and Mogherini: Europe's new 'dream team'? Our initial thoughts NEW
Open Europe blog 3 Days, 16 Minutes ago
Europe's new 'dream team'?As we noted in our previous post, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades had sort of spoiled the surprise. Anyway, now it's official: Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has been appointed new European Council President, and Ita...
Wer wird was? Welche Herausforderungen auf die neue Kommission zukommen und welche Kandidaten sie angehen wollen NEW
Der (europäische) Föderalist 3 Days, 6 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Kommissionspräsident Juncker (rechts) ist schon designiert, Ratspräsident Tusk (links) wird wohl heute gewählt. Aber die EU hat noch viele weitere wichtige Ämter zu besetzen. Als der EU-Ratspräsident Herman Van Rompuy (CD&...
New People, New Directions for the EU NEW
Politipond 2 Months, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
On June 26th and 27th, EU Heads of State or Government met in Ypres in order to commemorate the First World war, appoint the new President of the Commission and identify the strategic agenda – new directions and priorities &ndash...
Italy and the European Union: selected sources NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Months, 2 Days, 11 Hours ago
From 1 July 2014, Italy will take over the six-month rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. We have gathered some useful information sources about the country to give a general overview on Italian politics and legislation, as well...
Spot the difference NEW
Berlaymonster 2 Months, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
After the European Parliament elections this year ran under the slogan "This Time It's Different," here's your chance to see quite how different it is:BM...
Emigration – transforming the flow of people into money flow NEW
FutureLab Europe Blog 2 Months, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Each year millions of people change their place of living: within the course of the last year alone more than 230 million people were living outside of their homelands. I myself emigrated twice; to Norway and to Serbia. However I … Continue re...
La politización de la Comisión Europea NEW
Elcano Blog 2 Months, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Se ha producido otro cambio tectónico en las instituciones de la UE, que puede potenciar y trastocar a la que es la más original de la construcción europea: la Comisión. Al proponer a Spitzenkandidaten para la presidencia...
For the first time, the European Parliament has a Eurosceptic opposition NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Months, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
It feels different this time. As the eighth session of the European Parliament gets underway in Strasbourg, there’s a tang of politics in the air. Until now, politics was almost the last thing you’d expect here. MEPs agreed on most issues...
After Juncker, the deluge: a look at other top jobs NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 2 Months, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Thorning-Schmidt, left, and Merkel at last week's EU summit. Is the Danish PM's star falling? With Jean-Claude Juncker’s confirmation as European Commission president by the European Parliament in two week’s time something of a foregone c...
The new European Parliament on Twitter: look who’s talking NEW
Europe Decides 2 Months, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
As predicted, more MEPs are on Twitter than ever before (531 compared to 408 in Read more...
Honeyball’s Weekly Round-up NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 2 Months, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Cameron’s defeat following the election of Jean- Claude Juncker was an embarrassing disaster that may have been avoided had he negotiated better. His main failure was that he failed to recognise the power of negotiation and instead thought he c...
SPRENGSATZ - Das Ende eines miesen Spieles NEW
www.sprengsatz.de, 2 Months, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
L'Union bascule dans la démocratie parlementaire NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Months, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
L’Union européenne vit une véritable révolution démocratique. En réussissant à imposer le démocrate-chrétien Jean-Claude Juncker à la présidence de la Commission, le Parlement européen fait entrer l’Europe dans l’ère de...
What to expect from Juncker as EC head NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Months, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Would do you expect from Jean-Claude Juncker in style and substance if he will be approved as a new EC boss? Read few comments. Robert Harmsen, Professeur en Sciences politiques, Université du Luxembourg Mr. Juncker was cle...
Das große Geschacher: Inhaltliche und personelle Weichenstellungen für die neue EU-Kommission NEW
Der (europäische) Föderalist 2 Months, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Wenn es um die Spitzenposten und die künftige politische Agenda der EU geht, wollen alle gern ein Wörtchen mitzureden haben. Nun wird es also Jean-Claude Juncker. Dafür, dass es sich bei dieser Entscheidung nach den Ergebnissen der Eur...
Size of Political Groups in the new EP NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Months, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The new European Parliament meets for the first time in plenary on Tuesday 1 July. At the start of the new term there are set to be seven groups as last time. Our table shows the number of MEPs in each group, broken down by Member State, as well as t...
La bataille de Cameron NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Months, 1 Week, 9 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Les chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement se retrouvent pour deux jours de sommet décisifs. Objectif : désigner le futur président de la Commission européenne. Une grande partie d’échecs se dessin...
The reform of Europol: modern EU agency, or intergovernmental dinosaur? NEW
European Area of Freedom security and Justice 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours ago
(ORIGINAL PUBLISHED on EU LAW ANALYSIS) by Steve PEERS Introduction The EU’s police cooperation agency, Europol, has played a major role in the development of Justice and Home Affairs cooperation in the EU from an early stage. Europol was origi...