Articles categorized by: Politics

Brexit.- UK triggers “divorce” and Tusk announces EU Council to adopt negotiation guidelines on 29th April

Today, the European Council received a letter from the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, notifying the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the European Union. This notification follows the referendum held in the UK on 23rd June 2016 and starts the withdrawal process under Article 50 of the Treaty. “So, here it is, six pages: the […]

Members of EU Parliament ask Dijsselbloem to resign by offensive declarations

Around 70 Members of the European Parliament from different Groups have signed a petition for the President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, to resign following certain statements about the behavior of the southern European countries during an interview with the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine which was published On Monday last week. The President of the […]

EU Parliament.- Socialist Pitella proposes banning Trump

Political group leaders at the EU Parliament reacted on Wednesday an agreement to firmly condemn President Donald Trump’s recent signing of an executive order banning nationals of seven countries from entering US territory. Most members of the EU Parliament (MEPs) described the travel restrictions as arbitrary and defying the core values of western democracies, such […]