The attempt by the liberal leader Guy Verhofstadt to form a controversial alliance with the populist Italian movement has failed, giving Ukip cause for celebration.
Steven Woolfe, the favourite to take over from Nigel Farage as leader of the UK Independence Party, was rushed to hospital today (6 October), after an alleged fight with fellow UKIP … Continue reading
Guy Verhofstadt was today (8 September) chosen as the European Parliament’s lead negotiator on Brexit, an appointment immediately slammed by Nigel Farage as “insulting”.
EXCLUSIVE / A survivor of the Maelbeek station bombing that killed at least 20 people on Tuesday today (24 March) vowed to get back on the Brussels metro when he … Continue reading
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today in Strasbourg (3 February) told Members of the European Parliament to back the deal struck by David Cameron and Donald Tusk to keep Britain in … Continue reading
EXCLUSIVE / The United Nations’ agency for aviation, the ICAO, has snubbed a request by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to allow MEPs to sit in on a crunch meeting to … Continue reading
The British EU official in charge of the European Commission’s strategy on Brexit, will not be able to vote in the upcoming referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the … Continue reading
The European Parliament today (28 October) backed proposed caps on methane and ammonia in draft legislation to reduce air pollution, setting up tough negotiations with the Council of Ministers over the … Continue reading
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today (17 September) gave MEPs an occasionally short-tempered defence of his alleged role in the Luxleaks tax scandal. Juncker was appearing before the European Parliament’s Special … Continue reading
EXCLUSIVE / Taoiseach Enda Kenny allegedly ordered an Irish MEP to drop his support for a €5 billion ringfence for energy efficiency projects in the €315-billion Juncker Investment Plan. Ireland’s … Continue reading