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Czech PM: EU’s centre-right groups gradually to prevent left-wing majority

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:29
The European People’s Party (EPP) and the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) groups are gradually converging to prevent the emergence of a left-wing majority in the European Parliament after the 2024 elections, said Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala (ODS, ECR)....
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Salvini: joining EPP ‘not on the agenda’

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:27
Lega’s entry into the European People’s Party (EPP) is not on the agenda amid differences on key issues, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told The T before adding that he will continue to work for an agreement of the centre-right...
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Migration hardliner Doksozil confirmed as Austria’s social-democratic party chief

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:26
Austria’s Social Democratic SPÖ party elected migration hardliner Hans Peter Dosksozil to lead the party at a special party convention in Linz on Saturday, kickstarting an internal process to decide the party’s direction ahead of the 2024 legislative elections. On...
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Finland, US eye 6G to reduce Chinese tech dependence

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:25
Finland and the US have signed a Joint Statement on Cooperation in Advanced Wireless Communications in Helsinki, which was seen as the ”free world’s” response to Chinese technology. Following the signing at the Helsinki Town Hall, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka...
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Green Deal: EU’s Timmermans rules out ‘break’ in the green transition

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2023-06-04 06:00
European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans, said on Friday (2 June) he was opposed to any "break" in the green transition, in a thinly-veiled critique of Emmanuel Macron's call for a "European regulatory break" on environmental constraints.
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Senegal death toll rises to 15 as tensions persist

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2023-06-04 05:27
Tensions remained high in Senegal Saturday (3 June) after clashes brought the death toll to 15 since a court convicted opposition leader Ousmane Sonko.
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Erdoğan signals economic U-turn in picking orthodox Şimşek

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2023-06-04 04:02
President Tayyip Erdoğan signalled on Saturday (3 June) his newly-elected government would return to more orthodox economic policies when he named Mehmet Şimşek to his cabinet to tackle Turkey's cost-of-living crisis and other strains.
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India’s worst train crash in decades kills at least 288

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2023-06-04 03:45
At least 288 people have died in India's worst rail crash in over two decades, officials said on 3 June, after a train went off the tracks and hit another one in an accident a preliminary report blamed on signal failure.
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Denmark’s PM in play as new NATO chief ahead of White House visit

EURACTIV News - Sat, 2023-06-03 04:11
Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen will meet US President Joe Biden in Washington on Monday (5 June), amid speculation that the White House will use the visit to vet her as the first female NATO secretary-general.
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Three more Europeans exchanged for Iran’s Assadi in prisoner swap

EURACTIV News - Sat, 2023-06-03 03:58
Three more Europeans have been released by Iran in return for Iranian diplomat Asadollah Assadi as part of a prisoner swap in which Iran released Belgian aid worker Olivier Vandecasteele last week, a spokesperson for the Belgian government said.
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UN plastic treaty talks end with mandate for first draft

EURACTIV News - Sat, 2023-06-03 03:50
After a rocky start to a week of negotiations, around 170 countries agreed to develop a first draft by November of what could become the first global treaty to curb plastic pollution by the end of next year.
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Agrifood Brief: Avengers of convergence

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 15:48
The EU's financial aid provided to the 'frontline' countries neighbouring Ukraine has been controversial, with the €100 million support package funded with Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) money to Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia extensively criticised by all sides.
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Parliament: EU’s food traditions should remain in Commission’s control

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 14:48
The control of the EU’s food traditions should remain firmly in the hands of the EU executive, according to the European Parliament, which adopted its position on overhauling the EU’s food quality scheme on Thursday (1 June).
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Kyiv MP: Ukraine needs EU membership timeline to accelerate reform process

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 14:45
One year after EU governments backed Ukraine’s status as a candidate to join the bloc, Kira Rudik, a senior lawmaker in Kyiv, says that the country is on track for EU accession - but it needs political support from the bloc as much as ever.
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EU’s Breton reiterates support for nuclear in bloc’s net-zero industrial plan

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 14:22
Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton reiterated his support for nuclear, calling it a promising sector and a means to decarbonise the EU, as French MPs questioned him on the EU response to the US Inflation Reduction Act on Thursday (1 June).
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The Brief — The building of the BRICS

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 14:15
In a sign that world geopolitics is shifting before our eyes, South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor said ahead of the ongoing summit of the BRICS states that the global order needs a rebalancing away from the Western powers, asserting the BRICS' wish to provide the necessary counterweight. 
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On Euro 7, the Commission must proceed with caution [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 14:00
Any further restrictions on auto emissions need to be imposed carefully and only after serious deliberation, with concern shown for both manufacturers and consumers.
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Leading MEP wants to quiz pesticide firms on withheld toxicity studies

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 13:38
Head of the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI), Pascal Canfin,  wants to hold a hearing with agrochemical giants Bayer and Syngenta after researchers accused them of withholding information on the brain toxicity risk of pesticides. 
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Pro-Kyiv group reports second day of fighting in Russia’s Belgorod

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 12:56
A group of pro-Ukrainian forces said on Friday (2 June) they were fighting Russian troops on the outskirts of a village just inside Russia's western border, a day after Moscow said it had repelled three cross-border attacks.
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Spain requests Parliament to postpone EU Council presidency speech

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-02 12:34
The Spanish government has requested the postponement of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s speech to present the country's EU Council presidency at the European Parliament, originally scheduled for 13 July, to the September plenary session. 
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