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Deflating the balloon

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-06-20 04:38
The era of zero and negative interest rates is over unless you live in Switzerland, where rates are still at –0.25% even after a 0.5% increase. Curbing soaring inflation is now the biggest immediate challenge facing central banks. That’s particularly...
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Croatia ex-pm: By only backing Ukraine, EU humiliated Bosnia

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-06-20 04:37
By endorsing only Ukraine in its efforts to become an EU candidate, the EU has neglected and humiliated another region, former Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor told N1 on Sunday, referring to the Western Balkans, whose six EU hopefuls have progressed very...
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Ukraine to restrict Russian books, music in latest cultural break from Moscow

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-06-20 04:31
Ukraine’s parliament on Sunday (19 June) voted through two laws which will place severe restrictions on Russian books and music as Kyiv seeks to break many remaining cultural ties between the two countries following Moscow’s invasion.
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EU seeks to release Ukrainian grain stuck due to Russia’s sea blockade

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-06-20 04:19
European Union foreign ministers will discuss ways to free millions of tonnes of grain stuck in Ukraine due to Russia's Black Sea port blockade at a meeting in Luxembourg on Monday (20 June).
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Russia to ‘intensify’ fighting, Zelenskyy warns as EU decision on Ukraine looms

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-06-20 04:07
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned Sunday (19 June) that Russia was likely to intensify its "hostile activity" this week, as Kyiv awaits a historic decision from the European Union on its membership application.
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NATO warns of long Ukraine war as battles in the east grind on

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-06-20 03:59
The war in Ukraine could last for years, the head of NATO said on Sunday (19 June), calling for steadfast support from Ukraine's allies as Russian forces battle for territory in the country's east.
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Berlin to launch “painful” gas saving scheme to secure next winter’s supply

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-06-20 03:53
Faced with low gas flows from Russia, the German government will burn more coal in summer, pay industry not to use gas and provide billions of euros in loans to merchants for gas purchasing.
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Lithuania says sanctions on goods to Kaliningrad take effect

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-06-20 03:48
Lithuanian authorities said a ban on the transit through their territory to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad of goods that are subject to EU sanctions was to take effect from Saturday (18 June).
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Le Pen party makes breakthrough with most ever parliamentary seats

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2022-06-19 21:24
The far-right party Rassemblement National (RN) surprised all by winning more than 80 seats in the second round of legislative elections on Sunday (19 June), according to initial estimates.
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Macron loses majority following Assembly polls

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2022-06-19 20:34
French voters have denied President Emmanuel Macron a parliamentary majority following Sunday's (19 June) second round of legislative elections, while the left and far-right have made significant advances.
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French elections : estimations and results, second round

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2022-06-19 18:50
Les électeurs français étaient invités à se présenter aux urnes les dimanche 12 et 19 juin pour élire la nouvelle Assemblée Nationale. EURACTIV France, en partenariat avec Europe Elects, vous offre en instantané les premières estimations ainsi que les résultats définitifs.
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Global Europe Brief: What will EU leaders to decide on future members?

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2022-06-19 07:49
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from a global perspective. You can subscribe to receive our newsletter here. In this week’s edition: EU leaders debate candidate status, Western Balkan hopes and India trade talks. Never...
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Ukraine’s fight grinds on, Boris Johnson pledges long-haul support

EURACTIV News - Sat, 2022-06-18 15:09
With a fresh blessing for its EU ambitions and a promise of continued support from Britain, Ukraine kept fighting on 18 June, with Kyiv's troops holding out against Russian assault on a key eastern city and communities pounded by heavy shelling.
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Hackers crash internet as ‘Russian Davos’ adjusts to new reality

EURACTIV News - Sat, 2022-06-18 05:16
Hackers on Friday (17June) delayed the start of President Vladimir Putin's speech to Russia's flagship economic forum, shorn of strong Western participation as Russia adjusts to the "new reality" of life under Western sanctions.
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EU, India relaunch talks for free trade agreement

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-06-17 18:30
The EU and India on Friday (17 June) formally relaunched negotiations to forge a free trade agreement, with the aim of completing talks by the end of 2023. “This partnership will become a defining moment for world trade in the...
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WTO ministerial conference delivers TRIPS waiver to criticism

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-06-17 16:10
Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Friday (17 June) reached an agreement to waive certain parts of the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), though the deal has been criticised by both pharmaceutical firms and civil society groups.
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EU gears up to extend drug agency mandate as illicit drug production increases

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-06-17 15:51
The EU drug monitoring centre faces an extended mandate, as the EU has become a significant producer of illicit drugs for both domestic and global use with ties between European and international crime groups strengthening.
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WikiLeaks’ founder Assange vows to fight extradition from UK to United States

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-06-17 15:47
The wife of Julian Assange vowed to fight using every possible legal avenue after British Home Secretary Priti Patel on Friday (17 June) approved the WikiLeaks' founder's extradition to the United States to face criminal charges.
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Explosive demand growth could lead to supply shortages in raw materials

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-06-17 15:24
While the EU is currently working to unbundle the economic dependency on Russia, the exponential increase of demand for raw materials is unveiling increasing supply risks due to the high dependency on China, industry and experts warn.
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Eurovision 2023 cannot go ahead in Ukraine due to war

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-06-17 15:17
The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest cannot be held in Ukraine given the ongoing war in the country, the European Broadcasting Union said Friday (17 June), adding it was in talks with the BBC to host it in the United Kingdom.
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