Merkel, Macron to deepen Franco-German cooperation, strengthen EU22.1.2018.

By Aline Robert | EURACTIV.fr with Reuters | translated by Samuel White Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday (21 January) they wanted to deepen Franco-German cooperation and give the European Union a fresh push towards closer integration. Angela Merkel’s arrival in Paris just 48 hours before a crucial vote on Sunday [...]

Germany’s SPD warily backs formal coalition talks with Merkel

EURACTIV.com with AFP and Reuters Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats voted Sunday (21 January) to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, bringing Europe’s top economy a step closer to a new government after months of deadlock. At a special party congress in the western city of Bonn, 372 out of 642 delegates (56%) [...]

WEF co-chair: Greed is still the economic engine

By Daniela Vincenti | EURACTIV.com In an increasingly fractured world, change will not happen if the current model of corporate greed continues to dominate the future, 2018 World Economic Forum co-chair Sharan Burrow told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview. Sharan Burrow is the General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), a former President of [...]

Sljedeći tjedan u Europskoj uniji21.1.2018.

BRUXELLES, 21. siječnja 2018. (Hina) – Sljedeći tjedan u Bruxellesu se sastaju ministri vanjskih poslova i ministri financija zemalja članica, Europska komisija organizira prvi europski summit o obrazovanju, u Europskom parlamentu odbor za ustavna pitanja glasuje o pitanju 73 zastupnička mjesta koja ostaju upražnjena nakon izlaska Velike Britanije.

May, Macron seek common ground to offset Brexit fallout19.1.2018.

EURACTIV.com with AFP and Reuters   Prime Minister Theresa May and her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed a new border security deal yesterday (18 January), through which the UK will pay more to France to stop migrants trying to reach British shores. May also confirmed the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry from France, a historic [...]