December 2017

ARCHIVE - A British and a European flag are knotted together on 20.07.2017 in front of Clärchens Ballhaus in Berlin before a visit from the British prince. Britain's exit from the European Union (Brexit) is costing Germany dearly. According to a study by the EU Parliament, the EU budget is likely to be permanently lacking 10.2 billion euros after Brexit. (to dpa "study: Brexit costs Germany billions" from 09.11.2017) Photo: Jens Kalaene / dpa central image / dpa +++ (c) dpa - Bildfunk +++
ARCHIVE - A British and a European flag […]

Conservative rebels urge May to accept vote on Brexit final terms

Rebel Conservative are confident of attracting enough cross-party support to pass an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill giving Parliament a meaningful vote on a final Brexit deal.
EU health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis (L-R), EU agricultural commissioner Phil Hogan and the Estonian minister of agricultural developement Tarmo Tann during a press conference held after a meeting with the EU agricultural ministers in Tallinn, Estonia.. Photo: Ansgar Haase/dpa/archive
EU health commissioner Vytenis Andriukai […]

EU food agency boss: Glyphosate opponents prefer ideology to facts

The debate about the Monsanto-developed pesticide glyphosate, whose recent EU approval has caused political mayhem in Germany, has more to do with politics than science, EFSA's executive director says.
Top candidate for the Pe a Corsica nationalist party for the Corsican territorial election Gilles Simeoni (C) celebrates the results with supporters in Bastia on the French Mediterranean island on December 10, 2017. Photo: Pascal Pochard-Casabianca / AFP
Top candidate for the Pe a Corsica natio […]

Focus on Europe’s separatist movements as Corsican nationalists cement gains

Nationalists on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica have cemented gains in regional elections, underpinned by their demands for greater autonomy from Paris.