Less than one month away from the first round of the French presidential election, a battle between far-right Marine Le Pen and independent centrist Emmanuel Macron seems inevitable, but only if we believe the polls.
No negotiation without notification. The EU-27 held the line over the past nine months refusing to budge on this position. While the UK Government sent out messages about how Brexit would be conducted and what the UK would achieve, all within the two year time limit, the EU-27 and the EU Institutions kept their cards close to their chest.
The European Commission has published its long awaited Action Plan on Retail Financial Services. The paper sets out 12 policy actions that the Commission is tackling over the next two years in the area of retail financial services, with the objective of increasing transparency in cross-border relations, removing regulatory obstacles for businesses and enhancing digital innovation.
Since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union last June, Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP have been convinced that Scotland’s vote to remain in the bloc provides perfect grounds to re-run the previously failed independence referendum.
Brexit has occupied minds for months. As we approach the final days before the United Kingdom cast the die and trigger Article 50, European minds are turning to a more important question – what now?
The European Commission has published its long awaited proposal on the revision of EU comitology rules. But what has prompted the Commission to propose the changes and what impact will they have on EU decision making?
Dieselgate, the controversy surrounding the falsification of emission measurements of diesel vehicles with the use of defeat software, continues to make waves on both sides of the Atlantic.
French MPs have presented two reports on the United Kingdom’s process of withdrawal from the European Union.