Cleaning up the economy requires raw materials but the bloc doesn’t produce much at home.
Miners suspect Warsaw and Prague may try to make temporary shutdowns permanent.
European Commission also says that a quarter of farmland should be organic by 2030.
But scientists expect the fall to be temporary once economies start to revive.
The country is scrambling to rebuild non-aviation links to the rest of the Continent.
Paris and Berlin aren’t pushing hard to tie bailouts to onerous environmental conditions.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the German presidency of the Council of the EU.
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Two courses won’t have to pay any property tax this year.
Most children won’t return to classes until September.
Scottish first minister has been widely praised for her handling of the pandemic.
Local authorities will be expected to help suppress COVID-19 flare-ups.
Junior minister Douglas Ross said he could not tell constituents the adviser’s actions were justifiable.
POLITICO talks to mayors across Europe as communities endure deaths, lockdowns and job losses.
UK chief Brexit negotiator David Frost to take over as national security adviser.
Joining the trans-Pacific trade alliance could boost London’s trade leverage, but not everyone is convinced.
Deal by the end of July is necessary to give time for it to pass Japan’s parliament.
With no sign of a deal on membership, ‘Global Britain’ is looking beyond Brussels.
Simon McDonald told staff he ‘fully’ respects government’s decision to have someone new lead the merged department.
National discussions about racism, immigration and terrorism have recast the debate on both sides of the Atlantic.
The International Energy Agency’s report undercuts support for investments in oil and gas extraction and pipelines.
Local polls leave president pondering policy pivot and possible reshuffle.
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe also notches up victory in polls marked by low turnout.
His comments come amid reports of widespread abuse of migrant workers at German slaughterhouses.
In an interview, the German chancellor also touches on EU recovery fund, rise of China and relations with the UK.
In 2019, 32 European countries received one third of global asylum requests.
Horst Seehofer said he still believed the anti-police article constituted a criminal offense.
Finance ministers from Europe’s three biggest parties seek eurozone leadership.
The pandemic has caused a spike in unfair and illegal treatment of ethnic minorities, NGO report finds.
Only 68 people entered a positive COVID-19 test result on the app, says France’s junior minister for digital affairs.
Portugal is the only Schengen country Spain continues to restrict mobility with.
The EU plans to source hydrogen from across the Mediterranean.
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EU Confidential #198, presented by Equinor: Recovery recipes — Presidential problems — Scottish election
Recovery fund masterplans, a power struggle among EU presidents and a deep dive into next week’s Scottish Parliament election all feature in this episode.
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With the Scottish parliament election less than a week away, Jack Blanchard looks back at the history of the Scottish nationalist movement and explains how it shifted from a fringe pursuit to perhaps the majority view in Scotland.
The president will head to Wisconsin Tuesday to meet with local law enforcement and business owners hit by damage during local unrest.
The second-round vote is a make-or-break contest for the country’s ruling party.
He will lead the government for half of the five-year mandate, followed by outgoing PM Leo Varadkar.
His local list’s alliance with conservatives has prompted accusations of an ‘anti-Green’ front.
Emmanuel Macron wanted to take the French capital from Anne Hidalgo, but that hasn’t gone to plan.
A president struggling to maintain popularity and facing unorthodox challengers. Remind you of anyone?
Horst Seehofer’s move has prompted accusations that he is undermining press freedom.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the world, and also the fortunes of those in charge.
A Russian citizen was charged with murder.
Members of Congress seek answers on reports about Russian bounties on US soldiers.
Several major companies have pulled advertising from the site in recent days.
The US president’s comments add a new twist to the White House scramble to clarify his earlier messaging.
Decision follows complaints investigated by the bloc’s anti-fraud office.
Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana told the Parliament that officers had ‘brutally pressed’ her against a wall.
A second summit in July may be needed if leaders can’t agree, she said.
Court of Justice of the EU rejects France’s claim that a budget session held in Brussels contravened the EU treaties.
Here’s the excerpt.
Ex-senior U.S. official says Johnson’s ‘determination’ to secure Brexit ‘was something that the president appreciated.’
Jeremy Hunt ruled out a return to the Cabinet this summer.