20th Mar 2018


Bulgarian PM resigns

Bulgaria's Socialist PM Plamen Oresharski handed in the resignation of his cabinet Wednesday ahead of snap elections on 5 October. The embattled PM had been under pressure to resign after the Socialists did poorly in the May EU vote. An interim government is set to take over in August.

'Decisive step' in Brexit ahead of EU summit

The UK and the EU have reached a legal agreement on citizens' rights and the financial settlement, but with still little progress on the future of the Irish border.


Moria refugee camp is no place for people

Two years on from the highly-controversial EU-Turkey deal, many thousands of refugees are still trapped on Greek islands. One of them offers an open invitation to EU leaders to see their inhospitable conditions at the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos.


Selmayr case symptomatic, says EU novel author

The controversy over the new EU Commission top civil servant is revealing of what is wrong with EU institutions and how they are blocked by national governments, says award-winning Austrian novelist Robert Menasse.

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