Thursday

30th Mar 2017

Ticker

Juncker to meet ECB chief

Incoming EU commission president Jean-Claude Juncker is to meet Mario Draghi, European Central Bank chief, in Luxembourg on Wednesday, reports AFP. The meeting comes a day ahead of the ECB's regular monthly policy meeting in Frankfurt, with the bank widely expected to keep interest rates unchanged.

Transparency is key EU tactic in Brexit talks

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said his mandate and all EU commission working documents will be made public during the negotiations. Tactic or policy shift? This time, the EU is interested in transparency.

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Französische und deutsche Wahlen 'entscheidend' für Putin

Die Schwächung der EU durch Einflussnahme auf die französischen und deutschen Wahlen wird in diesem Jahr an erste Stelle der russischen Außenpolitik stehen, warnt der russische Oppositionsführer Mikhail Kassjanow.

EU trying to salvage US deal on data privacy

Privacy safeguards for EU citizens' personal data that is sent to the United States remains exposed to abuse, due to the lack of oversight and the shift towards increased surveillance under president Trump.

MEPs draw 'red lines' on Brexit deal

MEPs will stress that the UK and EU members have no right to conclude separate deals during Brexit talks, according to a draft resolution seen by EUobserver.

MEPs call for reset in relations with Belarus

A group of 72 euro-deputies have written to EU leaders, asking them to stop funding Europe's last dictatorship and increase their support for democracy activists instead.

News in Brief

  1. UK publishes 'Great Repeal Bill' plan to replace EU laws
  2. Scots share May's vision for Brexit deal, survey says
  3. Coalition talks leader expects Dutch government by summer
  4. EU commission allows ex-member Hill to join law firm
  5. Reuters: Greece and lenders move closer to deal
  6. Italy: Le Pen win would mean 'permanent political risk'
  7. Danish parliament misinformed on Nord Stream 1
  8. UK delivered its Article 50 letter to the EU

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