Tuesday

21st Nov 2017

Ticker

ECB needs help from states, says Draghi

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi on Monday called on eurozone governments to help him boost the economy. Speaking at an EU parliament hearing, he said that it was "quite clear that other policies should complement action" by the ECB. He added that the bank's action alone was “not enough" and that its low-interest policy would have "side effects that especially affect financial stability" if it lasts too long.

Opinion

EU must confront Poland and Hungary

Curtailing NGOs and threatening judicial independence are the hallmarks of developing-world dictators and authoritarian strongmen, not a free and pluralistic European Union.

Amsterdam wins EU medicines agency on coin toss

The staff of the London-based EMA will move to the Dutch city of Amsterdam after Brexit, following a coin toss. Chance also decided the new home of the European Banking Authority: Paris.

Interview

EU asylum chief: The 'future' arrived in 2015

Jose Carreira, the European Asylum Support Office executive director, lays out his vision for an agency on the cusp of becoming much bigger and more powerful.

Barnier: UK must come up with Ireland solution

EU Brexit negotiator tells UK to come up with solutions to the Irish border issue and prepare to include a level playing field in its future trade deal with the EU, if it is to be ratified by member states.

News in Brief

  1. Syrian refugee could bring down Slovenian government
  2. European Banking Authority will move to Paris
  3. EU court threatens daily fine over Polish forest logging
  4. EU medicines agency will move to Milan or Amsterdam
  5. Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Milan in next round of EMA vote
  6. Three countries pull out of medicines agency Brexit race
  7. Schulz calls for new German elections
  8. EU Commission 'confident' on German stability

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