Monday

1st May 2017

Ticker

Budget commissioner Georgieva takes up World Bank post

Kristalina Georgieva, EU commissioner for budget and one of Jean-Claude Juncker's vice-presidents since November 2014, has announced in a statement on Friday afternoon that she will leave Brussels and join the World Bank Group in Washington DC at the end of the year. The news comes weeks after Georgieva's failed bid to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations.

EU boasts unity on Brexit talks

EU leaders adopted the bloc's guidelines for the UK exit negotiations that will start in June, amid concerns that France could elect a president that would try to take it out of the EU.

Column / Brexit Briefing

May’s election juggernaut

The prime minister's Tories almost need not bother campaigning for the June election. There is no opposition worthy of the name.

Investigation

Alte Freundschaft zwischen Le Pen und Putin

Le Pen traf Putin dreimal, nicht einmal, wie berichtet wurde. Aber wieviel Geld bekam ihre Partei und an welche Bedingungen war es geknüpft?

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