Monday

1st May 2017

Ticker

UK softens opposition to EU defence union

UK foreign secretary Johnson said Monday in Brussels that EU military integration would be a "good thing" so long as it was "complementary" to Nato. He said EU countries should spend more on defence and "shoulder more responsibilities" in EU crisis missions. The UK had previously opposed EU defence cooperation. EU foreign affairs head Mogherini said Monday in Brussels that "all member states" now have "an expectation to go ahead".

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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