Monday

20th Feb 2017

Ticker

French minister to appear in Dieselgate committee this month

After several months of uncertainty, French environment minister Segolene Royal is scheduled to appear in front of the European Parliament's inquiry committee into the Dieselgate scandal on 24 November, during Strasbourg week. It had taken months for the minister and the committee's secretariat to find a date. The committee is trying to find out if member states and the EU commission did enough to have clean cars on the road.

Column / Crude World

Nordstream 2: Alternative pipeline facts

Arguments put forward by Nord Stream 2's Brussels lobbyist in defence of the Russian-led project are not consistent and ignore some basic facts.

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

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