Monday

1st May 2017

Ticker

German MEP to co-author Dieselgate report

German centre-right MEP Jens Gieseke will write the report summarising the findings of parliament's inquiry committee into the Dieselgate scandal, with Dutch Liberal Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy. Gieseke substitutes his Spanish colleague Pablo Zalba, who resigned to head a public bank in Spain, their group announced Tuesday evening. He is the only MEP to have attended all the committee's hearings so far – even Zalba and Gerbrandy had missed one or two.

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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