Monday

20th Nov 2017

Ticker

EU commission wrong to annul 'Stop TTIP' initiative, rules court

The EU court on Wednesday annulled a European Commission decision from September 2014 to refuse registering a proposed European citizens’ initiative, "Stop TTIP". "We waited for this decision for over two years. In the meantime CETA has been ratified by the European Council and the European Parliament. The commission should not be allowed to stop Citizens' Initiatives so easily," said Michael Efler, who brought the winning case to court.

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

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