Friday

15th Dec 2017

Ticker

Transport ministers order EU digitisation strategy

The EU's transport ministers adopted a text at a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday calling on the European Commission to develop a "comprehensive and multimodal digitalisation strategy for the transport sector" before 1 April 2019. The strategy should include "a roadmap comprising an indicative list of proposed actions and an associated timeline for their presentation". They said "the digitalisation of transport and logistics" was of "vital importance" to the economy.

Polish PM ready for EU sanctions scrap

Mateusz Morawiecki has indicated he will stay on a collision course with the EU on judicial reform, despite EU Commission threats of sanctions.

Analysis

EU mulls post-Brexit balance of euro and non-eurozone states

Brexit will dramatically change the balance between EU members states that have the euro and those that don't. The thinking on the future of the eurozone is done at EU-27 level - but opposing camps will have to be reconciled.

EU asylum debate reopens old wounds

EU leaders discussed asylum reforms in an effort to reach a consensus by next June, but divisions remain wide as concept of 'solidarity' becomes ever more elusive.

News in Brief

  1. Juncker: May made 'big efforts' on Brexit
  2. Merkel took 'tough' line on Russia at EU summit
  3. EU leaders added line supporting 'two-state' solution
  4. EU leaders agree to 20 European Universities by 2024
  5. Belgian courts end legal proceedings against Puigdemont
  6. French central bank lifts 2017 growth forecast
  7. EU leaders set to move Brexit talks on to next stage
  8. EU leaders confirm support for two-state solution

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Latest News

  1. Polish PM ready for EU sanctions scrap
  2. Dutchman to lead powerful euro working group
  3. EU mulls post-Brexit balance of euro and non-eurozone states
  4. EU asylum debate reopens old wounds
  5. Estonia completes two out of three priority digital bills
  6. EU countries are not 'tax havens', parliament says
  7. Tech firms' delays mean EU needs rules for online terror
  8. Slovak PM: Human rights are not a travel pass to EU