9th Jun 2023


Weber recommends re-run of Brexit referendum

The European People's Party's (EPP) Spitzenkandidat in the European parliament elections, Manfred Weber, spoke on Friday in favour of a re-run of the Brexit referendum and criticised the possible participation of the British in May's EU elections. In a interview with Bavarian regional newspaper Augsburger Allgemeine Weber said that "a second referendum would be the logical step," adding that "only the British themselves can make the decision."

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EU's proposed ethics body 'toothless', say campaigners

Transparency campaigners say the new ethics body proposed by the European Commission will do little to prevent corruption at the EU institutions. The proposal comes six months after allegations of a Qatari corruption affair involving a former European Parliament vice-president.


The 'BlackRock exemption' has no place in the EU's due diligence directive

With the EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, there's an opportunity to harness the power of investment for truly sustainable activities. But to do this, it must not allow the 'BlackRock exemption' and instead cover institutional investors and asset managers.

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