26th Feb 2024


Germany will send €500m additional weaponry to Ukraine

German chancellor Olaf Scholz finalised a fresh €500m package of weaponry planned for shipment to Ukraine on Tuesday. "We have put on track a new package including highly modern air defence systems, rocket launchers, tonnes of ammunition, anti-drone devices and armoured recovery vehicles," he said at a conference in Toronto during a three-day trip to Canada.

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Angry farmers block Brussels again, urge fix to 'unfair' prices

Following weeks of demonstrations across Europe, farmers returned to Brussels to protest over unfair competition in prices, as EU agriculture ministers met just a few metres away to discuss a response. The police used water cannon and tear gas.


Far-right MEPs least disciplined in following party line

In a fractious parliamentary vote, the level of party discipline often decides the fate of legislation. Party discipline among nationalists and far-right MEPs is the weakest, something potentially significant after the June elections. Data by Novaya Gazeta Europe and EUobserver.

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