8th Dec 2023


EU 'no comment' on next UK PM

The European Commission won't comment on the current fray surrounding UK politics. "We have absolutely no comment to make on internal British politics and the selection process for a new prime minister," said Eric Mamer, the commission's chief spokesperson, when asked about Rishi Sunak possibly becoming the next prime minister. Sunak is reportedly the firm favourite, following the resignation of Liz Truss who lasted only 45 days in the role.

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Spain's Nadia Calviño backed to be EIB's first female chief

With less than a month to go before the start of a new leadership of the European Investment Bank, the world's largest multilateral lender, the path seems finally clear for one of the candidates, Spanish finance minister Nadia Calviño.


Is there hope for the EU and eurozone?

While some strengths may have been overlooked recently, leading to a more pessimistic outlook on the EU and the euro area than the truly deserve, are there reasons for optimism?

Polish truck protest at Ukraine border disrupts war supplies

Disruption at the Polish-Ukrainian border by disaffected Polish truckers is escalating, potentially affecting delivery of military aid to Ukraine. A Polish request to reintroduce permits for Ukrainian drivers has been described as "a shot to the head" during war.

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