1st Jun 2023


Socialist MEP Marc Angel elected new EU parliament vice-president

MEPs voted Wednesday to elect MEP Marc Angel from the Socialists and Democrats as the new vice-president of the European Parliament. The vote came after former vice-president Eva Kaili, also S&D, was held in detention on corruption allegations in the Qatargate scandal. Angel received 307 of the 590 votes cast, ahead of Annalisa Tardino from the far-right ID group with 185 and Green MEP Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield with 98.

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ECB: eurozone home prices could see 'disorderly' fall

The European Central Bank in its Financial Stability Review warned EU home prices could see a 'disorderly' fall as high mortgage rates are making houses unaffordable for households and unattractive for investors.

Adapting to Southern Europe's 'new normal' — from droughts to floods

Extreme weather events in recent months have worsened agricultural production in southern Europe, prompting concerns for authorities in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. As countries will likely face dryer conditions, experts urge adaptation measures for the 'new normal'.

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