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Vote of no confidence prematurely ends Kurz chancellorship

Austrian Chancellor Kurz and his government have been overthrown by a vote of no confidence. This is a consequence of the "Ibiza...

European elections 2019: CDU and SPD lose, Green Party exceeds 20%...

The Greens are the big winners of the European elections in Germany and march past the Social Democrats to become the second...

EU ratifies controversial copyright law reform

The reform of copyright law is coming - despite all protests. Following the approval of the European Parliament, the EU states have...

Puigdemont released from custody in Germany

Carles Puigdemont, former head of government of Catalonia, left the prison in the north of Germany after a regional court ruled against...

Cataluña: A constitutional crisis and no end in sight

After half a year of full-on constitutional crisis in Spain, the results are sobering and give little hope for constructive progress, let alone a...

EU to get tougher on Internet giants

According to plans by the EU Commission, the European Union will introduce a joint tax for taxing the profits of Google, Apple and other...

Free trade: EU and Japan agree on deal

The EU and Japan together represent around one third of global economic output. The trade agreement will be signed in autumn. The European Union and...

Opinion: Merkel’s balancing act

With the re-election of Chancellor Merkel in the September federal elections growing increasingly likely, the German head of government will be facing unparalleled challenges...

Vision and screwdrivers – Macron and Merkel converge on Europe

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Back in January, when his chances of winning the French presidency were considered slim, Emmanuel Macron came to Berlin and spelled...

EU to sanction Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary for treaty violation

In the quarrel over a fair redistribution of refugees within the European Union, the European Commission has decided to launch treaty violation proceedings against...