Tag: European Union

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus, but the U.S. skips the meeting

An EU-led fundraising extravaganza for Covid-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics fell just short of the European Commission’s €7.5 billion goal on Monday — even after organizers decided to count money already spent or allocated. But an even bigger challenge for world leaders could be keeping a pledge to fight the pandemic without fighting each other. […]

Charlemagne Prize 2020

The European Union today is divided and polarised on many fundamental issues while – in view of the enormous global challenges we face – what we really need right now is consensus, mutual respect and reconciliation. In the eastern part of the Union, one man in particular stands out as embodying our shared European values, […]

Virus-Hit Brexit Talks Resume With Time for a Deal Running Out

Britain and the European Union will restart talks on Monday over their future relationship, with time running out to get an agreement after a six-week interruption caused by coronavirus. Officials will meet by video-conference for a full week of discussions, their first since the inaugural round in Brussels at the start of the March. Shortly […]

EU To Shut Borders As France, Germany Tighten Restrictions To Control Coronavirus

With the number of coronavirus cases pushing past 180,000 worldwide, the European Union proposed the closure of its external borders for 30 days in a move to contain the spread of the pandemic, while Germany and France, among the hardest-hit countries in the region, imposed new restrictions on their citizens aimed at increasing social distancing. […]

Coronavirus: Spain and France announce sweeping restrictions

Two of the EU’s biggest states, Spain and France, have followed Italy in announcing emergency restrictions to combat the spread of the coronavirus. In Spain, people are banned from leaving home except for buying essential supplies and medicines, or for work. With 191 deaths, Spain is Europe’s worst-hit country after Italy. In France, where 91 […]

Next Step to World Government: Atlantic Union

Globalists have been eroding U.S. national sovereignty to make us subservient to a global EU-like governing entity. The Atlantic Union is yet another effort. It all sounds innocuous enough. President Trump and newly elevated European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen met for the first time on January 21 at the globalist World Economic Forum […]

Thunberg dubs new EU climate law ‘a surrender’

  A group of youth climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, have said that the climate law unveiled by the European Commission on Wednesday (4 March) is a “surrender” that postpones immediate action to mitigate climate change. “Such a law sends a strong signal that real and sufficient action is being taken when in fact it’s […]

New EU ‘Climate Law’ Isn’t Good Enough for Greta Thunberg

Have you noticed that the civilized world hasn’t ceased all economic activity yet? Everybody’s still living their lives, going to work and putting food on the table and whatnot, even though Greta Thunberg, child-priestess of climate change, isn’t happy about it. But unlike every other pouty 17-year-old on the planet, everybody’s supposed to defer to […]

Central Europe mayors pitch for EU cash to fight populism

The mayors of four Central European capitals have a proposition for Brussels: Give us money to fight populism. The leaders of Bratislava, Budapest, Prague and Warsaw have banded together as the “Pact of Free Cities” alliance — presenting themselves to the EU as alternative partners to their national governments, which have been branded populists of various […]

Macron opens door to North Macedonia, Albania EU accession talks

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he would allow North Macedonia and Albania to begin talks on joining the European Union if the bloc’s executive gave them a positive review next month. Macron’s comments at the Munich Security Conference look set to end his freeze on the two Balkan countries’ progress towards EU membership […]