Tag: European Union

EU ratifies Paris agreement on climate change

The European Parliament backed the Paris accord to fight climate change on Tuesday, the EU executive said, tipping it over the threshold needed for the global deal to enter into force.   The Paris Agreement, backed by nearly 200 nations nearly one year ago, will help guide a radical shift of the world economy away […]

Italy lays out ‘vision’ of EU army

Italy has laid out plans for the creation of a “European force” that goes beyond Franco-German proposals on defence integration. It said in an informal paper, seen by EUobserver, ahead of a defence ministers’ meeting in Bratislava on Tuesday (27 September) that the EU should create a “powerful and usable European Force that can also […]

“Galloping Populists” Blast President Juncker’s Call for EU Superstate

Jean-Claude Juncker (shown), the head of the European Commission, the European Union’s executive branch, has reignited a firestorm. In his annual State of the European Union (SOTEU) address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, Juncker decried the “galloping populism” and nationalism that are responsible, he said, for placing the EU in “an existential crisis.” […]

European Superstate | Prophecy Update

  The Bible prophesies that a superstate will soon emerge out of Europe.

Juncker proposes EU military headquarters

The European Union needs a military headquarters to work towards a common military force, the Commission president has told MEPs in Strasbourg. Jean-Claude Juncker said the lack of a “permanent structure” resulted in money being wasted on missions. Part of his annual state of the union address was devoted to the UK’s unexpected vote to […]

EU is facing existential crisis, says Jean-Claude Juncker

The European Union is facing an existential crisis, the president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will say on Wednesday, as he announces a raft of economic and security plans in the search for common ground in the wake of the British vote to leave.   In his annual state of the union address to […]

Britain’s new EU Commissioner must pledge allegiance to Europe when he takes up role despite Brexit vote

Sir Julian King, the senior British diplomat picked to be the UK last European Commissioner, has promised to pledge allegiance to Europe when he takes up his new role and will not be drawn into a conflict of interest over Brexit negotiations.   Sir Julian, currently ambassador to Paris, at times faced hostile questioning in […]

EU boss sparks border OUTRAGE: Juncker slammed over ‘beyond parody’ checkpoint madness

“Safe and secure borders help to define a nation, you only have to look at Germany to see what happens when you when you effectively discard them. “Mr Juncker is also well behind the curve to think he, or his colleagues amongst the European political elite, can stop popular democracy from flourishing across Europe following […]

Brexit will greatly weaken EU: expert

Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) will greatly weaken the bloc, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said here on Sunday.   “If a country like Britain exits, it must be perceived by the outside world as weakening the Union and as a demonstration of the crisis that the EU is undergoing,” said Sefcovic, […]

The Future of the European Union | Prophecy Update

France, Germany and Italy are meeting today to plan for the future of the European Union after Great Britain makes its exit. Germany is concerned with assuring that the remaining 27 members stay in the EU. There are rumblings that the Netherlands, one of the founding members of the European Union, may be considering following […]