Posts filtered by tags: Donald Tusk[x]


 

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president

Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positions that have only ever been held by men.The call is being made by 70 leading politicians, including the top candidates for the jobs as well as former prime ministers and the former commission president Romano Prodi. Continue reading...
Tags: Gender, European Union, European commission, European parliamentary elections 2019, Europe, Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk, World news, Women


EU’s Tusk leads pro-Europe march in Poland before key vote

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands are marching in the Polish capital to celebrate the nation’s European Union membership ahead of key European Parliament elections. EU Council President Donald Tusk and Poland’s opposition leaders are among those marching in Warsaw. The pro-EU rally aims to underline that Poles want to be an important member in the […]
Tags: Europe, News, Eu, European Union, Nation, Poland, EU Council, European Parliament, Warsaw, Tusk, Donald Tusk, Warsaw Poland


Polish Cabinet Fights Back as Church Abuse Film Dominates Campaign

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki vowed Tuesday to raise prison terms for pedophilia to 30 years. Meanwhile, prosecutors announced they want an 18-month jail term for a senior adviser to Donald Tusk -- their biggest political foe -- for his role in handling of the 2010 government flight that crashed in Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board.
Tags: News, Donald Tusk, Smolensk Russia, Mateusz Morawiecki


Donald Tusk: chance of Brexit being cancelled could be 30%

EU chief says good reason to believe leave vote could be reversed in second referendumThe chances of the UK staying in the EU are as high as 30% as the country would be likely to reject Brexit in a second referendum, the president of the European council, Donald Tusk, has said.The bloc’s most senior official claimed the British public had only truly debated Brexit after the 2016 referendum and there was significant reason to believe the leave vote could be reversed. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Brexit, Donald Tusk


'I miss her,' says Juncker as EU heads meet without Theresa May

Leaders forge ahead with a show of unity and plans to divide up bloc’s top jobs EU leaders met without Theresa May on Thursday and launched the process of divvying up the bloc’s top jobs, with the European council president, Donald Tusk, announcing a strategy that could see the UK outvoted. Before the end of the year five EU jobs will fall vacant, including the presidents of the European commission, European central bank and Tusk’s own position.At the meeting in the Romanian city of Sibiu, calle...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Jean-claude Juncker, Romania, Article 50, Brexit, Tusk, Donald Tusk, Sibiu


EU's Tusk warns of risks in rise of U.S. tech giants

The world needs to be wary of the rise of tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, comparing their powers to those of countries such as China, European Council President Donald Tusk said in Warsaw on Friday. "In the East, we see the rise of those capable of controlling everyone's behavior, and in the West we've seen the rise of an uncontrolled, spontaneous empire," Tusk said in Warsaw in reference to the companies during a speech marking Constitution Day. The European Union has ...
Tags: Amazon, News, Eu, European Union, West, Warsaw, Tusk, Donald Tusk, East, Google Apple Facebook, China European Council


European Council President Warns of Risks in Rise of US Tech Giants

The world needs to be wary of the rise of tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, comparing their powers to those of countries such as China, European Council President Donald Tusk said in Warsaw on Friday. From a report: "In the East, we see the rise of those capable of controlling everyone's behavior, and in the West we've seen the rise of an uncontrolled, spontaneous empire," Tusk said in Warsaw in reference to the companies during a speech marking Constitution Day. "Our child...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, West, Warsaw, Tusk, Donald Tusk, East, Google Apple Facebook, US Tech Giants, China European Council, European Council President Warns of Risks


How May's failed deal shattered EU relations

Lack of assurances on backstop and customs union led to impasseHow the backstop emerged as May’s nemesis Why Labour’s leader has to perform a Brexit balancing actHow May miscalculated the Brexit numbers game If they want to leave, they should do it now, Jean-Claude Juncker fumed, to the emphatic agreement of the then European parliament president, Martin Schulz.It was 24 June 2016, and hours earlier, the British people had decided to leave the EU. The two men were holed up in an emergency meetin...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Jean Claude Juncker, European Commission, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Donald Tusk, Martin Schulz


Brexit: Tusk says UK MEPs could sit for 'months or longer'

If UK politicians are elected to the European Parliament they must be treated equally, Donald Tusk says.
Tags: UK, News, European Parliament, Tusk, Donald Tusk


Donald Tusk chastises MEPs over criticism of 31 October Brexit delay

European council president reacts to suggestions the delay will ‘poison’ EU electionsDonald Tusk, the European council president, has turned his fire on senior MEPs after he was accused of dividing the EU and prolonging the Brexit crisis for Europe by delaying it to 31 October.The European parliament’s Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, had warned during a Brexit debate that the EU27’s decision last week would “poison” the European elections, in which Britain would need to take part. Continue ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Article 50, European elections, Brexit, Donald Tusk, Guy Verhofstadt, Brexit Party, EU electionsDonald Tusk the European council


EU Grants Six-Month Delay Of Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers Thursday to spend the upcoming Easter break to “reflect” on the need for a Brexit compromise, after a clearly frustrated European Union gave the country six more months to find a way to leave the bloc. She said doing so and passing an EU withdrawal agreement quickly would allow Britain to avoid taking part in European parliamentary elections set for late May, an unpalatable prospect to many, particularly in her Conservative Party....
Tags: London, News, Eu, European Union, World news, Ap, Britain, Theresa May, Labour, Paris, Boris Johnson, Associated Press, Brussels, Parliament, Conservative Party, Labour Party


What were Merkel and May laughing about at the EU summit? – video

The summit on Wednesday was off to promising start as Angela Merkel approached Theresa May to share something on her iPad. May burst out laughing with Merkel when she saw what was on the device: a photo montage of the two leaders speaking in their respective parliaments earlier that day. Both were wearing a jacket in the same vivid shade of blue – which could be described as EU flag blue. The European council president, Donald Tusk, and Luxembourg's prime minister, Xavier Bettel, were also amuse...
Tags: Europe, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Theresa May, Luxembourg, Merkel, Article 50, Brexit, Donald Tusk, XAVIER BETTEL


Brexit: May faces Tory call to resign as she addresses MPs about delay until October – live news

After marathon Brexit talks, EU leaders have offered delay, with Donald Tusk warning Britain: ‘Please do not waste this time’Full story – Theresa May agrees to October BrexitMay stands by pledge to cling on until Brexit deal is done 2.39pm BST Chuka Umunna, the former Labour MP who now sits with the Independent Group, says May has put her party before her country. Will May face down Brexiters in her party and consider a people’s vote.May says she has answered this already. 2.38pm BST Lab...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Article 50, David Davis, Brexit, Chuka Umunna


Brexit: Theresa May’s live TV vow to leave by June 30 is coming back to haunt her

The PM was forced to contact the EU Council President Donald Tusk to beg for an extension [Author: Nicola Bartlett]
Tags: Politics, Theresa May, EU Council, Donald Tusk, Nicola Bartlett


Brexit: May to address Commons after EU sets October deadline – live news

After marathon Brexit talks, EU leaders have offered delay, with Donald Tusk warning Britain: ‘Please do not waste this time’Full story – Theresa May agrees to October BrexitMay stands by pledge to cling on until Brexit deal is done 7.29am BST The Brexit minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, has been put up by the government to put a brave face on the extension.Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme he insisted the “extension is long enough to get a deal through. Ideally we would like to get the deal...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Donald Tusk, BBC Radio, Kwasi Kwarteng


EU agrees to another Brexit extension

"Don't waste this time," Donald Tusk urges the UK, after agreeing on a further "flexible extension".
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Donald Tusk, Don


Brexit: UK and EU agree delay to 31 October

"Don't waste this time," Donald Tusk urges the UK, after agreeing on a further "flexible extension".
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Donald Tusk, Don


May to address Commons after EU sets October Brexit deadline – Politics live

After marathon Brexit talks, EU leaders have offered delay, with Donald Tusk warning Britain: ‘Please do not waste this time’Full story – Theresa May agrees to October BrexitMay stands by pledge to cling on until Brexit deal is done 5.34am BST Good morning and welcome to the politics live blog, the morning after EU leaders met to debate whether to offer an extension to article 50 to the UK.After marathon six-hour talks, EU leaders offered Theresa May an extension until 31 October, with a “re...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Donald Tusk


EU leaders agree to delay Brexit until 31 October – as it happened

Follow all the latest as the prime minister hears the EU’s decision on a delay to BrexitFull story: May signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delayTories resigned to long Brexit delay but warn against customs unionEU summit - Mid evening summary 3.28am BST Related: May signals she would accept EU offer of longer Brexit delay 3.27am BST We’re going to wrap up the live blog. Here’s what happened overnight: Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Jean-claude Juncker, Article 50, Leo Varadkar, Brexit


E.U. Extends Brexit Deadline to Oct. 31, Avoiding Cliff Edge (for Now)

The bloc offered Britain a Brexit deadline at the end of October to avert a no-deal withdrawal that was set to take place on Friday evening.
Tags: News, European Union, Britain, Donald Tusk, May, Juncker, JEAN-CLAUDE, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Brussels (Belgium, Theresa M


EU Leaders Agree To Extend Brexit Deadline Until End Of October

European Council President Donald Tusk confirmed that an extension had been agreed to, but he did not disclose the date.
Tags: News, Eu, Donald Tusk, European Council


Brexit: UK and EU agree Brexit delay to 31 October

Donald Tusk says a "flexible extension" of Brexit has been agreed, after five hours of talks in Brussels.
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Brexit, Donald Tusk


Brexit: Donald Tusk warns UK 'don't waste this time' as extension agreed

The European Council President said the delay could be used to pass a deal - or even cancel Brexit altogether [Author: Mikey Smith]
Tags: Politics, UK, Donald Tusk, European Council, Mikey Smith


Theresa May agrees to October Brexit as Donald Tusk warns UK 'don't waste this time'

UK also has option to leave in June if PM can secure Commons support for dealFollow all the latest developments - liveBritain will remain as a member state of the EU until 31 October, with the option to leave earlier if Theresa May can secure Commons support for the Brexit deal, after a Franco-German carve-up of the UK’s future.A marathon six-hour debate among the EU leaders concluded with the prime minister being offered a longer extension than she had sought but providing a new Halloween no de...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Tusk, October Brexit


European Union Extends Brexit Deadline to Oct. 31

The deal will avert a cliff-edge divorce that was set to happen on Friday evening.
Tags: News, European Union, Donald Tusk, May, Juncker, JEAN-CLAUDE, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Brussels (Belgium, Theresa M


EU leader Donald Tusk says bloc and Britain have agreed Brexit extension until Oct. 31

EU leader Donald Tusk says bloc and Britain have agreed Brexit extension until Oct. 31.
Tags: Finance, Eu, Article, Britain, Associated Press, Brussels, Donald Tusk, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, C969fe8e-6cb9-5ede-a938-523120747257


European Union Offers Britain a Brexit Extension to Oct. 31

The bloc made the offer to avert a cliff-edge divorce that was set to happen on Friday evening.
Tags: News, European Union, Britain, Donald Tusk, May, Juncker, JEAN-CLAUDE, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Brussels (Belgium, Theresa M


European Union Offers to Postpone Brexit Until Oct. 31

Theresa May was expected to meet with EU Council President Donald Tusk to discuss the offe
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Eu, European Union, Theresa May, EU Council, Brexit, Donald Tusk, U.K, Onetime, European Union Offers


EU agrees to another Brexit extension

European Council President Donald Tusk says a delay has been agreed, but did not confirm the date.
Tags: News, Eu, Donald Tusk, European Council


Brexit: May to be told EU Brexit delay decision

European Council President Donald Tusk says a delay has been agreed, but did not confirm the date.
Tags: UK, News, Donald Tusk, European Council, EU Brexit