Sunday, December 8, 2019
Luxembourg could become the first EU country to fully legalise cannabis. In an interview with Politico, the country's health minister, Etienne Schneider, confirmed his government's plans to legalise production and consumption of cannabis for recreational purposes, while calling other European...
Ursula von der Leyen’s narrow endorsement by the European Parliament was greeted by political leaders with a mixture of relief, delight and dismay. In Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel praised her long-time ally as a "committed and convincing European" who would...
Following three-day-long negotiations, EU leaders on Tuesday nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, 60, for the post of European Commission President. If her nomination is approved by the European Parliament, von der Leyen will become the first woman...
There will be approximately 519.7 million people living in the European Union by 2020, according to United Nations forecasts. The study analysed the change in each country's population since 1950 to make their predictions. Population in nearly all EU member states...
If nothing else, Europe's fractured voters have made one thing clear -- they want things to change. On Monday morning, as results for the European parliamentary elections rolled in,  it emerged that millions of voters had abandoned the traditional parties...
Up to 400 million Europeans are electing 751 MEPs to represent them in Brussels and Strasbourg over the next five years. Despite the looming spectre of Brexit, the UK kicked off voting on Thursday. The Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia and...
About 550 lists are competing across the European Union for seats in the next parliament, as disillusioned voters look for change despite being overwhelmingly positive about the European project. The country with the highest number of lists in the running...
You'll not see EU flags waving at a rally of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen. While she's no longer leading the Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) party, she remains a figurehead for the European Parliament's smallest political group,...
Austria is bracing itself for fresh elections after a corruption scandal embroiling the far right brought down the coalition government. Secretly filmed footage emerged over the weekend appearing to show the now former vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache offering lucrative public...
British voters are turning their backs on the country's two major political parties when they head to the polls for the European elections, according to the latest projections from Europe Elects. British Conservatives are flocking to Nigel Farage's recently formed...

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