Austria Kurz denies allegations

Brussels 10.10.2021 Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has resigned after pressure triggered by a corruption scandal, to avoid political vacuum has proposed Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg as his replacement. (Image above: archive). Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigns amid corruption probe, and proposes foreign minister as his successorhttps://t.co/wonAES3xDW — BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) October 9, 2021 Kurz…

Leyen condemns Vienna attack

The president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen offered her condolences to the Austrian people, following the Vienna attack by the terrorist group Islamic State. The EU top executive has spoken to Austria Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to express the determination to “relentlessly fight terrorism”, and stand by Austrian people in this tragic circumstances….

EU budget Summit marathon

The European Union leaders continue the marathon negociation at Summit in Brussels on a coronavirus recovery package, and the seven year budget of the 27 members bloc. Update 4pm is new timing for #EUCO plenary meeting https://t.co/nFMbwjQNv3 — Barend Leyts (@BarendLeyts) July 20, 2020 The Leaders left the marathon summit early Monday morning hours and…

COVID19: Austria plans exit from confinement

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (pictured) announced plans for Austria to become first country in the European Union to start graduate exit process from its lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic, with small shops due to reopen mid-April. #COVID19 #Austria plans graduate exit from #confinement from mid-April. https://t.co/L7KNgWpMGk — Anna van Densky (@AnnaVanDensky) April 6, 2020 Supported by…

Daul believes in Austria ÖVP swift recovery

The president of the European People’s Party (EPP) Joseph Daul expressed his gratitude to ousted Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (pictured) for his “excellent” work aimed at implementing reforms agenda. Daul is also “convinced” that Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) will achieve new victories in next elections. (Image above: archive). I would like to thank Chancellor @sebastiankurz & @volkspartei…

Austria Kurz considers Brexit delay

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said that it would be preferable to postpone Brexit if Westminster failed to back at the beginning of March the Article 50 deal negotiated with Brussels. However he continues to defend the endorsed by the EU27 agreement, as a ‘good’ deal. (Image: illustration). “If there is at the beginning of March no…

Di Maio for Europarliament Single Seat

Deputy Prime minister of Italy Luigi di Maio criticises the EU for squandering public money, while using two seats for the European Parliament in Brussels for groups and committees meetings, and in Strasbourg exclusively for the Plenary one week a month, while three weeks the building stays empty. 🇮🇹 Italian Vice-President @luigidimaio calls for the…

Strasbourg Europarl in lock down after shooting

Europeans Parliament in lock down after Christmas market shooting in Strasbourg. Reported one dead and four injured. Details to follow. Please be advised that the situation seems stabilised but, the shooter hasn't been arrested #Strasbourg authorities advise to stay confined inside & away from windows. The decision to close the European Parliament is still valid…