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 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:00:00 GMT The European Press Corps Cannot Cover the EU - The Atlantic
The European Press Corps Cannot Cover the EU  The Atlantic

Brussels-based journalists struggle to reconcile the reality of complex pan-European decision making with national-news agendas. It's an uphill battle.

 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:35:05 GMT It would be a 'mistake' for the US to start a trade war with the EU, says former ambassador - CNBC
It would be a 'mistake' for the US to start a trade war with the EU, says former ambassador  CNBC

With the U.S. and China seemingly nearing the conclusion of a trade deal, many experts have predicted that Washington could next turn up tensions with the ...

 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:01:00 GMT Believe It Or Not, Brexit Is Actually Helping The European Union - NPR
Believe It Or Not, Brexit Is Actually Helping The European Union  NPR

When the United Kingdom voted for Brexit nearly three years ago, some thought it might mark the beginning of the end of the European Union. But a Brexit ...

 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:01:00 GMT EU's FBI force! Plan to hire 10,000 border agents made by candidate to replace Juncker - Express.co.uk
EU's FBI force! Plan to hire 10,000 border agents made by candidate to replace Juncker  Express.co.uk

EUROPEAN Commission presidential candidate Manfred Weber will launch an EU FBI in a bid to fight terrorism and bolster the bloc's security if he wins the role.

 Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:28:00 GMT Europe 'wounded' by Notre-Dame fire, EU pledges help - Reuters
Europe 'wounded' by Notre-Dame fire, EU pledges help  Reuters

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - The devastation of Paris's Notre Dame cathedral is blow to all Europe and all Europe will contribute to its rebuilding, leaders of the ...

 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:35:38 GMT Kingmakers of the mainstream: predictions for the European Parliament election - European Council on Foreign Relations
Kingmakers of the mainstream: predictions for the European Parliament election  European Council on Foreign Relations

The next European Parliament will be finely balanced between the left bloc of socialists and greens, the European People's Party, and anti-European parties.

 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:15:25 GMT Juncker vows to fight Brussels-bashing before European elections - EURACTIV
Juncker vows to fight Brussels-bashing before European elections  EURACTIV

EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has vowed to crack down on Brussels-bashing in the run up to next month's European elections.

 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:06:29 GMT Daily News 23 / 04 / 2019 - EU News
Daily News 23 / 04 / 2019  EU News

European Commission - Press Release details page - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 23 / 04 / 2019 Brussels, 23 April 2019 Code of practice ...

 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 15:56:00 GMT EU parliamentary elections and the Brexit headache - FRANCE 24 English
EU parliamentary elections and the Brexit headache  FRANCE 24 English

With the Brexit deadline delayed until autumn, Britain will still be an EU member when elections for the EU Parliament begin May 23 and thus obligated to elect ...

 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:32:00 GMT Facebook may soften political ad rules for EU election - Mashable
Facebook may soften political ad rules for EU election  Mashable

Facebook may soften up a bit ahead of May's EU elections.

 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:10:00 GMT Matteo Salvini Is Key For Bannon's Strategy In The European Elections - Forbes
Matteo Salvini Is Key For Bannon's Strategy In The European Elections  Forbes

European elections are only weeks away. The continent is preparing to shape its new face as political groups are working on the strategies that will earn them a ...

 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:15:00 GMT Nord Stream 2: A failed test for EU unity and trans-Atlantic coordination - Brookings Institution
Nord Stream 2: A failed test for EU unity and trans-Atlantic coordination  Brookings Institution

From its inception, the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has triggered a controversial debate in the European Union and the United States. Sponsored ...


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 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:44:00 +0200 Watch: CCTV shows man with rucksack entering Sri Lankan church before explosion
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told a press conference that the person depicted in the CCTV video was a suspect. "I can confirm this man is a suspect," he said.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:05:41 +0200 Action to tackle climate change must be based on evidence not fanaticism Ç€ View
Protestors on the streets of London perhaps had good intentions. But action on climate change won't come without governments acting on scientific evidence and facts.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:57:33 +0200 'Moaning children saved us from Sri Lanka hotel blast'
Clare Harvey's children persuaded her to leave their table at the Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo just seconds before a suicide bomber struck.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:44:27 +0200 Sri Lanka: What started the feud between the PM and president?
Sri Lanka: What started the feud between the PM and president?
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:39:17 +0200 Brexit insurgency threatens Theresa May’s revised plan and her leadership
The British prime minister’s own party is in mutinous mood as opposition hardens to her Brexit deal and her position.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:39:53 +0200 Road Trip Europe Day 27: The effects of Greece's financial crisis nearly 10 years on
Our correspondents Bryan Carter and Fay Doulgeri have set off on the next leg of Euronews' Road Trip ahead of the EU election in May. They have arrived to Metsovo in Greece where they have been asking people if they feel any improvement in their lives since the crisis that hit nearly 10 years ago.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:29:26 +0200 Is it possible to rebuild Notre Dame in five years?
French President Emmanuel Macron has set the ambitious target of rebuilding Notre-Dame within the next 5 years, but is this achievable?
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:11:18 +0200 Spanish elections: Catalonia issue dominates first TV debate
Nationalist Vox movement excluded from head to head confrontation
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:08:26 +0200 Locals in Spanish town shoot and burn Carles Puigdemont effigy
Locals in a Spanish town set alight and shot at a puppet made to resemble Carles Puigdemont, the ex-president of the Spanish region of Catalonia.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:56:15 +0200 Italy's coaltion partners to discuss urgent bailout for crisis-hit Rome
Italy’s warring coalition partners are meeting today to try to decide on an urgent financial bailout for the city of Rome. The capital's €12 billion debt must be restructured to avoid defaulting, but the League and the Five Star movement are far apart on the issue.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:54:01 +0200 Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Jean dies aged 98
During his 36 years as Grand Duke, his country of half a million inhabitants wedged in between Belgium, Germany and France, turned from an industrial backwater into an international financial hub.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:35:43 +0200 Kim Jong Un to meet Putin following stalled sanctions talks with U.S.
Kim Jong Un is to be welcomed to Russia for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin following the stalled talks between the US and North Korea over sanctions relief Pyongyang had sought.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:58:08 +0200 Woman arrested as ‘New IRA’ admits killing Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee
The dissident republican group has offered ‘sincere apologies’ for shooting dead the 29-year-old reporter during rioting in Londonderry.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:15:24 +0200 Judas effigy controversy: Polish town slammed over 'atrocious revival of medieval anti-Semitism'
A town in Poland has been criticised after locals beat and burned a Judas effigy that was made to look like a stereotypical Orthodox Jew.
 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:52:41 +0200 Kensington Palace releases photos of Prince Louis to mark his first birthday
Kensington Palace has released a set of photographs featuring Britain's Prince Louis to mark his first birthday.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:51:09 +0200 Austrian prime minister outraged at 'xenophobic' poem published on Easter weekend
Austrian prime minister Sebastian Kurz expressed outraged at a poem comparing human beings to rats published by far-right Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) — his junior coalition partners.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:11:00 +0200 European Parliament elections 2019: Lord Buckethead says he will stand against Nigel Farage
Lord Buckethead, the intergalactic space lord and an independent parliamentary candidate is running against Nigel Farage in the EU Parliament Election on 23 May.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:00:06 +0200 Feminism becomes one of the main topics in Spanish election campaigns
Following the strike and mass protests seen nationwide during the International Women’s Day in March, left-wing parties are calling for women’s rights while conservative parties hit back at what they consider "radical feminism".
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:34:32 +0200 Young women 'watered like plants' in ancient Easter tradition
The so-called "watering" of the women on Easter Monday is an old fertility rite that dates back to pre-Christian times.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:32:37 +0200 Horses saddled with medieval dresses for the Bavarian Easter procession
About 500 people took part this year in the "Georgi ride", a deeply rooted tradition that sees priests bless the horses, sprinkling holy water on each one of them.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:37:18 +0200 Indoor skydiving? Here's how it works
With roots in traditional skydiving, it involves flying inside a glass-walled, vertical wind tunnel, rather than jumping out of a plane.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:34:41 +0200 Watch: United States to end waivers on Iranian oil sanctions for five countries
The Trump administration on Monday told five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:57:56 +0200 China opposes US sanctions strategy and says bilateral cooperation with Iran is legal
The United States is expected to announce the end of waivers to countries who currently buy oil from Iran. China has responded to the US threat saying bilateral cooperation with Iran is 'in accordance with the law'.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:41:41 +0200 Spanish general election result could hinge on female voters
With Spain's election happening next Sunday, a poll shows 60% of undecided voters are women which has some parties vying for their vote.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:39:15 +0200 Orphaned gorillas pose for casual selfie with park rangers in DR Congo
Two gorillas have posed for a relaxed selfie with rangers at Virunga National Park in DR Congo.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:51:15 +0200 How is Russia reacting to Zelenskiy's election win in Ukraine?
Euronews correspondent Galina Polonskaya reports that some Russian politicians are hailing the comedian's victory as a rejection by the Ukrainian voters of Poroshenko's anti-Russian stance.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:23:46 +0200 Notre Dame choir vows to sing on
The choir at Notre Dame Cathedral are defiant despite last week's fire.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:53:07 +0200 Ukraine-based business expert says even new president unsure of his direction
A Ukraine-based business expert says he's not convinced that even Vlodymyr Zelenskiy knows what his policies as Ukrainian president will be. Zelensky, a political novice, swept to an overwhelming victory over incumbent president Petro Poroshenko.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:44:21 +0200 Road Trip Europe Day 26: Taranto- "You don't sleep anymore, you lose your breath"
The final story on the Italian leg of our Road Trip comes from Taranto - where Europe’s biggest steel plant covers the city in a fine toxic dust.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:13:24 +0200 Two Austrians dead as bodies of three climbers found in Banff National Park, Canada
World-renowned mountaineers Hansjorg Auer, 35, and David Lama, 28, both from Austria, and Jess Roskelley, 36 from the US, were attempting to climb a challenging route in the Canadian Rockies.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:34:01 +0200 What is Earth Day? | Euronews answers
While many citizens across Europe were celebrating Easter Monday, April 22 also marked Earth Day. Here's what you need to know about the day for environmental protection.
 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:53:41 +0200 Nissan files criminal complaint against jailed ex-Chairman Ghosn
Nissan files criminal complaint against jailed ex-Chairman Ghosn
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:51:11 +0200 Watch: Greta Thunberg makes powerful climate change speech in London
The Swedish teenage environment activist made a powerful speech as she urged climate-change protesters not to give up on their plight.
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:28:48 +0200 North Macedonia pro-Western candidate wins first round of presidential poll
Stevo Pendarovski, North Macedonia’s pro-Western candidate narrowly won the first round of a presidential vote, a year after the country saw a controversial name change.
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 22:28:57 +0200 Turkish opposition leader attacked at soldier's funeral
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party was attacked at a soldier’s funeral in Ankara but was led away to safety by security guards.
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:11:01 +0200 Ukraine enters the unknown as comedian Zelenskiy wins election by a landslide
Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who has no political experience and few detailed policies, beat the incumbent Petro Poroshenko who has been in power for five years.
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:04:58 +0200 Sudan military council receives aid from Saudi Arabia and UAE
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates say they will send 3bn dollars' worth of aid to crisis-torn Sudan
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 18:54:41 +0200 Paris prays for Notre-Dame's speedy restoration at Easter mass
Parisians held Easter mass at the smaller Saint-Eustache catholic church after Notre-Dame was devastated in a fire on Monday.
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:05:04 +0200 Sri Lanka explosions: What we know so far
Hundreds of people have been killed or injured in multiple explosions in Sri Lanka's hotels and churches on Easter Sunday.
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 15:38:45 +0200 Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change
Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 15:21:48 +0200 Sri Lanka bombings: Who are the victims?
Europeans are among those killed in the attacks
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 15:11:57 +0200 Germany's Leica moves to distance itself from Tiananmen video
Germany's Leica moves to distance itself from Tiananmen video
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:55:34 +0200 I'm not heroic, women have always led change, Sudanese icon Alaa Salah tells Euronews
"There are perceptions that are entrenched in societies, which hide the role of women and describe it in certain terms which suggest that a woman going out on the street, standing against injustice is ... heroic. However, it is normal because a woman is a creature with responsibilities."
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:51:24 +0200 Elon Musk's SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests
Elon Musk's SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:47:06 +0200 At least 25 hurt in Russia as wildfires tear through villages in Siberia
Russia says wildfires in the Siberia region are under control but at least 25 people have been hurt and over 80 homes destroyed
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:34:39 +0200 Fed up with status quo, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president
Fed up with status quo, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:32:36 +0200 Queen celebrates 93rd birthday at Easter service
Queen celebrates 93rd birthday at Easter service
 Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:49:12 +0200 Ukraine presidential election: voting underway
Ukrainians are voting in a presidential election with a choice between a TV comedian or a billionaire businessman