Macron advances: boldly to reform the EU?

Zten minutes were reserved for the French President to conclude the conference on the future of Europe. But Emmanuel Macron did not hold out, he spoke for a good half hour. After twenty minutes, the sentence that many expected at the Strasbourg plenum fell. To be able to decide effectively, even in normal times, “we … Read more

UK threatens EU over Northern Ireland Protocol

NOTfter the election victory of the nationalist party Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland, tensions between London and the EU threaten to increase. According to newspaper reports, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has increased pressure on Brussels to drastically change or scrap the controversial Northern Ireland Protocol, which is part of the Brexit deal. The London … Read more

Scalable wants to punish the EU with lies

Dhe unwieldy English term “payment for order flow” contains explosives. If the European Commission were to prevail and ban the controversial practice of remunerating brokers operating digitally, they would – at least partially – be deprived of their business model. In Brussels, we think of consumer protection. Meanwhile, digital investment platform Scalable Capital says Brussels … Read more

Prague and Berlin prepare to swap arms

DGermany and the Czech Republic are preparing an agreement on an exchange of rings of heavy military equipment, during which the Czech army will hand over weapons from the Warsaw Pact era to Ukraine and will be equipped in return with western technology. This was announced by Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala and Federal Chancellor … Read more

Oil embargo: Habeck: “It can get bumpy.” – Policy

There are completely new sounds that can be heard in Brussels from Berlin: the Germans no longer need to be urged to introduce energy sanctions against Russia – they push them themselves. Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, Economy Minister Robert Habeck and Finance Minister Christian Lindner confirmed in statements on Sunday and Monday that the Federal … Read more