Archives de Catégorie: Politics

What’s going on with the Irish election?

By Muiris MacCarthaigh After the shortest official election campaign in the nation’s history – a mere 23 days – the Irish election has thrown the country into uncertainty. With 552 candidates competing for 157 seats across 40 constituencies, no party

What’s going on with the Irish election?

By Muiris MacCarthaigh After the shortest official election campaign in the nation’s history – a mere 23 days – the Irish election has thrown the country into uncertainty. With 552 candidates competing for 157 seats across 40 constituencies, no party

Le «Bruxit» de David Cameron

Par Yves Petit Cet accord, obtenu vers 22 heures vendredi 19 février, est relativement complexe. Les conclusions du Conseil européen des 18-19 février fournissent la liste de l’ensemble des dispositions «pleinement compatibles avec les traités», regroupées dans sept annexes et

Le «Bruxit» de David Cameron

Par Yves Petit Cet accord, obtenu vers 22 heures vendredi 19 février, est relativement complexe. Les conclusions du Conseil européen des 18-19 février fournissent la liste de l’ensemble des dispositions «pleinement compatibles avec les traités», regroupées dans sept annexes et

The UK deal with the EU explained: what it says and what it means

By Steve Peers The late-night deal struck between national leaders in Brussels on February 19 will change the UK’s future relationship with the European Union. British voters will decide if they want to remain in the EU or leave in

The UK deal with the EU explained: what it says and what it means

By Steve Peers The late-night deal struck between national leaders in Brussels on February 19 will change the UK’s future relationship with the European Union. British voters will decide if they want to remain in the EU or leave in

Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbour, but only the name has changed

By David Haynes The replacement for the EU-US Safe Harbour agreement that was ruled unlawful by a European court last year may well fail the same legal tests as its predecessor. The new agreement, called Privacy Shield, seems to be

Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbour, but only the name has changed

By David Haynes The replacement for the EU-US Safe Harbour agreement that was ruled unlawful by a European court last year may well fail the same legal tests as its predecessor. The new agreement, called Privacy Shield, seems to be

A deal half sealed: EU plan waters down some of Britain’s demands

By Sofia Vasilopoulou After months of touring European capitals and several long days holed up in Downing Street, David Cameron, the UK prime minister, can finally reveal the fruits of his labour. Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, has

A deal half sealed: EU plan waters down some of Britain’s demands

By Sofia Vasilopoulou After months of touring European capitals and several long days holed up in Downing Street, David Cameron, the UK prime minister, can finally reveal the fruits of his labour. Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, has

Free vote on EU referendum could see Cameron keep the peace within his party

By Eunice Goes David Cameron’s decision to allow members of the government to campaign on either side of the referendum on European Union membership was presented as a magnanimous gesture. He would graciously offer a free vote to the members

Free vote on EU referendum could see Cameron keep the peace within his party

By Eunice Goes David Cameron’s decision to allow members of the government to campaign on either side of the referendum on European Union membership was presented as a magnanimous gesture. He would graciously offer a free vote to the members

Explainer: what is going on in Ukraine now?

By Lance Spencer Davies On the face of it, the conflict in Ukraine seems to have stabilised somewhat. Sporadic shelling aside, the last few months of 2015 saw the “hot” phase of the conflict in eastern Ukraine wind down to

Explainer: what is going on in Ukraine now?

By Lance Spencer Davies On the face of it, the conflict in Ukraine seems to have stabilised somewhat. Sporadic shelling aside, the last few months of 2015 saw the “hot” phase of the conflict in eastern Ukraine wind down to