In Muenster, Germany, the Christian Social Union (CSU), Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and European People’s Party (EPP) launch the European election campaign on April 27, 2019. In the center, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, leader of the CDU. Second from left, Markus Soeder, leader of the CSU. Between them, Manfred Weber, top EPP candidate for the European elections.
Ahead of the 2019 EU elections, experts from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway look at how the EU is perceived, key issues and perspectives for the election.
April 15, 2019, 7:34 p.m.: Notre-Dame de Paris in flames.
The fire that devastated the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral on April 15 is a historic event that reminds us of the symbolic power of national monuments.
Fake news doesn't respect borders so working together is the only option.
How much longer were you thinking?
Even if parliament votes to delay Brexit beyond March 29, the EU27 would have to unanimously agree. Would they?
Macron visits a cemetery where graves have been vandalised.
EPA/ Frederick Florin
The embattled president must use this moment to end centuries of ambiguity over the place of Jews in French society.
Emmanuel Macron has pulled his ambassador out of Rome in a rage.
When two founding partners of the European Union are at loggerheads, something is very wrong.
In Perpignan, January 12, 2018.
It's unlikely that a two-month informal national debate will solve France's crisis of political communication.
Does the PACTE law signal the end of the dichotomy between traditional, profit-focused companies and social and solidarity economy companies committed to the public interest?
Yellow vest protesters want French president Emmanuel Macron to feel their pain. Is he listening?
President Emmanuel Macron has presented himself as a defender of the liberal order against the rising tide of right-wing populism. But he can't lead Europe while mass protests have France in crisis.
Will Oliver and Ludovic Marin/EPA
The winter woes facing the French president and British prime minister are surprisingly similar.
Demonstrators march down Paris’ Champs-Elysees Dec. 8.
AP Photo/Michel Euler
A populist movement that threatened to topple a French government more than 60 years ago has important lessons for today’s protests and why they represent a reckoning.
The violence of the protests that have gripped France, known as the gilets jaunes, is rooted in personal passion and anger.
French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte after a meeting with the Romanian president at the Elysee presidential palace (November 27, 2018).
With some "Gilet jaune" protestors calling for the removal of Emmanuel Macron, the French constitution is being criticized anew for concentrating too much power in the hands of the president.
Who are the 'gilets jaunes', what do they want and how has France's political establishment responded to their populist challenge?
The indigenous Rapa Nui say the statue is one of their most spiritually important.
Emmanuel Macron called for support for “open, secure, stable, accessible and peaceful cyberspace”.
The French president's Paris Call is for international collaboration to make the Internet safer. What are the advances and limitations of this text?
Voting is not compulsory in New Caledonia, but nonetheless 80.63% turned out to vote in the independence referendum.
The loyalists won the referendum vote this time, but the result was close enough to give hope to pro-independence supporters for votes in 2020 and 2022.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
To succeed, Europe needs citizens who are multilingual and open to the world. EU-level universities can lead the way with four key concepts: Identity, Diversity, Essence and Attractiveness
French President Emmanuel Macron (C- bottom) poses with participants of the “Tech for Planet” event in Paris, on December 12, 2017, ahead of the One Planet Summit.
In a recent Twitter post, French president Macron reminded the world that the word "entrepreneur" is in fact French.
Why isn’t sustainability a part of accounting training?
Despite the leaders of both countries being champions of fighting climate change, research shows both Canada and France are failing to train their accountants in sustainability. Why?