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Bullet Blog (June 2010)
  - • David Cameron will back down in fight with EU, say officials
  - • Obama blames Europe woes for US economic 'headwinds'
  - • Tough sanctions proposed for states flouting EU budget rules
  - • Greece, Spain rocked by riots in a day of protests
  - • Internal wrangles risk leaving EU without 2011 budget
  - • Warning signals of a double-dip recession flash brightly across the world
  - • Spain ends 'invisible' EU presidency under post-Lisbon rules
  - • EU responsible for significant proportion of Brussels economy
  - • European Union triples number of banks for stress tests
  - • RWE Slams ‘One Size Fits All’ EU Clearing Rules Plan
  - • Eurozone economic confidence unchanged
  - • Brussels dips toe into pension reform debate
  - • Chilcot inquiry: Diplomat rejects Blair claim that France barred UN Iraq vote
  - • Georgia to begin talks with EU on associate membership
  - • Most Germans want to ditch the euro and bring back the deutschemark
  - • Europe's banks are still on 'life support', BIS warns
  - • EU president counters criticism over 'inter-governmental' approach
  - • MEPs to vote on EU-US data deal next month
  - • Belgian EU presidency would support enlargement
  - • New Belgian government could hamper EU presidency
  - • Commission eases access to regional funds
  - • Greece in first bond sale since bailout
  - • Naked short-selling: German minister 'confident' of EU-wide ban
  - • Warrant allows investigation in two or more EU states, conference told
  - • Ashton to command US-type situation room
  - • G20 leaders agree to halve budget deficits by 2013
  - • The Β£7 million that we cannot give to the Queen is what we spend on the EU every four hours
  - • Libya's Kadhafi backs EU's request for single UN representative
  - • EU to ban selling of eggs by the dozen
  - • Tougher budget sanctions to cover all EU funds
  - • MEPs divided over Consumer Rights Directive
  - • Hedegaard throws weight behind EU carbon tax
  - • You don’t recover from a debt crisis with more debt
  - • Breakthrough in EU-US data sharing deal
  - • Britain to announce interim cap on non-EU migrants
  - • Merkel concedes defeat on bank levy at G-8
  - • EU Said to Discuss Stress-Test on Cajas, Landesbanken
  - • The US 'recovery' that never was: Federal Reserve wants more money out of thin air
  - • Russia Redlines Roubles On Iran
  - • EU confronts Deutsche Bahn on competition
  - • Turkey tightens Internet control in YouTube feud
  - • Four countries to receive advance payments worth 775 mln euro in cohesion funds
  - • European commission to go ahead with vetting of EU nations' budgets despite UK objections
  - • G20 leaders flying into a storm as sovereign debt fears grow again
  - • Canadians object to G20's $1 billion bill
  - • Greece shakes the markets again as Bank warns of eurozone shocks
  - • Greece starts putting island land up for sale to save economy
  - • ECB joins EU executive to push for wider stress tests
  - • Commission plans to ‘embed’ journalists with Barroso
  - • Cameron takes skepticism to G-20
  - • Merkel steps up call for transaction tax
  - • Brussels will set policy on British banks warns FSA
  - • EP approves deal on transfer of EU citizens' bank data to US
  - • EU carbon tax kicked into the long grass
  - • European Union talks on hedge fund rules collapse
  - • EU proposes a compromise on financial supervision
  - • Slovakia's new PM opposed to funding eurozone bailouts
  - • Energy: Commission requests 20 Member States to implement and apply Single Market rules without delay
  - • EU takes on extra 18 MEPs for Β£7 million
  - • Soros tells Germany to step up to its responsibilities, or leave EMU
  - • EU democracy instrument continues to cause headaches
  - • ECB’s Trichet Says Italian Budget Cuts Go in ‘Right Direction’
  - • Nato tries to save face after sacking of top commander
  - • Sweden fights EU over rotten herring dish
  - • Belgium to move quietly on EU enlargement policy
  - • EU diplomats deadlocked on bank watchdogs
  - • EU Accelerates Plans for 'Single Sky'
  - • Budget 2010: Britain will not join the Eurozone for at least five years
  - • Barroso wants 'economic union' not just monetary union
  - • EU institutionalises bank bailouts and too-big-to-fail doctrine
  - • Sarkozy and Merkel call for tougher rules
  - • It’s austerity for everyone but EU
  - • Europhile Walesa gives warning over 'dangerous' Polish candidate
  - • Cameron backs EU treaty deal in move that could block another referendum
  - • ECB chief repeats call for EU fiscal federation
  - • ECB wants 'quantum leap' in EU debt management
  - • Deal reached on diplomatic service
  - • EU parliament voices concern over airport body scanners
  - • Ireland plea to EU on bank guarantees
  - • Divided Belgium prepares to take on EU presidency
  - • Big leap forward for Kaczysnki in Poland
  - • 'Multilateral surveillance framework is core of economic union' – ECB president
  - • UK banks have massive exposure to Ireland
  - • Swiss banks win rich clients fleeing euro crisis
  - • This WEEK in the European Union: 21-27 June
  - • Germany and France examine 'two-tier' euro
  - • Analysis: Spain could test the euro to its limit
  - • EU to introduce concept of 'dynamic debt'
  - • Iran warns Germany over EU sanctions
  - • Italy fears for Nutella with new EU food labels
  - • Cameron manages to opt out of EU Stability and Growth Pact, but not Economic Governance
  - • Britain wins opt-out from EU 'economic government', Cameron claims
  - • EU countries to publish bank stress test
  - • Farage hits out at EU parliament group leaders over 'snub'
  - • EU leaders adopt new 10-year growth blueprint
  - • EU will disclose strength of banks
  - • Europe to take bank levy proposal to G20
  - • China warns G20 not to raise currency issue
  - • Dutch right-wing coalition talks abandoned
  - • EU leaders approve Iceland's candidacy
  - • Iran warns EU on sanctions
  - • The Road to Serfdom: Greek anti-capitalist's speech
  - • Commission to relaunch talks on EU carbon tax
  - • Cameron promises to play 'positive' role in Europe
  - • Italian economists slam austerity measures
  - • Leaders coalescing around governance plans
  - • EU leaders split on sanctions for budget offenders
  - • EU warned about erecting new barriers to growth
  - • EU adopts new sanctions on Iran
  - • Parliament wants sports agents to get EU licence
  - • Euro Surges as Spanish Bond Sales Draw Higher Investor Demand
  - • Slovakia may hold up eurozone rescue fund
  - • Czechs sceptical about the euro
  - • Overhaul of EU's budget rules to dominate summit
  - • Spain plays high-stakes poker game with Germany as borrowing costs surge
  - • Barroso restates economic role of Europe
  - • MEPs flex new-found muscles
  - • MEPs threaten second veto on EU-US bank data deal
  - • EU, IMF, US mull €250 billion credit line for Spain: Report
  - • EU leaders to end dispute over 2020 targets
  - • Tough times push three more outside EU budget rules
  - • EU wants details of 2011 Spain, Portugal fiscal plans
  - • EU, U.S. negotiators reach new terror-finance accord
  - • Franco-German relations hit new low over EU recovery
  - • Greek Government Bonds Decline After Debt Downgraded to Junk
  - • EU Commissioner Attacks Moodys on Greek Downgrade
  - • Merkel: Spain can access aid if needed
  - • MEPs attack Merkel and Sarkozy ahead of summit
  - • MEPs' anti-terror decision on a knife-edge
  - • EU and US seal agreement on bank data transfers
  - • EU to ban investments in Iranian gas and oil
  - • Officials deny EU is preparing funding for Spain
  - • Euro turmoil sends borrowers to Loonies, Francs: Credit Markets
  - • Serbia closer to EU status as UK drops veto
  - • SocGen, BNP Said to Consider Bids for Allied Irish Unit Stake
  - • EU instrument for spying on 'radicals' causes outrage
  - • Weakened Merkel to face crucial EU summit
  - • EU Moving Forward With Visa Liberalisation For Armenia, Azerbaijan And Georgia
  - • Slovakia turns to centre-right
  - • Flemish separatists win Belgian election
  - • Belgium elections show rise in separatism
  - • EU leaders try to convince markets over euro crisis
  - • The towns in England where Poles are still arriving
  - • David Cameron doesn't want a row - but the EU won't give him any option
  - • EU ready to intensify pressure on Israel to lift Gaza blockade
  - • EU Is Set To Target Iran With Additional Sanctions
  - • New UN climate text under fire as talks end
  - • Britain could be forced to accept EU vetting of budget
  - • UK Energy Secretary To Press For Increase In EU Emissions Cuts
  - • Big Bank Games: Deutsche reveals Β£1.5bn short on Iberian companies
  - • Spain says has not, will not make EU aid request
  - • EU 440 bn euro safety net no debt crisis panacea: S&P
  - • Parliament twists Ashton's arm over EEAS
  - • EU trio canvasses support for fresh curbs on Tehran
  - • Parliament set to derail EU-US anti-terror talks
  - • Jersey To Undergo EU Tax Review
  - • EU's financial management ''still weak''
  - • Europe doesn't need new institutions, says Van Rompuy
  - • EU membership is priority for Turkey, chief EU negotiator
  - • EU battle practice update: pirates targeted by EU naval mission ‘offensive’ off Somalia
  - • EU to ease approval process for biotech crops 11 Jun 2010
  - • Trichet says market jitters forced ECB's U-turn on bonds
  - • EU Sees End-2012 Deadline for Financial Overhaul, Draft Says
  - • EU-US Data Deal: data protection in Europol's safe hands
  - • EU will exceed trillion-dollar bailout: Van Rompuy
  - • Germany accused of trying to lure Nato away from Brussels
  - • Portugal’s 10-year debt costs rise
  - • Greece to tap second part of €110bn bailout in September
  - • Poland warns against eurozone 'elite'
  - • More debt with new money if rescue package fails, Van Rompuy Says
  - • Liberals win largest number of seats in Dutch poll
  - • Italian GDP Grew Less Than Originally Reported in First Quarter
  - • EU to fall 23 billion dollars short on aid this year, NGOs say
  - • Merkel Seeks Alternative Opel Aid After Rejecting GM's Request
  - • More Political Climate Science
  - • Gates Says EU Pushed Turkey Away
  - • UK coalition backs EU insurance body
  - • Merkel seeks EU action on short-selling
  - • EU Queries Why Bulgaria Now Predicts Budget Deficit
  - • IMF and EU May Reject Hungary Tax-Cut Plan, Commerzbank Says
  - • Obstacles in Libya, EU talks
  - • EU to extend anti-piracy operation for one year
  - • Colombia: EU reimburses banana tariff payment
  - • UK monitors suspected radicals as part of European surveillance project
  - • Non-EU immigrants face English language tests
  - • Markets fall despite eurozone rescue plan
  - • The trillion-dollar failure
  - • Fake designer goods become more of a trap than tourists bargained for
  - • Eurostat to get extended auditing powers
  - • UK resists 'vetting' of budget
  - • Europeans protest against wave of austerity
  - • Flemish party seeks to reassure EU
  - • EU court rejects cell phone cap challenge
  - • Dutch poised to elect rightwing liberals as economic fears dominate
  - • MEPs back web search history plan
  - • EU 'to vet British Budget before Parliament'
  - • EU agrees controversial peer review of national budgets
  - • EU mulls extending bank levy to other financial firms
  - • Berlin reveals drastic €80bn cuts
  - • On migrants, Balls 'is to right of Enoch Powell': Tories condemn would-be Labour leader
  - • EU diplomatic service may be ready in December
  - • Belgian judge seeks EU-wide ban on cigarette sales
  - • IMF urges euro zone to take action now to tackle crisis
  - • Euro finance ministers set to finalise eurozone aid
  - • Anything to save the euro
  - • EU to give $1 bn in aid to Vietnam
  - • Euro starts week with another 4-year low, trades as low as $1.1878
  - • FSA stress-testing UK companies' exposure to Europe as euro fears escalate
  - • Merkel’s Cabinet Backs ‘Decisive’ Cuts as U.S. Urges Spending
  - • Europe and US clash over timing of austerity measures
  - • Tough talks ahead for financial taskforce
  - • Hungary: 'Greece comparison exaggerated'
  - • Slovenia Backs Croatia Treaty to Ease EU Expansion
  - • Frankfurt’s shroud of secrecy should be shed
  - • 'Don't give up on Europe' says report
  - • EU states competing over Israel policy
  - • Germany and Russia call for new EU security committee
  - • Trichet calls for global debt cutting
  - • Bilderberg 2010: Between the sword and the wall
  - • Balls 'warned Brown on immigration'
  - • German businesses could steer the country out of the eurozone
  - • WHO created ‘distortion of priorities’ over swine flu scare
  - • Deflation Comes to Europe
  - • Legendary Bilderberg group meets in Spain
  - • EU ministers set to back radical changes to Eurozone budget rules
  - • Greater budget sanctions not for the UK, says Hague
  - • If the European climate turns nasty, the ECB could suffer from exposure
  - • What are the Bilderberg Group really doing in Spain?
  - • Britain faces fine for air quality after final warning from EU
  - • France told to enact money laundering law
  - • Member states taken to court for breaking internal market rules
  - • Britain and Europe: No laughing matter
  - • EU court backs right to restrict online gambling
  - • The pain in Spain
  - • EU law: Commission acts to ensure that European legislation is fully and properly implemented
  - • EU wants credit rating agencies regulated
  - • Policy-makers grapple with EU's controversial workers law
  - • EU ministers defiant on farm budget cuts
  - • Socialist MEP calls for EU electoral quotas for ethnic minorities
  - • Parliaments debate closer budgetary coordination
  - • Iran to dump 45 bln euros for gold bullion and dollars
  - • Brussels wants IL&P viability plan
  - • Iranian minister’s Parliament visit leaves bitter after-taste
  - • Secret society investigation revealed to European parliament
  - • Belgium promises 'rupture' during EU presidency
  - • Brussels downgraded as EU prepares credit rating move
  - • C02 spice added to debt crisis: EU plans green taxes to cut debt
  - • Van Rompuy takes centre stage at EU-Russia summit
  - • Russia and EU hail modernisation deal
  - • Bundesbank Attacks ECB Bond-Buying Plan
  - • Eurozone banks facing second wave of loan losses
  - • Trichet: 'We are a monetary federation. Now We need a budgetary federation'
  - • ECB warns of second wave of bank write-downs
  - • EU looking to strengthen anti-smoking rules
  - • Tories deny return to centre-right EU party
  - • Eurozone: State of the union

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15-18 April 2019


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03-04 April 2019


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25-28 March 2019


Strasbourg plenary
11-14 March 2019


Strasbourg plenary
11-14 February 2019


Brussels mini-plenary
30-31 January 2019


16 APR 2019: Gerard Batten: European Parliament elections will be a rerun of the referendum question

08 APR 2019:
Stuart Agnew: Which illicit product came first from Ukraine? The chicken or the egg? (AGRI committee)

08 APR 2019: Stuart Agnew:Β  Plant breeders have revolutionised argiculture (AGRI committee)

03 APR 2019: Mike Hookem: British fishing industry: Lost opportunities for future generations

03 APR 2019: Stuart Agnew: You continue to plunder our fishing grounds as you've done for the past 40 years

03 APR 2019: Mike Hookem: Let the UK leave on the 12th of April!

03 APR 2019: Gerard Batten: UKIP leads struggle to set Britain free from EU

27 MAR 2019: Stuart Agnew: When EU interference becomes toxic (Bluecard Question to ENF MEP Troszczynski)

27 MAR 2019: Stuart Agnew: EU fraudulently harassing British innovation in degradable plastics

27 MAR 2019: Mike Hookem: Brexit betrayal: depth of public anger continues to go unnoticed

27 MAR 2019:
Gerard batten: Never before have the British been governed by such a pack of traitors, quislings and collaborators

26 MAR 2019:
Gerard Batten: Copyright Directive is about shutting down dissenting voices

13 MAR 2019: Gerard Batten: Right from the start Theresa May had a plan...

11 March 2019: Stuart Agnew: Commission has a horrible way of putting EU legislation ahead of British legislation

21 FEB 2019: Stuart Agnew: Brexit: Stop political posturing and start negotiating a trade deal now (IMCO committee)

14 FEB 2019: Jill Seymour: Atrocities against women in Saudi Arabia

14 FEB 2019: Stuart Agnew: Animal transport legislation not enforced in parts of Europe

13 FEB 2019: Raymond Finch: Funding your insane vanity project with taxpayers money

12 FEB 2019:
Stuart Agnew: Green lobby cannot have it both ways

11 FEB 2019: Gerard Batten: Mass uncontrolled migration changing European nations unrecognisably

11 FEB 2019: Mike Hookem: Is Tusk's special hell like that of the British fisheries?

07 FEB 2019: Stuart Agnew: Are Australian farmers required to reduce production in order to get subsidies? (AGRI committee)

31 JAN 2019: Margot Parker: Gender quotas are counterproductive

30 JAN 2019:
Gerard Batten: Preventing No Deal Brexit is an open rebellion against the British people

24 JAN 2019: Stuart Agnew: No-Deal Brexit under WTO rules will benefit UK not EU (AGRI committee)

24 JAN 2019: Stuart Agnew to Commissioner Hogan: New breeding methods needed to tackle colder weather ahead (AGRI committee)

23 JAN 2019: Stuart Agnew briefs agriculture minister on handling Romania's EU council presidency (AGRI committee)

17 JAN 2019: Margot Parker: When politicians act without the scrutiny of a free and vibrant press...

16 JAN 2019: Gerard Batten: The British people will never surrender!

15 JAN 2019: Stuart Agnew: By which treaty did the EU gain power over our clocks? (AGRI committee, 14.01.2019)