Ursula von der Leyen’s fate hung in the balance Tuesday after she gave the most important speech of her career to convince European lawmakers she is the right person for Brussels’ top job.
Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed to press Europe to step up pressure on Russia to end the war in his country’s east, as he arrived in Brussels Tuesday for his first foreign trip as leader.
Prime Minister Theresa May has made it clear that Britain needs to be brought back together after the 2016 Brexit referendum, her spokesman said when asked about her chief whip’s comments that a softer Brexit had been inevitable after the 2017 election.
With less than two weeks to go until the day Britain risks crashing out of the European Union, MPs will hold a series of votes to try and find a majority-backed plan to end the current crisis.
Britain and the EU agreed Thursday to hold more talks to try to avoid a no-deal Brexit after a “robust” meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.