The next session of the forthcoming European Parliament needs to be ready for a change in the demographics towards the right. Of that, most experts are certain and no amount of memes, love EU photos or videos of Guy Verhofstadt pontificating will stop it, but we shouldn’t be […]
Born and raised in Ireland. A lover of cars, rugby and European politics. Freelance writer and co-founder and editor of Europa United. Ken loves the idea of freedom of movement and is a committed Europhile.
In a last-minute attempt to resolve the Brexit crisis, British Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a package of measures on the Irish backstop with the European Union which she hopes will allow her to get the final withdrawal deal through the House of Commons today. And if […]
World Rugby is proposing a new format called the “League of Nations” which will see the top tier sides play an annual tournament during the latter months of each year. But is this concept the death knell of emerging nations in Europe? The proposal, led by CEO Brett […]
We continue with our special series on the forthcoming European Parliamentary Elections and in this article, we take a look at the role of the Spitzenkandidaten, what it entails and who is looking for the job. Spitzenkandidat. You might have seen or heard this term mentioned in the media regarding the European Parliament and while it’s […]
The dire consequences of a hard Brexit just got a whole lot worse with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar stating in an interview with Bloomberg in Davos today that the possibility of uniforms on the Irish border after March 31st is now an uncomfortable reality. The Taoiseach was asked to portray a […]
The Irish Government has published a plan for legislation that will underpin the Government’s plan to deal with a hard Brexit. Irish national state broadcaster, RTE, published the following brief and it is reproduced here with all rights reserved. Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European […]
Judging by the comments made yesterday by its chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, it seems that the EU is not wavering from its offered deal regarding Britain’s withdrawal from the union. So where does the chaotic Westminster go next and who are ready to throw even more spanners in […]