“I am a candidate for the Presidency of the European Parliament” That was a tweet yesterday from Guy Verhofstadt, the former Belgian Prime Minister who after spending over a decade in the European Parliament, has decided to run for the presidency of the European Parliament once Martin Schulz […]
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.
Meet Ralph Mesquita, a 25 year old Belgo-Brazilian ultra-runner. Currently ranked in the top 100 Belgian trail runners and ultra runners, Ralph is also a physiotherapy student graduating in the summer of 2017, a part-time store vendor and a sponsored athlete for TRAKKS, a running store and their […]
News has broken this evening that Jolyon Maugham QC, A leading British lawyer and a campaigner for Britain to remain in the EU, has this evening launched a crowdfunding appeal in order to mount a challenge over the legal aspects of Brexit at the Irish High Court. Mr […]
While the idea of a federal union of Europe could be seen as a political conundrum, what about international sport in a federal Europe? Europa United Editor Ken Sweeney looks at the current international criteria for sports in Europe and asks if it is possible to really have […]
Federalism Week – 6th European Federalist Convention- is a merger on the cards good for the movement?
The 6th European Federalist Convention will take place today at the Press Club, in Brussels. There will be an announcement of a merger with two of the emerging parties in the political sphere of the federal movement, but only time will tell if this will be a good […]
Federalism week – in conversation with Pietro De Matteis, president of the European Federalist Party
How popular is the idea of a federal Union of Europe? As part of our federalism feature, Europa United is putting the spotlight on the concept of a Federal Union of Europe and we talk to Pietro De Matteis, president of the European Federalist Party. Pietro, a native […]
As part of our European Voices series, Europa United met with Jean Coulson who is behind Word Up Design. Word Up Design has produced a range of pro-EU apparel that has been extremely popular as the must wear gear for the Remain campaign. Jean, from London, tells us […]