First woman nominated to lead European Commission

Europe’s leaders have agreed to give two of the top four EU jobs to women for the first time. German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen has been nominated to replace Jean Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission. International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde, who is French, was put forward for the […]

It’s going to be a Halloween Brexit – literally

European Union leaders have come to a consensus to grant the UK a six-month extension to Brexit, after five hours of discussions in Brussels. The new deadline – 31st October – liberates everyone from the prospect of the UK having to leave the EU without a deal on Friday, as MPs are to this day […]

EU chief shares Brexit letter from six-year-old girl

A little girl from London has written a touching letter to EU chief Donald Tusk, saying that Britain and Europe ‘should be friends’ despite Brexit. Sophie, 6, told the European Council President that although the UK will be leaving the EU, she hopes that everyone can get along. Mr Tusk shared an image of the […]