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Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just drive companies to Britain, anti-Brexit MEP told

Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just drive companies to Britain, anti-Brexit MEP told

GUY Verhofstadt has urged Ursula von der Leyen to tax big companies to generate income for the EU - prompting opponents to taunt him by pointing out such a mov [...]

Read full article: Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just d...→
NGO refugee rescuers unimpressed by EU's proposals for a new migration and asylum pact

NGO refugee rescuers unimpressed by EU's proposals for a new migration and asylum pact

REFUGEE rescue and aid organisations have been left unimpressed by the European Commission’s plans for a new pact on migration and asylum.... Commission presid [...]

Read full article: NGO refugee rescuers unimpressed by EU's...→
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European Commission president ‘convinced’ UK-EU trade deal can still be done

European Commission president ‘convinced’ UK-EU trade deal can still be done

But Ursula von der Leyen said the PM had distracted negotiators by threatening legislation that would override the Brexit agreement.

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EC President quotes Thatcher in speech: 'Britain does not break treaties'

EC President quotes Thatcher in speech: 'Britain does not break treaties'

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen used the State of the Union address to mount a robust defence of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement signed by B [...]

Read full article: EC President quotes Thatcher in speech: ...→
Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT-free zones' have no place in EU

Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT-free zones' have no place in EU

In her first ‘state of union’ speech, European commission president delivers criticism of Polish ruling party

Read full article: Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT...→
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EU chief warns chances of deal fading by the day and 'time running out'

EU chief warns chances of deal fading by the day and 'time running out'

Ursula von der Leyen sounded the alarm as Tory Minister Brandon Lewis doubled down on his declaration that Government's Brexit plan 'breaks international law'

Read full article: EU chief warns chances of deal fading by...→
Finnish MEP blasts 'hypocrite' Brussels and von der Leyen in explosive EU Parliament rant

Finnish MEP blasts 'hypocrite' Brussels and von der Leyen in explosive EU Parliament rant

FINNISH MEP Laura Huhtasaari erupted into an explosive rant against European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen lambasting her defence of the union desp [...]

Read full article: Finnish MEP blasts 'hypocrite' Brussels ...→
EU State of the Union descend into chaos as von der Leyen sparks verbal spat with MEP

EU State of the Union descend into chaos as von der Leyen sparks verbal spat with MEP

THE EU State of the Union speech came to a temporary halt after Commission President Ursula von der Leyen began a verbal skirmish with an MEP disagreeing with [...]

Read full article: EU State of the Union descend into chaos...→
European Commission president expected to say EU wants a Brexit trade deal in flagship speech

European Commission president expected to say EU wants a Brexit trade deal in flagship speech

Ursula von der Leyen likely to say that the EU still wants a trade deal with the UK but not at any price.

Read full article: European Commission president expected t...→
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Ireland SNUBBED: Brussels punishes Dublin after EU trade humiliation

Ireland SNUBBED: Brussels punishes Dublin after EU trade humiliation

EUROPEAN Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen snatched the bloc's top trade job from Ireland today in a humiliating snub after the resignation of the country' [...]

Read full article: Ireland SNUBBED: Brussels punishes Dubli...→
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Justine McCarthy: Phil Hogan’s run exposes Fine Gael boys’ club

Justine McCarthy: Phil Hogan’s run exposes Fine Gael boys’ club

Ursula von der Leyen is a sexist madam who needs manners put on her. So went the subtext of Fine Gael’s spinning about the nomination of Ireland’s new EU commi [...]

Read full article: Justine McCarthy: Phil Hogan’s run expos...→
Exclusive: Michel Barnier to be sidelined by EU leaders in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Exclusive: Michel Barnier to be sidelined by EU leaders in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, is to pave the way for heads of EU countries to intervene in the talks

Read full article: Exclusive: Michel Barnier to be sideline...→
EC president ‘respects’ resignation of Phil Hogan from trade role

EC president ‘respects’ resignation of Phil Hogan from trade role

Ursula von der Leyen said she is ‘very grateful’ to Mr Hogan for his ‘tireless and successful work’.

Read full article: EC president ‘respects’ resignation of P...→
Von der Leyen left red-faced as she 'backs' Jedward as Hogan replacement - 'Is this real?'

Von der Leyen left red-faced as she 'backs' Jedward as Hogan replacement - 'Is this real?'

EUROPEAN Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has been humiliated on Twitter after appearing to back the idea that Irish duo Jedward could replace Phil Ho [...]

Read full article: Von der Leyen left red-faced as she 'bac...→
Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der Leyen as 'French Trojan horse' - huge warning

Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der Leyen as 'French Trojan horse' - huge warning

FRANCE is "blatantly" ignoring rules relating to the eurozone set down in the Maastricht treaty in a move which will "open the floodgates for irresponsible deb [...]

Read full article: Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der ...→
EU embarrassment: Von der Leyen blasted for ‘wishy washy’ State of the Union speech

EU embarrassment: Von der Leyen blasted for ‘wishy washy’ State of the Union speech

URSULA Von der Leyen, European Commission president, faced fury from social media critics after delivering her State of the Union address yesterday.

Read full article: EU embarrassment: Von der Leyen blasted ...→
Brexit POLL: After Ursula von der Leyen's attack - should Boris end talks now? VOTE HERE

Brexit POLL: After Ursula von der Leyen's attack - should Boris end talks now? VOTE HERE

EUROPEAN Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has furiously attacked Boris Johnson's Brexit plan - but should the Prime Minister simply abandon trade talk [...]

Read full article: Brexit POLL: After Ursula von der Leyen'...→
'Sanctions? No! Actions? No!' Guy Verhofstadt loses it in European Parliament outburst

'Sanctions? No! Actions? No!' Guy Verhofstadt loses it in European Parliament outburst

EU chief Guy Verhofstad lost his cool as he addressed his colleagues and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in the European Parliament on Wedne [...]

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'Europe will be WRECKED' Polish MEP lashes out at 'arrogant' von der Leyen in furious row

'Europe will be WRECKED' Polish MEP lashes out at 'arrogant' von der Leyen in furious row

EU leader Ursula von der Leyen suffered a brutal slapdown from Polish MEP Ryszard Antoni Legutko in the European Parliament as she hit out at his Government's [...]

Read full article: 'Europe will be WRECKED' Polish MEP lash...→
'Deaf' Ursula von der Leyen shut down as MEP explodes over 'powerless' Brussels

'Deaf' Ursula von der Leyen shut down as MEP explodes over 'powerless' Brussels

URSULA VON DER LEYEN saw her attempts to defend the strength of the European Union dismantled as French MEP Nicolas Bay tore down her argument while highlighti [...]

Read full article: 'Deaf' Ursula von der Leyen shut down as...→
Ireland loses trade portfolio in European Commission reshuffle

Ireland loses trade portfolio in European Commission reshuffle

Ireland lost the trade portfolio in the European Commission after Mairead McGuinness was named the country’s commissioner and put in charge of financial servic [...]

Read full article: Ireland loses trade portfolio in Europea...→
EU warns Boris Johnson’s plan to tear up Brexit deal risks ‘peace’ in Ireland

EU warns Boris Johnson’s plan to tear up Brexit deal risks ‘peace’ in Ireland

The EU has hit out at Boris Johnson’s plan to rip up key parts of the Brexit agreement, warning it is a “prerequisite” for avoiding a no-deal outcome. ... Ursu [...]

Read full article: EU warns Boris Johnson’s plan to tear up...→
EU panic: Von der Leyen prepares to push Barnier aside in last-ditch bid to strike deal

EU panic: Von der Leyen prepares to push Barnier aside in last-ditch bid to strike deal

URSULA VON DER LEYEN is being urged to push aside Michel Barnier and David Frost in the deadlocked post-Brexit trade talks and single-handedly "find a high-lev [...]

Read full article: EU panic: Von der Leyen prepares to push...→
Brexit setback: MEP warns Von der Leyen could use Hogan’s resignation for major reshuffle

Brexit setback: MEP warns Von der Leyen could use Hogan’s resignation for major reshuffle

FINE Gael MEP Sean Kelly has warned European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen could use Phil Hogan's resignation to reshuffle the cabinet.

Read full article: Brexit setback: MEP warns Von der Leyen ...→
EU toughens borders after pledge to send back more migrants

EU toughens borders after pledge to send back more migrants

The European Union will increase border checks and deportations under a new migration plan that includes mandatory quotas and shared responsibility for refugee [...]

Read full article: EU toughens borders after pledge to send...→
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Boris Johnson's controversial Brexit bill a 'distraction' says EU - follow live

Boris Johnson's controversial Brexit bill a 'distraction' says EU - follow live

The European Union said Boris Johnson’s plan to override the Brexit deal has distracted from negotiations over future trading arrangements.... Commenting towar [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson's controversial Brexit bil...→
Boris Johnson urged to end EU trade talks NOW - ‘We will not be bullied’!

Boris Johnson urged to end EU trade talks NOW - ‘We will not be bullied’!

BORIS JOHNSON has been urged to end trade talks with the EU following Ursula von der Leyen's criticism of his latest Brexit move, an Express.co.uk poll has fou [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson urged to end EU trade talk...→
EU superstate warning: 'A question of when not if,' admits MEP after von der Leyen speech

EU superstate warning: 'A question of when not if,' admits MEP after von der Leyen speech

THE EU's transformation into a superstate is now inevitable, a Dutch MEP has said in the wake of Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union speech, suggesting i [...]

Read full article: EU superstate warning: 'A question of wh...→
EU chief attacked: Expert turns tables on VDL’s claims to 'never backtrack' on Brexit deal

EU chief attacked: Expert turns tables on VDL’s claims to 'never backtrack' on Brexit deal

EUROPEAN Union chief Ursula von der Leyen has been attacked over her warning that Brussels will "never backtrack" on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement - as an ex [...]

Read full article: EU chief attacked: Expert turns tables o...→
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EU chief accuses No10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher's legacy with threats to break original Brexit deal

EU chief accuses No10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher's legacy with threats to break original Brexit deal

URSULA von der Leyen accused No 10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher’s legacy as Brussels ramped up its war of words with Britain today.  The EU chief vowed she wi [...]

Read full article: EU chief accuses No10 of trashing Margar...→
Brexit deal breaches will harm trade deal hope, Brussels warns PM

Brexit deal breaches will harm trade deal hope, Brussels warns PM

Boris Johnson was warned today that any breach of the legally binding withdrawal agreement will be “bad” for Britain’s hopes of a free trade deal. The Presiden [...]

Read full article: Brexit deal breaches will harm trade dea...→
EU warned: 'More referendums to come' Swedish MEP in stern threat to von der Leyen

EU warned: 'More referendums to come' Swedish MEP in stern threat to von der Leyen

EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen received a stern threat more member states will join the UK out of the bloc unless she gives up on her agenda for a Un [...]

Read full article: EU warned: 'More referendums to come' Sw...→
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Brexit deal is only way to guarantee Northern Ireland peace process, warns EC president von der Leyen

Brexit deal is only way to guarantee Northern Ireland peace process, warns EC president von der Leyen

The UK cannot unilaterally set aside the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement signed by Boris Johnson, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has warned.

Read full article: Brexit deal is only way to guarantee Nor...→
BREXIT FURY: EU chief VDL tells MEPs deal ON BRINK over Boris' bill 'A matter of LAW'

BREXIT FURY: EU chief VDL tells MEPs deal ON BRINK over Boris' bill 'A matter of LAW'

BRUSSELS chief Ursula von der Leyen lashed out at Boris Johnson's plan to rewrite the Brexit deal - insisting the threat to breach international law has hurt c [...]

Read full article: BREXIT FURY: EU chief VDL tells MEPs dea...→

Track breaking Ursula von der Leyen headlines on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for [...]

Track breaking Ursula von der Leyen headlines on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for Ursula von der Leyen news

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Ursula von der Leyen ‘used EPP to push Mairéad McGuinness nomination’

Ursula von der Leyen ‘used EPP to push Mairéad McGuinness nomination’

Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission president, signalled her preference for Mairéad McGuinness to be one of two names nominated as Ireland’s next EU [...]

Read full article: Ursula von der Leyen ‘used EPP to push M...→
European Union is set to 'sideline chief negotiator Michel Barnier'

European Union is set to 'sideline chief negotiator Michel Barnier'

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is expected to stand Brussels' chief negotiator (pictured) aside to help bring about a trade deal with the U [...]

Read full article: European Union is set to 'sideline chief...→

EU trade policy in tatters? How Phil Hogan’s resignation blows hole in European Commission

PHIL HOGAN's resignation appears to be extremely damaging to EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and her Commission.

Read full article: EU trade policy in tatters? How Phil Hog...→
Coronavirus in Ireland: Commissioner’s report to EU contradicts past statements

Coronavirus in Ireland: Commissioner’s report to EU contradicts past statements

Phil Hogan, the EU trade commissioner, has published a timeline of his movements during a recent trip to Ireland, contradicting statements made by his spokesma [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Commissioner’s r...→
Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just drive companies to Britain, anti-Brexit MEP told

Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just drive companies to Britain, anti-Brexit MEP told

GUY Verhofstadt has urged Ursula von der Leyen to tax big companies to generate income for the EU - prompting opponents to taunt him by pointing out such a mov [...]

Read full article: Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just d...→
EU toughens borders after pledge to send back more migrants

EU toughens borders after pledge to send back more migrants

The European Union will increase border checks and deportations under a new migration plan that includes mandatory quotas and shared responsibility for refugee [...]

Read full article: EU toughens borders after pledge to send...→
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European Commission president ‘convinced’ UK-EU trade deal can still be done

European Commission president ‘convinced’ UK-EU trade deal can still be done

But Ursula von der Leyen said the PM had distracted negotiators by threatening legislation that would override the Brexit agreement.

Read full article: European Commission president ‘convinced...→
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Boris Johnson urged to end EU trade talks NOW - ‘We will not be bullied’!

Boris Johnson urged to end EU trade talks NOW - ‘We will not be bullied’!

BORIS JOHNSON has been urged to end trade talks with the EU following Ursula von der Leyen's criticism of his latest Brexit move, an Express.co.uk poll has fou [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson urged to end EU trade talk...→
Brexit POLL: After Ursula von der Leyen's attack - should Boris end talks now? VOTE HERE

Brexit POLL: After Ursula von der Leyen's attack - should Boris end talks now? VOTE HERE

EUROPEAN Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has furiously attacked Boris Johnson's Brexit plan - but should the Prime Minister simply abandon trade talk [...]

Read full article: Brexit POLL: After Ursula von der Leyen'...→
EC President quotes Thatcher in speech: 'Britain does not break treaties'

EC President quotes Thatcher in speech: 'Britain does not break treaties'

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen used the State of the Union address to mount a robust defence of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement signed by B [...]

Read full article: EC President quotes Thatcher in speech: ...→
EU chief attacked: Expert turns tables on VDL’s claims to 'never backtrack' on Brexit deal

EU chief attacked: Expert turns tables on VDL’s claims to 'never backtrack' on Brexit deal

EUROPEAN Union chief Ursula von der Leyen has been attacked over her warning that Brussels will "never backtrack" on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement - as an ex [...]

Read full article: EU chief attacked: Expert turns tables o...→
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EU chief warns chances of deal fading by the day and 'time running out'

EU chief warns chances of deal fading by the day and 'time running out'

Ursula von der Leyen sounded the alarm as Tory Minister Brandon Lewis doubled down on his declaration that Government's Brexit plan 'breaks international law'

Read full article: EU chief warns chances of deal fading by...→
Brexit deal breaches will harm trade deal hope, Brussels warns PM

Brexit deal breaches will harm trade deal hope, Brussels warns PM

Boris Johnson was warned today that any breach of the legally binding withdrawal agreement will be “bad” for Britain’s hopes of a free trade deal. The Presiden [...]

Read full article: Brexit deal breaches will harm trade dea...→
'Sanctions? No! Actions? No!' Guy Verhofstadt loses it in European Parliament outburst

'Sanctions? No! Actions? No!' Guy Verhofstadt loses it in European Parliament outburst

EU chief Guy Verhofstad lost his cool as he addressed his colleagues and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in the European Parliament on Wedne [...]

Read full article: 'Sanctions? No! Actions? No!' Guy Verhof...→
EU State of the Union descend into chaos as von der Leyen sparks verbal spat with MEP

EU State of the Union descend into chaos as von der Leyen sparks verbal spat with MEP

THE EU State of the Union speech came to a temporary halt after Commission President Ursula von der Leyen began a verbal skirmish with an MEP disagreeing with [...]

Read full article: EU State of the Union descend into chaos...→
Brexit deal is only way to guarantee Northern Ireland peace process, warns EC president von der Leyen

Brexit deal is only way to guarantee Northern Ireland peace process, warns EC president von der Leyen

The UK cannot unilaterally set aside the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement signed by Boris Johnson, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has warned.

Read full article: Brexit deal is only way to guarantee Nor...→
'Deaf' Ursula von der Leyen shut down as MEP explodes over 'powerless' Brussels

'Deaf' Ursula von der Leyen shut down as MEP explodes over 'powerless' Brussels

URSULA VON DER LEYEN saw her attempts to defend the strength of the European Union dismantled as French MEP Nicolas Bay tore down her argument while highlighti [...]

Read full article: 'Deaf' Ursula von der Leyen shut down as...→
European Commission president expected to say EU wants a Brexit trade deal in flagship speech

European Commission president expected to say EU wants a Brexit trade deal in flagship speech

Ursula von der Leyen likely to say that the EU still wants a trade deal with the UK but not at any price.

Read full article: European Commission president expected t...→
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Track breaking Ursula von der Leyen headlines on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for [...]

Track breaking Ursula von der Leyen headlines on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for Ursula von der Leyen news

Read full article: Track breaking Ursula von der Leyen head...→
EU warns Boris Johnson’s plan to tear up Brexit deal risks ‘peace’ in Ireland

EU warns Boris Johnson’s plan to tear up Brexit deal risks ‘peace’ in Ireland

The EU has hit out at Boris Johnson’s plan to rip up key parts of the Brexit agreement, warning it is a “prerequisite” for avoiding a no-deal outcome. ... Ursu [...]

Read full article: EU warns Boris Johnson’s plan to tear up...→
Justine McCarthy: Phil Hogan’s run exposes Fine Gael boys’ club

Justine McCarthy: Phil Hogan’s run exposes Fine Gael boys’ club

Ursula von der Leyen is a sexist madam who needs manners put on her. So went the subtext of Fine Gael’s spinning about the nomination of Ireland’s new EU commi [...]

Read full article: Justine McCarthy: Phil Hogan’s run expos...→
European Union is set to 'sideline chief negotiator Michel Barnier'

European Union is set to 'sideline chief negotiator Michel Barnier'

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is expected to stand Brussels' chief negotiator (pictured) aside to help bring about a trade deal with the U [...]

Read full article: European Union is set to 'sideline chief...→
Brexit setback: MEP warns Von der Leyen could use Hogan’s resignation for major reshuffle

Brexit setback: MEP warns Von der Leyen could use Hogan’s resignation for major reshuffle

FINE Gael MEP Sean Kelly has warned European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen could use Phil Hogan's resignation to reshuffle the cabinet.

Read full article: Brexit setback: MEP warns Von der Leyen ...→
EC president ‘respects’ resignation of Phil Hogan from trade role

EC president ‘respects’ resignation of Phil Hogan from trade role

Ursula von der Leyen said she is ‘very grateful’ to Mr Hogan for his ‘tireless and successful work’.

Read full article: EC president ‘respects’ resignation of P...→
Coronavirus in Ireland: Commissioner’s report to EU contradicts past statements

Coronavirus in Ireland: Commissioner’s report to EU contradicts past statements

Phil Hogan, the EU trade commissioner, has published a timeline of his movements during a recent trip to Ireland, contradicting statements made by his spokesma [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Commissioner’s r...→
Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der Leyen as 'French Trojan horse' - huge warning

Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der Leyen as 'French Trojan horse' - huge warning

FRANCE is "blatantly" ignoring rules relating to the eurozone set down in the Maastricht treaty in a move which will "open the floodgates for irresponsible deb [...]

Read full article: Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der ...→
NGO refugee rescuers unimpressed by EU's proposals for a new migration and asylum pact

NGO refugee rescuers unimpressed by EU's proposals for a new migration and asylum pact

REFUGEE rescue and aid organisations have been left unimpressed by the European Commission’s plans for a new pact on migration and asylum.... Commission presid [...]

Read full article: NGO refugee rescuers unimpressed by EU's...→
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Boris Johnson's controversial Brexit bill a 'distraction' says EU - follow live

Boris Johnson's controversial Brexit bill a 'distraction' says EU - follow live

The European Union said Boris Johnson’s plan to override the Brexit deal has distracted from negotiations over future trading arrangements.... Commenting towar [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson's controversial Brexit bil...→
EU embarrassment: Von der Leyen blasted for ‘wishy washy’ State of the Union speech

EU embarrassment: Von der Leyen blasted for ‘wishy washy’ State of the Union speech

URSULA Von der Leyen, European Commission president, faced fury from social media critics after delivering her State of the Union address yesterday.

Read full article: EU embarrassment: Von der Leyen blasted ...→
EU superstate warning: 'A question of when not if,' admits MEP after von der Leyen speech

EU superstate warning: 'A question of when not if,' admits MEP after von der Leyen speech

THE EU's transformation into a superstate is now inevitable, a Dutch MEP has said in the wake of Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union speech, suggesting i [...]

Read full article: EU superstate warning: 'A question of wh...→
Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT-free zones' have no place in EU

Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT-free zones' have no place in EU

In her first ‘state of union’ speech, European commission president delivers criticism of Polish ruling party

Read full article: Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT...→
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EU chief accuses No10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher's legacy with threats to break original Brexit deal

EU chief accuses No10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher's legacy with threats to break original Brexit deal

URSULA von der Leyen accused No 10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher’s legacy as Brussels ramped up its war of words with Britain today.  The EU chief vowed she wi [...]

Read full article: EU chief accuses No10 of trashing Margar...→
Finnish MEP blasts 'hypocrite' Brussels and von der Leyen in explosive EU Parliament rant

Finnish MEP blasts 'hypocrite' Brussels and von der Leyen in explosive EU Parliament rant

FINNISH MEP Laura Huhtasaari erupted into an explosive rant against European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen lambasting her defence of the union desp [...]

Read full article: Finnish MEP blasts 'hypocrite' Brussels ...→
EU warned: 'More referendums to come' Swedish MEP in stern threat to von der Leyen

EU warned: 'More referendums to come' Swedish MEP in stern threat to von der Leyen

EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen received a stern threat more member states will join the UK out of the bloc unless she gives up on her agenda for a Un [...]

Read full article: EU warned: 'More referendums to come' Sw...→
  • #Ursula von der Leyen
'Europe will be WRECKED' Polish MEP lashes out at 'arrogant' von der Leyen in furious row

'Europe will be WRECKED' Polish MEP lashes out at 'arrogant' von der Leyen in furious row

EU leader Ursula von der Leyen suffered a brutal slapdown from Polish MEP Ryszard Antoni Legutko in the European Parliament as she hit out at his Government's [...]

Read full article: 'Europe will be WRECKED' Polish MEP lash...→
BREXIT FURY: EU chief VDL tells MEPs deal ON BRINK over Boris' bill 'A matter of LAW'

BREXIT FURY: EU chief VDL tells MEPs deal ON BRINK over Boris' bill 'A matter of LAW'

BRUSSELS chief Ursula von der Leyen lashed out at Boris Johnson's plan to rewrite the Brexit deal - insisting the threat to breach international law has hurt c [...]

Read full article: BREXIT FURY: EU chief VDL tells MEPs dea...→
Ireland loses trade portfolio in European Commission reshuffle

Ireland loses trade portfolio in European Commission reshuffle

Ireland lost the trade portfolio in the European Commission after Mairead McGuinness was named the country’s commissioner and put in charge of financial servic [...]

Read full article: Ireland loses trade portfolio in Europea...→
Ireland SNUBBED: Brussels punishes Dublin after EU trade humiliation

Ireland SNUBBED: Brussels punishes Dublin after EU trade humiliation

EUROPEAN Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen snatched the bloc's top trade job from Ireland today in a humiliating snub after the resignation of the country' [...]

Read full article: Ireland SNUBBED: Brussels punishes Dubli...→
  • #Ursula von der Leyen
Ursula von der Leyen ‘used EPP to push Mairéad McGuinness nomination’

Ursula von der Leyen ‘used EPP to push Mairéad McGuinness nomination’

Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission president, signalled her preference for Mairéad McGuinness to be one of two names nominated as Ireland’s next EU [...]

Read full article: Ursula von der Leyen ‘used EPP to push M...→
EU panic: Von der Leyen prepares to push Barnier aside in last-ditch bid to strike deal

EU panic: Von der Leyen prepares to push Barnier aside in last-ditch bid to strike deal

URSULA VON DER LEYEN is being urged to push aside Michel Barnier and David Frost in the deadlocked post-Brexit trade talks and single-handedly "find a high-lev [...]

Read full article: EU panic: Von der Leyen prepares to push...→
Exclusive: Michel Barnier to be sidelined by EU leaders in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Exclusive: Michel Barnier to be sidelined by EU leaders in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, is to pave the way for heads of EU countries to intervene in the talks

Read full article: Exclusive: Michel Barnier to be sideline...→

EU trade policy in tatters? How Phil Hogan’s resignation blows hole in European Commission

PHIL HOGAN's resignation appears to be extremely damaging to EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and her Commission.

Read full article: EU trade policy in tatters? How Phil Hog...→
Von der Leyen left red-faced as she 'backs' Jedward as Hogan replacement - 'Is this real?'

Von der Leyen left red-faced as she 'backs' Jedward as Hogan replacement - 'Is this real?'

EUROPEAN Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has been humiliated on Twitter after appearing to back the idea that Irish duo Jedward could replace Phil Ho [...]

Read full article: Von der Leyen left red-faced as she 'bac...→
Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just drive companies to Britain, anti-Brexit MEP told

Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just drive companies to Britain, anti-Brexit MEP told

GUY Verhofstadt has urged Ursula von der Leyen to tax big companies to generate income for the EU - prompting opponents to taunt him by pointing out such a mov [...]

Read full article: Oh dear, Guy! EU's tax plans will just d...→
Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der Leyen as 'French Trojan horse' - huge warning

Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der Leyen as 'French Trojan horse' - huge warning

FRANCE is "blatantly" ignoring rules relating to the eurozone set down in the Maastricht treaty in a move which will "open the floodgates for irresponsible deb [...]

Read full article: Eurozone MELTDOWN: Macron using von der ...→
EU toughens borders after pledge to send back more migrants

EU toughens borders after pledge to send back more migrants

The European Union will increase border checks and deportations under a new migration plan that includes mandatory quotas and shared responsibility for refugee [...]

Read full article: EU toughens borders after pledge to send...→
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NGO refugee rescuers unimpressed by EU's proposals for a new migration and asylum pact

NGO refugee rescuers unimpressed by EU's proposals for a new migration and asylum pact

REFUGEE rescue and aid organisations have been left unimpressed by the European Commission’s plans for a new pact on migration and asylum.... Commission presid [...]

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Boris Johnson's controversial Brexit bill a 'distraction' says EU - follow live

Boris Johnson's controversial Brexit bill a 'distraction' says EU - follow live

The European Union said Boris Johnson’s plan to override the Brexit deal has distracted from negotiations over future trading arrangements.... Commenting towar [...]

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European Commission president ‘convinced’ UK-EU trade deal can still be done

European Commission president ‘convinced’ UK-EU trade deal can still be done

But Ursula von der Leyen said the PM had distracted negotiators by threatening legislation that would override the Brexit agreement.

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EU embarrassment: Von der Leyen blasted for ‘wishy washy’ State of the Union speech

EU embarrassment: Von der Leyen blasted for ‘wishy washy’ State of the Union speech

URSULA Von der Leyen, European Commission president, faced fury from social media critics after delivering her State of the Union address yesterday.

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Boris Johnson urged to end EU trade talks NOW - ‘We will not be bullied’!

Boris Johnson urged to end EU trade talks NOW - ‘We will not be bullied’!

BORIS JOHNSON has been urged to end trade talks with the EU following Ursula von der Leyen's criticism of his latest Brexit move, an Express.co.uk poll has fou [...]

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Brexit POLL: After Ursula von der Leyen's attack - should Boris end talks now? VOTE HERE

Brexit POLL: After Ursula von der Leyen's attack - should Boris end talks now? VOTE HERE

EUROPEAN Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has furiously attacked Boris Johnson's Brexit plan - but should the Prime Minister simply abandon trade talk [...]

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EU superstate warning: 'A question of when not if,' admits MEP after von der Leyen speech

EU superstate warning: 'A question of when not if,' admits MEP after von der Leyen speech

THE EU's transformation into a superstate is now inevitable, a Dutch MEP has said in the wake of Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union speech, suggesting i [...]

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EC President quotes Thatcher in speech: 'Britain does not break treaties'

EC President quotes Thatcher in speech: 'Britain does not break treaties'

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen used the State of the Union address to mount a robust defence of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement signed by B [...]

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EU chief attacked: Expert turns tables on VDL’s claims to 'never backtrack' on Brexit deal

EU chief attacked: Expert turns tables on VDL’s claims to 'never backtrack' on Brexit deal

EUROPEAN Union chief Ursula von der Leyen has been attacked over her warning that Brussels will "never backtrack" on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement - as an ex [...]

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Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT-free zones' have no place in EU

Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT-free zones' have no place in EU

In her first ‘state of union’ speech, European commission president delivers criticism of Polish ruling party

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EU chief accuses No10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher's legacy with threats to break original Brexit deal

EU chief accuses No10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher's legacy with threats to break original Brexit deal

URSULA von der Leyen accused No 10 of trashing Margaret Thatcher’s legacy as Brussels ramped up its war of words with Britain today.  The EU chief vowed she wi [...]

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EU chief warns chances of deal fading by the day and 'time running out'

EU chief warns chances of deal fading by the day and 'time running out'

Ursula von der Leyen sounded the alarm as Tory Minister Brandon Lewis doubled down on his declaration that Government's Brexit plan 'breaks international law'

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Brexit deal breaches will harm trade deal hope, Brussels warns PM

Brexit deal breaches will harm trade deal hope, Brussels warns PM

Boris Johnson was warned today that any breach of the legally binding withdrawal agreement will be “bad” for Britain’s hopes of a free trade deal. The Presiden [...]

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Finnish MEP blasts 'hypocrite' Brussels and von der Leyen in explosive EU Parliament rant

Finnish MEP blasts 'hypocrite' Brussels and von der Leyen in explosive EU Parliament rant

FINNISH MEP Laura Huhtasaari erupted into an explosive rant against European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen lambasting her defence of the union desp [...]

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'Sanctions? No! Actions? No!' Guy Verhofstadt loses it in European Parliament outburst

'Sanctions? No! Actions? No!' Guy Verhofstadt loses it in European Parliament outburst

EU chief Guy Verhofstad lost his cool as he addressed his colleagues and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in the European Parliament on Wedne [...]

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EU warned: 'More referendums to come' Swedish MEP in stern threat to von der Leyen

EU warned: 'More referendums to come' Swedish MEP in stern threat to von der Leyen

EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen received a stern threat more member states will join the UK out of the bloc unless she gives up on her agenda for a Un [...]

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EU State of the Union descend into chaos as von der Leyen sparks verbal spat with MEP

EU State of the Union descend into chaos as von der Leyen sparks verbal spat with MEP

THE EU State of the Union speech came to a temporary halt after Commission President Ursula von der Leyen began a verbal skirmish with an MEP disagreeing with [...]

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'Europe will be WRECKED' Polish MEP lashes out at 'arrogant' von der Leyen in furious row

'Europe will be WRECKED' Polish MEP lashes out at 'arrogant' von der Leyen in furious row

EU leader Ursula von der Leyen suffered a brutal slapdown from Polish MEP Ryszard Antoni Legutko in the European Parliament as she hit out at his Government's [...]

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Brexit deal is only way to guarantee Northern Ireland peace process, warns EC president von der Leyen

Brexit deal is only way to guarantee Northern Ireland peace process, warns EC president von der Leyen

The UK cannot unilaterally set aside the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement signed by Boris Johnson, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has warned.

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'Deaf' Ursula von der Leyen shut down as MEP explodes over 'powerless' Brussels

'Deaf' Ursula von der Leyen shut down as MEP explodes over 'powerless' Brussels

URSULA VON DER LEYEN saw her attempts to defend the strength of the European Union dismantled as French MEP Nicolas Bay tore down her argument while highlighti [...]

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BREXIT FURY: EU chief VDL tells MEPs deal ON BRINK over Boris' bill 'A matter of LAW'

BREXIT FURY: EU chief VDL tells MEPs deal ON BRINK over Boris' bill 'A matter of LAW'

BRUSSELS chief Ursula von der Leyen lashed out at Boris Johnson's plan to rewrite the Brexit deal - insisting the threat to breach international law has hurt c [...]

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European Commission president expected to say EU wants a Brexit trade deal in flagship speech

European Commission president expected to say EU wants a Brexit trade deal in flagship speech

Ursula von der Leyen likely to say that the EU still wants a trade deal with the UK but not at any price.

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Ireland loses trade portfolio in European Commission reshuffle

Ireland loses trade portfolio in European Commission reshuffle

Ireland lost the trade portfolio in the European Commission after Mairead McGuinness was named the country’s commissioner and put in charge of financial servic [...]

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Track breaking Ursula von der Leyen headlines on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for [...]

Track breaking Ursula von der Leyen headlines on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for Ursula von der Leyen news

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Ireland SNUBBED: Brussels punishes Dublin after EU trade humiliation

Ireland SNUBBED: Brussels punishes Dublin after EU trade humiliation

EUROPEAN Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen snatched the bloc's top trade job from Ireland today in a humiliating snub after the resignation of the country' [...]

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EU warns Boris Johnson’s plan to tear up Brexit deal risks ‘peace’ in Ireland

EU warns Boris Johnson’s plan to tear up Brexit deal risks ‘peace’ in Ireland

The EU has hit out at Boris Johnson’s plan to rip up key parts of the Brexit agreement, warning it is a “prerequisite” for avoiding a no-deal outcome. ... Ursu [...]

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Ursula von der Leyen ‘used EPP to push Mairéad McGuinness nomination’

Ursula von der Leyen ‘used EPP to push Mairéad McGuinness nomination’

Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission president, signalled her preference for Mairéad McGuinness to be one of two names nominated as Ireland’s next EU [...]

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Justine McCarthy: Phil Hogan’s run exposes Fine Gael boys’ club

Justine McCarthy: Phil Hogan’s run exposes Fine Gael boys’ club

Ursula von der Leyen is a sexist madam who needs manners put on her. So went the subtext of Fine Gael’s spinning about the nomination of Ireland’s new EU commi [...]

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EU panic: Von der Leyen prepares to push Barnier aside in last-ditch bid to strike deal

EU panic: Von der Leyen prepares to push Barnier aside in last-ditch bid to strike deal

URSULA VON DER LEYEN is being urged to push aside Michel Barnier and David Frost in the deadlocked post-Brexit trade talks and single-handedly "find a high-lev [...]

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European Union is set to 'sideline chief negotiator Michel Barnier'

European Union is set to 'sideline chief negotiator Michel Barnier'

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is expected to stand Brussels' chief negotiator (pictured) aside to help bring about a trade deal with the U [...]

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Exclusive: Michel Barnier to be sidelined by EU leaders in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Exclusive: Michel Barnier to be sidelined by EU leaders in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, is to pave the way for heads of EU countries to intervene in the talks

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Brexit setback: MEP warns Von der Leyen could use Hogan’s resignation for major reshuffle

Brexit setback: MEP warns Von der Leyen could use Hogan’s resignation for major reshuffle

FINE Gael MEP Sean Kelly has warned European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen could use Phil Hogan's resignation to reshuffle the cabinet.

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EU trade policy in tatters? How Phil Hogan’s resignation blows hole in European Commission

PHIL HOGAN's resignation appears to be extremely damaging to EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and her Commission.

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EC president ‘respects’ resignation of Phil Hogan from trade role

EC president ‘respects’ resignation of Phil Hogan from trade role

Ursula von der Leyen said she is ‘very grateful’ to Mr Hogan for his ‘tireless and successful work’.

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Coronavirus in Ireland: Commissioner’s report to EU contradicts past statements

Coronavirus in Ireland: Commissioner’s report to EU contradicts past statements

Phil Hogan, the EU trade commissioner, has published a timeline of his movements during a recent trip to Ireland, contradicting statements made by his spokesma [...]

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Von der Leyen left red-faced as she 'backs' Jedward as Hogan replacement - 'Is this real?'

Von der Leyen left red-faced as she 'backs' Jedward as Hogan replacement - 'Is this real?'

EUROPEAN Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has been humiliated on Twitter after appearing to back the idea that Irish duo Jedward could replace Phil Ho [...]

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