Months after the European Elections, we’re back to talk about its main takeaways, namely gains for the greens and the strengthening of anti-immigrant far-right parties. We bring you two reports on Insiders Unreported Europe – Euronews’ current affairs magazine. One from Italy and one from Germany.
Lampedusa, one of the centres of the migrant crisis, is divided in opinion. A doctor has been helping, he says, around 300,000 people for the last 30 years, as they dock on the island's shores. Others, who support Matteo Salvini’s League Party, want better jobs and more help from the government.
EU leaders meet on Sunday to thrash out a deal over the team that will guide the bloc for the next five years. The power game between the French and German leaders will be key to breakthroughs. Paris is pushing for French Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, while Berlin is sticking to Manfred Weber.
Charles Puigdemont declared independence from Catalonia and came to Belgium, where he was elected as an MEP. Now, he is being denied temporary EU accreditation. The decision was extended to all Spanish MEPs. Read more about why that was the resolution here.