Before incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen takes over on November 1, MEPs will scrutinise those nominated to be in her top team.
Protection? To quote the definition of the Collins dictionary, this is a process “to prevent someone or something from being harmed or damaged”. The use of the word infers that The Other who moves, who asks for hospitality, who seeks a better life, [...] is a threat.
“This is the team as diverse as Europe is, as strong as Europe is, those are dedicated men and women, and I’m looking forward to working with this team for Europe.”
Johannes Hahn defended the controversial European way of life portfolio in an exclusive interview with Euronews' political editor Darren McCaffrey.
Hint: The answer is no.
"The British since the very beginning were part-time Europeans, what we need are full time Europeans," Juncker told Euronews in an exclusive interview.
László Trócsányi was the architect of many of Hungary's most controversial policies towards migration.
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Euronews' Darren McCaffrey was joined by MEPs to discuss Ursula von der Leyen's qualifications for the European Commission presidency. Watch the full episode for live coverage from Tuesday night's vote in Strasbourg.
But the first woman to hold Europe’s top job told Euronews that she was simply pleased to win after having only 13 days to convince MEPs.
Emmanuel Macron said "we can be proud of Europe" after Ursula von der Leyen's win. But Nigel Farage said she would bring undemocratic centralisation.
After groups like the Greens publicly announced they would not be supporting Ursula von der Leyen as President of the European Commission last week, she had one last debate with MEPs on Tuesday morning in Strasbourg. Read here to find out the ideas she pitched to appeal to all political groups.
Von der Leyen spoke about what she called Europe's duty to save lives in the Mediterranean, citing the 17,000 people drowned there in the last 5 years. She promised a new migration pact to tackle the problem, as well as a carbon-neutral Europe by 2050 and a boost for unity across the continent.
Germany's defence minister was confirmed as Jean-Claude Juncker's successor by 9 votes over the minimum after a much-criticised nomination process.
As part of her pitch, von der Leyen has promised a gender-equal commission and said she wants Europe to be the first "climate-neutral" continent.
Euronews political editor Darren McCaffrey chased the German defence minister for a comment
The week was marked by controversies of behind-closed door deals and democratic deficits as EU leaders chose the next nominees to lead the continent into the next five years. It was also the first week new MEPs took up their seats and a fair few rhetorical fireworks ensued.
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been nominated to take over the EU Commission leadership from Jean-Claude Juncker — do people know who she is, where is she talked, and what are people saying?
Outgoing President of the European Council Donald Tusk held a press conference after German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen was nominated as Commission president.
Activists staged a protest in Brussels ahead of Thursday's European summit, projecting a picture of the planet as a bomb to highlight the 'climate emergency'.
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EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker says he doesn't follow social media to avoid seeing comments calling him drunk or corrupt.
European Union leaders will meet in Brussels on Tuesday - to start talks on finding a successor to Jean Claude Juncker as European Commission President.
What would their nightmare scenario be?
The prospects of a populist, Far Right takeover in the European Parliament have been overhyped in the media. They are going to remain internally divided. They are going to remain in the minority and they are going to be increasingly marginalised.