Serbia’s failure to introduce genuine judicial reform will seriously jeopardise the country’s European future regardless of possible progress in relations with Kosovo, writes a policy analyst at the Open Society European Policy Institute.
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Any hopes that the new Foreign Secretary would tone down the rhetoric were quickly dispelled recently with Jeremy Hunt’s appalling and indefensible comparison of the EU to a ‘Soviet prison’- prompting Nigel Farage to remark that Hunt was now ‘talking his language.’
A large majority of the European Parliament voted to trigger article 7 of the Lisbon Treaty. This majority included many of Fidesz’s colleagues in the EPP (traditionally a very pro-EU grouping) whose affiliation to the EPP is being seriously tested by Fidesz’s membership, writes London's Green MEP.
The UK Foreign Secretary's comparison of the EU with the Soviet Union has sparked consternation. Also in this edition: an exhibition featuring the Catalan independence referendum one year on - Belgium expects disruptions as unions call for a day of action - the Eurogroup debates Italy's budget.