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July 30, 2019
After the high drama of last week, in which Boris Johnson won the leadership of the British Conservative Party, entered 10 Downing Street as Theresa May’s successor as prime...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressing the House of Commons for the first time on Thursday.
July 26, 2019
After a leadership contest in the British Conservative Party that seemed to move at a snail’s pace over the two months since Prime Minister Theresa May announced on May 24...
Ursula von der Leyen addressing the European Parliament Tuesday prior to the debate and vote on her candidacy for Commission president.
July 19, 2019
On Tuesday evening, the European Parliament approved Ursula von der Leyen, until her resignation Wednesday the minister of defense in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s...
Ursula von der Leyen and Christine Lagarde, nominated yesterday to be, respectively, president of the European Commission and president of the European Central Bank.
July 3, 2019
Yesterday, after a three-day marathon of long meetings and late-night bilateral discussions, the European Council, the heads of state or government of the 28 member states of...