June 12, 2019
Politico reports that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on EU institutions to begin a push for member states to implement a “comparable minimum wage” across the bloc.
June 11, 2019
EurActiv reports that, according to a draft strategic agenda for the years 2019 through 2024 produced by the EU institutions, EU and national leaders respond to growing concerns about the impacts of migration on the bloc by prioritizing border security and finding a path toward a common internal migration and asylum policy.
June 10, 2019
The BBC reports that, in another instance of UK government action to soften the economic impact of Brexit, British authorities have signed an outline deal with South Korea to continue free trade between the two countries after the UK withdraws from the EU.
June 06, 2019
In its 2019 Fundamental Rights Report, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights warns of growing “inequalities, harassment, and prejudices” across the bloc and calls for “robust responses,” including national action plans, to discrimination, harassment, and hate speech.
June 05, 2019
The European Commission (EC) has sent a letter to the Italian government threatening a financial penalty if national officials cannot justify their failure to limit the country’s budget deficit to a level in line with EU standards.