European Institutions

  • UK Parliament Votes Against No-Deal Brexit

    March 13, 2019

    The day after the UK House of Commons voted down a revised version of Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed EU withdrawal deal, lawmakers voted in favor of a motion aimed at permanently preventing Britain from leaving the EU without first having negotiated exit terms with the bloc.

  • EC Files Legal Complaint Against Italy over Pollution

    March 13, 2019

    The European Commission (EC) has referred Italy to the Court of Justice of the EU over the government’s failure to comply with EU legislation on reducing air and water pollution, following similar cases filed against France, Germany, and the United Kingdom in 2018.

  • CoE Official: Conscience Rights Are “Barriers” to Reproductive Choice

    March 13, 2019

    Council of Europe (CoE) Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović has called on governments to respect “sexual and reproductive health rights” to ensure women have access to services including abortions, citing as a “serious barrier” to women’s rights the refusal by doctors to provide abortions on conscience grounds.

  • UK Parliament Rejects Revised Brexit Deal

    March 12, 2019

    The UK Parliament has rejected a revised version of the Brexit deal agreed by UK Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker that would have limited, but not eliminated, the ability of the EU to keep Britain in its customs union on a permanent basis.

  • UK Official: New Brexit Deal Terms Present No Clear Exit Path

    March 12, 2019

    UK Attorney General Geoffrey Cox has asserted that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Brexit deal terms would still not permit the UK to withdraw unilaterally from the EU customs union under the deal’s provisions for an Irish border “backstop” if negotiators encounter “intractable differences” in negotiating a future UK-EU deal.

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