It has been a long wait for the first of the Fathers of Europe to be consecrated. A lot of people thought this would be Robert Schuman, but God decided that John-Paul II would go to the head of the queue.
The crisis in the budgets of a few EU Member States who have been living beyond their means (or – as in the case of Ireland – have been obliged to take on high levels of debt in order to rescue their national banking systems) has turned into a crisis for the common currency.
The Joint Communication issued by the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on 8 March 2011, while offering short and long term policies for the attainment of
The European Commission and the European Parliament are launching a new common ‘register’ to monitor all organisations and self-employed individuals engaged in EU policy-making and policy implementation.
Revision of the Working Time Directive seems to be a long-running issue on the EU agenda. Now there is an additional voice: the newly-formed European Sunday Alliance, promoting a work-free Sunday and decent working hours, will be presented to the public on 20 June 2011