A deal on how to fill the top jobs in Europe is almost across the line. The actual candidates however are somewhat surprising.
Boris Johnson would face a specific handicap in his talks with Brussels. The desire to grant him any concession is virtually zero.
Buoyed by its recent election success, could Germany’s Green Party claim the chancellorship when Merkel leaves office?
Even in case of a hard Brexit, the UK would probably end up having to accept most of the Withdrawal Agreement.
While he did not endear himself to his continental colleagues during his stint as foreign minister, Boris Johnson’s flexibility could turn into an advantage.
Many on the continent may now see an orderly “velvet” Brexit as the least bad among the realistic outcomes.
EU citizens head to the polls to elect a new parliament in the most important EU election in recent times. Here’s what to look out for.
Despite Trump’s apparent obsession with German cars and the German trade surplus, political support in the U.S. for a trade war against the EU is much weaker than for getting tough on China.
Look for significant noise, but not for a genuine trade war across the Atlantic.