Ursula Von Der Leyen
EU chief pledges green recovery from corona crisis
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen vowed Wednesday that Europe would lead the global search for a coronavirus vaccine while rebuilding its shattered economy with a green recovery plan.
EU unveils unprecedented 750 bn euro recovery plan
European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday proposed a 750-billion-euro post-virus recovery fund for Europe but will have to win over sceptical member states to push it through.
EU warns of tough post-Brexit talks with UK
The EU's top official told Britain on Wednesday that it could lose its open access to the European market if it refused to extend post-Brexit partnership talks beyond 2020.
EU chief says UK risks more in post-Brexit trade talks
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen warned Wednesday that failing to rapidly negotiate a new trade deal after Brexit would hurt Britain more than it would the EU.
Forbes Names Amina Mohammed One Of World's 100 Most Powerful Women
58-year-old British-Nigerian diplomat, Amina Mohammed has been named as one of the most powerful women in 2019 by Forbes. The list comprises 100 women whom Forbes says are often referred to as the “first” and sometimes the “only” in their respected fields. The 2019 list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women celebrates women who are using their…
Incoming EU chief again urges UK to nominate commissioner
The incoming president of the European Commission wrote to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a second time on Tuesday to urge him to nominate a British commissioner, a spokeswoman said.
New EU commission may be delayed to December
European Parliament speaker David Sassoli said Saturday it is likely the new European Commission will take office a month late after the assembly rejected several candidates, including France's.