European Central Bank
Remarkable thawing in relations after pair's spats over Brexit.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been appointed head of the European Central Bank, the first time a woman holds the post. The European Commission's next president is set to be Ursula Von Der Leyen, Germany's Defence Minister. Her post is pending final approval by a vote in the European Parliament in mid-July. European Council president Donald Tusk hailed the appointments, saying, "After all, Europe is a woman".
The German defence minister will replace Jean-Claude Juncker.
Steinhoff faces lawsuits by investors in the Netherlands, Germany, and now South Africa.
They potentially suffered a loss of up to 55 percent on that investment.
We as a country are perfectly capable of advocating women's rights without help from anyone else, especially overpaid Eurocrats. We must lobby the MPs in power, stand up for what we believe in and always vote. Voting to leave the European Union is the safest choice for women.
Turbulent December Only a few more weeks to go in 2015 but there are still various risks and challenges remaining for Europe
Is this the type of organisation we want the EU to be? One that supports corporations over the welfare of its population. One that ignores referendums, lacks democratic legitimacy and is focused upon the privatisation of public services...
Greece has been adopted as a cause célèbre by Eurosceptics who have portrayed the debt situation as an example of EU and ECB bullying, an assault on democracy and the Greek people... Yet this approach is fraught with danger, especially here in the UK when a referendum is so close.
Earlier this week Naomi Klein was asked in Twitter whether she thought that what we are seeing in Greece corresponds to the