Political open season
A full six months ahead of the European elections. Yes everybody who's anybody – and some people who aren't – are looking to new political horizons.
The New Zealand Herald
Luxembourg 3-way coalition ends Juncker reign
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel has presented his three-way coalition an official end to the 18-year reign of Jean-Claude Juncker as the longest-standing government leader in the European Union.
The Baltimore Sun
Liberals to lead Luxembourg as coalition talks succeed
Luxembourg City's mayor Xavier Bettel will become the country's next prime minister, following the end of coalition talks on Friday that usher in a Liberal government for the first time in decades.
City Paper's Baltics Worldwide
Strong, open Europe is in interest of Lithuania and Luxembourg
Dalia Grybauskaite presented one of the highest Lithuanian state awards to the Prime Minister of Luxembourg and former long-time President of the Eurogroup, Jean-Claude Juncker, who has arrived in Lithuania for the Vilnius Summit, informs BC the presidential press service.... Read more...
France and Italy call for permanent eurozone president
France and Italy called yesterday for eurozone finance ministers to have a full-time chairman after the European Parliament elections in May. Speaking after meeting with Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta in Rome, French President Franois Hollande said the euro zone needed to complete its banking union and set up a joint borrowing mechanism to ... (more)