Tag: European Council

Brexit

When is the UK going to panic?

So there has been no progress on Brexit at the European Council that started last night and is carrying on today, and there will be no extra summit about Brexit mid-November either until Michel Barnier reports “decisive progress” in talks. I’d hoped it would not be so, and that a […]

Brexit

That Theresa May photo

I genuinely thought this was a stock image representing absolute loneliness. But no. It's our Prime Minister in Brussels today. pic.twitter.com/fxJraJgT3a — Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) October 20, 2017 I don’t understand the circumstancss where your staff allow this photo to be taken. pic.twitter.com/b63LzWLFjU — Stephen Bush (@stephenkb) October 20, 2017 What […]

Brexit

The short term Brexit calendar

I’ve recently been pondering what happens next in Britain’s attempt to Brexit. The summer, when Theresa May looked like she had most things in hand, is now very much behind us. But at the time of writing we are still no clearer what sort of Brexit the UK government wants, […]

EU Politics

A roundup of the #EUCO – Berlusconi Twitterwall story

The screenshot above shows the oldest results from search.twitter.com for “EUCO Berlusconi”, and explains how the Twitterwall story started (I’ve previously posted about here and here). Just to set the record straight this is exactly what happened. First, I realised that tweets containing #EUCO would appear on the Twitter wall, […]

EU Politics, Technology

Let’s get #EUCO trending

There are two live Twitter walls at today’s European Council in Brussels, as shown above in this Twitpic from @EUCouncilPress. All you have to do is put #EUCO in your tweets. A few of my contributions so far: All EU Countries: fair trial and follow the legal process for Assange. […]