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‘We are united’: Von der Leyen pledges €1bn to Ukraine in passionate address – video

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The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, gave a passionate speech in the European parliament in which she outlined the bloc's commitment to stopping Putin's invasion of Ukraine. She announced th...

Brexi: Northern Ireland protocol is ‘only solution’, says Ursula von der Leyen

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Ursula von der Leyen has blamed Brexit for the disruption to trade from Great Britain to Northern Ireland but has reiterated her offer to find “practical solutions” to issues destabilising politics in the region. Afte ...

Brexi: Von der Leyen rejects Boris Johnson bid to renegotiate Irish protocol

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The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has rejected Boris Johnson’s move to renegotiate the Northern Irish protocol, raising the temperature of a simmering Brexit row. “The EU will continue to...

EU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der Leyen

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The EU must consider mandatory vaccination in response to the spread of the “highly contagious” Omicron Covid variant across Europe, the European Commission president has said. In a call to action, Ursula von der Leye...

Italian PM calls Erdoğan ‘a dictator’ after Ursula von der Leyen chair snub

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A diplomatic spat has erupted between Turkey and Italy, after prime minister Mario Draghi accused president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of humiliating European commission president Ursula von der Leyen, and described him as ...

Merkel huiwer oor handdruk met Ursula von der Leyen van die EU - video

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Angela Merkel, die uittredende kanselier van Duitsland, lyk versigtig om haar hand aan te bied vir 'n volle handdruk met die president van die Europese Kommissie, Ursula von der Leyen, by 'n Brussel-beraad. Von der Leyen gryp eerder ...

Ursula von der Leyen backs authorisation mechanism for Covid vaccine exports – video

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Ursula von der Leyen has said the EU is transparent and open, and welcomes other countries to be transparent with their exports.Speaking at a virtual summit, she said contracts should be fulfilled before exporting vac...

Ursula von der Leyen offers speedy response to Ukraine’s bid to join EU

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European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said the civilian deaths in the Ukrainian town of Bucha showed the “cruel face” of Russia’s army and pledged to try to speed Ukraine’s bid to become a member of the Europ...

Ursula von der Leyen says EU could halt vaccine exports to UK – video

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The EU commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, has hinted that the bloc could withhold vaccine exports to the UK, reopening a dispute with the British government over supply delays affecting the European inoculati...

Ursula von der Leyen says EU could punish UK over Brexit breaches

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Ursula von der Leyen has warned that the EU will not hesitate to use the “real teeth” in the Brexit deal to punish the British government for breaching its obligations as MEPs prepared to consent to the historic agree...

Ursula Von der Leyen snubbed in chair gaffe at EU-Erdoğan talks

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An image of Ursula von der Leyen, the sole attending female leader, being the only person left without a chair during a meeting in Ankara involving the EU’s two presidents and Turkey’s leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, hy het...

Von der Leyen rejects Boris Johnson bid to renegotiate Irish protocol

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The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has rejected Boris Johnson’s move to renegotiate the Northern Irish protocol, raising the temperature of a simmering Brexit row. “The EU will continue to...

Von der Leyen signs off first of EU’s Covid recovery fund plans

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Ursula von der Leyen has signed off on the first plans by EU member states to spend Brussels’ €800bn (£687bn) Covid recovery fund, as she sought to reverse the reputational damage inflicted on the bloc by the pandemic...

Von der Leyen warns Russia of gas pipeline sanctions over Ukraine

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Nord Stream 2, the controversial Russian gas pipeline to Germany, will be part of the package of sanctions facing the Kremlin if Ukraine is invaded, Ursula von der Leyen has said. In comments that appear to go further...

Von der Leyen: EU must acquire ‘political will’ to build own military

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The EU must learn the lessons of the abrupt end of the US-led mission in Afghanistan and acquire the “political will” to build up its own military force to deploy to future crises, the European Commission’s president,...