Trump adds fuel to potential trade tariffs

Trump adds fuel to potential trade tariffs

Posted on 22 Feb 2019 in Vulcan Insight

          Trump adds fuel to potential trade tariffs Once again Donald Trump has added to concerns for a potential trade war should no deal be reached between the European Union and the United States for tariffs on imports and exports. He is currently reviewing a report from the US Department of […] Read more...

Tensions heighten in Westminster as MPs break away from main parties

Tensions heighten in Westminster as MPs break away from main parties

Posted on 22 Feb 2019 in Vulcan Insight

          Tensions heighten in Westminster as MPs break away from main parties With less than a week to go until the House of Commons is set to vote again on amendments relating to the proposed Brexit deal, 11 MPs decided to split from their parties. In an announcement on Monday morning […] Read more...

Brussels v Budapest

Brussels v Budapest

Posted on 22 Feb 2019 in Vulcan Insight

        Brussels vs Budapest The tit for tat between European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker and EPP colleague Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán reached a new height this week as Juncker accused Fidesz of lying: “Against lies there is not much you can do.” This is an ever growing fracture between Brussels and Budapest and what […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 11th of February to Friday 15th of February

Vulcan View – Monday 11th of February to Friday 15th of February

Posted on 22 Feb 2019 in Vulcan Insight

      KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: May asks for more time The speculation around Theresa May’s Brexit strategy grew this week when her chief negotiator Olly Robinson was allegedly overheard in a bar in Brussels spilling the beans about her likely intentions. Downing Street tried to downplay the conversation by not commenting on “alleged […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 4th of February to Friday 8th of February

Vulcan View – Monday 4th of February to Friday 8th of February

Posted on 22 Feb 2019 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: Nebulous, hell… Brexit impasse continues  Prime Minister Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar engaged in a game of shadow boxing this week with both leaders making separate trips to Belfast and Brussels. In a bid to assure communities in Northern Ireland, May and Varadkar reaffirmed their commitment […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 28th of January to Friday 1st of February

Vulcan View – Monday 28th of January to Friday 1st of February

Posted on 01 Feb 2019 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: May trying to renegotiate Backstop with Brussels  On Tuesday the House of Commons narrowly voted in favour of an amendment tabled by Conservative MP Sir Graham Brady to provide “alternative arrangements” for the Irish backstop. Prime Minister May hailed this outcome as ‘a route that can secure […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 14th of January to Friday 18th of January

Vulcan View – Monday 14th of January to Friday 18th of January

Posted on 21 Jan 2019 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: AfD decides on party strategy for EU elections During a special AfD party convention last weekend in which the party decided on its campaign and strategic goals for the upcoming EU election in May of this year, hardliners demanded the immediate exit of Germany from the EU. […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 7th of January to Friday 11th of January

Vulcan View – Monday 7th of January to Friday 11th of January

Posted on 21 Jan 2019 in Vulcan Insight

      KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: European Union: The Polish and Italian Election Coalition  With the European Elections in full swing, the leaders of the most popular populist parties in Poland and Italy will meet Wednesday to discuss a common strategy for the Elections in May.  Matteo Salvini and Jarosław Kaczyński (PiS) are hoping […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 10th of December to Friday 14th of December

Vulcan View – Monday 10th of December to Friday 14th of December

Posted on 21 Jan 2019 in Vulcan Insight

KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: Brexit – Turmoil before Christmas break It has been another tumultuous couple of days in Westminster. The week began with the decision of Theresa May to pull the vote on the Withdrawal Agreement from parliament. This came after the European Court of Justice ruled on Monday that Great Britain had the option […] Read more...

Vulcan Insight – Flash Report on Today’s Brexit Vote

Vulcan Insight – Flash Report on Today’s Brexit Vote

Posted on 15 Jan 2019 in Vulcan Insight

        Vulcan Insight Flash Report on Today’s Brexit Vote Situation Analysis Today’s vote presents yet another “crunch moment” in the long running Brexit saga.  For those who have not been following in any great detail, this is Prime Minister Theresa May’s big moment in the House of Commons, when she will attempt […] Read more...

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