Vulcan View – Monday 25th to Friday 29th June

Vulcan View – Monday 25th to Friday 29th June

Posted on 03 Jul 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: EUROPEAN UNION SUMMIT Migration deal reached after marathon all-night talks There was little time for rest on the first day of the highly-anticipated European Council summit which formally kicked off last night as EU leaders managed to strike a deal early this morning of the increasingly divisive issue of migration. Although leaders are […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 17th to Friday 22nd June

Vulcan View – Monday 17th to Friday 22nd June

Posted on 26 Jun 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: GREECE  ‘Historic’ deal reached to end Greece eight-year bailout programme  Eurozone finance ministers met in Luxembourg last night to approve a historic debt-relief package for Greece which will allow it to exit its third bailout scheme next August and bring to a conclusion the eight-year bailout programme. After six […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 11th to Friday 15th June

Vulcan View – Monday 11th to Friday 15th June

Posted on 26 Jun 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: G7 SUMMIT  US Diplomacy in Despair after Trump’s Reversal on Negotiated Communiqué US President Donald Trump disregarded weeks of diplomatic efforts, alienating his traditional allies and six of the strongest global economies, after descending into a flurry of tweets criticizing Canada and Europe as he left the G7 summit last weekend. […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 3rd to Friday 8th June

Vulcan View – Monday 3rd to Friday 8th June

Posted on 26 Jun 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT British government propose time-limited ‘Irish backstop’ customs proposal  Downing Street yesterday published its proposal for a temporary customs arrangement between the UK and the EU which it hopes will resolve the long-standing issue of avoiding the re-emergence of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. The text of the proposal will now be presented to the remaining EU27 later on […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday May 28th to Friday June 1st

Vulcan View – Monday May 28th to Friday June 1st

Posted on 26 Jun 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: ITALY President gives green-light to populist coalition government The political turmoil that has rocked Italy and the global financial markets appears to have come to an end after the Italian President Sergio Mattarella formally gave his seal of approval to the populist government coalition between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right Northern League. The alliance’s chosen prime minister, […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday May 21st to Friday May 25th

Vulcan View – Monday May 21st to Friday May 25th

Posted on 30 May 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT MEPs fail to deliver significant blow to Zuckerberg during Parliament address Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, travelled to Brussels this week to address the leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions over the social media giant’s latest privacy scandal, the Cambridge Analytica data […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday May 14th to Friday May 18th

Vulcan View – Monday May 14th to Friday May 18th

Posted on 30 May 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT UK considers EU customs rules extension as ‘’bridge’’ to future eventual arrangement The British government is developing plans to stay within the EU customs union beyond 2021 in order to act as a ‘’bridge’’ to an eventual future customs system and prevent a hard border emerging […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday April 30th to Friday May 4th

Vulcan View – Monday April 30th to Friday May 4th

Posted on 04 May 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT Home Secretary resignation tips Brexit balance in UK Cabinet  The British cabinet experienced another senior ministerial causality late last Sunday night when the Home Secretary Amber Rudd was forced to stand down from her position amid the Windrush immigration scandal. The vacancy in the Home office […] Read more...

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