It’s back to school after the long summer break…
Not a lot of things happened in the EU bubble this past week. « Brexit » apparently means « Brexit » but what it does actually mean is anyone’s guess.
The Commission reminded the USA that competition law had been part of its exclusive powers since the beginning of the then EEC and that yes sometimes US firm could fall foul of EU law.
So here’s a (very) short round-up of articles. And there’s not even a youtube video to be seen.
Quatremer et la décision Apple de la Commission (article du 02/09)
From « Brussels2Berlin« A good analysis of the rise of the AfD in Germany. No, it’s not the end of Merkel, but yes it’s worrying.
And this nice and interesting blog also has a good take on the Apple decision too :
Et pour finir, un peu d’humour (presque belge): Bruxelles sur le divan vue par Les Grecques:
Hopefully next week we’ll have a multi-lingual speech from the EC president. Yes, it’s State of the European Union Address time again (on 14/09). I advise using a bullshitbingo card for this, such as the one helpfully provided by Jon Worth: