The European Commission proposed a draft EU budget for 2019 in the amount of 166 billion euros, 3% more compared to the current year.
This is stated in the message on the website of the EC.
“We offer an ambitious budget that continues to support our priorities, in particular investments, jobs, youth, migration, solidarity and security. We need stability for the EU, and I look forward to reaching agreement with Parliament and Council as soon as possible,” said the European Commissioner günther Oettinger.
The proposal is based on the fact that Britain after leaving the EU on 30 March 2019 will continue to participate in the implementation of the budgets of the EU before the end of 2020.
To support economic growth from the budget is planned to allocate almost 80 billion euros.
Scotland will try again to start the process of separating
The head of the Scottish government after a year’s hiatus, going back to the debate about independence. About the new referendum will be announced when negotiations will conclude about “Brickset”.The first Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon announced that in the coming weeks is going to re-open the debate on secession from the UK. On Sunday, may 20, reported the Independent.
According to Sturgeon, the only obstacle to the determination of the date of the second referendum on secession is the uncertainty of future relations between the UK and the EU after the “Brickset”. In the fall, as only such clarity will appear, discussion of a second referendum will also take more concrete shape.
In March 2017 the Scottish Parliament supported the holding of a new referendum on independence from the UK. Offer Nicola Sturgeon was supported by 69 deputies, 59 voted against it. An independent Scotland, according to the plan Sturgeon, would seek full membership in the EU, but should keep the pound sterling as the national currency.
However, in June 2017, Nicola Sturgeon, was suspended from the preparation of the second referendum on the country’s independence from Britain. Speaking before members of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, she declared that the question on the referendum should decide after you become clear on what terms Britain out of the European Union.
The solution Sturgeon may be linked with the crushing defeat of his party, the SNP in parliamentary elections in the UK. The Scottish nationalists lost 21 of the 56 seats in Parliament.
The Irish decide on the legalization of abortion
“The right to life of the embryo” is enshrined in the Constitution since 1983. Abortion a woman can face up to 14 years imprisonment.In Ireland on Friday, may 25, began a referendum, in which participants decide on the legalization of abortion in the country. Currently abortion in Ireland is prohibited by law. After a referendum in 1983, “the right to life of the embryo” was enshrined in the Constitution. At the same time the Basic law was introduced 8th amendment, according to which the unborn child and mother have the same right to life.
A woman having an abortion could face up to 14 years imprisonment. In 2014, permits abortion only if the pregnancy poses a threat to the mother’s life. The Irish women are not permitted to have an abortion abroad. From 1980 to 2016, this opportunity was used by 170 thousand inhabitants of the country.
The campaign against the abortion ban has received new impetus after the Irish Mallet Amanda had to go to the UK to have an abortion. Her fetus was diagnosed with a heart defect, the doctor said that it is not viable. But abortion in Ireland she refused. Then Mallet filed a complaint to the UN Commission on human rights, which is seen in the case of violation of fundamental rights.
In the Irish Parliament the majority of deputies supported the abolition of the ban on abortion. If the Irish approve of the legalization, the government is ready to introduce a draft law that allows abortion in the first 12 weeks.