Macron likens political divisions in Europe to civil war
The speech was heartily welcomed by Jean-Claude Juncker, the European commission president, but received a lukewarm response from others, including Manfred Weber, the German MEP who leads the European People's party, within which Orbán's MEPs sit.
He said: "I will only support an enlargement when there is first a deepening and a reform of our Europe".
In his speech he condemned what he called "a fascination with the illiberal" in Europe.
Merkel's party also dismissed Macron's plan for a separate investment budget for the 19-member single currency area, saying it was not "a top priority" when the bloc is still grappling with how to plug the hole that Britain's departure will leave in the wider European Union budget. "We are 28" member nations.
Juncker said Macron's arrival in power in France had given new hope to the world's biggest trading bloc.
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The Republican-controlled Legislature also approved next fiscal year's budget, which boost education spending by about 20 percent. More than 100 teachers in Colorado are planning to walk off the job Monday to rally at the state Capitol.
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The Sixers have won a franchise record 16 straight which also sets a league record for the best winning streak to end a season. He said the eye was still swollen and he doesn't suffer from blurred vision. shot 46 percent on 3s (11 of 24).
The poll comes as Macron faces three months of rolling strikes on the railways over his plans to shake up heavily-indebted operator SNCF, scrapping early retirement and other benefits for new hires.
French President Emmanuel Macron could be the European Union's "last chance", former UKIP leader Nigel Farage said after meeting him on Tuesday.
Calling for fellow European Union leaders to follow his example in holding a public dialogue on Europe's future, Macron noted that he was launching the process later that day in eastern France.
Macron called for an energetic campaign for the European Parliament election in May 2019 as the EU also deals with the challenges of Britain's departure.
All EU countries, except Britain and Hungary, have agreed to seek the opinions of their citizens on the EU's future through debates and online consultations.
The coalition German Chancellor Angela Merkel finally formed has stuck to Germany's reluctance to share financial burdens, defying Mr. Macron's core ambition for a common eurozone budget to boost investment and fight recessions.
Lyrid meteor shower starts Monday night
It's always remarkable to see how surprised people are when they spot a meteor, since bright meteors are not all that uncommon. Last time Comet Thatcher came close to the sun was in 1861 and it is expected to return nearly 260 years from now, in 2276.
76ers' Ben Simmons Says He Is 100% Rookie Of The Year
One reason his shooting percentage is that high is that he has taken only six of his 149 shots in this run from beyond 15 feet. With the big man missing all five of Philadelphia's games in April, the point guard has scored 18.8 points per contest.
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By purchasing these certificates, Apple simply supports other projects that are compatible with its clean-energy principles. Alphabet's Google past year purchased enough renewable energy to cover all of its electricity consumption worldwide.