July 1, 2016

Commission’s DG EXLARGEMENT — Attack Is The Best Defence

The European Union is changing how it deals with rebel states potentially leaving the Union. With a new strategy in mind, the Commission unveiled a new Directorate that has been secretly operating for the past year.
June 30, 2016

European Commisson Employees To Be Called By Numbers Instead Of Names

There had not been such a controversial measure since the hiring of external contractors to do the same job as Fonctionnaires and pay them half the salary.
June 29, 2016

Cattle Rancher From Texas Hired To Improve EPSO Competitions

The European Commission proves once more it is on the edge of innovation when it comes to test-taking. It recently hired Travis Walker, Jr., a cattle flow expert and part time consultant for standardised test-taking centres around the world.
June 28, 2016

Nigel Farage Surprise Front-runner To Manage England Football Team

Following the historic defeat against Iceland at Euro2016 and the resignation of Roy Hodgson, Nigel Farage naturally emerged as a leading candidate to fill the vacant England manager's seat.

June 28, 2016

Brexit: “A Bet Between Lads”, Mutual Friend Admits

Let’s face it: Given how informed many Brits are about the EU, the very idea of calling a referendum was as smart as putting Mel Gibson in a room full of whiskey bottles and hoping he’d remain sober.
June 22, 2016

Boris Johnson Whips Out Unexpected Trick to Sway Remain Voters

In a dramatic last-ditch attempt to persuade the British electorate to vote for Brexit, former Mayor of London Boris Johnson made a surprising statement that could destroy the hopes of the Remain camp.
June 15, 2016

Commission Unveils Jargon Reduction Unit

This is probably one of the boldest moves ever made by the European Commission. For the first time, the EU’s executive arm has taken concrete action to get rid of all incomprehensive jargon in its communication.
June 15, 2016

European Commission Worried that Greek Crisis Could Be Coming to an End

The European Commission expressed concern at the potential end of the Eurogroup and European Council meetings regarding Greece's financial situation.
June 7, 2016

Intern Survives One Year Eating Only Conference Sandwiches

Getting in the loop of the working world is just the beginning. Then you have to survive its first steps.

June 7, 2016

EU Receives Award for Worst Campaign of the Decade

Racist, misogynist and anti dwarfs: “We Are Everyone”, the EU’s latest campaign, wanted to touch every citizen. It only managed to do so by offending them. Story of a failure.

June 7, 2016

EC Head of Unit Fired for Being Too Creative

Her career was a model of perfection. Stainless studies, perfect record, every EU ladder climbed faster than most. A Head of Unit by the age of 36, married with two kids to Breton MEP Erwan Kertadélec, her future was bright. Her life sorted.


July 1, 2016

Former DG Enlargement Was Accidentaly Named After April’s Fool

A letter dated from March 2013 was found in the European Commission’s archives which could explain the change of name of DG Enlargement to DG Near. […]
June 23, 2016

Italian Policy Officer Makes Succint Point At EU Policy Conference

Never seen before, unbelievable, flabbergasting. The terms to describe Alessandro Di Caltamalamenio’s intervention today at the conference on Structural Reform 2020 went over the top. “I […]