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EU Tweets of the Week: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly – 5 February 2016

February 4, 2016 - EU Institutions

Jennifer Baker presents EU Tweets of the Week, looking at the good, the bad and the ugly in the European Union Twittersphere this week:

  • Most debated: Brexit was this week’s hot potato! Donald Tusk released a draft deal that intends to keep Britain in the EU. So, will it stay or will it not, that is the question.
  • The Good: MEPs urged the Commission to table a new strategy for gender equality and women’s rights.
  • The Bad: Bye bye Safe Harbor, welcome Privacy Shield. Too much ado about nothing? Jargon limbo? One thing is sure the new proposal clearly is not to everybody’s liking.
  • The Ugly: Last Friday, Martin Selmayr bowed down to Cameron, as he did to Merkel last year… but to whom did he bowed down the most? Berlaymonster did the maths for us.

Send in your suggestions using the hashtag #EUtweets!

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