Macron in Strasbourg for speech on EU reforms

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Strasbourg and is welcomed by President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani. The French leader is to address MEPs in a bid to shore up support for his ambitious plans for post-Brexit reforms of the EU. IMAGES

Austria’s Kurz meets with EU Parliament chief Tajani

Austria’s new Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, whose ruling coalition includes the far-right, meets European Parliament President Antonio Tajani in Brussels. European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday he had no bias against Austria’s new government, which includes a far-right party, adding it would be judged on its actions. The coalition between the conservative People’s Party (OeVP) and the far-right FPOe has pledged to stop illegal immigration, cut taxes and resist EU centralisation. IMAGES