Claim your one month free trial for access to our premium content.

By Bilal Hafeez 23-07-2019
In: podcasts | Europe

Germany’s von der Leyen Takes Up Key Leadership Role (FT News in Focus, 12 min listen)

Resize text:

(You can listen to the podcast by clicking here) Ursula von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission (EC) President on the 1st of November. Her selection was a surprise and was helped by French President Macron. As a candidate from the centre right, Von der Leyen will need to get support from greens and centre left MEPs from across Europe, so she is expected to propose significant climate change policies. Her most pressing…

To gain access to Podcast Playlists, please become a free member

  • Gain access to Podcast Playlists – five must listen podcasts of the week on key topics, summarised and evaluated for your convenience

  • Gain access to Bilal’s Top Picks - a curated weekly list of the best content from the web segmented by 7 categories
Interested in our Hive Exclusives & Deep Dives?



Your personal data will be used to support your experience throughout this website, to manage access to your account, and for other purposes described in our privacy policy.