The temperature has been rising in Europe, both
literally and figuratively. The Brexit fight isn't over yet
– in fact, it may have only just begun – as
EU member states gear up for a Boris Johnson premiership, and
with that a British cabinet that's more eurosceptic than ever.
Notoriously anti-EU figureheads such as Jacob Rees-Mogg and
Dominic Raab have received top jobs.
Britain's prime minister isn't the only one new to his
position. Enter Ursula Von Der Leyen, the president-elect of
the European Commission. She's a safe pair of hands for the
Brussels status quo, being part of the German CDU and thus a
member of the pro-market, pro-EU European People's Party. In
addition, she's a longstanding component of the European
armoury, having served in Angela Merkel's cabinet...