Last updated: May 23, 2018

Pleas for pragmatism as EU charts post-Brexit future

German Finance Minister Wolfgang SchaeubleAix-en-Provence (France) (AFP) – Senior European political figures appealed Sunday for the EU to set aside lofty debate as it struggles with Brexit-style populism, and instead to focus on measures which clearly benefit citizens. Leading the charge, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble — a linchpin of the Berlin coalition government — scorned "political sermons", institutional reform and changes to EU treaties as proposed fixes for Europe's faultlines. "In principle I am in favour of more integration in Europe," he told the Welt am Sonntag weekly.

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