Attention this week turned to the future, or at least the immediate future.
In London, the resignation of British Prime Minister Theresa May sparked the opening salvos of a leadership campaign which will not only provide the next leader of the Conservative Party, but also the next British Prime Minister.
Meanwhile in Brussels, leadership campaigns were also underway for the top jobs in the European institutions. The aftermath of the European elections, which saw significant gains for Euro critical parties, and a severe reduction in the number of seats for the two largest groups, will complicate the upcoming battles.
Please view the full article for the full details.