New Europe (newspaper)

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New Europe
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Front page of New Europe (January 2009)
Type Weekly
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) [citation needed]
Founder(s) Basil Coronakis
Publisher Basil Coronakis
Editor Alexandros Koronakis
Founded 1993; 24 years ago (1993)
Political alignment No affiliation
Language English
Headquarters Brussels
ISSN 1106-8299
Website www.neweurope.eu

New Europe is a weekly newspaper published in English founded in 1993. The headquarters are based in Brussels, Belgium.[1]

The newspaper reports on the activities of the key European Union institutions: the European Commission, European Parliament, and Council of Ministers. The paper is available to the European Union Institutions free-of-charge, and can be bought on subscription or by direct sale from a limited number of newsstands in Brussels, Germany – reflecting the specialist nature of its readership. The paper edition can also be found in hotels and universities in Belgium.

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New Europe claims to maintain an independent stance regarding the affairs of the European Union (EU), claiming to have no political affiliation. The majority of the paper's articles cover the day-to-day business of EU policy making, and relations of EU with other actors. There is also an editorial and an opinion section. Each week, the print edition is between 24 and 48 pages for 66.000 copies according to the paper.[2]

The paper also has a section entitled Kassandra which reports on cases of maladministration and wrongdoings around Europe, but mainly within the EU institutions . Kassandra features on the back page of the print edition and online.[3]

Former New Europe senior editor Andy Dabilis interviewing former President of the European Commission Jacques Santer during the European People's Party Congress in Warsaw in April 2009

Web-only material includes video interviews, news articles, and commentaries, sometimes longer and of a broader European character than the opinion pieces within the newspaper. Photo slideshows, and videos are also featured.

New Europe publishes an annual Our World Edition since 2012. [4] The 2016 edition featured 80 personalities with commentaries about the year ahead. These included Jean-Claude Juncker, Thorbjørn Jagland, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Benigno S. Aquino III, Joseph Daul, Corina Crețu, Manfred Weber, Gianni Pittella, Christine Lagarde, and more.[5]

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