Today @ 16:16
UK prime minister David Cameron vowed to oppose "in every way possible" the extra €2.1 billion EU budget bill, which he said was 'completely unjustified and unacceptable', as the row dominated the second day of the leaders' summit in Brussels.
23.10.14 @ 09:34
23.10.14 @ 10:24
23.10.14 @ 09:24
Today @ 09:27
Eurozone leaders are meeting Friday on public deficits and debt, amid an escalating dispute between Italian PM Renzi and outgoing commission chief Barroso.
Today @ 09:47
The EU has told the UK it must pay a new €2.1 billion bill by 1 December, in grist for the mill of Cameron's eurosceptic adversaries at home.
Today @ 03:59
Most EU leaders on Thursday criticised Russia’s non-compliance with Ukraine peace accords, but Italy urged re-engagement with Moscow.
Today @ 03:59
EU leaders have agreed to cut greenhouse emissions by 40 percent by 2030, but poorer states won concessions, while green NGOs voiced dismay.
Today @ 09:29
Nicosia persuaded EU leaders at the summit in Brussels on Thursday to criticise Turkey for violating its economic zone and sovereignty.
23.10.14 @ 21:41
The 2030 climate and energy targets which EU leaders are trying to agree at a Brussels summit on Thursday will not be set in stone.
23.10.14 @ 15:32
European Commission president Barroso has hit out at Italy for publishing a letter the commission sent asking Rome to justify its budget for 2015.
23.10.14 @ 09:28
Irish senators have urged the government to recognise Palestine, as the EU prepares to set out new red lines on Israel relations.
22.10.14 @ 13:57
MEPs have approved Juncker's new EU commission, with a slightly smaller majority than in 2010, and following a number of concessions on portfolios.
22.10.14 @ 19:55
TThe EU's rules on debts and deficits will not be re-written, Juncker told MEPs in his first speech as European Commission president.
23.10.14 @ 09:29
EU leaders are meeting in Brussels for what are expected to be tough negotiations on climate targets. The economy and Ebola will also be discussed.
23.10.14 @ 13:38
The rise of the UK Independence party has coincided with increased support for Britain remaining part of the EU, according to a survey published on Wednesday.
22.10.14 @ 17:59
The European Parliament on Wednesday punched a €3.8 million hole in the EU commission 2015 budget as leverage until the Brussels-executive improves its transparency record.
News in Brief
- Cameron 'angry' over extra EU bill of €2bn@ 15:01
- Ice-cold relations inside the ECB: report@ 09:01
- Soros: EU has lost its way@ 09:00
- European bank stress tests to reveal small problems: report@ 08:59
- Beer and wine fuelled EU climate deal@ 08:57
- No comment from Barroso on extra €2 billion from UK@ 03:32
- Van Rompuy: EU deal reached on climate targets@ 01:08
- Poorer EU states to get pollution permits until 2030@ 01:00
- Cameron vows to reject €2 billion EU bill@ 16:16
- Cameron slapped with new €2bn EU bill@ 09:47
- Cyprus seeks harsh EU statement on Turkey@ 09:29
- Renzi stirs up EU row ahead of eurozone meeting@ 09:27
- EU leaders reach 2030 deal on climate and energy@ 03:59
- Merkel criticises Putin for broken promise on Ukraine@ 03:59
- Putin's pipeline drives wedge between EU and Balkan hopefuls@ 00:37
- EU leaders mull climate u-turn if international talks fail23'rd @ 21:41
After 10 years as European Commission president, his most "emotional" moment was collecting the EU's Nobel Peace Prize, Jose Manuel Barroso told MEPs in Strasbourg on Tuesday (21 October) in his last speech in the European Parliament.
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