Today @ 17:48
Barroso made his valedictory speech in the EU parliament on Tuesday after 10 years in office, but few MEPs turned up to listen and those who did gave him a mixed review.
20.10.14 @ 18:22
Today @ 09:09
20.10.14 @ 09:28
17.10.14 @ 17:29
Today @ 19:44
A handful of Liberal, Green, leftist and anti-establishment MEPs dealing with culture have called for a boycott against the Juncker commission because of the Hungarian commissioner.
Today @ 18:01
Budget deficits in the EU were within the limits set out in the bloc's stability pact in 2013 thanks to changes to accounting rules.
20.10.14 @ 19:42
Farage’s eurosceptic group in the EU parliament has been saved by a Pole with unusual views on women.
Today @ 18:08
Asylum seekers in Italy and Greece are a step closer of having their rights vindicated following a verdict on Tuesday at the European Court of Human Rights.
Today @ 09:28
Slovenian commissioner Violeta Bulc has survived a three-hour hearing by MEPs, clearing the way for Juncker's team to be voted in on Wednesday.
Today @ 09:29
EU states decided to uphold sanctions on Russia and to better co-ordinate their response to the Ebola crisis at a meeting in Luxembourg on Monday.
20.10.14 @ 17:56
Two French corporate lawyers working for American firms and a high-ranking EU official are vying to replace Peter Hustinx as the next European data protection supervisor.
20.10.14 @ 09:28
Britain risks “alienating” friends in Europe by loose talk of migration caps, the outgoing EU commission chief is to warn.
17.10.14 @ 19:55
Putin has told EU leaders he wants pro-Russia rebels to make peace with Ukraine, amid scepticism on his true intentions.
16.10.14 @ 21:55
A Russian gas cut-off would have a “substantial impact”, but even the most vulnerable countries - Bulgaria, Estonia, and Finland - could get through the winter.
20.10.14 @ 09:29
Belgium's main airport, which gets four direct flights a week from the Ebola zone in west Africa, began screening arrivals in the small hours of Monday.
20.10.14 @ 09:27
The EU has registered 30,146 victims of human trafficking from 2010 to 2012, including 1,000 children sold for sex.
16.10.14 @ 22:41
A week before the EU summit on climate goals, member states disagree on various points of the so-called climate and energy policy framework for 2030.
17.10.14 @ 09:23
Eurostat is set to publish figures on Friday showing that the bloc's GDP has grown by nearly 2.5 percent.
News in Brief
- Former Polish FM under fire over Ukraine remarks@ 19:52
- Congolese lawyer wins EU rights prize@ 18:51
- Police unions reaffirm strike during Brussels summit@ 15:00
- Belarus leader stole $10bn from own people@ 12:45
- Sefcovic gets green light, Liberals target Hungarian nominee@ 12:17
- European business chief killed in Moscow incident@ 12:04
- US slaps entry ban on Hungarian officials@ 09:26
- France and Germany in 'secret' budget deal@ 08:49
- Culture MEPs rebel against Juncker@ 19:44
- Greece fined for violating asylum seekers' rights@ 18:08
- New accounting rules save EU deficit@ 18:01
- Barroso bows out before MEPs@ 17:48
- EU to uphold Russia sanctions@ 09:29
- Fire-walking EU commissioner clears path for Juncker@ 09:28
- FocusHealth experts wary of commission reshuffle@ 09:09
- Far-right Polish MEP saves Farage group20'th @ 19:42
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- Oxfam: EU needs to do more to stop the spread of Ebola
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