06.12.13 @ 18:28
Merkel has "no memory" of pressuring Spain on taking a bailout in 2011, as alleged in a book by former Spanish PM Zapatero.
06.12.13 @ 09:22
06.12.13 @ 08:05
06.12.13 @ 09:29
06.12.13 @ 17:57
The EU data protection regulation hit a setback on Friday after justice ministers backed off on a key component.
06.12.13 @ 09:29
The EU has given Ukraine a gift on Russian gas, amid fresh talks on an EU-Ukraine treaty.
06.12.13 @ 09:23
The EU commission has published plans to stop EU nationals abusing welfare systems, but the UK and Germany say it is not enough.
06.12.13 @ 16:35
Former US intelligence contractor Snowden is to make a pre-recorded video appearance at the EU parliament later this month.
06.12.13 @ 09:29
France has announced another military intervention in Africa, but plans to deploy an EU battle group are unlikely to go ahead.
06.12.13 @ 09:24
The EU's financial transactions tax is legal and would not discriminate against countries outside its remit, according to EU commission lawyers.
04.12.13 @ 19:37
The EU commission is proposing to pay EU countries €6,000 for each UN-registered refugee which they take in.
05.12.13 @ 09:29
Germany's Guido Westerwelle has voiced support for Ukrainian protesters in a surprise visit to the Maidan.
04.12.13 @ 08:52
German politicians are following the UK in stoking fears about "welfare tourism" by Bulgarians and Romanians.
03.12.13 @ 17:16
EU 15-year olds have made slight improvements in reading, science and maths skills, but Estonian students are well ahead on EU targets.
04.12.13 @ 18:53
Turkey is starting visa liberalisation talks with the EU, a first step in a process which could take years.
04.12.13 @ 19:02
Eight European banks have been fined €1.7 billion after the EU commission found they took part in cartels on financial derivatives.
03.12.13 @ 17:18
Austerity measures imposed by international creditors are eroding people's social and economic rights, Europe's human rights watchdog says.
03.12.13 @ 09:29
Denmark is seen as the least corrupt EU country, while Greece is seen as the worst.
News in Brief
- Young Social Democrats vote against Merkel's coalition
- Report: Ukraine agrees to join Russia's Customs Union
- Berlin euro meeting 'one of many,' commission says
- MEPs head to Kiev, as authorities threaten crackdown
- Merkel has 'no memory' of pressuring Spain
- Mini-Eurogroup aims to reach deal on banking authority
- Germany offers technical support to France in Africa
- Gazprom hits back at EU on South Stream
- Schaeuble to host mini-Eurogroup on banking union
- Belgium and France raise alarm on European fighters in Syria
- Ireland becomes first euro country to quit bailout programme
- Snowden to make video appearance at EU parliament
- EU gives up hope on Ukraine deal at Vilnius summit
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- Seven EU states create military drone 'club'
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Regions & Cities
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- Berlin citizens keen to buy their electricity grid
- German city flats are overpriced, says Bundesbank
- EU cohesion policy: 'No more business as usual'
- If you build it, will they come?
- Interview'National governments declining in importance'
- Brussels: An EU capital in the making
- Beja airport: A runway to nowhere?
- Bringing high speed internet to the 'middle of nowhere'
- Arctic region to see greater focus in EU aid
- EU looks to 'hybrid drones' for legal shortcut on migration
- MEPs approve EU border surveillance system
- 'Virtual borders' scheme to track every non-EU citizen
- Security industry is shaping EU legislation
- Private security firms cash in on guarding EU borders
- Private firms put price tag on migrant suicides
- Gaddafi-tainted firm scoops EU contract
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- EU says No to Russian pipeline, as Ukraine talks resume6'th @ 09:29
- EU financial tax is legal, commission lawyers say6'th @ 09:24
- UK and Germany dislike EU 'welfare tourism' plan6'th @ 09:23
- Political open season6'th @ 09:22
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