Ombudsman vows 'robust' action against EU secrecy

Today @ 17:46

EU ombudsman Emily O'Reilly wants more transparency from EU institutions on letting officials switch to the private sector, negotiating trade agreements, and allowing medicines onto the European market.

Highlights

ECB ready to use more 'unconventional tools' to spur economy

22.09.14 @ 18:07

ECB chief Draghi has said he is prepared to use more unconventional measures to spur growth in the eurozone.

Cameron in a pickle over Scotland promises

22.09.14 @ 09:24

British PM David Cameron is under fire from his own party and from the Labour opposition for having promised more powers to Scotland but being vague on similar devolution plans for England.

Police uncover plot to attack EU commission HQ

22.09.14 @ 09:20

An alleged plot to carry out an attack against the European Commission headquarters in Brussels has been uncovered by authorities.

Focus

Erasmus students find love and jobs, EU research finds

Today @ 15:07

If you are looking for love and a good job then you need to use the Erasmus student exchange programme, according to new research published by the European Commission.

Europe needs new stimulus to ward off crisis, US treasury warns

22.09.14 @ 10:13

European governments need to "boost demand" in order to reduce unemployment and avoid deflation, the US Treasury secretary has told the G20 group.

Catalonia to press ahead with referendum after Scottish No

19.09.14 @ 16:06

Catalan leader Artur Mas has said the Scottish referendum has reinforced his plan to hold a similar vote at home.

Scotland chooses to stay in UK

19.09.14 @ 07:10

Voters in Scotland have said No to independence from the UK, but the intense campaigning and record-high turnout are models for separatist movements elsewhere in Europe.

Ukraine says Europe at risk of 'terrible war'

19.09.14 @ 09:30

Ukraine leader Poroshenko has warned the US that Europe is at risk of a “terrible … war”, but failed to get American weapons in return.

Voting under way in Scottish independence referendum

18.09.14 @ 09:29

Over 4 million people are to cast their vote in favour or against Scottish independence on Thursday, with Spain calling it a "torpedo" against EU integration.

MEPs critical of 'underfunded' youth jobs plan

17.09.14 @ 20:52

Outgoing EU commissioner for employment Laszlo Andor defended EU-wide efforts to tackle youth unemployment amid critical remarks from MEPs.

Cameron promises more devolution across UK

19.09.14 @ 09:32

Prime Minister David Cameron has promised more powers will be devolved to all parts of the UK while expressing his delight that Scotland voted to stay a part of the United Kingdom.

Most Malta boat victims were Gaza refugees

17.09.14 @ 09:26

Palestinian people fleeing Israel’s occupation of Gaza were most of the victims in the Malta boat incident last week.

Finnish PM faces backlash over Russia nuclear plant

18.09.14 @ 09:28

Finland’s new PM, Stubb, is facing a coalition split over plans for a Russian-built nuclear plant.

Ukraine gives rebels 'special status', ratifies EU treaty

16.09.14 @ 15:22

Ukraine has granted semi-autonomy to pro-Russia rebels, the same day as ratifying a strategic EU treaty.