All eyes on Scottish independence vote this WEEK

12.09.14 @ 16:29

This week most of the EU's attention will focus on Scottish voters who, on Thursday, will decide whether they want their country to break away from its 300-year union with rest of the UK.

More EU top jobs handed out this WEEK

14.07.14 @ 09:25

The saga of who will get the EU's top jobs will move a step closer to conclusion this week, in the last major event before the EU institutions begin their six-week summer recess.

MEPs decide Parliament top jobs this WEEK

30.06.14 @ 09:28

751 MEPs from 186 national parties will gather in Strasbourg this week, as the eighth European Parliament is formally constituted on Tuesday (1 July).

EU top jobs talks continue this WEEK

16.06.14 @ 09:29

EU top posts consultations continue this week with council chief Van Rompuy in Rome and Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt in Berlin for talks.

Barroso takes the stand in Dalli case This WEEK

07.07.14 @ 09:26

EU commission president Jose Manuel Barroso will take the witness stand at the European Court of Justice this week in the latest act of the Dalligate lobbying scandal.

This WEEK: EU top jobs, Ukraine treaty, Iraq

20.06.14 @ 16:51

European leaders will next week try to agree who should fill top EU posts and will sign free trade treaties with Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.

EU top jobs and economic prospects to dominate this WEEK

10.06.14 @ 09:28

The EU's top jobs saga, economic future and a possible tax probe are likely to dominate the agenda in the EU this week.

Obama back in Brussels this WEEK

02.06.14 @ 09:28

US President Obama is back in the EU capital this week for a summit of G7 wealthy nations to be dominated by Ukraine.

Eastern neighbourhood in the forefront this WEEK

12.05.14 @ 09:20

The EU this week will see a flurry of visits to and from the eastern neighbours - Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia - as Russia continues to stir trouble in the region.

EU top candidates debate twice this WEEK

28.04.14 @ 09:27

Campaigning for the EU elections gets in full swing this week, with two debates scheduled among the four top candidates of the main political groups.

Chinese President in first-ever EU visit this WEEK

30.03.14 @ 11:32

Chinese President Xi is in Brussels for talks on trade and security, while more than 60 African leaders are due at a summit later in the week.

Post-election wrangling kicks off this WEEK

23.05.14 @ 16:42

EU leaders will meet in Brussels Tuesday to discuss the outcome of the EU and Ukrainian elections, kicking off the nomination process of the next European Commission chief.

Portugal and financial transactions tax top agenda this WEEK

05.05.14 @ 09:41

Siim Kallas, the acting commissioner for the eurozone, will present the bloc's spring economic forecast on Monday.

Corporate governance on the agenda this WEEK

07.04.14 @ 09:33

New legislation on the rights of shareholders and corporate governance is set to top the agenda of a quiet week for the EU's institutions.

Ukraine, data protection, and troika in spotlight this WEEK

10.03.14 @ 09:28

Ukraine, data protection, and the performance of the troika in bailout countries, are among the top subjects set for debate and vote at the Strasbourg plenary session this week.