More clarity expected on Juncker commission This WEEK

10.10.14 @ 18:33

MEPs this week will decide on how many hearings they still need to complete Juncker's commission, after the replacement of the Slovenian candidate.

Commissioners to-be and bearded ladies This WEEK

03.10.14 @ 18:47

The European Parliament is once again at the centre of the action next week, as it completes the final rounds of hearings for the next European Commission and welcomes Eurovision song contest winner Conchita Wurst.

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.

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.

Bad banks and better loans on the agenda this WEEK

21.09.14 @ 19:14

Implementing the EU response to minimising the public cost of future financial crises and getting banks to offer up loans top the agenda this WEEK.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.