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.

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.

Merkel gets royal reception in London this WEEK

21.02.14 @ 18:44

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be received with the highest level of pomp during her visit to London this week.

Greece, banking union and Putin dominate this WEEK

27.01.14 @ 09:27

Russian president Vladimir Putin will be in town on Tuesday (28 January) for the 32nd EU-Russia summit, with the volatile situation in Ukraine likely to be the elephant in the room.

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.

Hollande and Merkel plan EU 'revival' this WEEK

17.02.14 @ 17:58

The French and German leaders will in Paris on Wednesday discuss what France is calling “the revival of Europe.”

MEPs put troika in spotlight this WEEK

10.01.14 @ 17:38

MEPs gathering in Strasbourg this week will hold hearing with key officials of the so-called troika of international lenders about their activities in Greece, Portugal, Cyprus and Ireland.

EU leaders meet this WEEK

16.12.13 @ 08:54

EU leaders gather in Brussels for their last summit of the year with a discussion agenda that includes economic integration, jobs and defence.

Embattled Greek government in Brussels this WEEK

02.12.13 @ 09:24

The Greek government is in town as the EU's institutions hope to enjoy a week of relative calm following the high drama of last week's eastern partnership summit.

Key budget votes in Strasbourg this WEEK

17.11.13 @ 19:32

MEPs gathering in Strasbourg this week are set to give their final blessing to the EU budget for 2014-2020 and top up the current one to cover compensation for floods and drought.

Brussels takes post-summit nap this WEEK

28.10.13 @ 09:28

Brussels faces a quiet week after last Thursday and Friday's summit debates on spying, innovation and migration.

Banking union tops agenda for ministers this WEEK

09.12.13 @ 09:29

Eurozone finance ministers will meet on Monday in Brussels with progress on the latest stage of banking union topping the agenda.

Europe seeks to avoid fiasco in Vilnius this WEEK

25.11.13 @ 09:26

EU leaders this week will try to avoid a fiasco at a summit with eastern neighbours seeking closer ties with Europe, after Ukraine's u-turn.

EU economic forecast this WEEK

04.11.13 @ 07:37

The European Commission will Tuesday publish its economic forecasts for the 28 member states - prognoses that shape Brussels' recommendations to national governments to keep their economies in line with EU fiscal rules.

EU leaders in Brussels this WEEK

18.10.13 @ 17:31

EU heads of state will gather for a two-day summit in Brussels to discuss growth as MEPs in Strasbourg defer a scheduled vote on the seven-year EU budget until November.