Enlargement

Mogherini backs Western Balkan enlargement

02.09.14 @ 20:29

Italian minister and incoming top EU diplomat Mogherini has called for progress on Western Balkan enlargement, while saying Russia is no longer an EU “partner”.

Highlights

Opinion

Can we expect a rise in migration from Eastern Europe?

14.07.14 @ 18:16

Research indicates that the inflow of migrants from Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova - even after visa liberalisation - will be modest.

Focus

On the German-Polish border 10 years after enlargement

30.04.14 @ 18:32

Ten years after enlargement, a Polish and a German town on the river Oder have gone through a 'miraculous' transformation.

Who won the EU game on Kosovo and Serbia?

10.01.14 @ 09:28

EU ministers in December agreed to start accession talks with Serbia, while Kosovo got nothing in return for its blind loyalty to Brussels.

EU countries send aid for Bosnia, Serbia floods

20.05.14 @ 09:26

A dozen EU countries have sent equipment to Bosnia and Serbia to help deal with “the incredible force of nature” of springtime floods.

Opinion

A forgotten crime: Montenegro’s double-dealing on the media

06.02.14 @ 08:50

Montenegro's EU membership negotiations progress against a backdrop of ever-regressing media freedom.

Turkish purge risks spoiling Erdogan's EU visit

08.01.14 @ 19:54

Turkey's police purge risks harming the new momentum in EU relations on the eve of Erdogan's visit to Brussels.

Turkey starts visa-free talks with EU

04.12.13 @ 18:53

Turkey is starting visa liberalisation talks with the EU, a first step in a process which could take years.

Bulgarian land sale ban risks EU sanction

24.10.13 @ 09:25

Bulgaria’s ultra-nationalist party Ataka has convinced more moderate Bulgarian legislators to extend a ban on the sale of land to foreigners in contravention of EU rules.

Commission backs Albania-EU membership talks

16.10.13 @ 17:41

The European Commission has said Albania should be given the green light to open EU membership talks.

EU commission: Catalonia must leave EU if it leaves Spain

17.09.13 @ 09:12

Catalonia's bid for independence hit another obstacle after the EU commission said any breakaway territory would not be part of the EU.

EU and US warn Ukraine it risks going bust

22.11.13 @ 09:27

Brussels and Washington have told Ukraine it is unlikely to get IMF aid after it binned plans to sign an EU treaty.

EU to relaunch membership talks with Turkey

23.10.13 @ 09:21

The stalled EU membership talks with Turkey are set for relaunch after member states agreed accession negotiations would recommence on 5 November.

Investigation

Millions stashed offshore, as Serbian firms lurched toward ruin

03.10.13 @ 09:05

With accession candidate country Serbia facing EU questions on controversial state sell-offs, newly revealed documents shed light on the demise of several big Serbian employers.

EU rebukes Russia on Ukraine trade

21.08.13 @ 09:26

The European Commission has reprimanded Russia over its attempt to intimidate Ukraine on trade.