US vice-president Mike Pence crowned a week of American diplomacy in Europe on Saturday by promising to stick by Nato and to take a tough line on Russia.
Individuals and companies brought 974 new cases to the Court's General Court in 2016, compared to 831 new cases the year before.
The UK's capital is struggling with poor air quality. The London mayor says daily £10 tax will apply from October.
News in Brief
- Migrants storm Spanish enclave of Ceuta
- Spain's princess fined for tax fraud, husband sentenced
- EU to invest millions in energy infrastructure
- Dutch data watchdog forces online vote aides to up security
- EU allows Lithuania to ban Russian tv channel
- Finland announces increase in defence spending
- Ex-PM Blair says Brits should 'rise up' against Brexit
- Nato chief says facts to prevail over fake news
Although Trump said he would tear up the Iran Nuclear Agreement, the new administration seems to want to work on a new policy toward Iran. Let's hope European leaders will respond in kind to this approach.
The EU ombudsman's slapdown of the EU diplomatic service's unpaid internship programs offers a glimmer of hope to a future of paid internships in Europe.
Wilders' prediction that the Trump political spirit will jump the Atlantic will soon be put to the test in the Dutch elections.
Germany’s defence minister described Russia as a threat to Europe’s “way of life”, while also lecturing Trump on values.
Internships in the EU foreign service can help young people to build their career, so they should be open to anyone, not only those who can afford them, the EU ombudsman Emily O'Reilly said.
U2's Bono writes that Africa should be at the centre of political leader's thoughts at the latest G20 foreign minister's summit and the Munich security conference this coming week.
A leaked EU anti-fraud office report says French far-right leader, Marine Le Pen, had her bodyguard and personal assistant paid by the EU parliament for jobs they did not do.
The commission head says the US should count EU development spending as a form of security, in a direct challenge to US comments on Nato.
The German election is adding to the challenges facing the European Parliament's Socialists, who are looking for a new coalition to advance their issues.
Kosovo leaders will raise a glass to celebrate their achievements from nine years of independence this Friday, but many of their people will not cheer along with them.
Polls suggest that four or five parties will be needed to form a majority after the 15 March vote. The shrunk size of the establishment parties means that smaller parties may play a role of kingmaker.
Justin Trudeau promises MEPs that the EU-Canada trade deal will work and praised the bloc as "unprecedented model for peaceful cooperation".
People arriving in Italy from Libya are avoiding Austria's tight border controls and are instead heading towards Switzerland.
US threatened to reduce its involvement in Nato if Europeans did not spend more. It also criticised Russia, amid confusion on Trump's foreign policy.
- End of Roaming Fees: Council Reaches Agreement on Wholesale Caps
- Nordic Innovation House Opens in New York to Help Startups Access US Market
- Minorities and Migrations
- The Child in the City: Health, Parks and Play
- Number of Ukrainian Children Needing Aid Nearly Doubles to 1 Million Over the Past Year
- The Situation of Refugee Women in Europe
- Toward a Shared Culture of Health: Charting the Patient-Clinician Relationship
- Austria Should Preserve & Promote Bilingual and Multinational Carinthia
- Show Your Love for Democracy! Take Part in Our Contest: "If It's Broken, Let's Fix It"
- Cloud Computing Leaders Establish Data Protection Standards to Protect Customer Data
- Landmark Deal Reached With European Parliament on Portability of Online Content
- BSF 2017: Building a Common Future in the Age of Uncertainty
- US reassures Europe on Nato and Russia, again
- The need for global cooperation in stopping Iran
- Germany and US pledge to 'confront' Russia
- A bold call for traineeship equality
- Netherlands’ Wilders not riding Trump’s coattails
- Africa is our destiny
- EU court reports increase in workload
- London to tax older cars to combat pollution
The parliament backs reform plans for the EU's carbon trading scheme, but allow polluting industries to maintain some controversial benefits.
Member states disagree over whether to allow more oversight at EU level into how cars are being approved.
The Dutch government had banned the software programme used previously to register votes, to prevent hacking, but wants to accommodate local officials who want to use technological aides.
The EU's border and coast guard agency says NGOs and others conducting search and rescue operations near Libya are helping criminals "achieve their objectives at minimum cost."
Amid protests in front of the European Parliament's Strasbourg building and after heated debate among MEPs, the landmark trade deal with Canada was approved with a comfortable majority.
The autonomous archipelago will vote on a new constitution next year to change its status within Denmark, while trying to get more access to EU markets.
Young people will gather in Brussels on Monday to protest against hundreds of unpaid traineeships offered by the EU institutions each year.
The centre-left candidate for German chancellor took a half dozen private flights while EU parliament president over a three year period.
Joint letter did not mention China, but China was recently in the spotlight in Germany on technology-transfers and is notorious for blocking EU investments in its firms.
Tested in Estonia and tried in Georgia, Russia's cyber arsenal is now pointing not just at Ukraine but at the very heart of Europe.
The European Parliament is expected to give the green light to the EU-Canada free trade agreement, which would start being implemented in April.
The Dutch electoral and party system makes it difficult to have a clear winner. First in a two-part series of articles to understand the 15 March vote.
European Commission proposes changes to the little-known but often used comitology procedure, which results in deadlocks whenever controversial issues like genetically modified organisms are on the table.
Instead of injecting billions into financial markets with no significant effect on growth and unemployment, the bank could stimulate the economy by distributing new money into Europeans' bank accounts
- EU Not to Revise the Working Time Directive
- Azerbaijan: 76 NGOs Urge the EU to Use President's Visit to Insist on Human Rights Reforms
- Deadliest Winter for Migrant Children Crossing the Central Mediterranean
- Gaza Staff Member Pleads Not Guilty
- Nordic Region First to Consider Complete Ban on Microplastics in Cosmetics
- Why the West 'Failed to Understand' Turkey
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony
- Catalan Independence Referendum: A Matter of Democracy
- Kyrgyzstan: No Justice for Human Rights Defender Azimjan Askarov
- The Influence of Turkish Politics in Europe After the Coup Attempt
- EU Urged to Do Better Ahead of Helsinki Conference on Syria
- EU States to Join Pope Francis’s Appeal to Care for Migrant Children