The Italian PM, who handed in his resignation on Monday, will stay in his job for a few days at least, amid calls for fresh elections and an uncertainty over the country's future.
EU lawmakers reached an agreement with member states on new draft rules to ID check every person leaving and entering the EU.
Measures to reduce the cost of Greek debt will be implemented immediately, but eurozone finance ministers said more action will have to be taken for a new agreement on the bailout programme.
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Liberals and the left need to think up new narratives to counter the rise of populist, eurosceptic and extremist parties. This will be the theme of a conference in Brussels on Tuesday and Wednesday, with EUobserver as a partner.
Poland's state-owned gas firm PGNiG asks the EU court to cancel a decision that gives Russia a virtual monopoly on the Opal pipeline.
Eight out of the 24 parties to run in Dutch elections next year to have anti-establishment agenda, as Ukraine referendum movement spawns new contenders.
Negotiators behind a bill to tighten the EU directive on firearms are hoping to agree a deal, but signs are emerging of possible deadlock.
The Italian PM's resignation after a failed constitutional referendum has not changed the situation, the Eurogroup president has said. Financial markets have remained stable.
Far-right candidate Norbert Hofer's loss to Green-backed Alexander Van der Bellen sent relief across Europe, but his party is still in a good position to head a government in the future.
Sixteen MEPs protest against the EU executive calling the late Cuban leader "a hero for many" and dismissing his support for the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Finance ministers will give their first reaction to the Italian referendum, while MEPs and member states try to clinch a deal on visa-free travel for Georgians and Ukrainians.
Prime minister Matteo Renzi's resignation, followed by a crushing rejection of his reforms, has sent the euro plunging against the dollar and put the country's fragile banking system at risk.
European liberals insisted they were the alternative to nationalists and populists during their congress in Warsaw.
The EU has dealt carefully with Taiwan to steer clear of trouble with Beijing, and Donald Trump's latest gaffe is likely to reaffirm that approach.
The provocative leader of the Alde group in the European Parliament is not officially candidate, but says he wants to break the right-left grand coalition.
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Brexiteers will be shocked to hear the government is considering slaughtering the sacred cow, offering up contributions to the EU budget in exchange for market access.
The long-running campaign for Sunday's referendum has wrapped up, but market jitters and the rise of euroscepticism risks Italy's shaky post-recession growth.
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The European joint police agency said that the group had shifted focus to so-called soft targets, because indiscriminate attacks on ordinary people have shown most successful in terrorising public opinion.
Free wifi for all? Not on the current EU Commission proposal, which lacks the funds, MEPs say, and which could come at a price for users' privacy.
The EU council chief said Trump has a different attitude toward Russia, NATO and Europe, which will make it harder to keep Western policy united toward Russia.
Austrian voters will on Sunday decide whether to stay in the EU centre, or lurch to the radical right, with Hofer slightly ahead in polls ahead of the presidential election.
The French president announced on Thursday that he will not seek a second term next year. His prime minister Valls is likely to run against other unexpected candidates.
Missing e-mails, disputed minutes, and heated accusations as the EU parliament's Dieselgate inquiry prepares to wrap up its work.
The Brexit agitator says the BBC gave "fair and balanced" coverage of the referendum campaign, reversing earlier comments where he blasted the broadcaster's dishonesty.
Commission wants to empower EU states to lower the levy on ebooks, among other tweaks to VAT to benefit smaller EU-based firms.
Juha Sipila denies trying to pressure a journalist to stop investigating conflict of interest allegations, but a media watchdog says his handling of the issue "looks bad".
An anti-terror bill is likely to sail through the EU parliament in December, despite serious concerns raised by rights groups over its broad understanding of what constitutes terrorism.
Socialist Gianni Pittella bids for European Parliament president, breaking a tacit deal with the centre-right EPP group to alternate the post.
A Syrian-Cypriot man was handed down the harshest prison sentence under Hungary's laws in connection with the migration crisis for his paricipation in a mass riot last year.
The launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank heralds a new era of cross-continental financing for future energy markets, but a push for gas and failures to abide by good governance could doom the potential for a better tomorrow.
New defence fund not part of "an EU army", as Commission says UK and other critical countries have "changed their minds" on military integration.
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