Trade commissioner Margrethe Vestager met with Russian officials Wednesday to discuss ways to amicable settle an anti-trust case.
Mobile operators will be able to charge each other for the use of data by their customers in Europe and to apply a surcharge when too many people use their network.
Prime minister Matteo Renzi has said he will block the EU budget unless other member states help ease the pressure of migration flows into the country.
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Nato states are giving detailed pledges for a new force in the Baltic region, amid concern that Russian warships, due to refuel in Spain, are to join strikes on Aleppo.
EU compliance with adequate human rights standards, the principle of non-refoulement and fair access to asylum procedures needs to be reviewed through new guidelines and mechanisms.
One year after its launch, East Stratcom, the EU’s “tiny” counter-propaganda cell, has created a 20,000-strong following and could get a €1 million budget.
Negotiators made headway on Tuesday but failed to break the deadlock on the EU-Canada free-trade agreement, which is still blocked by Belgium's French-speaking entities.
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Behind Putin’s bluster, the Russian president is keen to see sanctions lifted because his country's economy is bleeding badly.
Juncker's commission has set out a modest agenda for 2017, with few new proposals, as it hones its new, post-Brexit role.
Austria, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and Norway granted three-month extensions on border controls despite fall in migrant numbers.
As Europe frets over foreign fighters displaced by the conflict in Iraq, soldiers waging battle with Islamic State say they are doing it "in the name of the whole world".
The European Parliament is expected to approve budget proposals that will see the EU funding military research on a large scale for the first time.
Government under fire from Scotland and from opposition MPs for "chaotic" Brexit preparations, despite May's new committee and pledge on parliament debates.
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By promising to prioritise migration control in Brexit talks, prime minister Theresa May has given a clear signal that she will prioritise provincial England over bankers.
Draft legislation, seen by EUobserver, envisaged wide margin of error to help manufacturers when emissions testing moves out of the lab and onto the road.
Belgium prime minister Charles Michel said he was not able to sign Ceta because of a veto by Wallonia and other French-speaking entities. But an EU-Canada summit could still take place this week.
Renzi wrong-footed Germany on Russia sanctions at the EU summit, but leaders have to grin and bear him due to a risky referendum.
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Thousands of migrants calmly queued before sunset to be transferred to refugee centres all around France.
The British PM is to launch new Brexit talks with Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales, as nerves fray, also among banks, at the prospect of a "hard" EU exit.
Belgium's French-speaking region on Sunday rejected an EU Commission ultimatum to agree the deal by Monday, amid outstanding issues on an arbitration system that allows big firms to sue countries.
The Socialists agree to abstain in a confidence vote later this week, meaning conservative leader Mariano Rajoy should be able to form a minority government after 10 months of deadlock.
Belgium is still scrambling for a solution which would clear the path for the EU-Canada trade deal to be signed later this week.
British leader has repeated that the UK wants free trade, but not free EU immigration, while speaking warmly of European “friends, allies”.
Chairwoman of the inquiry committee, Kathleen Van Brempt, says that the car approval system needs to be reformed.
Canada said on Friday that the free-trade agreement with the EU had failed and that the bloc was "not capable" of concluding agreements.
Poland is putting pressure on the European Commission to rule whether a new Russian gas pipeline conforms with EU law.
Witnesses in German parliamentary hearing say they lacked the evidence to prove emissions cheating, and that other ministries were susceptible to car industry lobbying.
The Belgian region's parliament debated on Friday whether to back the EU-Canada trade agreement, while the region's leader says that difficulties remain.
Polish women are marching again this Sunday and Monday. They could succeed where the opposition, the European Commission and other protests failed, and redraw Poland's political map.
Age and poor education factor into high obesity rates, according to the EU's statistical office Eurostat. On Thursday, it released figures showing Malta is the most obese country, relative to other EU states.
At her first EU summit, the British prime minister showed her colleagues that she intended to play an active role in European affairs despite Brexit.
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