The EU's anti-fraud office Olaf is moving into uncharted waters with its director-general facing possible criminal charges by Belgian authorities.
The commission has had the power to compel states to send assessments of the companies that test car emissions since 2007, but it has never made a single request.
EU parliament gives thumbs up to controversial plan for new border guard force that can be deployed to EU states even if they do not want it. Force could be operational by autumn.
News in Brief
- More than 200,000 crossed seas to EU this year
- Nato promises more troops in Poland
- MEP calls on Tusk to resign over Orban comments
- EU and tech firms to fight online hate speech
- Fake claims cost EU budget €888m
- VW profits 'respectable' despite cheat scandal
- No more delay for France to reduce deficit, Juncker says
- EU youth unemployment still dire
Companies in the EU can ban Muslim employees from wearing headscarves to work, a senior jurist has said in a case involving British security firm G4S.
On eve of potentially damning EU decision, Polish strongman Jaroslaw Kaczynski has said EU rule of law monitoring could be challenged in Luxembourg court.
European politicians have become obsessed with integration, but citizens do not share the zeal, the EU Council chief has said.
Three German NGOs plan to ask constitutional judges to scrutinise CETA, amid growing opposition to the EU-US TTIP deal.
Plans are underway to make EU lobbyist register tougher. Ombudsman wants fines, as well as full transparency on tobacco meetings.
Greece in a letter to its lenders has said it cannot fulfil demands it agreed to last week. Deal was designed to free up badly-needed new loans.
The refugee crisis is the main explanation of a rise in alleged breaches of fundamental rights.
The EU Commission chief will attend an economic forum in Russia next month, just days before EU countries decide on whether to extend economic sanctions.
The EU Commission has agreed to relax Italy’s deficit targets. That could help Renzi ahead of this week's local elections and in a later referendum on constitutional reforms.
Fogh Rasmussen has been appointed adviser to Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko.
Two Eurosceptic Conservative MPs say his EU referendum campaign is "outrageous" and call for a new party leadership after the 23 June ballot.
A series of accidents involving migrant boats puts the spotlight back on migration, as the EU Commission mulls a new plan on how to tackle migrant flows from Libya to Italy.
German and French leaders commemorate longest battle in World War I in sign of reconciliation as France struggles to keep up with Germany in EU leadership terms.
The European Commission could adopt a critical report on the rule law in Poland. While EU ministers will talk about urban policies, agriculture and education, MEPs will debate migration policies.
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- Trade Unions Back New Undeclared Work Platform
- Could targeting children’s fitness boost academic performance?
- Declares the World Humanitarian Summit a Positive Step in a Longer Journey to Ending Need
- President Dr. Moshe Kantor on Brexit and the Jewish Question
- New Rules For Posted Workers - Better Protection or the End of Posting ?
- Anti-fraud chief: EU was 'wrong' to lift my immunity
- MEPs fast-track EU border guard plan
- EU never used power to scrutinise emissions labs
- EU firms free to ban Muslim headscarves, jurist says
- Stop dreaming of integrated EU utopia, says Tusk
- Poland questions legality of EU probe
- German NGOs want judges to probe EU-Canada trade deal
- EU watchdog calls for fines on shady lobbyists
Column / UK referendum briefing
With a month to go before the vote, the Leave and Remain campaigns have made claims that would make the average pub bore blush.
Five EU states want European Commission to create replacement for bilateral investor protection pacts as they expire.
EUobserver has learned Nato may send powerful new drones near the Libyan coast should it receive permission from Libya's new unity government.
Column / Crude World
Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union is rapidly turning into a flawed motor of regional integration.
The crisis in Venezuela has become central to the June election campaign, with radical-left Podemos being accused of being too close to the Chavist government.
Modelled on the EU's economical monitoring mechanism, bi-annual reports should ensure that member states correctly implement the environmental acquis.
G7 leaders say they're "ready to take further restrictive measures in order to increase the cost on Russia should its actions so require”.
Move takes place amidst frustration with MEPs investigating dieselgate over lack of cooperation from the commission's in-house think tank. An interview was prevented from taking place.
G7 leaders in Japan warned that the UK leaving the European Union is a "serious threat" to global economic growth, as EU leaders draw up plans in case British voters choose to leave the bloc.
Asylum application procedures, registration and identification of people: tech firms are preparing a new range of products to help police, case workers, and border guards.
Poland's deputy prime minister said 20 percent of potential investors are waiting for the conclusion of the rule of law talks with the EU commission.
After six months in power, the improvised left-wing coalition between socialists, leftists and communists has managed to rule and even thrived, to many Portuguese's surprise.
EU Council president Donald Tusk said the world should show solidarity and help to pay for aid to refugees and encourage regular migration.
EU and US have voiced hope the release by Russia of a Ukrainian prisoner will help to implement a peace accord. Release comes day after seven Ukrainian soldiers killed.