Individuals and companies brought 974 new cases to the Court's General Court in 2016, compared to 831 new cases the year before.
Transparency campaigners are livid after the EU commission scuppered plans to publish an EU anti-corruption report amid unfolding corruption scandals in Romania and France.
Liberals and eurosceptics help centre-right take control of another EU institution. Social-democrats hail the return of a progressive opposition.
News in Brief
- Romanian parliament buries controversial corruption decree
- Dozens drown off Libyan coast
- EU ministers approve anti-tax avoidance directive
- Poland rejects EU criticism of court changes
- German nationalist leader met with Putin allies in Moscow
- German housing market overheated, says Bundesbank
- France invites three EU leaders for Versailles summit in March
- Greece agrees on new bailout reforms
EU institutions say there is a deal allowing EU citizens to access their online content across the EU. Great news, but why can we not yet see the actual compromise?
Liberal candidate Guy Verhofstadt has pulled out of the race to become the European Parliament president, throwing his weight behind the EPP's Antonio Tajani.
A group chaired by former Italian PM and EU commissioner Mario Monti says Brexit should be used to create EU-level levies to depend less on member states contributions, and to abolish member states rebates in the EU budget.
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.
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 German election is adding to the challenges facing the European Parliament's Socialists, who are looking for a new coalition to advance their issues.
The centre-left candidate for German chancellor took a half dozen private flights while EU parliament president over a three year period.
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.
The Alliance for Peace and Freedom (APF) has sued the European Parliament for changing its party funding rules last year. Meanwhile, MEPs probe their duty to fund a party that brings together people with neo-Nazi and fascist past.
The British parliament will get a "take it or leave it" vote at the end of Brexit talks with the EU, but no effective veto over Brexit.
Environment commissioner Karmenu Vella takes a soft touch approach, saying he wants to "help" member states who fail implementing EU legislation.
The European Commission tells member states that they should phase out tax breaks for privately used company cars and put in place low-emission zones to improve air quality.
Six weeks before national elections, Dutch parliament discussed whether the introduction of the euro should be investigated.
Donald Tusk, the symbolic head of the EU, has described US president Donald Trump as a “threat” to Europe alongside Russia and China.
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Populists are gaining traction from the EU's failure to stop former staff, including Barroso, from taking ethically dubious jobs, Transparency International says.
Three members of the European Parliament's agriculture committee received more than €100,000 between them in EU farm subsidies in 2015.
Romania has made more progress than Bulgaria since joining the EU 10 years ago, but "irreversibility" of Romanian reforms is at stake in a shady prisoner amnesty.
Catalan president said in Brussels that he will organise an independence referendum before September and that "Europe cannot look the other way".
Frustrated MEPs requested a sunset clause in new co-operation agreement between Denmark and EU police agency.
The public was denied a second round of scrutiny on every EU law passed last year, figures obtained by this website show. Transparency campaigners are livid.
Social-democrats and their allies scored a major win on Thursday with the adoption of a report on social rights. But questions remain on the parliament's power balance after the end of the left-right grand coalition.
The EPP and Alde groups said their new cooperation included the backing of Tusk for another term as president of the European Council.
EU citizens should be barred from taking jobs if a qualified Austrian has applied to the same position, says Austria's centre-left chancellor.
MEPs expected to back German's promotion despite his foul mouth and his cozy ties with pro-Kremlin lobbyists.
The leader of the centre-right EPP group said socialist and liberal party bosses must back his bloc's candidate for parliament's president or risk empowering extremists.
Manfred Weber, leader of the centre-right EPP group, says socialist and liberal leaders have to stick to their pledges and let EPP's Antonio Tajani become parliament president.
The German EU commissioner sails through a European Parliament hearing on his suitability for the budget and human resources portfolio in the EU executive.
Liberal parliament president candidate Verhofstadt gave up on having Italy's populist Five Star Movement join his group after his own MEPs rebelled against the move.
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