A row over the introduction of a computer system for officials to declare their interests threatens to torpedo Ukraine's visa deal with the EU.
Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, who chairs the French data protection authority, said they would review Privacy Shield next summer.
Two men have murdered a priest in a Roman Catholic church in northern France in what is being investigated as a potential terrorist attack.
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- France's highest court suspends burkini ban
- Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
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Support for Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel remains high, but the weekend's multiple attacks against civilians have left German society in shock.
A brake on EU migrants, single market access, and UK contributions to the EU budget - a British daily reports that informal talks on Britain's EU exit have started despite EU statements to the contrary.
German interior minister Thomas de Maiziere said the Afghan teenager who knifed passengers on a train is a "lone wolf" terrorist, with more attacks of the same type likely.
The clock is ticking towards Poland's EU deadline to solve it's constitutional crisis, after the government's latest attempt to repair the situation was ruled unconstitutional by the country's constitutional court.
Turkey's president Erdogan on Sunday repeated his call to reintroduce the death penalty at a rally of some 1 million people. Meanwhile, Austria wants an end to all EU accession talks with Turkey following Erdogan's increasing grip on power.
The EU and the US are is unfairly pressuring Kosovo to ratify a border deal with Montenegro against the will of the opposition. It could bring trouble to the Western Balkans region.
Julian King is set to become EU commissioner in charge of launching the "security union" - the fight against terrorism, radicalisation, organised crime, and cybercrime.
Belgian prosecutors told they can keep going after the EU's anti-fraud chief, Kessler, over alleged illegal wire-taps, in a case that risks harming the EU's image.
The EU commission said there is systemic threat to rule of law in Poland and gave new ultimatum. Poland said commission is "losing its authority".
The “threat” of further attacks remained “high” in France and in Germany, French leader Francois Hollande has said after Islamic State claimed responsibility for murdering a Catholic priest.
A 18-year German-Iranian shot dead nine people in a fast food restaurant. Police said his motives were "totally unclear".
European women have gone to join jihadist groups in the Middle East in greater numbers than previously thought, with their children at risk of becoming “the next generation of foreign terrorist”.
The Irish High Court said the US could present its case in the probe brought by activist Max Schrems.
Foreign ministers meeting after last week attack in Nice aired strategic ideas rather than specific initiatives.
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Five member states have sided with Rabat and appealed an EU court case clarifying the EU's role in Morocco's illegal annexation of Western Sahara.
Almost 250 people have been killed in attacks over the last 18 months, putting pressure on the government to take more security measures.
State of emergency will be extended for three months after an attack killed at least 84 people in Nice. But some politicians want more.
A lorry drove into a crowd after the Bastille Day fireworks in Nice. State of emergency extended for three months.
The EU Parliament has said the Commission is not doing its legal duty on Canadian and US visas, but member states are willing to give it more time.
Privacy Shield is set to launch next week after EU countries backed the data transfer agreement with the United States.
National police raids Slovene central bank amid allegations of €257 million scam, rejects ECB complaint on the "inviolability of its archives".
The parliament passed a bill meant to address foreign critics on judicial reform. NGOs and opposition parties said it did not square with EU demands, but those demands are being kept secret, weakening their hand.
EU Commission's attempt to avoid handling the hot potato, on suspending US and Canada visa-free travel, fails as 12 July deadline approaches.
A Belgian court has overturned a previous ruling that banned Facebook from tracking people who are not users.
"Personal activism" is worth more than politicians' talk, but a “meek” EU will never win public support, an Irish gay rights campaigner tells EUobserver.
"From Serpico to Deltour, whistleblowers should be celebrated not persecuted," says Transparency International ahead of Wednesday's verdict in the LuxLeaks trial.
Polish people, Muslims and other minorities in the UK have reported an outbreak of what British police are treating as “hate crimes” following the Brexit vote.
Talks on Privacy Shield have agreed key issues - on US security access, bulk collection and oversight - EU commissioner Jourova told EUobserver. Questions on data retention outstanding.