EU executive says transfers from other countries, banned since 2011, should restart next March, even though the courts still disagree.
Substandard living conditions and violence could even drive children to disappear, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency told MEPs.
Denmark's government and political parties are examining a draft agreement that would secure links with Europol starting May 2017, in a follow-up to a referendum last year that rejected full membership into the EU law enforcement agency.
News in Brief
- Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
- McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe
- French ex-minister jailed for tax fraud
- Zara owner saved €585m through tax schemes, say MEPs
- EU Commission to oversee national energy deals
- EU slaps €485m fine on 'cartel' banks
- Malta bans 'gay cure' therapy
- EU border force becomes operational
With the French and German elections at risk of Kremlin interference, it's time for the EU to start treating Russian propaganda as a serious threat.
Economic affairs MEPs have endorsed plans from the Europan Commission to promote the selling of repackaged loans and mortgages, practises that help cause the 2008 crash.
European Commission says member states have not done enough to deter or punish carmakers for cheating on emissions tests.
The eurozone bank will prolong its quantitative easing scheme after March but will buy €60 billion of public and corporate bonds each month instead of €80 billion.
The EU's counter terrorism chief says between 2,000 and 2,500 EU nationals remain entrenched with the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
Finance state secretary Ivan Lesay said his government "achieved some successes" on tax evasion and investment.
EU states are alarmed at the bulging waistlines of their citizens, but governments remain unwilling to commit to binding measures or an EU-wide approach to the problem.
The complexity of financial laws and lack of NGO resources means the “man in the street” has little say on EU banking regulation, the EU Commission has warned.
Italian power-brokers begin efforts to form a new government, amid growing concern over the fragile banking system and calls from opposition parties for a general election.
The British parliament has endorsed plans to launch Brexit negotiations in March next year in a non-binding vote.
The EU is spending hundreds of millions of euros to educate Syrian children in places such as Lebanon, but without proper auditing and benchmarks.
EU leaders are being offered warmth and colour in a time of political uncertainty.
So-called EU Battlegroups need to be ready to go into action, not least so taxpayers know where their money is going.
Kerry sought to allay fears that Trump will abandon Nato, saying the president-elect is already "revising" many of his campaign ideas.
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- Sets Out Fifty Key Factors in the Public Sector Accountants Need to Prepare for
- School “as Vital as Food and Medicine” for Children Caught up in Conflict
- EJC President Breathes Sigh of Relief Over Result of Austrian Presidential Election
- Congress Re-elects Klaus Heeger & Romain Wolff as Secretary General & President
- Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling Joins EGBA
- Women of Europe Awards: Celebrating the Women who are Building Europe
- What About our Kids? Protect Children From Unhealthy Food and Drink Marketing
- Restoring Trust and Confidence in the European Parliament
- Child Rights Agencies Call on EU to put Refugee and Migrant Children First
- A New Vision on Clean Tech: Balancing Energy Efficiency, Climate Change and Costs
- Children Cannot Wait! 7 Priority Actions to Protect all Refugee and Migrant Children
- Children's rights at risk in EU hotspots
- No joke: Russian propaganda poses EU threat
- ECB reshapes its bond-buying scheme
- Digital content directive threatens app development sector
- EU says Greece fit to take back migrants
- MEPs back plan to 'revitalise' complex financial products
- EU offers Denmark backdoor to Europol
- EU nationals fighting for IS drop by half
Estonian and Finnish high school students do best at science out of the EU according to a study by the OECD, a Paris-based club of industrialised nations.
A planned rescue scheme for the Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank fell through after Matteo Renzi said he would quit as prime minister.
MEPs express outrage after the EU Commission takes no action against Lithuania over an anti-propaganda law that discriminates against gay people.
Luxembourg has registered a 50 percent increase in the number of so-called sweetheart tax deals with multinationals since the 2014 LuxLeaks scandal.
The agreement to prolong the EU investment plan until 2020 to raise up to €500 billion will have to be confirmed by the parliament amid questions about its impact and functionning.
The European Commission has sent a legal analysis of its plan to member states, which heavily criticised the proposal. The EU parliament has already rejected it.
German chancellor endorses partial ban on the full-face Muslim veil amid tougher talk on migrants to rally the support of Christian Democrats ahead of a tough election next year.
Deputy US envoy said Nord Stream was one of Russia's tools to “create division” in Europe, amid calls for the Commission to intervene.
"Keep calm and negotiate," Michel Barnier tells the UK, adding that the negotiations and talks on the future relationship cannot go parallel.
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.
EU lawmakers reached an agreement with member states on new draft rules to ID check every person leaving and entering the EU.
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.
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.
- Regio-Mob Project Delivers Analysis of Transport and Mobility in Rome
- Civil Society Disappointed by the Commission's Plans for Sustainable Development Goals
- 15 Fully-Funded PhD Positions Open – The Post-Crisis Legitimacy of the EU (PLATO)
- Tell the EU Council: Protect our Rights to Privacy and Security
- The Future of Audit Means Adaption to Today’s Global and Digital World
- New Rules for EU Anti-dumping Measures
- Takes Part in Building Resilient Communities
- Universal Children’s Day: UNICEF Calls for Global Action on Child Rights Violations
- The EU Bank Cannot be a Key Player in Europe's Response to the Plight of Refugees
- Evidence of Human Rights Violations and International Crimes in Crimea
- The Failed Military Coup in Turkey & The Mass Purges
- New Nordic Climate Solutions at COP22 in Marrakech