Juha Sipila denies trying to pressure a journalist to stop investigating conflict of interest allegations, but a media watchdog says his handling of the issue "looks bad".
Unlike most EU member states, the Swedish Transport Agency took cars on the road for emissions testing. The difference? Swedish car buyers pay a €5 tax.
News in Brief
- Talks on wholesale roaming rules to start
- Lead MEP Dieselgate committee: Italy and Slovakia will cooperate
- Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal
- Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
- Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
- Cyprus talks to resume in January
- Documents from German NSA inquiry released
- Transport commissioner 'not aware' of legal action on emissions
A report suggests that children run away because their asylum claims have been rejected, and they don’t want to be deported.
Denmark ditched their fat tax and cut levies on beer, but Danes still furnish health campaigners with the bulk of their evidence for "sin taxes" on unhealthy food and drink.
Icelandic elections over the weekend proved a testing ground against the traditional party system.
US air base in Greenand likely to expand, but Obama-era policies on global warming and environmental protection set to be main casualties of Trump rule.
Nordic states have joined Poland and others in calling for an EU-level decision on Nord Stream 2 - Russia's divisive gas pipeline.
In the space of three years, Iceland's main parties have seen their vote decimated, and new parties may well take almost half the electorate in Saturday's election.
Poland is putting pressure on the European Commission to rule whether a new Russian gas pipeline conforms with EU law.
Copenhagen harbour, like many of its kind, used to stink of oil and garbage. Now, people swim in canals around the parliament, passing shoals of fish and jellyfish.
Students will soon be able to move into converted shipping containers in Gothenburg. Architects hope to spread their idea of cheap, waterside living across Europe.
Long-term policies will strengthen our competitiveness and create more jobs, while combating climate change in the long run.
Finland’s plan for EU defence integration, presented to ministers today, goes less far than Italian or French “visions”, while quietly designating Russia as a threat.
MEPs have urged Sweden to end border checks with Denmark and to take better care of unaccompanied refugee children.
The EU has unveiled an anti-corruption scheme for Ukraine, amid concerns that its officials and lawmakers are undermining a key reform in the fight against villainy.
The US company is accused of censorship after it deleted an iconic Vietnam War photo and removed criticism it received over the decision. Norway's prime minister was not spared.
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- 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
- Regio-Mob Project Delivers Analysis of Trasport 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
- Liberals ponder Verhofstadt's chances for parliament top post
- Polish government in bid to defund NGOs
- Davis brings Brexit back to reality
- Countdown to Italy's future
- More jihadi attacks likely in Europe, Europol says
- States seek softer access to EU wifi fund
- Tusk: Trump poses risk for Western unity on Russia
- Austrians ponder shift to far right
The Swedish foreign minister went to Rabat to save a readmission deal which critics say has failed. A Moroccan minister's remarks to EUobserver show that a solution is far away.
The need for cohesion between the Nordic and Baltic regions becomes even greater when the Baltic countries are subjected to Russian pressure.
The reintroduction of the Nansen passport – in the form of an EU-wide ID card for refugees guaranteeing asylum – could form the legal solution for the status of refugees.
Putin told Finland he would aim to reduce Baltic tensions at Nato council, but warned Finland not to join the alliance.
Norge følger nøye med hva på som skjer i forholdet EU og UK, fordi dette kan få konsekvenser for Norges forhold til EU.
Norway is following unfolding events in UK-EU relations very closely. A change here could have an impact on Norway’s relationship with the European Union.
Bill designed to reduce number of asylum seekers, even though the numbers have fallen sharply anyway. Charities said it would put more children at risk.
Number of people going by train between Denmark and Sweden dropped 12 percent since Sweden introduced anti-migrant ID controls. After 60 years of Nordic free travel, people hate the scheme.
Finnish and Swedish heads will join a Nato "working dinner" at the summit in Poland, as the non-aligned states forge closer ties with the defence alliance.
Forty two percent of Danes want a UK-type referendum on EU membership, up five points on three months ago. "It would be an extremely bad idea", one leading party said.
Neither sanctions, EU law nor politics can stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from being built, its small army of European lobbyists has said.
MPs worried that Morocco's occupation is getting worse even as EU countries strengthen ties with Rabat.
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- Provides 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
- NGOs Call on Development Finance Institutions to Act Against Tax Avoidance
- Trump Victory and Brexit Show Urgent Need of Improving Democracy
- Our Transatlantic 9-11: Europe After Trump
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