20th Mar 2018


VW plegdes to fix cars with cheat devices

Volkswagen has promised an "EU-wide action plan" to fix all diesel vehicles equipped with cheating devices, consumer affairs commissioner Vera Jourova said after a meeting with officials from the carmaker on Wednesday. She said the move, which could allow VW to avoid paying compensation to European car owners, was an "important step".

'Decisive step' in Brexit ahead of EU summit

The UK and the EU have reached a legal agreement on citizens' rights and the financial settlement, but with still little progress on the future of the Irish border.


Moria refugee camp is no place for people

Two years on from the highly-controversial EU-Turkey deal, many thousands of refugees are still trapped on Greek islands. One of them offers an open invitation to EU leaders to see their inhospitable conditions at the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos.


Selmayr case symptomatic, says EU novel author

The controversy over the new EU Commission top civil servant is revealing of what is wrong with EU institutions and how they are blocked by national governments, says award-winning Austrian novelist Robert Menasse.

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