Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen wants to increase the EU’s spending on external affairs in order to turn the bloc into a stronger geopolitical … Read more
European Union banks have put in place all the plans for Brexit but execution is lagging as lenders await the outcome of negotiations between Britain … Read more
A quick glance at the main forthcoming events in the European Union including EU Council, Commission and Parliament meetings and other EU-related conferences and events. … Read more
Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission’s incoming president, has come out in support for accession talks with West Balkan countries, in a move defying … Read more
The European Union should halt funding of oil, gas and coal projects, EU finance ministers said, potentially cutting €2bn of yearly investments.
The finance ministers … Read more
The European Union’s largest states are pushing for the establishment of a new supervisory authority that would take over from states the oversight of money … Read more
The Commission is launching a new application round for DiscoverEU travel passes, which allows participants to travel across Europe, learn about its cultural heritage, whilst … Read more
Romania’s Adina-Ioana Vălean has been picked to be the next transport commissioner by Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen.
“The president-elect decided for Adina Vălean … Read more
A post-Brexit U.K. and the United States could take part in projects under the EU’s new military pact while leaving China — and possibly Turkey … Read more
Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, said Tuesday that he won’t run in next year’s Polish presidential … Read more
The European Court of Justice, ruled Tuesday that lowering the retirement age of Polish judges and prosecutors breached the EU law, undermining yet again the … Read more
Christine Lagarde steered clear of monetary policy in her first speech as European Central Bank president, calling instead for “strength, resolve and courage” in the … Read more
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that no matter how hard climate activists fight, implementing their demands is not necessarily feasible.
In an … Read more
‘German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called for more solidarity among European nations in an article published in media outlets across 26 European countries on Saturday.… Read more
The European Commission announced a €6 million contribution to a vaccination trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The funding comes from the … Read more
Implementation of EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: EU mobilises €663 million in humanitarian assistance
The European Commission is mobilising €663 million in humanitarian aid to continue major projects under the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey. €600 million will … Read more
There are “serious doubts that Romania’s nomination [for the position of European Commissioner] was legitimately sent by the interim government,” EC spokesperson Mina Andreeva stated … Read more
Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing to take part in a mandatory refugee quota scheme, according to a top lawyer … Read more
The EU is to explore the creation of a central authority to crack down on money laundering activity after a series of high-profile scandals have … Read more