The nomination of German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen as new European Commission chief has sparked fresh tensions within Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fragile coalition … Read more
The Financial Times reports that according to an initial review by Brussels, Russian sources mounted a “continued and sustained” disinformation effort to “suppress turnout and … Read more
The Slovak capital Bratislava on Thursday won the right to host a new European Union agency to oversee the labour market that is due to … Read more
The European Commission is reviewing past money-laundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules.
Under the plan, … Read more
Ahead of the meeting of EU27 leaders in Sibiu, Romania, tomorrow, the European Commission is setting out a number of policy recommendations for how Europe … Read more
Italy’s government has written to the European Union asking it to prepare a plan of action to address the risk of a new wave of … Read more
Deputy Italian Prime Minister and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday called for Turkey’s application to join the EU to be definitively rejected.
Salvini, who … Read more
The Polish ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said Saturday that a copyright directive adopted by EU lawmakers this week, to be implemented by the … Read more
Michel Barnier, the EU’s Brexit negotiator, in a speech in Warsaw, Poland, said that the EU would agree to put a permanent customs union in … Read more
Shortly after it was announced that British Prime Minister Theresa May won’t be asking for a long extension for Brexit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker … Read more
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has cleared the way for Germany to deport asylum-seekers to other EU member states.
Judges in Germany had … Read more
In an effort to beef up the EU’s defences against governments of member states flouting its key principles, Belgium and Germany have proposed that EU … 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
The European Parliament’s Italian President, Antonio Tajani, is facing harsh criticism for suggesting fascist dictator Benito Mussolini did some positive things before he turned … Read more
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) warned that prolonged Brexit uncertainty will damage the UK housing market.
The UK housing market has slowed … Read more
The European Disability Forum (EDF) described the European Parliament’s approval of the European Accessibility Act as a big positive step forward on a long … Read more
The European parliament called for the suspension Turkey’s negotiations for membership in the EU.
MEPs, in a symbolic rebuke of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, voted … Read more
A report released by a London think tank on Monday said that 275 financial firms are in the process of transferring a combined €1.06 trillion … Read more
The EU and the US concerned following reports that Italy is close to signing up to China’s Belt and Road initiative
The European Commission stressed the need for EU States to stay united following reports that Italy is close to signing up to China’s huge … Read more
After the European Parliament’s transport and tourism committee this week became the latest EU body to endorse the proposal in a report this week … Read more
German regulators have received 48 applications in recent months from financial firms seeking to relocate to Germany in the wake of Britain’s decision to … Read more
Spain and Greece get additional €45.6 million in emergency funds support to respond the migratory challenges
The European Commission has awarded an additional €45.6 million in emergency assistance to support Spain and Greece respond to the migratory challenges they face.
Reuters: Italy is looking to secure one of the economic commissioner positions when the European Union Commission expires next year, Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini … Read more
Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat who was one of the first to announce the agreement in the early hours of Friday expressed his views to … Read more
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is reported to be satisfied by the deal. “It was a long negotiation but from today Italy is no longer … Read more
Total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU) decreased by 0.4 % in 2016, according to latest official data published today by the European … Read more
The EU remains firmly committed to the Iranian nuclear deal, and it wants the US to permanently exempt the bloc from steel tariffs.
Donald Tusk, … Read more
The Telegraph reports that the Cabinet’s Brexit sub-committee informed ministers that Britain will be unable to leave the customs union before 2023. This sparked fears … Read more
CNN: Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says he doesn’t regret calling a referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union — but wishes
The 16 of April 2018 marks the 15th anniversary of the signing of the accession treaties of Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, … Read more
In the first Citizens’ Dialogue ever to be held on Gozo, the European Commission Representation in Malta will be discussing the future of the EU’s … Read more
Tomorrow the European Commission will bring ministers, representatives of EU countries, industry, academia and civil society representatives together to encourage cooperation in artificial intelligence, blockchain,
Hillary Clinton – Twenty years ago, the Good Friday/Belfast agreement helped bring an end to decades of conflict and violence in Northern Ireland. It … Read more
The European Commission is proposing to make cross-border payments in euro cheaper across the entire EU. Under current rules, there is no difference for euro
February 2018 Euro area unemployment at 8.5% EU28 at 7.1% – Malta (with Germany) registers second lowest unemployment rate
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.5% in February 2018, down from 8.6% in January 2018 and from 9.5% in February 2017. This … Read more