The European Union ended its controls on the export of coronavirus protective equipment on Tuesday after concluding that supplies for European medical and other workers … Read more
In its COVID-dominated Spring forecast, the European Commission forecasts the 27-member-group’s economy to contract by 7.5% this year, far deeper than the haemorrhage experienced during … Read more
The European Commission has approves a €5.3million COVID-19 Research & Development Fund for Malta. The aim of this Fund will be to provide innovative and/or … Read more
The European Commission is proposing a temporary relaxation of spending rules for the European structural and investment (ESI) funds in order to help Member States … Read more
The European Parliament will meet in plenary today and tomorrow to debate and vote on the latest Commission proposals to address the effects of the … Read more
Among the women at the helm of the EU’s Coronavirus Crisis Team is Cypriot Commissioner Stella Kyriakides. Like many other leaders, she describes the current … Read more
The European Commission has approved two Croatian schemes to support the Croatian economy in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.
Croatia notified to the Commission … Read more
The European Commission launched a €160 million call for proposals for joint defence industrial projects in 2020. The Commission is looking to fund projects in … Read more
The European Commission has decided to create a strategic rescEU stockpile of medical equipment such as ventilators and protective masks to help EU countries in … Read more
The College of the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a new methodology for the accession negotiations today.
“The whole process needs to be … Read more
Members of the European Parliament on Wednesday approved a withdrawal agreement that will see the United Kingdom formally leaving the EU by the end of … Read more
Members of the European Parliament on Thursday rejected the Romanian and Hungarian nominees for the next European Commission over concerns about potential conflicts of interest.… Read more
EU Security Commissioner Julian King on Saturday warned about the potential use of drones to carry out terrorist attacks.
In an interview with the German … Read more
The European Commission is referring Hungary to the EU’s highest court after Budapest further tightened eligibility requirements for asylum seekers and made it a criminal … Read more
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition will not collapse over European Union leaders’ choice of Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission,
Katarina … Read more
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
EU ministers have decided to delay opening accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia.
The European Commission last month recommended that accession talks should begin … Read more
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that German Chancellor Angela Merkel would be a good candidate to be the next president of the European Commission, … Read more
French President Emmanuel Macron told Swiss TV station RTS that he would back German Chancellor Angela Merkel for European Commission president.
Politico reports that … 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
The European Commission concluded on Wednesday that Italy is in breach of EU fiscal rules because of its growing debt, a situation that justifies … Read more
European Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Wednesday that Brussels may open an infringement procedure against Italy for excessive deficit.
“If the (forecasted) figures are … Read more
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told European Council President Donald Tusk that Italy has the right to a lead role when it comes to … Read more
European leaders are split over the process for choosing the next president of the European Commission and face stormy negotiations on top jobs after this … 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
Jyrki Katainen, the European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, warned that the prospect of British candidates getting into the European Parliament and … Read more
EPP expected to remain the largest grouping after May elections… Farage’s Brexit Party to top EU elections in Britain
An alliance of pro-EU centre right, socialist and liberal parties would win an absolute majority in next month’s European Parliament election, though eurosceptic groups will … Read more
Karmenu Vella, the European Union’s Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner said on Friday the bloc was hoping to maintain reciprocal access to UK … Read more
The European Commission adopted a €4 billion investment package for infrastructure projects across 10 Member States consisting of 25 large infrastructure projects in 10 Member … Read more
EU Commission reacts to vote by saying no-deal Brexit on April 12 ‘likely’ – EU Summit scheduled for April 10
EU Council President Donald Tusk has announced that in view of the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement by the House of Commons, he decided to … Read more
European Commission welcomes European Parliament’s vote on new rules facilitating access to online TV and radio content
Following the European Parliament’s approval of modernised copyright rules earlier this week, today the Parliament endorsed another crucial piece of legislation to make the copyright … Read more
Speed limiting technology looks set to become mandatory for all vehicles sold in Europe from 2022, after new rules were provisionally agreed by the EU.… Read more
In a press release issued Monday, the European Commission pointed out, that as it is increasingly likely that the United Kingdom will leave the European … Read more
Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s top antitrust regulator joined the list of candidates for the presidency of the next European Commission, a post up for … 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
The Financial Times reported that European Union plans to place Saudi Arabia and four US territories on a money laundering blacklist has suffered a humiliating … Read more
The European Commission has today published detailed information on its ongoing preparedness and contingency work in the event of a no deal scenario in the … Read more
The Malta Independent : EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker told Prime Minister Joseph Muscat that according to the Commission’s appraisal, Malta behaved according to … Read more
EU Ombudsman sets up inquiry into appointment of Selmayr to role of European Commission Secretary-General
The EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly announced that she set up an inquiry into the rapid appointment of Martin Selmayr to the role of European Commission … Read more
While joint EU efforts have continued to show results, the situation remains fragile due to ongoing migratory pressure, as evidenced by newly increased arrivals along … Read more
Poland’s prime minister and the European Commission chief will meet for talks on Wednesday amid a protracted rule-of-law dispute between Warsaw and Brussels, according to … Read more
The World Trade Organisation ruled on Tuesday the European Union had ignored requests to halt all subsidies to plane maker Airbus, prompting the United States … Read more
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on violence in Gaza and latest developments
Dozens of Palestinians, including children, have been killed and hundreds injured from Israeli fire today, during ongoing mass protests near the Gaza fence. We expect … Read more
On Europe Day, the European Commission launched an online public consultation addressed to all Europeans, asking them what direction they want the European Union to … Read more