France has proposed Sylvie Goulard, the deputy governor of the Bank of France and a former European lawmaker, as its candidate for European Union commissioner, … Read more
The European Commission is exploring ways to impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology to stamp out creeping public surveillance of European … Read more
The Summer Cinema is showing two original films inspired by the European identity. Directed by established filmmakers, the new films present incisive and stirring interpretations … Read more
The spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria, which threatens the Balkan country’s pig breeding industry is worrying, an EU Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday.… Read more
The European Commission will deem that Canada, Brazil, Singapore, Argentina and Australia don’t regulate credit ratings agencies with the same rigour as the EU, the … Read more
Austria confirmed that it wants Johannes Hahn, the current European Commissioner for enlargement, to stay on as its member of the next commission, headed by … Read more
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian and four other European newspapers the European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively … Read more
The Permanent Representatives Committee, Coreper, decided on 11 July 2019 to establish a new dedicated working party on countering hybrid threats.
The mission of … Read more
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, head of Merkel’s Christian Democrat party (CDU), warned her junior coalition partners against blocking the appointment of a German, Ursula von der … Read more
Only one third of Germans believe their defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, is a good choice to lead the EU Commission, according to a … Read more
Finland will offset emissions from air travel during the Presidency of the Council of the EU. This will be achieved by funding projects that … Read more
European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European … Read more
In 2018, terrorism continued to represent a major security threat in EU Member States. Horrific attacks killed thirteen people and injured many more.
A … Read more
EU Data Task Force (DTF) and TomTom (TOM2), active in location technology services, will work together on a proof of concept to improve road … Read more
Maltese civil servants now have the opportunity of using eTranslation, a cutting-edge machine translation tool developed and used by the European Commission (EC).
The Commission, … Read more
EU Member States this week agreed to a proposal from the European Commission to make €50 million available to Irish beef farmers, which can be … Read more
A summit of 28 European Union leaders has ended without an agreement on who should take on the bloc’s top jobs.
The talks, held in … 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
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
Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Malta is supporting the nomination of the Socialists and Democrats, Frans Timmermans for the post of European Commission President.… 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
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
Manfred Weber, the leader of the European People’s Party (EPP), insisted that Turkey cannot become a member of the European Union, in an interview with … 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
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
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.
European Commission / Reuters: The European Commission has launched an infringement procedure by sending a Letter of Formal Notice to Poland regarding the Polish law … Read more
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – All European Union countries need to help southern neighbors, where most migrants are arriving, European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger told reporters ahead of … Read more
Breaking News – Draft for Sunday’s Migration Summit conclusion shelved after Conte informs Merkel that it was unacceptable for him to attend for Migration summit with a ‘pre-packaged’ text
The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, through a Facebook post announced that he had a call from Chancellor Angela Merkel, where she expressed her concern … Read more
The European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker announced that he will be convening an informal working meeting on migration and asylum issues in Brussels … Read more
Germany and France have agreed to “open a new chapter” in European Union relations, after Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron met to … Read more
Politico: EU ministers will hold a hearing on Poland’s alleged rule-of-law violations later this month, pushing forward with a disciplinary process that Warsaw insists is … Read more
A new programme – Horizon Europe – will build on the achievements and success of the previous research and innovation programme (Horizon 2020) and keep
The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) Management Board appointed Mr. Jamil Addou as interim Executive Director of Agency.
The decision was taken by EASO’s management … Read more
POLITICO reports that in the battle over the rule of law, Poland is splitting the European Commission at its highest level.
EU officials and diplomats … Read more
Trade Tariffs: EU Commissioners endorse the imposition of additional duties on a number of US products
The European Union announced it will start imposing duties from July on a list of U.S. products in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to … Read more
Juncker invites ‘German-speaking’ countries not to repeat the Greek mistake with Italy and avoid giving lessons to Rome
Deutsche Welle and The Guardian reported that since the new Italian government assumed power, EU President Jean-Claude Juncker seems to have taken a position of … Read more
“The EU is a global leader for environmental protection and climate action; where we spend our money should reflect this. With more funding, we can … Read more
“Italians need to work harder and be less corrupt”. This is what the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, would have said, according to … Read more
European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier urged the British Government ‘to stop playing hide and seek’ over the country’s aims for trade ties and … Read more
The European Union released five short films, directed by prominent European filmmakers, which demonstrate how the rights and benefits enjoyed in the EU improve people’s … Read more