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EU Council President calls for special summit on the bloc's budget

In a letter sent to EU leaders on Saturday, European Council President Charles Michel has called for an emergency EU summit to be held...

Chief Brexit negotiator Barnier meets Ireland's PM Varadkar

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier met on Monday with Leo Varadkar, Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) in Government Buildings in Dublin, to discuss the...

Portugal's de Almeida to be Brussels' ambassador to the UK post-Brexit

João Vale de Almeida, the Portuguese diplomat was tapped on Friday by EU's Foreign Policy chief, Josep Borrell to serve as the first-ever head...

Von der Leyen, Michel, Sassoli pledge to fight anti-Semitism in Europe

The European Commission's chief, Ursula von der Leyen, along with EU Council President Charles Michel and EP President David Sassoli, travelled for the first time to...

Brexit bill passes first EP test, gets signed by von der Leyen, Michel

Ursula von der Leyen, EU Commission's chief and Charles Michel, EU Council President formally signed on Friday the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) that paves the...

Commission asks EU's top court to suspend chamber disciplining Polish judges

The European Commission decided on Tuesday to ask the European Court of Justice (CJEU) to temporarily suspend the functioning of the disciplinary chamber of...

Sale of Piraeus Bank's Bulgarian subsidiary to Eurobank did not breach EU state aid rules, EU Commission says

After examining a complaint received in January 2019 that led to the opening of a formal investigation procedure, the European Commission confirmed on Wednesday...

EU Commission provides €8.5 million to VET pilot projects in Africa and the Western Balkans

The European Commission allocated on Monday €8.5 million for two pilot projects with Africa and one with the Western Balkans in the Vocational Education...

Less than half of EU travellers are aware of passenger rights

The European Commission published on Monday the results of an Eurobarometer survey on passenger rights in the European Union, which found that only 43% of...

EU and Belarus sign visa and readmission agreements

On Wednesday, the European Union and Belarus signed an agreement on visa facilitation and readmission, after six years of negotiations, marking an important step...

Croatia takes over EU Presidency, faces "challenging" 2020

Croatia officially assumed for the first time since it joined the bloc, the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU on 1 January...

EU Commission, Gazprom Square Off

There is little love lost between Russia and the EU these days. Tension has already been heightened by disagreements over Syria, with Moscow warning...

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