The European Parliament on Wednesday (15 February) adopted draft reforms of the EU's carbon market post-2020 that aim to balance greater cuts in greenhouse gases with protection for energy-intensive industries.
Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called yesterday (13 February) for a leadership contest in his ruling Democratic Party, opening the way for a showdown with his many enemies in the PD ahead of approaching national elections.
Britain needs to begin explaining its Brexit strategy to avoid prolonged uncertainty for businesses and negotiating partners, a London-based think tank said today (29 September), warning that internal squabbling risked undermining the government's position.
Germany and France have outlined plans to deepen European military cooperation, a document showed on Monday (12 September), as Britain's exit from the European Union removes one of the biggest obstacles to stronger EU defence in tandem with NATO.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats were beaten into third place by the anti-immigrant and anti-Islam Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in a north-eastern state election on Sunday, TV exit polls showed.
Websites such as Google's YouTube, DailyMotion and Pinterest could be required to seek licences or revenue-sharing deals with artists for content that is uploaded by their users as part of the European Union's planned copyright overhaul.
US Vice-President Joe Biden told Baltic leaders on Tuesday (23 August) not to take seriously comments by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that called into question America’s commitment to protect NATO allies in the face of Russian aggression.
An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who apparently acted alone opened fire in a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday (22 July) evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack against civilians in Western Europe in eight days.
European Commission will start negotiating comprehensive aviation agreements with United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Turkey, and countries from the Southeast Asia region, after member states gave the green light on Tuesday (6 June).
The European Union's competition regulator blocked on Wednesday (11 May) CK Hutchison Holdings' plan to become Britain's biggest mobile telecoms network operator, in a decision which also cast doubts on whether it can still win approval for another deal in Italy.
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into Germany's approval of Deutsche Telekom's plan to use its existing copper wiring to connect homes and offices to its high speed fibre optic broadband network because it could harm competition.
Greek Cypriots will no longer require visas to visit Turkey under an EU-Turkey agreement on visa liberalisation, but this does not amount to Turkish recognition of Cyprus, a Turkish official said on today (3 May).
Britain should abolish its carbon floor price to help the hard-hit steel industry, the lawmaker shepherding a reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) through parliament said on Tuesday (5 April).
Belgium's interior and justice ministers offered to resign on Thursday (24 March) over the failure to track an Islamic State militant expelled by Turkey last year who blew himself up at Brussels airport on Tuesday.