The European Commission today (29 May) sprang to the defence of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, after Poland's foreign minister blamed him personally for the current tensions between Brussels and Warsaw.
The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said yesterday (28 May).
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Saturday (27 May) called an extraordinary cabinet meeting over two issues, one of them being the practice of big companies to market the same brands of products with big differences in quality between Eastern and Western Europe.
If the Scottish National Party wins the most seats in Scotland at the 8 June general election, Prime Minister Theresa May's refusal to agree to a second independence referendum will be unsustainable, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said yesterday (28 May).
President Donald Trump still refuses to back the 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change, blocking efforts by world leaders meeting in Sicily to get the new US leader to endorse the treaty, Italy's prime minister said today (26 May).
There’s no mistaking his Fidesz credentials. Brussels needs to back off, and refugees remain unwelcome, Zsolt Csenger-Zalán, the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in Hungary‘s National Assembly, told EURACTIV Czech Republic.
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini held separate meetings with six prime ministers from the West Balkans in Brussels on Wednesday (on May 24). The talks come amid concerns over the possible rise of tensions in the Western Balkans. EURACTIV Serbia reports.
The UN's 2030 Agenda is absent from the White Paper on the Future of Europe. The Commission should lead by example and mainstream sustainable development across all EU programmes, policies and financial instruments, writes Luca Jahier.
Trust in EU membership is on the up across the continent but confidence in the Union’s institutions continues to flag. That is why a number of initiatives designed to increase transparency and accountability have gained momentum in recent years.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met senior European Union officials on Thursday (25 May) for talks that included Turkey's human rights record following sharp disagreements between Ankara and Brussels on a range of issues.
European Council President Donald Tusk has said he and US President Donald Trump have not seen common ground on climate, trade or Russia in their first meeting. They did agree on security and counterterrorism, he said.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday (24 May) he wants to hold a referendum in November 2018 on whether to change the country's 20-year-old constitution, although it was not clear what kind of changes he was seeking.
The breakup of Yugoslavia brought more harm than good, according to a new survey. ‘Yugo-stalgia’ and dissatisfaction caused by low employment and political instability mean many yearn for the days of socialism.
Top European Union chiefs meeting Donald Trump for the first time today (25 May) will push cooperation on global trade and fighting climate change as they try to show that the bloc should matter to the United States.
Spanish Minister for Health Dolors Montserrat said today (24 May) that Barcelona is “first in the class” in meeting all the criteria to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA). She also insisted that the central government supports Catalonia's bid to host it after Brexit.