France and Germany won backing from the European Union's executive yesterday (22 February) for proposals to tighten security across Europe, which include giving more powers to governments to monitor frontiers with other EU states.
The Spanish embassy in Paris has lodged a complaint with French authorities about a number of attacks made on Spanish lorries transporting wine across their shared border over the last 48 hours. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Russia's travel blacklist has sparked a dispute in the French Parliament. The right and left are divided over whether an official visit to Russia should go ahead in spite of the travel ban imposed on leading Socialist MP Bruno Le Roux. EURACTIV France reports.