On this single issue, David Cameron was right. Member states must have the option to index child benefits to the cost of living where the benefits are paid out, write Morten Loekkegaard and Troels Lund Poulsen.
Chancellor Christian Kern defended Austria's push for a law to prevent social dumping from poorer EU countries after a meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker where Austria's demand for childcare benefit cuts for EU foreigners took centre stage.
EU countries will be able to deny unemployment benefits to someone from another member state if they have worked less than three months in the country where they're seeking support, under new rules proposed today (13 December).
The EU has spent years building a safety net for the most vulnerable children in society, but the UK’s decision to cut child benefits may not save any money, but could lead the whole system to unravel, writes Jana Hainsworth.
The European Union's top court will rule today (14 June) on whether Britain can deny family allowances to foreign workers with children living abroad, one of the hot-button issues in Britain's looming referendum on EU membership.