Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said on Friday on the margins of a summit in Brussels that he would like the European Commission to be able to conduct investigations and possibly take action against people who carry out disinformation campaigns to try and “destabilise democracies”.
The EU Commission was not acting within its powers to set lower emissions standards for new diesel cars than for older models, the European Court of Justice has ruled, in a case brought by Brussels-Capital Region, Madrid and Paris.
It should soon be easier to launch a European Citizens’ Initiative, following a political agreement between negotiators of the European Parliament and the European Council on a Commission proposal to revise the Initiative.
EU Member States have had five years to implement measures within the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), but are still lagging behind and are likely to miss important 2020 deadlines on biodiversity conservation and sustainable fisheries management.
On Tuesday, Theresa May is going to The Hague and Berlin, to meet the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, regarding the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
The United Kingdom can decide on its own to reverse its withdrawal from the European Union, without needing the approval of the other member States, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) said in a ruling handed down on Monday.
A majority of the British population think the United Kingdom should remain in the European Union, according to a new poll published in The Independent on Sunday.
The Justice and Home Affairs Council adopted unanimously last week a declaration on the fight against antisemitism and the development of a common security approach to better protect Jewish communities and institutions in Europe.
Ninety-seven Belgian communes are among 2,800 municipalities to receive a voucher for 15,000 euros each from the EU to install free Wi-Fi in public places, the European Commission disclosed on Friday.
On Friday, the European Commission set out a plan, developed with member states, to favour the development and use of AI (artificial intelligence) in Europe.