The European Council conclusions last week on migration were drafted in the middle of the night and left both EU leaders and journalists without clarity on how  the so-called disembarkation platforms in non-EU countries and controlled centres in EU countries for illegal migrants will work and when they would be…
A committee of the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe adopted last week a report on the air crash outside Smolensk, Russia, in April 2010, calling on Russia to return the wreckage. In the crash the Polish president, his wife and 94 other people representing the Polish state lost…
The European Commission decided yesterday to launch an infringement procedure against Poland regarding its law on the Supreme Court. The procedure was activated as a matter of urgency since several of judges faces the risk of being forced to retire today.
The Principality of Andorra and the European Union announced Friday to have met an agreement on the free circulation of goods that includes a 30-year transitional period for tobacco during which it will be outside of the Customs Union regime.
More than 13,000 British people requested a new nationality from an EU member country in 2017,  the BBC has reported.
A new law on sexual consent came into effect in Sweden on Sunday.
The European Council decided last Thursday to support the agreement reached between Macedonia and Greece on the name issue but is still using the name “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” until the new name, Northern Macedonia, has been ratified by the Greek parliament.
The Austrian Constitutional Court ordered Friday that persons not wishing to identify themselves as male or female may from now on be granted that right in their administrative procedures, a new step towards the recognition of a “third sex’’ in Europe.
The controversial anti-defamation law on criminalising an open debate on the Holocaust in Poland was cancelled last week by an overwhelming majority in the Polish parliament (Sejm) and immediately signed off by President Andrzej Duda.
The European Council on Thursday dealt with a number of issues but the focus was on migration where the discussion continued for hours during the night until early Friday morning.