The Prime Minister, Charles Michel, considered on Tuesday morning that the agricultural strand of the free trade agreement with the Mercosur trading bloc (Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil) “is unacceptable as it stands.”
Member states of the European Union (EU) on Monday renewed the mandate of the European Commission to pursue negotiations on Brexit with the United Kingdom, and set 31 December 2020 as the cut-off date for completing the transition aimed at softening the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
The Remembrance Day for the victims of the Holocaust marks the anniversary of the liberation of the extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau by the Soviet Red Army on 27 January 1945. The day was designated by the United Nations in 2005 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of…
A new code of conduct for European Commissioners will come into effect on the 1st of February.
Britain’s Brexit Minister David Davis on Friday sought to reassure Eurosceptics that the UK will pursue an independent path in trade relations after Brexit, following remarks by the country’s Finance Minister that aroused their anger.

EU: 17% of energy used in 2016 was renewable

Thursday, 25 January 2018 17:29
Renewable energy’s share of energy consumption in the European Union (EU) was 17% in 2016, the European Statistical Office, Eurostat, reported on Thursday.
Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis said on Wednesday that an EU deal on the transition period after Britain's withdrawal from the EU could be concluded by the end of March.
The income gap across generations in Europe has widened to the detriment of young people and without adequate policies, an entire generation may never be able to recover, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Wednesday.
The Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels on Monday ended without any reference to the Turkish military offensive against the Kurdish enclave around Afrin along the Syrian-Turkish border region. The issue was not a point on the agenda which had been determined before the offensive started last weekend.
The Committee for European Parliament Constitutional Affairs wishes to bring down the number of MEPs from 751 to 705 in the next parliament.