The European Commission adopted this week a new list of 23 countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks. The previous list included 16 countries.
Requests for asylum in Europe have gone back to their levels before the 2015 migrant crisis, while applicants’ chances of success have also gone down, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) says in its latest annual review, published on Thursday.
Half of the Dutch fleet that practices electric pulse fishing will be able to do so until mid-2021 under a deal worked out by European Parliament and European Council negotiators.
The owner of a popular steak restaurant in the EU quarter has described as “nonsense” a warning from the EU security service of foreign spies operating in his premises.
Never ever has the European Commission been so much criticized by its own watchdog as for the appointment of its Secretary-General Martin Selmayr last year. In a decision yesterday, European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly rejected the Commission’s response in justifying the appointment.
The international audit group, EY, is preparing to create a new legal entity in Brussels.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask MPs for more time to renegotiate another Brexit deal with Brussels.
Ukraine’s Parliament on Thursday passed a bill to enshrine its aspiration to join the European Union and NATO in the country’s Constitution, in a vote judged “historic” by President Petro Porochenko.
On-farm slaughter might improve animal welfare by eliminating unnecessary long-distance transport of animals according to Compassion in World Farming, a British NGO which is campaigning to end all factory farming practices.
The poorest and most vulnerable individuals, children and pensioners – in Europe are also the most exposed to air and noise pollution, warns the European Environment Agency (the ‘AEE’) in a report published on Monday.