As Greece prepares to emerge from one of the region’s most wrenching economic periods, its creditors are drawing up plans to ensure it is never a problem for the rest of Europe again.
The leaders of Germany and France agreed to create a Eurozone budget they hope will boost investment and provide a safety mechanism for the 19 nations using the euro currency, and also to seek a European solution to migration issues.
Today and tomorrow, British MPs will vote on 15 amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill, sent to the Commons by the unelected House of Lords.
MEPs have called on the European Commission to suspend the EU-US Privacy Shield framework for personal data transfers, saying it fails to provide enough data protection for EU citizens.
Eurozone finance ministers (Eurogroup) reached an agreement in principle to widen the mission of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to assist banks as well as member states.
The United States' decision to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem was met with resentment across European capitals. The American decision to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran was met with outrage in European capitals.
The Commission has already started using French and German more often in its external communications, as a symbolic move after Britain voted to leave the EU.
The European Commission will propose measures that could reduce EU small states’ veto powers, a move meant to overcome resistance to tax reforms as the bloc aims to increase levies on digital multinationals.
Lobbyists for Monsanto remain barred from the European parliament after the US agrochemical giant refused to attend a public hearing.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the EU to co-operate more closely on defence, immigration, tax and social policy, and for the single currency bloc to have its own budget.
The European Union gave the ultimatum to social media companies last year, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, to remove hate speech from their platforms.
The pioneering social media site is increasingly being looked at skeptically by college-aged Americans, according to new polling data.
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