EU top court clashes with Parliament over use of chauffeurs

The EU’s highest court has been accused of raising “ethical risks” by allowing judges to use taxpayer-funded chauffeurs for personal trips, and...

Hungary’s rule by decree could end in June, PM’s chief of staff says

The Hungarian government intends to submit a bill to lift the current rule by decree on May 26, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor...

UK to publish draft treaty in effort to reboot Brexit process

British negotiators fear Michel Barnier has been unable to get EU leaders to focus on Brexit trade and security talks as a result of...

After weeks of lockdown, overjoyed Greeks return to church

Thousands of Greeks returned to church on Sunday after weeks of staying away as a ban on mass gatherings to curb the...

EU Foreign Policy Chief Says China Trying to Exploit Division Within Europe

The European Union's foreign policy chief cautioned member states against allowing China to take advantage of diplomatic divisions between them in order to impose...

Germany must help other EU states get back on their feet – Merkel

Germany must help its European Union neighbours revive their economies after the coronavirus crisis, Chancellor Angela Merkel told a meeting of lawmakers...

Boris Johnson’s speech in full: ‘first, careful steps’ to ease Covid-19 lockdown

It is now almost two months since the people of this country began to put up with restrictions on their freedom –...

The Queen unable to return to Buckingham Palace and will remain at Windsor Castle...

The Queen will remain at Windsor Castle indefinitely according to a report in The Sunday Times. The paper says that...

Belarus celebrates World War II victory despite coronavirus warnings

Belarus held a giant commemoration on Saturday of the 75th anniversary of Soviet victory in World War II, including a parade and...

EU proposes extending its travel ban until June 15

The European Commission today asked Schengen countries to extend a restriction on nonessential travel to the EU for another 30 days, until June 15.

France marks VE day anniversary in shadow of Covid-19

France on Friday marked the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) day with President Emmanuel Macron attending a scaled-down ceremony on...

EU Trade Chief Slams UK Approach to Post-Brexit Trade Talks

European Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan told Irish media that Britain is showing a lacklustre approach to EU trade talks and appears set...

EU offers more aid, membership to Balkans in riposte to China, Russia

The European Union’s 27 leaders on Wednesday gave their “unequivocal support” for the six Balkan countries to eventually become members of the...

Merkel: we can be a bit bold but must be careful on easing lockdown

Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed with premiers of Germany's 16 states to make sure local action is taken quickly to prevent individual,...

German court lays down EU law

That is the message the country's Constitutional Court sent to the European Union on Tuesday as it delivered a landmark ruling on the legality...