The European Medicines Agency said the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine could potentially cause rare blood clots and Commission President von der Leyen got sidelined in Ankara. Here's a look at two key stories making the news in Brussels this week.
Known for his sense of humour and at times controversial gaffes, Queen Elizabeth II's consort was the longest-serving in British history.
France's health authority has recommended that adults under 55 who received a first dose of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine should receive a different vaccine for their second dose.
The state department spokesman said the Biden administration was "deeply concerned" by the ongoing violence.
Spanish MEP Adrián Vázquez Lázara has told Euronews that Mediterranean products like olive oil should be left out of plans to introduce a mandatory food labelling system, designed to inform consumers of healthier choices.
A new report by the Council of Europe shows that the median age of inmates is 36 years, with 95% being men and only 5% women.
"All Sputnik V batches are of the same quality and undergo rigorous quality control at the Gamaleya Institute," said the official Twitter account of the Sputnik V vaccine.
The study by Imperial College London also found that the relationship between infections and deaths is diverging, "suggesting that infections may have resulted in fewer hospitalisations and deaths since the start of widespread vaccination".
The deployment of Russian troops near the border with Ukraine has raised concerns that the conflict could escalate once more.
The ruling came in a case involving several Czech families whose children had been refused admission to school because they had not been fully vaccinated against a panel of diseases.
Footage shows the awkward moment Michel and Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took the two top seats, leaving von der Leyen left wondering where she should sit. Eventually, she withdrew to a sofa, some distance from the two men.
Germany will engage in discussions with Russia about potentially purchasing the Sputnik V vaccine if approved by EU regulators.
Countries are changing their recommendations for who should receive the AstraZeneca coronavirus jab after the EMA confirmed a "possible link" between the vaccine and a rare form of blood clot.
The Saint-Bélec slab was first unearthed in Brittany in 1900 but spent the last century in the cellars of the Musée d'Archeologie Nationale in Saint Germain en Laye.
According to Eurostat, the biggest drop was recorded in Spain, with a loss of 1.6 years on 2019.
The incident comes with Turkey under the spotlight over women's rights after withdrawing from the Istanbul Convention, an international treaty on preventing domestic violence.
Despite his party likely emerging victorious from Bulgaria's election on Sunday, plenty of hurdles lie ahead for Boyko Borissov, an expert has told Euronews.
The EU medicines regulator said there was a "possible link" between the AstraZeneca jab and "very rare" blood clots. They maintained that the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risks.
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PM Viktor Orban said the country could start reopening after more than a quarter of the population has been inoculated.