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European Parliament overwhelmingly passes €1.8 trillion EU budget
The budget had been in jeopardy after both Poland and Hungary threatened to veto it over attempts to tie the release of EU funds to adherence to core EU values.
The rule of law deal that saved Angela Merkel’s legacy ǀ View
In spite of her longstanding support for Viktor Orbán, German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have preserved her legacy after Poland and Hungary ended their blockade of the EU's historic budget.
EU agrees €1.8 tr budget - but what brought Hungary & Poland onboard?
The €1.8 trillion package includes the EU's seven-year budget (€1.1 tr) and the €750 billion COVID-19 recovery fund.
Brexit and budget deadlock set to overshadow EU summit in Brussels
It's crunch time in Brussels, as European leaders meet physically for the first time since October.
'Preliminary agreement' reached over EU budget veto, says Poland
Polish President Andrzej Duda said a "preliminary plan" is now in place ahead of a crunch EU summit on Thursday.
Hungarian MEP facing expulsion from EPP group over Gestapo comments
Fidesz MEP Tamas Deutch compared EPP head Manfred Weber to the Gestapo amid an ongoing dispute between Hungary and the EU over the bloc's budget.
Do Hungarians approve of Budapest's veto of the EU's budget?
Hungary this week vetoed the EU's €1.8 trillion budget and coronavirus recovery package. What do Hungarians make of the move?
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Europe's week: Turmoil, trade and transatlantic relations
A look back at Europe's week with our team in Brussels.
Morawiecki and Orbán step up attacks on EU over rule of law debate
The Polish and Hungarian leaders have been joined by Slovenia in rejecting the EU's plan to link funds to respect for the rule of law.
French MEP goes on hunger strike over 'ridiculous' EU budget
Talks over the EU's trillion-euro coronavirus recovery, which includes the EU budget, have been deadlocked between MEPs and the European Council over issues including the total amount, and the various cuts to EU policies.
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Europe's week: Green deal vs coronavirus recovery
As Europe struggles to battle a second wave of coronavirus cases, the question is being raised over how far the EU can keep the Green Deal on track in light of the economic downturn.
European researchers in shock as EU leaders cut funds for innovation
EU leaders have slashed the Horizon 2020 funding destined for research and innovation — a decision deemed short-sighted by researchers for the future productivity and creativity of Europe.
EU COVID-19 rescue fund: what safeguards are there against corruption?
Leaders agreed a "historic" deal on the coronavirus recovery package, but how can the EU be sure that the money doesn't get into the wrong hands?
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Europe's week: a historic summit or sowing seeds of future discord?
This week we look back at the marathon talks between EU leaders and the potential impact on relations between member states.
MEPs threaten to reject €1.8 tr EU budget & COVID-19 rescue package
As many as 465 MEPs were in favour of the resolution, 150 were against and there were 67 abstentions.
Explainer: What is the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy?
The EU has long been criticised for the generous subsidies it gives to its farmers. How is the money doled out, and how might the scheme be about to change?
Forget tying rule of law to the EU budget. It's better to add strings to EU funding later ǀ View
Angela Merkel is right to be concerned about fuelling support for populist authoritarians by tying EU budget funds to the rule of law. But that doesn't mean the EU can't punish such regimes financially further down the line.
EU's coronavirus recovery fund is 'an investment in Europe's economy'
"For Austria their second-biggest export destination is Italy. So if Italy is not in good shape, it has an immediate impact on the Austrian economy," said the EU's budget commissioner Johannes Hahn
The Brief: Where's the money coming from for the EU Recovery Fund?
A look into the ways Brussels can raise EU money to tackle the COVID-19 recession
COVID-19's 'deep impact' on the space industry
Europe's space industry could lose up to one billion euros due to the economic downturn. The impact could be felt in programmes that help to monitor climate change as well as data services.
Explainer: how would EU countries apply for coronavirus recovery funding?
While the final figure is still subject to tough negotiations, we look at what conditions the European Commission is attaching to receiving rescue funds.
EU recovery fund's debt-pooling is massive shift for bloc
Politicians and experts are now pouring over the details of the EU's trillion-euro recovery package. While it was welcomed by France, Germany, Spain and Italy, other countries in the north of Europe still need some convincing.
Counting coronavirus funds: a look at EU's plans for the recovery
Ahead of Commission's announcement on the recovery fund and EU budget to fight the economic fallout of the pandemic, we look at what the EU has put forward so far to help European countries rebound from the crisis.
Analysis: Will Europe unite around the EU's coronavirus recovery plan?
Euronews' political editor Darren McCaffrey looks at the splits over the EU's coronavirus recovery plan.
Irish Finance Minister warns of damage to the European project if Merkel-Macron deal obstructed
Paschal Donohue says there would be “great difficulty” for the EU if “existing divergences” among member states are “exacerbated” by the impact of COVID-19.
EU leaders task Commission with pandemic recovery plan
While EU leaders asked the Commission to come up with a plan on the long-term recovery, they've signed off on a previously agreed 540 billion euro package to deal with the short term consequences of the economic downturn and insist it’s functioning by June 1st.