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EU ombudsman calls Commission response over texts 'problematic'
The case investigates the EU's purchase of COVID-19 vaccine contracts.
Russian economy 'degrading slowly' due to sanctions, claims VDL
Von der Leyen told Euronews that Russia was using food "to blackmail all of us, and this is really atrocious."
EU leaders fail to agree on price on gas but vow to continue talks
Italian PM Mario Draghi didn't manage to advance his proposal for an EU-wide limit for soaring gas prices.
How has Europe reacted to Brussels backing Ukraine over EU candidacy?
"Europe isn't just geography. It's a set of values and Ukraine is fighting for them."
Von der Leyen defends controversial approval of Polish recovery plan
MEPs urged the Commission to withhold payments until all judicial reforms are carried out.
MEPs want confidence vote in VDL over COVID cash decision for Poland
Senior MEPs have criticised von der Leyen for approving Poland's recovery plan despite concerns over its rule of law provisions.
Brussels approves €35B Polish recovery plan despite rule of law doubts
The plan was blocked for more than a year over controversial judicial reforms in Poland.
EU may reach deal on Russian oil ban 'in a matter of weeks', says VDL
The proposed embargo has hit an impasse as Hungary demands a lengthier phase-out and extra investments to revamp its energy system.
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Professor Alberto Alemanno examines the lessons learned from the citizen-driven, bottom-up process to reform the EU.
A week on, the EU appears no closer to a Russian oil embargo
Unlike other rounds of sanctions against Moscow approved swiftly by member states, these talks have been slow and optimism is diminishing.
EU ban on Russian oil: Orban-VDL talks fail to produce a breakthrough
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen flew to Budapest to discuss the ban on Russian oil but said "further work is needed".
Macron warns against humiliating Russia over war in Ukraine
The French president was speaking on Europe Day in Strasbourg at the closing ceremony of the Conference on the Future of Europe.
Von der Leyen backs ending unanimous voting in some areas of EU
The idea is to speed up EU decision making.
Brussels proposes to stop Russian oil imports by the end of the year
EU chief Ursula Von der Leyen has unveiled a proposal that would give EU countries until the end of the year to phase out imports of Russian oil.
EU-India relations enter new chapter under the shadow of Ukraine war
The blooming relations between Brussels and New Delhi recently hit a bump in the road: Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which India has failed to condemn or sanction.
Von der Leyen heading to Kyiv to show 'unwavering support' for Ukraine
It comes a day after the bloc agreed on a fifth round of sanctions against Moscow.
EU countries agree on new Russia sanctions, including coal embargo
"The aim of our sanctions is to stop the reckless, inhuman and aggressive behaviour of the Russian troops," said the EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell.
What's next after Brussels triggers rule of law mechanism on Hungary?
The never-used procedure will target the €6.1 billion the country gets every year from the EU budget.
Hungary could lose out as EU moves to link cash to rule of law respect
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen told MEPs that Brussels and Budapest have been unable to find common ground over corruption issues in Hungary.
Brussels wants an EU-wide ban on Russian coal imports
The measure requires the unanimous approval of all 27 EU countries.
Ukraine war: EU urges China to stay neutral but secures no guarantees
EU leaders warned China of "major reputational damage" if the country helps Russia to circumvent Western sanctions.
Ukraine war poised to take centre stage at tense EU-China summit
The two sides are hosting an online meeting on Friday after months of strained relations.
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Georgia deserves EU membership. Its ticket has been paid in blood.
Georgia's people want to be part of the European family, even if its government isn't so convinced.
Analysis: In just one week, the EU has changed forever
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has thrust the bloc into a new chapter that until recently would have been unthinkable.
EU leader condemns 'barbaric' invasion of Ukraine, promises sanctions
The European Commission president said a new raft of sanctions will weaken Russia's ability to finance the war.
EU gas supplies on 'safe side' for winter even if Russia cuts tap
Russia supplies about 40% of the EU's gas.