All the latest news, interviews and analysis concerning the EU from the euronews’ team in Brussels.
France, the Netherlands and Denmark have gone cold on expanding the EU into the Western Balkans, despite EU recommendations to start the process for Albania and North Macedonia.
Last April, Finland pledged to be carbon neutral by 2035. Now the country is trying to get the 27 other EU member states on board. Watch the Brief from Brussels for more information on how this goal could be achieved.
After narrowly winning the majority of MEP votes and securing her spot as the next President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen chose Paris as the location of her first official visit. Watch the Brief from Brussels to learn how hers and French President Emmanuel Macron's views align.
Cyprus has over 15,000 asylum seekers in the country, but only a refugee centre for 250 of them. Watch the Brief from Brussels for more information on how the situation is spiralling out of control.
Over the past two years, the EU has threatened legal steps against Romania and launched Article 7 procedures — dubbed the "nuclear option" — against Poland and Hungary over reforms to their judiciary systems.
Von der Leyen used her speech to MEPs to appeal to the votes she still needed. Now that she's been approved in a narrow victory, these groups are both excited and sceptical about if she will follow through with her promises.
Who is new EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen?
But the first woman to hold Europe’s top job told Euronews that she was simply pleased to win after having only 13 days to convince MEPs.
Emmanuel Macron said "we can be proud of Europe" after Ursula von der Leyen's win. But Nigel Farage said she would bring undemocratic centralisation.
What happens if Ursula von der Leyen loses today’s vote at the European Parliament for her bid to be President of the European Commission.
After groups like the Greens publicly announced they would not be supporting Ursula von der Leyen as President of the European Commission last week, she had one last debate with MEPs on Tuesday morning in Strasbourg. Read here to find out the ideas she pitched to appeal to all political groups.
EU foreign ministers meet on Monday to discuss the Iran nuclear deal amid fears it could collapse.
EU foreign minister scramble to save Iran nuclear deal. Spain's Borrell criticizes Trump administration
Germany's defence minister was confirmed as Jean-Claude Juncker's successor by 9 votes over the minimum after a much-criticised nomination process.
Even though Ursula von der Leyen is considered to lack EU experience by some, her life began in Brussels. Find out how her path led her back to the EU capital, as well as the latest political news, in the Brief from Brussels.
-Jordan Bardella wants power back in national EU capitals
-Von der Leyen considers Brexit postponement
-Court of Justice rules on flights, family reunification
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Mainstream politicians have blocked far right and Brexit party MEPS from gaining any powerful positions on European Parliament Committees.