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Serbia, Albania and North Macedonia row back on EU summit snub threat
The trio are frustrated at the lack of progress in joining the EU.
Czech Republic unveils priorities for its EU Council presidency
Cutting Russian fossil fuels and funding Ukraine's post-war reconstruction will top the Czech agenda for the six-month presidency.
Agreement on new EU minimum wage law reached in Brussels
EU countries will have to determine their minimum wage based on a basket of household goods and services – taking into consideration the gross median wage.
Roman Abramovich files lawsuit against EU Council
The billionaire, who was sanctioned by the European Union in March, filed a lawsuit against the EU Council on Tuesday.
Here's what EU leaders decided on energy, defence and the food crisis
A two-day special summit of European Union leaders concluded on Tuesday afternoon with the ban on Russian oil remaining the big main takeaway.
EU leaders hash out deal over Russian oil ban at special summit
EU leaders will discuss food security and energy at a special summit on Monday.
Ukrainians urge EU to stop buying Russian oil, gas
Ukrainian citizens demonstrated in front of the European Council building in Brussels on Friday to call on the European Union to stop buying Russian oil and gas.
Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to start peace talks at EU meeting
The agreement comes after a resurgence of tensions in the region and accusations of ceasefire violations.
EU countries yet to reach agreement on fresh sanctions against Russia
Ambassadors from across the bloc were meeting in Brussels on Wednesday to hammer out the final details of the new measures.
How COVID is still hitting Europe hard and what the EU can do next
EU countries rushed to get their population vaccinated. Now, nearly three-quarters of the bloc's population is inoculated, yet the region remains at the epicentre of the pandemic.
What is the European Council and why is it meeting in Brussels?
The tete-a-tete brings 27 EU leaders together six times a year - and this year there is a special guest.
France to take on EU's rotating presidency
The six-month term will coincide with a presidential election in France. Macron is expected to run.
Six takeaways as Macron unveils priorities of French EU presidency
From reforming Schengen to defending Europe's social model, here are six key takeaways from Macron's speech as he unveiled France's priorities for its upcoming EU presidency.
EU countries dismiss Spain's calls for energy market intervention
Spain has been pushing for a change in the current rules to decouple the prices of electricity and natural gas.
EU agrees to rely on Afghanistan's neighbours to avoid migrant crisis
The EU is keen to avoid a repeat of the 2015 migration crisis when more than one million migrants arrived at the bloc's external borders.
Hungary left waiting as 12 EU states have COVID spending approved
A dozen EU countries have had their COVID recovery spending plans approved, paving the way for funds to arrive later this month.
The Slovenian EU Presidency will be a search for Europe's heart | View
A heavy workload awaits the six-month EU Council presidency, with pending files on climate action and enlargement, but also crucial discussions on EU values and the rule of law.
EU leaders need to take action against Hungary’s anti-LGBT law | View
"EU leaders have to realise that once things turn nasty it is not enough to solely rely on a guardian of the treaties which they practically castrated over the past couple of years."
Fourteen EU countries denounce Hungary's new anti-LGBT law
Ministers from Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg gathered 13 like-minded countries in a critical statement that condemns Hungary for "stigmatising LGBTIQ persons".
EU confirms COVID travel restrictions should be lifted on US visitors
In addition to the US, EU representatives added five other countries -- North Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Lebanon and Taiwan -- to the tourist travel list.
EU pledges 100 million vaccine doses for low-income countries
The European Union has committed to donate at least 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccines to middle- and low-income countries before the end of the year.
EU launches digital platform to let citizens debate the bloc's future
The multilingual platform is the starting point of a year-long exercise to reshape and reform the European Union.
How successful was Germany's presidency of the European Union?
The presidency is now handed over to Portugal for the next six months.
EU leaders struggle to break budget deadlock amid Poland, Hungary veto
As EU leaders met for a virtual summit, sources said that the videoconference was not the place to discuss such a complicated issue.
MEPs set to win extra €16 billion for EU budget in compromise deal
The compromise on the EU budget settles an internal spending row which threatened to hold up funding to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
EU budget: Long-term funding row in COVID-19 spotlight as talks resume
The dispute between countries and MEPs over the 2021-27 budget has threatened to hold up funding allocated for the fight against the pandemic.