Outgoing President of the European Council Donald Tusk held a press conference after German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen was nominated as Commission president.
This week in State of the Union: another NGO boat in a Mediterranean standoff with Italy saw the EU Commission calling for migrants to be disembarked. A corruption report saw Hungary in the spotlight for refusing its publication, and we looked at how Brexit is affecting expats in Brussels.
This week we take a look at where Europe stands on climate and migration. After the EU elections returned a big result for anti-migrant parties, we see how far the EU has come on managing migration. The Greens also won big, but we are yet to see the impact on policy at this week's summit.
"Will there be enough political will to push through and read those documents and take this seriously?"
One migration policy officer said EU leaders need to understand a recent UNHCR report before reforming the asylum-seeking process.
Journalists from Spain, Poland, Italy and more tell us what their country is focused on.
Back in April, climate activist Greta Thurnberg encouraged MEPs to "panic" about climate change as if "the house is on fire." However, EU leaders were unable to adopt a goal for climate neutrality during Thursday's summit.
What are the top agenda items for this week's EU summit? Who was charged for the MH17 downing? What happened in the UK Conservative leadership debate? All this and more in this episode of Raw Politics.
More than one month after the European Parliamentary elections, there seems little sign of agreement between parliamentary groups or between member states' leaders on who should replace Jean-Claude Juncker as the president of the European Commission.
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EU leaders are in Brussels to weigh in on who should take the top jobs in the bloc
In this edition we are in Sibiu where EU leaders got the warmest of welcomes.
European leaders are holding an informal EU summit on Europe Day in the Romanian city of Sibiu, with 27 EU leaders hoping to project an image of unity
It's a small medieval town in Romania, it's also where EU leaders are converging to chart the bloc's future course, without the UK.
Member states at the informal EU summit in Romania made a joint declaration pledging unity and to ensure Europe remains a responsible global leader
A rare glimpse of a European leader letting his hair down.
The EU summit in Sibiu will help decide Europe's future and who we are as Europeans. But the outlook doesn't have to be doom and gloom.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been breaking the EU summit ice with under-fire UK PM Theresa May.
Although it has not even happened yet, and the clock has been reset again, Brexit has managed to shake society and politics in the Republic of Ireland. Here in the city centre of Dublin, locals are frustrated but also concerned about this decision by their closest neighbour.
EU leaders give Theresa May a Brexit delay until October 31.
European Council President Donald Tusk has suggested a Brexit delay of up to a year that could be shortened, ahead of a decisive summit in Brussels.
Leaders from the other 27 EU countries meet on Wednesday to decide on the UK’s request for a Brexit delay until June 30.
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As they arrive to discuss Brexit, we were there to get the latest from the summit and the thorny issue of the extension to Article 50.
Macron is among EU leaders that are today considering Theresa May's request to extend the Brexit deadline until June 30.
The first EU-Arab League summit has ended in Egypt with both sides declaring it a success and announcing plans for a second meeting in 2022.