How one MP tried to convince others to back lowering Italy's tampon tax: "This does not only concern your wives and children. You will realise when you'll get to 60, I'm speaking to my male colleagues, you'll realise you'll need panty liners for incontinence or prostate problems, think ahead!"
The Council of Europe, Europe’s leading human rights body, is celebrating its 70th birthday this week, but it’s not a great time for a party. Crisis overshadows the anniversary gathering in Helsinki on 16-17 May of foreign ministers from the 47 member states.
European Council President Donald Tusk announced Thursday that European Union leaders would meet just two days after the European Parliament elections in May to start the process of agreeing who will take over at the helm of the bloc's top institutions later in 2019.
Migrants put their lives on the line trying to get from Turkey to Greece, crossing by boat to the Greek city of Alexandropouli, Greece, or crossing the Evros river on the border to make it to Europe. Euronews correspondents Fay Doulgkeri and Bryan Carter report.