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Ireland set to lose key trade portfolio after reshuffle of EU top team
Latvia's Valdis Dombrovskis is set to be the EU's new trade commissioner, while Ireland's Mairead McGuinness has been given the financial services portfolio.
Britain must abide by European data rules after Brexit, EC says
Boris Johnson has said that the UK will forge its own path on data protection after Brexit. The European Commission doesn't agree.
Summer holiday rescue package? EU set out plan to save your vacation
With lockdowns being lifted and summer months approaching, the EU is looking at how citizens can safely travel - an issue critical for saving the tourism industry.
EU Commission President offers 'heartfelt apology' to Italy, as MEPs debate coronavirus response
"Too many were not there on time when Italy needed a helping hand at the very beginning" von der Leyen admitted during a debate with MEPs over the EU's coronavirus response.
The EU could face a worse pandemic than COVID-19 if it waters down its Green Deal ǀ View
The already devastating economic impact of the coronavirus has led to a slump in carbon emissions. But governments are waiting with to kick-start their economies. Once the virus subsides, a race to repair the global economy will begin.
Ursula von der Leyen tells EU countries to share medical supplies
The EU commision has a clear message for member states: medical equipment must be shared within the bloc. The commission President said no country has the capacity to produce on its own what will be needed to fight against coronavirus.
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Erdogan demands EU chiefs in Brussels support Turkey 'without delay'
The migrant crisis on Europe's doorstep is no closer to resolution. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with the EU's top officials to demand more support for his country 'without any further delay'. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the meeting had been 'constructive'.
Expensive medicines with doubtful benefits can be history – here is how ǀ View
A new EU law can help ensure that public money is channelled to best-in-class medicines. But only if member states stop dragging their feet.
EU presidents sign UK withdrawal deal ahead of Brexit day
Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel have signed the Brexit deal on behalf of the European Commission and European Council, part of the process to ensure a smooth UK exit from the EU next week.
Watch: Von der Leyen vows EU will be 'more assertive' on world stage
She said the EU will lead in areas like climate change and data protection in order to become more assertive on the world stage.
EU chief warns transition period for Brexit might have to be delayed
Von der Leyen says she has "serious concerns" about the limited time for negotiations between EU and UK after official leaving date and suggests Johnson reconsider his refusal to extend transition period.
2019: Words of the Year
Brussels bureau chooses the words of the year 2019, from 'revuelta' to 'restauration', learn a new word to define the last 365 days in Europe.
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Out with the old, in with the new... Commission President
In this week's State of the Union Ursula von der Leyen finally takes the reins from Jean-Claude Juncker, in her first official work week.
The EU’s “Green Deal” can’t be business as usual. Tackling the climate crisis must come first ǀ View
It’s time to call incremental change, when it comes to tackling our environmental and climate crises, dead. Plastic straw bans won’t cut it anymore – only a full-scale transformation of our economic system will do.
Juncker hands over to Ursula von der Leyen
Jean-Claude Juncker gave his successor a symbolic ceremonial bell but joked that it was "absolutely useless."
Portrait of Juncker unveiled as he hands over to Von der Leyen
"No one has cared for Europe as much as you have," von der Leyen told her predecessor. "Jean-Claude Juncker and Europe will always go together."
Watch back: EU leaders mark 10 years since Treaty of Lisbon
The new European Commission took power after being delayed one month.
Watch back: EU chief Juncker gives last news briefing
Jean-Claude Juncker gives his last news briefing before Ursula von der Leyen takes over as Commission President.
Watch back: Change in leadership at top of European Union
Donald Tusk is replaced as President of the European Council by former Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.
Ursula von der Leyen: 'Europe can shape the global order'
Ursula von der Leyen's new picks for EU commissioners are going before MEPs.
Von der Leyen reminds Johnson of 'obligation' to nominate commissioner
The future president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has reminded UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson of duty to nominate new commissioner.
EU Commissioner nominations from France and Hungary approved
The French businessman and Hungarian diplomat must still be approved by the MEPs, while the Romanian nomination remains vacant.
Commission interrupted: three candidates rejected could delay new team
Ursula von der Leyen might struggle to take over the EU Commission on November 1st. With three designated commissioners rejected by the European Parliament, the risk of delay of the appointment of the new Commission is more realistic than ever.
France's Sylvie Goulard rejected by members of European parliament
Goulard was the victim of a "political game", the French president's office said.
The Brief: Brexit extension fatigue and Commissioners in the clear
In this edition we ask two MEPs whether the UK should be granted another extension, and also look at who got the greenlight at to take a seat in the next European Commission.
The Brief: Day 4 - Commissioner hearings - the rough and the smooth
In this edition of the The Brief we look at how the French candidate Sylvie Goulard had a tough time in her hearing to take over the Internal Market dossier, while we also profile the man who is set to protect 'our European way of life'.