With the European elections just around the corner, Euronews speaks to politicians in Paris about some of the biggest issues facing the EU.
After an Italian MEP rubbed his shoe on EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici's notes as he held a press conference on the rejection of Italy's draft budget, Moscovici warned that when he laugh at such episodes, it banalises it leading to a deafening silence before we wake up to fascism.
Italy revealed it's aiming for a 2019 budget deficit of 2.4% of gross domestic product — significantly higher than the 1.6% previously announced.
Greece now a "normal" eurozone country, says EU Finance Commissioner Moscovici.
European banks are safer today because they follow a single rule book. Now we need to create a safety net to protect taxpayers if trouble strikes.