It comes amid a stalemate over a post-Brexit EU-UK trade deal.
"So they will come aboard, I'm absolutely sure of that," former Finland PM Alexander Stubb told Euronews
Euronews' political editor Darren McCaffrey on Dominic Cummings and European politicians who have been accused of breaking lockdown rules.
Politicians and experts are now pouring over the details of the EU's trillion-euro recovery package. While it was welcomed by France, Germany, Spain and Italy, other countries in the north of Europe still need some convincing.
Euronews' political editor Darren McCaffrey looks at the splits over the EU's coronavirus recovery plan.
'Long live Europe, our home' - European leaders celebrate Europe day in renovated cooperation spirit
Meeting via video link meant none of the normal braised lamb or crème brûlée for EU leaders on Thursday. But they were determined to serve up a deal, writes Euronews' political editor.
When the coronavirus spread in the EU, criticisms were levelled over the lack of a coordinated approach to lockdown between member states. Now the EU is attempting to coordinate the exit strategy, but can Brussels persuade nation states to weather the storm together?
Debates on the EU budget were scheduled to continue after European leaders failed to reach an agreement in February, but the COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted all plans.
In an extraordinary plenary MEPs are set to vote through measures to deal with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. The EU has said it will do 'whatever it takes', but solidarity means something different to different politicians.
The Commision President made the comments in the European Parliament on Thursday
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.
Coronavirus has already caused Flybe to collapse and Norwegian Airlines to cancel 3,000 flights.
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'.
The president of the European Commission visited the center for the artificial intelligence of the Flemish University in Brussels, where around 200 people work on projects partly financed by the EU.
The European Commission president addressed the European Parliament’s first post-Brexit session in Strasbourg.
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.
She said the EU will lead in areas like climate change and data protection in order to become more assertive on the world stage.
The EU Commission has set out how it will pay for a transition to a climate neutral economy by 2050.
"We have to deliver and keep our promises," von der Leyen said — in contrast to France's Macron who opposed opening accession talks until after reforms.
The first weekly meeting this year of the EU's commissioners focusing on the developments in the Middle East. The EU's foreign policy chief still clinging onto the hope that they can keep Iran within the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal known as the JCPOA.
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the bloc hopes to be the UK's "best friend" going forward but that "with every choice comes a consequence".
We take a look at the big issues likely to cause headaches in Brussels and across European capitals over the next twelve months.
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.
Protecting Europe from its autocratic side will be one of the new Commission’s main challenges. During the last decade, we’ve seen multiple examples of EU leaders undermining the checks and balances to preserve human rights and the rule of law against executive overreach.
Perhaps the most controversial aspect of the European Green Deal is a reference to the imposition of a border carbon adjustment mechanism (“BCA”) by 2021.