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Madrid Prepared to Halt Article 155 if Catalan Premier Calls Early Elections

The Spanish government will not take the unprecedented step of activating Article 155 of the Constitution – which would allow it to take control of certain autonomous powers in Catalonia – should the regional premier, Carles Puigdemont, call early electio

World » EU | October 19, 2017, Thursday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2386

Brexit, Pyongyang, Turkey and Iran - the Key Themes of the EU Leaders Meeting

Britain's exit from the European community will be the focus of the two-day EU summit that begins today in Brussels, reports iNews.

World » EU | October 19, 2017, Thursday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1816

"We Want you to Stay After Brexit", London has told EU Citizens

We want you to stay in the country after Brexit, was declared by London to EU citizens living and working legally in the UK.

World » EU | October 19, 2017, Thursday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1844

Romania Finalizes Draft of Judiciary Overhaul Criticized by EU

Romania has put the finishing touches to a plan to overhaul the judiciary that critics say erodes judicial independence and which will have to be discussed with the European Union, reported Reuters.

World » EU | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 2591

May Might Leave Next Stage of Brexit Bill Until Next Month

British Prime Minister Theresa May has not yet set a date for the next stage in the passage of legislation to sever ties with the European Union, her spokesman said on Wednesday after the BBC reported it would not be until November, later than many had ex

World » EU | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 2090

The European Commission Has Prepared a Series of New Measures Against Terrorism

In line with the announcement by President Jean-Claude Juncker for the state of the Union for 2017, the Commission presented a set of operational and practical measures to better protect EU citizens against terrorist threats.

World » EU | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2737

Portugal Interior Minister Resigns After Fire Disasters

Portugal’s Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa resigned from her post after fires killed more than a hundred people in the country’s two worst disasters of recent times, the government said on Wednesday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2074

11th EU Anti-Trafficking Day

The National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings launches its annual campaign on the 18th of October - the European Day for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, reported BGNES.

World » EU | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1630

France Plans Anti-Street Harassment Law

France's gender equality minister has set out plans for a new law cracking down on sexual violence and harassment.

World » EU | October 17, 2017, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1977

Prague Poised to Turn Away From Brussels

The Czech Republic is set to take a Euroskeptic turn in a general election this weekend — even though the EU has hardly featured in the campaign, Politico writes.

World » EU | October 17, 2017, Tuesday // 08:48 | Viewed: 12350

Portugal PM Vows to Implement Fire Prevention Reforms

Parched farmland, unmanaged forests and the planting of too many water thirsty crops are all being blamed for this year’s devastating wildfires in Portugal.

World » EU | October 17, 2017, Tuesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 2184

Boyko Borisov: Europe is Under Pressure

"Europe is under pressure", is what Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said during a discussion "Together in Security, Bulgaria's Role in Common European Defense".

World » EU | October 16, 2017, Monday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2135

NATO Ships Hold Missile Defense Drill Near Scotland, Pentagon Says

Warships from eight NATO countries participated in live-fire self-defense exercises of ship and missile systems near Scotland on Sunday the U.

World » EU | October 16, 2017, Monday // 09:16 | Viewed: 2142

Juncker: If we Allow Catalonia to Separate, and Others will do the Same

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he does not want Catalonia to become independent because it would encourage other regions to do the same and make EU governance too complicated, Reuters reported.

World » EU | October 13, 2017, Friday // 17:46 | Viewed: 3024

Allies Press Catalan Leader to Declare Full Independence, Ignore Madrid Deadlines

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont came under pressure from one of his key allies on Friday to declare full independence and ignore a threat of direct rule from the Spanish government, Voice of America reported.

World » EU | October 13, 2017, Friday // 16:33 | Viewed: 2274

France Extends Anti-Terror Border Controls

France will extend checks at borders with fellow Schengen members until April 30, the interior ministry said Thursday, citing the "persistent" terror threat to prolong controls in place since the November 2015 Paris attacks.

World » EU | October 13, 2017, Friday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2335

Sweden Market Shooting: Police Rule Out Terrorism After Gunman Opens Fire in Trelleborg

Police in southern Sweden said on Thursday evening that several people have been injured in a small town known for past gang violence and that the incident was not being investigated as terrorism, Daily Telegraph writes.

World » EU | October 13, 2017, Friday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1762

Denmark Extends Border Control Until May 2018

The Danish government has extended control of the southern border with Germany until May 12th next year, citing migration as a key concern, The Local writes.

World » EU | October 13, 2017, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2928

Rights Group Questions Italy's Work with Libya Stopping Migrants

Europe’s top human rights organization asked Italy for more information on its work intercepting migrants at sea, warning that any moves to return them to Libya would break international treaties.

World » EU | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1792

Federica Mogherini Expects “Qualitative Jump” in Normalisation of Kosovo-Serbia Relations

The EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Wednesday that the EU, Pristina and Belgrade are working on establishing the content of the "new stage of dialog" in December noting that she expects a "qualitative leap" in normalizing relations in

World » EU | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1610

Hungary Demands Faster EU, NATO Integration of West Balkans

Hungary wants the European Union to speed up integration of the Western Balkans and for NATO to include those countries, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Wednesday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2268
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