Seven EU countries have not yet submitted recovery plans

Seven EU countries have not yet submitted recovery plans


The European Commission reiterated on Thursday (11 March) that the remaining seven EU member states have to submit their national recover ...
German regional polls key stress test for Merkel successor

German regional polls key stress test for Merkel successor


Two German states are set to vote on Sunday in regional elections seen as a bellwether for September’s national poll as Chancellor Angela ...
UK delays customs checks on EU imports by six months, again

UK delays customs checks on EU imports by six months, again


The UK on Thursday (11 March) bowed to pressure from businesses by again delaying customs checks on imports from the EU and elsewhere by ...
Hungary, Poland refer controversial rule of law mechanism to court

Hungary, Poland refer controversial rule of law mechanism to court


Hungary and Poland have launched legal action at the European Court of Justice (EJC) against the regulation tying the disbursement of blo ...
European police pounce after cracking encrypted phone network

European police pounce after cracking encrypted phone network


Police said Wednesday (10 March) they had arrested at least 80 people and carried out hundreds of raids in two European countries after s ...
Portugal convenes EU ‘recovery summit’ in June

Portugal convenes EU ‘recovery summit’ in June


Portugal will hold a high-level summit in Lisbon on 21 June focused on the recovery plans of the 27 EU member states, defending “smart fi ...
Hungary, Poland refer controversial rule of law mechanism to court

Hungary, Poland refer controversial rule of law mechanism to court


Hungary and Poland have launched legal action at the European Court of Justice (EJC) against the regulation tying the disbursement of blo ...
European police pounce after cracking encrypted phone network

European police pounce after cracking encrypted phone network


Police said Wednesday (10 March) they had arrested at least 80 people and carried out hundreds of raids in two European countries after s ...
The Brief, powered by amfori – When in Rome, do as the Bruxelloises do

The Brief, powered by amfori – When in Rome, do as the Bruxelloises do


Gone are the days when Italians used to look at the EU’s political arena with scant interest: goings-on in Brussels can really help to ge ...
Germany revisits integration policy as critics demand ‘paradigm shift’

Germany revisits integration policy as critics demand ‘paradigm shift’


The German government has approved a package of measures aimed at promoting the integration of immigrants into society, though critics sa ...
Watchdog warns of ‘dire press situation’ ahead of Bulgarian elections

Watchdog warns of ‘dire press situation’ ahead of Bulgarian elections


Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Wednesday (10 March) published a list of 10 recommendations to address what they called “the dire pres ...