Athens rocked by riots as tensions rise amid claims of police violence

Athens rocked by riots as tensions rise amid claims of police violence


Riots shook an Athens suburb late on Tuesday (9 March) as police officers clashed with demonstrators protesting against alleged police br ...
At least 39 migrants drown off Tunisia as two boats capsize

At least 39 migrants drown off Tunisia as two boats capsize


At least 39 migrants drowned off Tunisia when two boats capsized on Tuesday (9 March), the defence ministry said, as numbers risking the ...
Conservatives mull radical shake-up of European Parliament groups

Conservatives mull radical shake-up of European Parliament groups


The departure of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz party from the EU’s biggest political family has opened Pandora’s ...
Remote work needs to be regulated ‘quickly’, EU presidency says

Remote work needs to be regulated ‘quickly’, EU presidency says


Portugal’s deputy secretary of state for labour, Miguel Cabrita, urged EU countries on Tuesday (9 March) to move fast with plans to regul ...
The freedom of LGBTIQ people in Europe will prevail

The freedom of LGBTIQ people in Europe will prevail


Two years ago, the county of Świdnik in Poland was declared an “LGBTI ideology-free zone”. Today, a group of lawmakers in the European Pa ...
French minister says Poland stymied his visit to ‘LGBT-free’ zone

French minister says Poland stymied his visit to ‘LGBT-free’ zone


French Europe Minister Clément Beaune said he was dissuaded by Polish authorities from visiting what he called an “LGBT-free zone” ...
EU Parliament strips Puigdemont, two other Catalans of immunity

EU Parliament strips Puigdemont, two other Catalans of immunity


The European Parliament has voted to waive the immunity of Catalonia’s former regional head of government and two other separatist lawmak ...
Czechia, Poland, Slovakia never followed up on global COVID-19 pledge

Czechia, Poland, Slovakia never followed up on global COVID-19 pledge


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Brussels to rename tram, bus stops after famous women

Brussels to rename tram, bus stops after famous women


Brussels’ public transport operator marked International Women’s Day on Monday (8 March) by renaming 10 metro stations after famous women ...
Bike-riding Dutch PM pedals towards new term

Bike-riding Dutch PM pedals towards new term


Regularly seen riding his bike to work, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is hoping voters add to his 10 years in the saddle next week. Th ...
European Parliament wants EU funds to depend on rights such as equality

European Parliament wants EU funds to depend on rights such as equality


German Green MEP Terry Reintke, co-chair of the European Parliament’s LGBTIQ intergroup, called for “strong limitations” so that EU funds ...