Ursula von der Leyen: First Woman Nominated to Lead the EU

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is nominated to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission. Ursula von der Leyen will be...

EU Commission Proposes Immediate Accession Negotiations for Albania, North Macedonia

The European Commission released its annual assessments and recommendations regarding ''Reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey'' on Wednesday. In the report, it proposes...

Salaries And Benefits of MEPs Dazzle Europeans In a Time of Austerity

With the European elections now behind us and political parties across the Union counting their gains and losses, the issue of the salaries and...

From Language Diversity to Gender Equality: European Elections by the Numbers

More than 400 million Europeans are heading to the polls to elect the 751 members of the European Union Parliament to new five-year terms. Containing...

PM Theresa May Resigns After Brexit Failure (video)

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on June 7, paving the way for a contest to decide...

Calls and Text Messages Between EU States to Become Considerably Cheaper as of May...

Calls and text messages between European states are set to become considerably cheaper as of Wednesday, May 15. The decision to impose a ceiling on...

UK Concerned by Turkish Actions off Cyprus, British Foreign Minister Says

Jeremy Hunt, the Head of the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, stated on Thursday that Britain is concerned by Turkey's recent actions off the coast...

European Songwriters Accuse Greek Government of Mishandling Music Rights

The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) urged recently the European Commission to intervene and stop the Greek government’s initiatives to restructure the national...

Greek Yogurt Copycats Spreading in Europe

The Greek Embassy in Bucharest, Romania has notified Athens that "Greek" yogurt is being sold in food outlets and large supermarket chains across the...

EU Threatens to Place Tariffs on $20 Billion Worth of US Products

The European Union published on Wednesday an 11-page list of American products on which the Union could impose tariffs if President Trump goes ahead...