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European Commission Calls on EU Citizens to Prepare for No-Deal Brexit

The European Commission issued a statement on Wednesday in which it calls on all 513 million EU citizens to prepare for the upcoming UK...

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission

Members of the European Parliament narrowly backed Ursula von der Leyen as the next President of the European Commission on Tuesday, making her the...

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 Will Ban Disposable Plastic Products

The European Union reached an interim agreement on Wednesday to ban disposable plastic products such as drinking straws, plates and cups. The agreement was made...

European Commission President Mistakenly Calls FYROM, ‘Macedonia’ (video)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker accidentally called the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, "Macedonia", before he showed his embarrassment with a goofy grimace. Juncker's slip...

EU Commission Welcomes German Clarifications on Controls for Greek Flights, Bertaud Says

The European Commission on Thursday said it welcomed clarifications provided by Germany during a trilateral meeting at expert level regarding the controls conducted at...

EU Commission to Discuss Migration Penalties for Bloc Members Refusing to Take in Asylum...

On Tuesday the European Commission announced that in June it will be deciding on whether there are any legal cases or migration penalties to...

European Commission: Stricter Border Controls in Schengen Zone to Be Lifted by November

On Tuesday, the European Commission called for stricter border controls in the Schengen area to be lifted by November so that the passport-free zone...

Europol’s Role Pivotal in a Changing, Evolving World of Crime

Europol's role in this security environment could not be more central, EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said in a message to Europol by for the...

Happy 18th! MEPs Give Young Europeans Interrail Passes for Their Birthdays

MEPs are pondering ways to bring European youth closer together so that they can celebrate their continent's diversity and feel a "sense of belonging."...