EU post to 'protect European way of life' called 'disgusting,' 'reprehensible'
EU Commission chief von der Leyen was accused of creating a new position with a xenophobic message. The office for "protecting our European way of life" has been criticized within Brussels and throughout the EU.
EU Commission shifts top civil servant Martin Selmayr to Vienna
Top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr is to leave Brussels to head the bloc's mission in Vienna, Austria. The German aide to outgoing EU Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker was regarded as influential but controversial.
EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target
A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement.
U.K. ministers head to Brussels for talks
Theresa May has sent two senior ministers to Brussels to seek concessions from the EU on the disputed issue of the Irish backstop. The U.K. prime minister is looking to win over enough lawmakers in her own party to secure parliament’s backing for her deal in a key vote next week.
Brexit negotiators working through the night to finalize text
Negotiators are working through the night in Brussels after Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker said they made progress in last-minute talks. The two will meet again on Saturday with the EU saying the text must be finalized on Thursday or a planned summit on Sunday would be called off.
China is pouring money into Europe
From Greece to German, and from Brussels to London, Bloomberg TV's Tom Mackenzie investigates the European connections in China's grand infrastructure investment plan.
Transatlantic defence 'strengthened', says NATO chief
In an interview with FRANCE 24, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg talked of the upcoming July NATO summit in Brussels, saying he believed it would be less divisive than the recent G7 summit in Canada.
Waffle smoke across Brussels
Residents of Brussels have been holding their noses after a dense cloud of smoke darkened the sky over the city. The fire at a waffle factory led to delays on routes into the Belgian capital and prompted amused tweets.