10 Nov 2020
Each year, a billion poultry birds and tens of millions of other farm animals are transported within and outside of the EU to be bred from, fattened or slaughtered. Regulations on how that transportation happens do exist, but scores of breaches of those regulations have been documented in official audits carried out by the European Commission in recent years.
21 Jun 2020
The European Commission would like to see €13 billion more per year from Europe's largest economy. EU leaders, including Angela Merkel, are meeting Friday to discuss the bloc's future budget.
12 Jun 2020
The European Commission is set to increase regulation of platforms as disinformation related to the coronavirus pandemic spreads. For now, there's only a voluntary code of practice for tech giants.
30 May 2020
The European Commission has proposed spending billions to help the EU reduce its dependency on foreign medical supplies. It said nations need to address "vulnerabilities" that came up during the coronavirus pandemic.
28 May 2020
The European Commission has unveiled a €750 billion aid package to help the EU recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The plan will require unanimous backing from all 27 nations in the bloc.
14 May 2020
The European Commission has called on EU member states to uphold travel bans on non-essential travel to the bloc. EU officials also said priority must be given to restoring frictionless travel within the bloc.
15 Dec 2019
Ursula von der Leyen will replace outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on December 1. DW's Bernd Riegert looks back at Juncker’s five-year term.
1 Dec 2019
The European Commission says eight member states are at risk of breaching the bloc's tough public spending rules next year. It wants surplus-running countries such as Germany and the Netherlands to spend more.
4 Oct 2019
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a new Brexit proposal and has already received criticism from EU officials, including the president of the European Commission. Johnson made his case at the Conservative Party conference. Bloomberg’s Jodi Schneider reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”
28 Sep 2019
The European Commission says it has received confidential documents from the UK outlining ideas from recent Brexit talks. Britain referred to the documents as "non-papers," indicating they were not concrete proposals.
18 Sep 2019
Salmon, snails, and the Irish backstop were on the menu as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg. Johnson had said he has no appetite for a Brexit delay.