Sunday, April 5, 2020
The European Parliament will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to consider calling off this week’s plenary session of the EU assembly due to the coronavirus outbreak, two officials said. The parliament had been due to sit in Strasbourg, France,...
Whistleblower Gelu Visan revealed a series of disconcerning events revolving around the former chief of the Romanian Secret Service, Florian Coldea, and his involvement in recent arrests, as well as the plan to serve Romania's public healthcare system on...
In 2015, Camelia Smicala, a doctor from Piatra-Neamt, Romania, was living in Finland and was married to a Finnish citizen, who was abusing her. In fear for her own life, Camelia threatened to leave home with her two children....
Luxembourg could become the first EU country to fully legalise cannabis. In an interview with Politico, the country's health minister, Etienne Schneider, confirmed his government's plans to legalise production and consumption of cannabis for recreational purposes, while calling other European...
Ursula von der Leyen’s narrow endorsement by the European Parliament was greeted by political leaders with a mixture of relief, delight and dismay. In Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel praised her long-time ally as a "committed and convincing European" who would...
Following three-day-long negotiations, EU leaders on Tuesday nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, 60, for the post of European Commission President. If her nomination is approved by the European Parliament, von der Leyen will become the first woman...
There will be approximately 519.7 million people living in the European Union by 2020, according to United Nations forecasts. The study analysed the change in each country's population since 1950 to make their predictions. Population in nearly all EU member states...
If nothing else, Europe's fractured voters have made one thing clear -- they want things to change. On Monday morning, as results for the European parliamentary elections rolled in,  it emerged that millions of voters had abandoned the traditional parties...
Up to 400 million Europeans are electing 751 MEPs to represent them in Brussels and Strasbourg over the next five years. Despite the looming spectre of Brexit, the UK kicked off voting on Thursday. The Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia and...
About 550 lists are competing across the European Union for seats in the next parliament, as disillusioned voters look for change despite being overwhelmingly positive about the European project. The country with the highest number of lists in the running...

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