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Linking rule of law respect to EU funds is a red line for MEPs, says Manfred ...
29 Oct 2020 at 12:10pm
The European Parliament (EP) is currently locked in negotiations with the European Council over approving the bloc's ?1.8 trillion budget.
French MEP goes on hunger strike over 'ridiculous' EU budget
29 Oct 2020 at 4:05am
Talks over the EU's trillion-euro coronavirus recovery, which includes the EU budget, have been deadlocked between MEPs and the European Council over issues including the total amount, and the various cuts to EU policies.
Sweden opposes Brussels proposal for EU minimum wage guarantee
28 Oct 2020 at 11:31am
Brussels is proposing to introduce a legal guarantee for a minimum wage in the EU but leave individual countries to determine how much it will be.
EU rings in stock listing of 'social bond' with resounding success
28 Oct 2020 at 10:03am
The EU wanted to raise 17 billion euros on capital markets to fund its short term employment scheme known as SURE. It's first test went above and beyond expectations.
Rapid tests could be 'game-changer' in EU's coronavirus response, says Michel
28 Oct 2020 at 6:55am
The European Council president Charles Michel is setting out a strategy to get Europe to coordinate its efforts in the battle against the pandemic, however, the second wave is forcing many countries to lockdown.
Coronavirus: Nurses with COVID-19 asked to carry on working at under pressure...
28 Oct 2020 at 5:15am
"There's nothing but bad solutions because that's the point we are reaching now," said Dr Alexander Ghuysen, head of the emergency department at the hospital in Liege.
Belgian region of Flanders sees COVID-era boom in homeschooling
26 Oct 2020 at 6:41am
Although schools remain open in Belgium, some parents have decided to home-school as a way to spend more quality time with their children and get out into nature.
Coronavirus: Belgian hospitals could reach ICU limit in 2 weeks as country to...
26 Oct 2020 at 6:24am
The capacity of the country's intensive care units could be reached in the next two weeks, according to Belgium's interfederal COVID-19 spokesperson, Yves Van Laethem.
Brussels exhibition showcases forgeries and fakes throughout history
26 Oct 2020 at 4:39am
The role of fakes and forgeries throughout history is the focus of a new exhibition in the Belgian capital Brussels.
EU agriculture reform pits farmers against environmentalists
23 Oct 2020 at 6:16am
The EU's Common Agricultural Policy represents the largest slice of the EU budget, and is currently subject to fierce battles between farmers and environmentalists as the bloc seeks to reform its policy. Striking a balance between protecting livelihoods and nature is proving tricky.
Indigenous Amazonians fighting for lives say battle for rainforest involves w...
23 Oct 2020 at 2:27am
Many indigenous people to the Amazon are fighting for their lives as their home, the rainforest, is destroyed. They say that the battle to save it involves the whole international community, not just them, as without it climate change will be unstoppable.
The Briefing: Fishing is the latest issue to get caught up in Brexit?s net
22 Oct 2020 at 11:08am
The Brexit merry-go-round has come to a grinding halt due to fishing rights ? Euronews Political Editor Darren McCaffrey takes a look at the thorny issue.
'Fossil fuels still needed during green transition', top EU official says
22 Oct 2020 at 3:01am
In an exclusive interview with Euronews, the European Commission's Executive Vice-President and person responsible for the bloc's Green Deal, Frans Timmermans, explained that some countries will still need to use fossil fuels during the continent's move towards renewable energies.
'We have lost time but not momentum' on climate goals, says EU's Environment ...
21 Oct 2020 at 9:15pm
While the pandemic has affected almost all aspects of daily life in Europe, the European Commission claims the crisis has not diverted them from their ambitions to become carbon neutral by 2050.
Coronavirus downturn helps accelerate move to green economy, says the ECB's c...
21 Oct 2020 at 11:35am
"The fact we have this downturn does create some room for accelerating what needed to happen anyway: the green deal and digitisation," said the ECB's chief economist Philip Lane.