EU negotiator Michel Barnier Brexit deal needed by October 2018

The European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator warned on Tuesday that time was short for talks, with a crucial deal for Britain's departure from the EU needed by October 2018. More

Alexander Van der Bellen win European relief at Austrian far-right election defeat

Austria's voters have resoundingly rejected anti-immigration and eurosceptic Norbert Hofer's bid to become the European Union's first far-right president, a result greeted with relief from centrist politicians across the continent. More

90 million euros by 2020 EU to boost joint defence spending

The EU unveiled ambitious plans Wednesday to boost joint defence spending including on shared assets like drones and helicopters More

Geo-blocking Luxembourg says NO in Brussels

Luxembourg's Economy Minister Etienne Schneider Monday voted against a proposed EU regulation addressing geo-blocking at the Council meeting of EU Economy Ministers in Brussels, saying that the text was a “failure, because it seems to create more problems than it solves”. More