European Commission

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UK says it wants to substantially rewrite Northern Ireland Brexit protocol
Blueprint for alternative arrangement published as sources say protocol was flawed at conception

Lisa O'Carroll, Jessica Elgot and Jennifer Rankin

21, Jul, 2021 @6:27 PM

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US joins condemnation of Turkish plan for Cyprus ‘ghost town’
Turkey’s president told move to open up Varosha in northern Cyprus will clash with UN resolutions

Helena Smith in Athens

21, Jul, 2021 @5:19 PM

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‘Enough with the burning’: EU executive accused of sacrificing forests
Campaigners criticise European Commission strategy that allows continued burning of trees for fuel

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

16, Jul, 2021 @2:38 PM

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EU launches legal action over LGBTQ+ rights in Hungary and Poland
Move is part of ongoing fight for rule of law and freedom from discrimination in heart of Europe

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Shaun Walker in Budapest

15, Jul, 2021 @12:52 PM

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What is the EU’s plan to tackle global heating – and will it work?
EU member states will face tougher targets and goals to increase renewable energy

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

14, Jul, 2021 @3:28 PM

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EU’s green deal plans launched with ‘make-or-break decade’ warning
Crucial period in climate and biodiversity crises flagged at European Commission as sweeping legal targets announced

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

14, Jul, 2021 @3:14 PM

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Von der Leyen pledges fuel poverty help amid EU emissions trading concerns
Commission president moves to assuage fears scheme could lead to higher home energy and petrol bills

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

13, Jul, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Animals farmed: EU cage-ban moves closer, magic of horse power and ‘egg-mageddon’
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Clare Horton

13, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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EU urged to suspend funds to Hungary over ‘grave breaches of the rule of law’
Action follows Viktor Orbán passing law banning LGBT content in schools and mishandling of EU funds

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

07, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Imposing ‘imaginary’ values risks EU collapse, Slovenian PM claims
As Slovenia takes over the EU presidency, its prime minister warns that the west cannot impose its liberal views on central Europe

Daniel Boffeyin Ljubljana

04, Jul, 2021 @9:54 AM

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EU Commission urged to reject Hungary’s Covid recovery plan
European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans condemns Janez Janša’s claims of judicial bias

Daniel Boffey in Ljubljana and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

01, Jul, 2021 @6:54 PM

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Environmental claims of new EU farm subsidy policy are questioned
‘Eco schemes’ to be supported are undefined and three-quarters of €387bn CAP budget will go to intensive farming, say critics

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

25, Jun, 2021 @5:25 PM

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