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EU proposes more common asylum rules to limit refugees' movement

The European Commission proposed to harmonise further EU asylum rules.

EU`s Juncker criticises `sad heroes of Brexit`

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker sharply criticised politicians Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson as the "sad heroes" of Brexit who resigned instead of leading Britain through the EU exit they campaigned for.

EU`s Juncker says Britain doesn`t have `months to meditate`

Britain does not have "months to meditate" on the next steps following the Brexit vote, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday.

Brexit will greatly weaken EU, says European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic

Brexit will greatly weaken EU, says European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic

Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) will greatly weaken the bloc, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic has said here.

As Britain braces for Brexit vote, EU warns 'out is out'; opinion polls put 'Leave' and 'Remain' camps neck and neck

As Britain braces for Brexit vote, EU warns 'out is out'; opinion polls put 'Leave' and 'Remain' camps neck and neck

If Britons do vote in favour of Brexit, Britain would become the first nation to exit the European Union bloc in its 60-year history.

EU calls for free passage through South China Sea

Countries must be free to pass through the South China Sea, the European Commission said on Wednesday, in its first diplomatic admonishment of Beijing after Chinese jets intercepted a U.S. military plane over the contested waters last month.

Brexit: Out is out, European Union warns Britain

Brexit: Out is out, European Union warns Britain

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker insisted on Wednesday that there would be no renegotiations with Britain following its membership referendum.

Top EU leaders to meet after Brexit vote

The three top European Union leaders will hold a special meeting in Brussels the day after Britain`s referendum on membership in the bloc, the European Commission confirmed on Friday.

'Russia must implement Ukraine deal for EU to lift sanctions'

Full implementation of the agreement is the only way to lift the economic sanctions against Russia, European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said.

Russia must implement Ukraine deal for EU to lift sanctions: Juncker

European Union Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker told Russia on Thursday that the "only way" the 28-nation bloc will lift its economic sanctions on Moscow is if the Kremlin fully implements a peace deal for Ukraine.

Turkey `threats` over migrant deal won`t work: Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Ankara must ease strict anti-terror laws if it wants its citizens to enjoy visa-free travel on the continent.

EU releases $28 mn to help Greece handle refugee crisis

The European Commission has awarded 25 million euros ($28 million) in emergency funding to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) to enhance its support to the Greek authorities, a statement said on Tuesday.

'Brexit Britain' to be an outsider in Europe?

'Brexit Britain' to be an outsider in Europe?

The chief of the European Commission said on Friday that if Britain were to quit the European Union, it would have to live life as an outsider.

Google faces three billion euro fine for promoting its shopping services

Google faces three billion euro fine for promoting its shopping services

Google will also be banned from continuing to manipulate search results to favour itself and harm rivals.

EU set to grant Turkey visa-free travel in migrant deal: Sources

The EU is set to give conditional approval on Wednesday for Turks to gain visa-free access to the Schengen zone, sources told AFP, meeting a key demand by Ankara to keep a migrant crisis deal alive.

EU to draw up tax haven blacklist

EU to draw up tax haven blacklist

EU nations have agreed to draw up a blacklist of tax havens in the wake of the Panama Papers leaks. Finance ministers have endorsed the move, which is to be completed by the end of the summer.

European Parliament approves sharing air passenger data to fight terror

European Parliament approves sharing air passenger data to fight terror

The European Parliament voted Thursday to allow airlines to share passenger information with EU states in a bid to detect jihadists, the culmination of a five-year debate that intensified after the Paris and Brussels attacks.

EU cracks down on tax havens, targets big companies

EU cracks down on tax havens, targets big companies

The EU unveils plans on Tuesday to force the world`s biggest multinationals to accurately report their earnings and pay fair taxes, a measure made even more urgent by the Panama Papers scandal.

EU seeks to end higher levies on ebooks

Taxes on ebooks should be cut to align their price with paper books, the European Commission proposed on Thursday as part of a broader review of sales tax`s rules in Europe

What if? The uncharted waters of `Brexit`

What if? The uncharted waters of `Brexit`

A British exit from the European Union would leave the country in uncharted territory, no country having ever travelled that road, which spells freedom to eurosceptics but doom to the pro-Europe camp.