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With the sides camped out in conflicting visions of the way ahead, few experts expect this week's talks to bear fruit
Google says that the EU's current definition of AI is so broad that it 'effectively puts all contemporary software potentially in scope'
Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden want emergency help for countries badly hit by the coronavirus to take the form of one-off loans
Lufthansa says its supervisory board is currently 'unable to approve' the aid package from Germany, as conditions must be 'analyzed intensively'
If passed, this proposal would be the biggest European Union stimulus package in history. But Germany predicts talks would drag on until the end of 2020.
New car registrations in the 27 European Union markets fall by 76.3% in April 2020
The Merkel-Macron plan now faces a potentially painful negotiation with all 27 member states of the European Union and then a vote in European Parliament
The EU side accuses Britain of focusing only on issues dear to them and ignoring those essential for EU members, such as fishing, or on agreeing on minimum standards for health and the environment
A plan to allot 240 billion euros ($260 billion) for credit lines gets approval from eurozone ministers
The European Union estimates that the eurozone economy would shrink by 7.7% in 2020, a 'recession of historic proportions'
The European Union suffers its sharpest quarter-on-quarter drop in gross domestic product since statistics agency Eurostat began compiling the figures in 1995
European Union nations seek to bolster their defenses against hostile takeovers that could see key technologies and know-how being lost to countries like China and the United States
All carmakers suffer, but Fiat Chrysler sees the worst drop in March 2020 as it is heavily dependent upon its home market of Italy
A statement from European Union trade ministers does not identify potential threats, but participants later make it clear China is the main source of concern
The European Commission is 'working on new financing instruments' to fight the 'unprecedented' coronavirus pandemic
Here's what European Union finance ministers agreed on during a crunch meeting on their economic response to the coronavirus pandemic
The package agreed is worth about 500 billion euros ($546 billion), short of what many observers believe is necessary to restart the European economy when the health crisis recedes
Bickering European Union finance ministers are unable to bridge differences on how to rebuild their economies
Here is a summary of the ideas being talked about ahead of a crunch meeting of European Union finance ministers on Tuesday, April 7
The European Union moves to make medical equipment more accessible as it battles the coronavirus pandemic
The European Council suspends the requirement that airlines use 80% of their slots – takeoff and landing authorizations – or lose them the following year
European countries have yet to agree on a unified way to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says 'critical assets and technologies' must be protected
Italy, with the backing of France and Spain, wants a massive response from European Union partners. But northern countries, led by Germany and the Netherlands, are not in a hurry.
Figures show a slump in eurozone activity in March 2020 'far exceeding that seen even at the height of the global financial crisis'
The escape clause will allow European Union countries to spend without limit on medical equipment, enforcing containment measures, and expanding hospitals
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte urges the EU to adapt its European Stability Mechanism – the war chest for eurozone countries with serious debt problems – to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the bloc
'This is the right thing to do because we need that equipment for our health care system,' says European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
'Certain controls may be justified, but general travel bans are not seen as being the most effective by the World Health Organization,' says EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he opened the gates in order to pressure Europe into providing greater assistance with the Syrian conflict
As passenger numbers drop, many airlines are forced to fly empty planes to ensure they do not lose their slots. The European Commission says this should not be the case.
The clashes came as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issues a fresh call to Europe to support the country with a new influx of migrants that have amassed along the Greek border
Two days after EU ministers approved their own joint approach to the negotiations, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government sets out its own red lines
Mark Zuckerberg lobbies for leniency but top EU officials warn that bigger consequences for Big Tech may be coming
A total of 261 of 465 MPs vote in favor of a motion against the minority government led by Ludovic Orban, which took over in November
Huawei says it plans to set up manufacturing hubs in Europe as part of its efforts to curb US pressure to prevent it from operating in the region
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier formally offers a deep future relationship but only as long as Britain makes guarantees to trade fairly
(3rd UPDATE) 'This is not an end but a beginning. This is the moment when the dawn breaks and the curtain goes up on a new act,' says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Pompeo reiterates the US determination to bar Huawei and fellow Chinese company ZTE, saying both were 'subject to the direction of the Chinese Communist Party'
It recommends EU states avoid 'major dependency on a single supplier' and 'dependency on suppliers considered to be high risk'
After Brexit the United Kingdom will become what the EU calls a 'third country,' outside the union, but the political and economic drama will continue
Britain will still share intelligence through the Schengen Information System, which has become a tool for tracking jihadists entering Europe
Josep Borrell, the EU's diplomatic chief, says the so-called joint commission that oversees the deal and comprises representatives of all the countries involved will meet in February
Opening the first UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a clear pitch for business less than two weeks before Britain leaves the European Union
Average temperature in 2019 was only a few hundredths of a degree below the 2016 level
The 358 to 234 vote paves the way for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on his winning general election promise to 'get Brexit done' by January 31
Jewher Ilham says she hopes the award of the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize will help her father, sentenced to life imprisonment in 2014 for 'separatism'
The government is planning to block the transition period from going beyond the end of 2020, in a symbolic statement of intent
The Conservative leader is expected to carry out a limited cabinet reshuffle before welcoming new MPs to parliament following his landslide win in the December 12 general election