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'Today's authorization of a first medicine to treat COVID-19 is an important step forward in the fight against this virus,' says EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
(UPDATED) The European Securities and Markets Authority will examine whether Germany's regulatory responses to early signs that Wirecard was in trouble 'were adequate to protect investor confidence in EU securities markets'
(UPDATED) The European Commission also launches an in-depth investigation into Apple Pay, due to concerns the payment system is shutting out rivals
Lufthansa says its supervisory board is currently 'unable to approve' the aid package from Germany, as conditions must be 'analyzed intensively'
Without this approved aid, 'Air France would likely face the risk of bankruptcy,' says the European Commission
The European Union moves to make medical equipment more accessible as it battles the coronavirus pandemic
'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
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.
Google is appealing a 2.4 billion euro fine from 2017 that was the first in a series of major penalties from the European Commission, the EU's powerful anti-trust regulator
The European Union delists the Philippines, citing 'very few complaints received from stakeholders'
(UPDATED) The House of Commons will rush through a final day of hearings and ratify Prime Minister Boris Johnson's divorce deal with Brussels, drawing a line under an extraordinary period of political chaos
Critics say Huawei is too close to Beijing and could by law be forced to hand over data to Chinese intelligence services
European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova, who oversees rule of law issues for the EU member states, says 'more work needs to be done' in Malta on maintaining an independent legal system in the country
'It will be for the UK government to inform us about the next steps as soon as possible,' says EU Spokeswoman Mina Andreeva
According to a UN report, a key obstacle is unequal access: while some people throw away food they buy too much of, others cannot afford or find the nutrition they need
'This commission will be a geopolitical commission, I want the European Union and thus the commission to be the guardian of multilateralism,' says new European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen
'Our working assumption is that there will be Brexit on October 31,' says European Commission spokesperson Mina Andreeva
Italy wants other EU countries to take in their fair share of the arrivals of migrants
Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warns EU member states that Britain's new prime minister Boris Johnson is trying to divide them by amping up the threat of a damaging 'no-deal' divorce
German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen becomes the first woman to head the EU's executive arm
The 28 EU leaders are trying to agree on who will steer the bloc over the coming years through the looming challenges of Brexit and the rise of populist parties in Europe
None of the leading names to have emerged during last month's election has won consensus support from the 4 main parliamentary parties to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the EU's executive arm
The European Commission says it will not enter talks on future trade until London honors 'the financial obligations the UK has made as a member state'
It is an uphill task, overshadowed both by genuine policy differences and by haggling over the jobs of Commission and Council presidents, foreign policy chief, parliamentary speaker and director of the European Central Bank
Here's a roundup of the stories that made headlines across the globe
The key job to be filled is that of president of the European Commission, the union's powerful chief executive, a five-year post currently held by Jean-Claude Juncker
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says he made a mistake by listening to British leader David Cameron when he told him to stay out of the campaign before the June 2016 vote
Here are some initial reactions from world governments
The European Parliament only has an advisory role with regard to the EU's negotiating mandate, but it will have the final say once an agreement has been concluded
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has informed the European Commission that 'no solution has been identified at this point that is consistent with the withdrawal agreement'
(UPDATED) 'The Commission prohibited the merger because the companies were not willing to address our serious competition concerns,' says the EU's powerful antitrust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the EU presidency ' requires a willingness to listen to others and a willingness to put one's own concerns in the background'
Sanofi's vaccine is known to prevent the dengue virus in individuals who have been affected previously, but poses more risks for those who have not been infected before immunization
'2019 will be a pivotal year with major challenges,' says Jonathan Faull, a former senior administrator at the European Commission
Dutch politician Frans Timmermans is the common candidate at the 11th congress for Europe's alliance of socialist parties in Lisbon
European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip says Chinese companies 'have to cooperate with their intelligence services. And this is about mandatory backdoors.'
The European Union is extending this aid even as President Rodrigo Duterte lambasts them for supposedly interfering in his bloody anti-drug campaign
(UPDATED) The leaders agree to 'launch a new phase' in the relationship and 'to work together towards zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto industrial goods'
'I think we have satisfied the EU's curiosity over the judicial reforms in Poland,' says Polish secretary of state for EU affairs Konrad Szymanski
Facebook admits up to 2.7 million people in the EU may have been affected by the scandal
The EU's top trade official says the US failed to provide full clarity on how Europe and Japan could be spared set to continue next week
The new recommendations also include steps to crack down on other harmful illegal content such as hate speech and images of child sexual abuse
The European Commission aims to insist all member countries accept controversial refugee quotas at the talks in Sofia with the 28-nation bloc's interior ministers
The EU is not, as many Filipinos think, a monolithic body that knows nothing but to criticize President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs
EU leaders are set at a summit next week to order the launch of preparatory work on a future trade deal, even though they will not approve moving on to full trade talks until December.
The decisions to be made by the Philippine Competition Commission in coming months, as it fully implements the Philippine Competition Act, will set the tone for competition regulation in Philippine markets
UPDATED When a country like the Netherlands one of the world s biggest exporters of eggs does not pass on this kind of information that is a real problem says Belgium s Agriculture Minister Denis Ducarme
The European Commission comes down hard on Warsaw to prevent what it says is not just an increasing threat to Poland s democratic standards but those across the 28 nation bloc
The humanitarian aid will directly benefit over 50 000 people affected by the Marawi siege
Italy will pay up to 17 billion euros 19 billion to break up two insolvent Venetian banks which have posed a threat to country s banking system