Romania left party ousts its own PM
Romanian PM Sorin Grindeanu was last Wednesday forced from power by his own party, in a no-confidence vote in parliament, news wires reported. He lost the censure motion by 241 votes to 10 after beeing at the post for less than six months.
Effective values-based Union to guard the future of Europe
European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans hosted last Monday a high-level meeting with fourteen representatives from philosophical and non-confessional organisations from across Europe with the aim to discuss the future of Europe, the EU press service reported.
Burning hell under Portugal sky
More than 2,000 firefighters battled Portugal's deadliest wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 64 people, while authorities came under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent the tragedy.
Grand German, true European
He would be remembered as the Unification Chancellor and as the leader without whom the EU in its current form would be impossible. Helmut Kohl, who died on 16 June at the age of 87, was no doubt great German, but even greater European, although he was far from flawless.
EU citizens in UK to register
The British government is to announce a registration process for the millions of EU citizens living in the UK, as a first step towards regulating their legal status once the UK leaves the EU.
Counter-terrorism is EU's highest security priority
Counter-terrorism is the highest security priority for the EU, foreign affairs ministers declared at their meeting last Monday, as they debated the EU response to the recent attacks across continent.
First ever EU-Cuba deal backed
Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs gave last Tuesday their consent to the first ever EU-Cuba cooperation agreement, the EP press service reported.
Macron has no time to enjoy the victory, top ally resigns
France`s President Emmanuel Macron, faced last week serious problems within his government, only days after his party Republic on the Move (REM) in an alliance with small centrist MoDem party won majority in the parliament.
Member States discuss agencies relocation
The 27 EU Member States that will remain after Britain's exit from the bloc discussed last Tuesday a possible process for relocating two London-based EU agencies during an EU ministerial meeting, news wires reported.
Sweden remains innovation leader
The EU's innovation performance last year continued to grow despite somewhat uneven progress observed around Europe.
Wildfires are annual scourge for the southern country
Portugal's leading environmental lobby group, Quercus, blamed the blazes on "forest management errors and bad political decisions" by governments over recent decades.