The European Commission called on EU countries to do a better job of integrating migrants into European society, and issued a new set of guidelines and goals for integration in the areas of education, employment, health and housing.
The European Union and Britain remain at odds in last-ditch trade talks over fishing rights, guarantees of fair competition and ways to solve future disputes, even though they are very close to agreement on other issues, EU diplomats said on Friday.
The European Commission plans to step into the patent dispute between tech companies and carmakers and may set up a system to check whether some patents are essential to a technology standard as claimed, according to a commission document.
We are told that senior personnel inside the EU's executive arm, the European Commission, are anxiously awaiting an assessment from the International Atomic Energy Agency regarding Tehran's compliance or otherwise with the terms of the Iran nuclear deal. We've been talking to an EU spokesperson about moves by Tehran to again reduce commitments it made under the landmark agreement in response to the actions and failures of others.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday he must present workable proposals to replace the Brexit backstop in their stalled divorce deal, which the executive said had still not been made.
The Hungarian government’s anti-immigration campaign, which attacks the European Commission, distorts the truth and the EU executive arm will respond with equal force to set the record straight, chief spokesperson of the European CommissionM Margaritis Schinas, said.
The European Commission will on Wednesday take the first step towards disciplining Italy over its draft 2019 budget, backed by euro zone governments worried that Rome’s borrow-and-spend plans could trigger another debt crisis that would hurt them all.