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EU ombudsman calls Commission response over texts 'problematic'
The case investigates the EU's purchase of COVID-19 vaccine contracts.
What do MEPs think of von der Leyen's State of the Union speech?
Euronews speaks with Members of the European Parliament to see how they feel about the many proposals and priorities that von der Leyen outlined during her annual speech.
What are the key takeaways from Wednesday's State of the EU speech?
The fights against COVID-19 and climate change as well as migration, respect for rule of law and a European defence policy are the main issues Brussels will wrestle with in the coming months.
Brussels admits link between COVID cash delays and EU values respect
Hungary and Poland, accused of disrespecting EU values, are both waiting for Brussels to approve their COVID recovery cash.
EU's Michel 'hasn't slept well' since chair gaffe in Turkey
Footage shows the awkward moment Michel and Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took the two top seats, leaving von der Leyen left wondering where she should sit. Eventually, she withdrew to a sofa, some distance from the two men.
EU will have 400M COVID vaccine doses by June, says von der Leyen
If no other vaccines are obtained in the meantime, that's only enough doses to inoculate fewer than half of the EU's 447 million population.
EU threatens to block vaccine exports over AstraZeneca delivery delays
"In the future, all companies producing vaccines against COVID-19 in the EU will have to provide early notification whenever they want to export vaccines to third countries," the bloc's Health Commissioner said following a call with AstraZeneca.
Sweden opposes Brussels proposal for EU minimum wage guarantee
Brussels is proposing to introduce a legal guarantee for a minimum wage in the EU but leave individual countries to determine how much it will be.
EU begin legal action against Malta & Cyprus over 'golden passports'
The schemes saw the EU countries grant nationality — and thereby freedom to move around the 27-member bloc — in exchange for money or investment.
Hungary calls for EU's Jourova to quit over 'sick democracy' comment
Orban's spokesperson Zoltan Kovacs said that Jourova's comments were "inappropriate and unacceptable".
New EU migration pact aims to increase member state contributions
The long-overdue migration and asylum policy is set to be unveiled with mandatory measures on how to manage migration.
Summer holiday rescue package? EU set out plan to save your vacation
With lockdowns being lifted and summer months approaching, the EU is looking at how citizens can safely travel - an issue critical for saving the tourism industry.
EU Commission President offers 'heartfelt apology' to Italy, as MEPs debate coronavirus response
"Too many were not there on time when Italy needed a helping hand at the very beginning" von der Leyen admitted during a debate with MEPs over the EU's coronavirus response.
Ursula von der Leyen tells EU countries to share medical supplies
The EU commision has a clear message for member states: medical equipment must be shared within the bloc. The commission President said no country has the capacity to produce on its own what will be needed to fight against coronavirus.
Watch: Von der Leyen vows EU will be 'more assertive' on world stage
She said the EU will lead in areas like climate change and data protection in order to become more assertive on the world stage.
2019: Words of the Year
Brussels bureau chooses the words of the year 2019, from 'revuelta' to 'restauration', learn a new word to define the last 365 days in Europe.
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Out with the old, in with the new... Commission President
In this week's State of the Union Ursula von der Leyen finally takes the reins from Jean-Claude Juncker, in her first official work week.
Watch back: EU leaders mark 10 years since Treaty of Lisbon
The new European Commission took power after being delayed one month.
Watch back: EU chief Juncker gives last news briefing
Jean-Claude Juncker gives his last news briefing before Ursula von der Leyen takes over as Commission President.
Watch back: Change in leadership at top of European Union
Donald Tusk is replaced as President of the European Council by former Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.
Ursula von der Leyen: 'Europe can shape the global order'
Ursula von der Leyen's new picks for EU commissioners are going before MEPs.
Von der Leyen reminds Johnson of 'obligation' to nominate commissioner
The future president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has reminded UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson of duty to nominate new commissioner.
Commission interrupted: three candidates rejected could delay new team
Ursula von der Leyen might struggle to take over the EU Commission on November 1st. With three designated commissioners rejected by the European Parliament, the risk of delay of the appointment of the new Commission is more realistic than ever.
France's Sylvie Goulard rejected by members of European parliament
Goulard was the victim of a "political game", the French president's office said.
The Brief: Brexit extension fatigue and Commissioners in the clear
In this edition we ask two MEPs whether the UK should be granted another extension, and also look at who got the greenlight at to take a seat in the next European Commission.
The Brief: Day 4 - Commissioner hearings - the rough and the smooth
In this edition of the The Brief we look at how the French candidate Sylvie Goulard had a tough time in her hearing to take over the Internal Market dossier, while we also profile the man who is set to protect 'our European way of life'.