EU Foreign Policy Chief Lines Up First Visit to Israel, Gaza, West Bank NEW
Federica Mogherini's first visit as EU foreign-policy boss sends a signal.
Eurozone Discusses ‘Cosmetics’ for New Financial Aid for Greece NEW
Now that Greece has said it will seek a credit line from the eurozone’s bailout fund, difficult negotiations on how to make the new aid palatable to both Athens and other European capitals have begun.
NATO’s New Civilian Chief on Russia’s Changed Behavior NEW
A transcript of the Journal's interview with new NATO secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg.
Karel De Gucht Takes Aim at France, Cameron and China NEW
The EU's departing trade chief criticizes French economic policies, accuses David Cameron of following "the politics of a small village" and says China plays EU national capitals "like a piano."...
Will Banking Union™ Finally Deliver for the Eurozone Economy? NEW
Now that European authorities have completed their reviews of bank balance sheets, are the banks ready to lend?
The End of the Barroso Era: Week Ahead in Brussels Oct. 27 to Nov. 2 NEW
It's a quiet week for scheduled events in Brussels but behind the scenes: regime change.
U.K. Support For EU Membership Reaches 23-Year High NEW
Support for EU membership in Britain is the strongest it has been for 23 years, according to a new poll. Even among UKIP supporters, 11% want to stay in the bloc.
Anti-EU Lawmakers Hope to Regain Group Status in European Parliament NEW
The anti-EU Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group hopes to be back in business after Polish lawmaker Robert Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz joined its ranks.
EU’s Ashton May Keep Iran Role If Talks Extended Again NEW
The question to which Catherine Ashton seems to be the answer.
Stress Tests, Gas Talks and Summits: What to Watch in the EU Oct. 20-26 NEW
Brussels watchers should brace themselves for a busy week that includes bank stress tests, talks over Ukraine's gas supplies and EU and eurozone summits. Here are 5 things to watch in the week ahead.
Belgium’s New Coalition Starts With Long, Painful Week NEW
After 30 hours of heated debate, the new four-party coalition has parliament’s vote of confidence and has given a short, draft budget containing heavy cuts to the European Commission.
Latvian Farmers Ruin Farage’s and Grillo’s Parliamentary Party NEW
Nigel Farage's U.K. Independence Party got its first ever seat in the British parliament. But on Thursday UKIP’s official group in the European Parliament collapsed.
Antitorture Committee Details Abuse of Migrants in Greece NEW
Damning accounts of the treatment of migrants in Greece are published almost on a monthly basis. But a report by the Council of Europe’s antitorture committee throws the situation in Greece into sharp relief.
The EU’s New Digital Czar Uses the Internet Every Day NEW
Just fifteen years after Britney Spears sang about email, Günther Oettinger, the European Union’s incoming chief of the digital economy, has informed the world that “I go online every day.”...
Will Juncker’s €300 Billion Plan Close the Euro Investment Gap? NEW
Mr. Juncker's investment plan probably isn't big enough to make up for years of low investment that have plagued Europe after the crisis hit.
EU Lawmakers, Fresh From Grilling Others, Feel Heat on Side-Jobs NEW
European Union lawmakers, who spent weeks grilling the bloc’s incoming batch of commissioners, may have been less diligent about turning the light on themselves.
Tigers, Nukes and OMT: What to Watch in the EU Oct. 13-17 NEW
Brussels-watchers should brace for a slowdown next week, but a few big events are in the calendar out of town. European Union judges will hear arguments around the European Central Bank's unlimited bond-buying program, and rule on whether the bloc wa...
EU Data Protection Law on Track for Juncker Deadline NEW
Progress is slowly being made on the European Union’s proposed new rules for data protection.
France Squares Off With Brussels Budget Hawks — the Fight So Far NEW
Over the next two weeks, France and the EU will square off in a bureaucratic cage match over Paris’s 2015 budget, with major implications for Europe’s post-crisis economic rules.