Alles Klar, Herr Kommissar? EU Oettinger’s Live Chat is Short, Deutsch NEW
Günther Oettinger takes to Twitter (sort of) to tell us about net neutrality, copyright reform and his favorite apps.
Five things the EU’s New Digital Chief Wants His Own Organization To Do NEW
Germany’s Günther Oettinger spoke to an internal conference at the the European Commission on all things Digital and IT-related within the commission -- and admitted he's no digital whizz-kid.
ECB, Foreign Ministers, Ebola: What to Watch in the EU Nov. 17-21 NEW
Expect leaders to be jet-lagged next week: after discussing tax, growth, and financial regulation at the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane, the ECB's Draghi is in town and there's a key ruling on bankers' bonuses.
Rip It Up and Start Again: The Plan For EU Telecoms Legislation? NEW
The new commission looks like it could seriously change direction on telecoms, with a major reworking of the Digital Single Market package, which includes controversial rules on net neutrality.
Group of 20, Welfare Payments, Ebola: What to Watch in the EU Nov.10-16 NEW
Five things to watch for in European Union affairs this week.
Ceci N’est Pas Une Grève – Belgium Protests Flare into Clashes NEW
The new Belgian government is what the Brits would call a bit of a marmite proposition – you love it or you hate it. Unions hate it, so at least 100,000 protestors took to the streets of Brussels, with a small minority setting overturning cars...
The Fourth Man: Who Prompted the Fall of the Berlin Wall? NEW
A news conference in which journalists flummoxed a senior East German official played a central role in bringing down the Berlin Wall 25 years ago this week. But one questioner has never been identified. Until now.
New Commission, Economic Forecasts, FTT: What to Watch in the EU Nov. 3-7 NEW
The new European Commission will deliver new economic forecasts, while the bloc’s finance ministers meet to discuss tax and budgets.
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.