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Top Stories from the European Council - 9-13 March 2020
EU Court of Justice advocate-general - sanctions over Ukraine - video conference conclusions on COVID-19 - Coronavirus measures

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 16-20 March 2020
EP to hold extraordinary plenary on 26 March - Europe is showing the power of solidarity: Sassoli - Future EU-UK relations: EU offering 'cooperation of an unprecedented nature' - Delivering masks across borders: EU Single Market protecting citizens' health - Closure of borders: Civil Liberties Chair demands proportionality and coordination within the EU

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 23-27 March 2020
COVID-19: Parliament approves crucial EU support measures - COVID-19: MEPs call for a more unified EU response - Q&A on extraordinary remote participation procedure - EP stands up for democracy in Hungary during COVID-19 - COVID-19: research package welcomed, EU needs to be better equipped in future

Top Stories from the European Council - 2-6 March 2020
Situation at the EU's external borders - Charles Michel-Recep Tayyip Erdogan meeting - COVID-19 - visit to the Greek Turkish border

Top Stories from the European Council - 29 June-3 July 2020
Council adopts conclusions on Africa - developments in Venezuela - Brussels IV Conference on 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' - Extension of current CAP rules until the end of 2022 - EU CSDP civilian missions - Modernising judicial cooperation across borders - Council agrees to start lifting travel restrictions for residents of some third countries - EU consumers obtain access to collective redress - Republic of Korea - EU Leaders' video conference meeting

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 4-8 May 2020
Czech PM should resolve his conflict of interest as a matter of urgency say MEPs - COVID-19: MEPs fear impact on justice system and threat to rule of law - Europe day - EU support for the tourism industry - EU recovery plan - Covid-19 tracing apps: ensuring privacy and data protection

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 29 June-3 July 2020
"Together for Europe's recovery": Germany takes over Council presidency - Financing the recovery must not burden the next generation - Deal on digitalisation of access to justice will benefit citizens - MEPs want to boost energy storage to help spur decarbonisation - MEPs call on Commission to step up action against dangerous chemicals

Top Stories from the European Council - 4-8 May 2020
EU-Western Balkans Zagreb summit - restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya - COVID-19: EUR 3 billion assistance package to support neighbouring partners - human rights in the times of the coronavirus pandemic

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 20-24 April 2020
EU-Belarus: MEPs back agreements on readmission and visa facilitation - Sassoli: We can't relaunch economies unless we act together - EU aid: the impact of coronavirus in Africa could be devastating - Covid-19's economic impact: €100 billion to keep people in jobs - More ambition needed for EU recovery instruments - EU COVID-19 recovery plan must be green and ambitious, say MEPs - Tourism in COVID-19 crisis: MEPs demand clear action plan to help the sector - EU funds must reach media and creative sector - A coordinated EU health strategy needed - emergency measures to help EU farmers and fishermen - Parliament decides to postpone new requirements for medical devices

Top Stories from the European Council - 20-24 April 2020
Council adopts measures to help the most deprived EU citizens - Council adopts rules to help EU fishermen - Mozambique conclusions - More flexibility for deploying EU budget money - continuing bank lending and maintaining a well-functioning insurance sector amid the COVID-19 pandemic

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 27-30 April 2020
Disinformation activities related to COVID-19 - Asylum and Migration Pact: MEPs push for legal and safe avenues - MEPs quiz Margrethe Vestager on EU response to pandemic - Covid-19: fundamental rights must be upheld, warn MEPs - MEPs to discuss citizens' petitions related to COVID-19 - Protecting press freedom during Covid-19 pandemic - Tyre pollution: lowering car emissions with new EU tyre labels - Coronavirus: a timeline of EU action - Stop cooperation with and funding to the Libyan coastguard, MEPs ask - Supporting EU's cultural sector - Q&A on EU's long-term budget (Multiannual Financial Framework, MFF)

Top Stories from the European Council - 27-30 April 2020
EU-G5 Sahel video conference - video conference of ministers of transport - Videoconference of home affairs ministers - Video conference of energy ministers

Top Stories from the European Council - 13-17 April 2020
Sustainable finance: Council adopts a unified EU classification system - EU response to the coronavirus crisis - multi-party interim appeal arbitration arrangement to solve trade disputes - Council approves financial assistance for EU fishermen - Council adopts amended EU budget for 2020

Top Stories from the European Council - 16-20 March 2020
COVID-19 - Council gives go-ahead to support from EU budget - Statement on COVID-19 economic policy response - G7 leaders' Statement on COVID-19

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 22-26 June 2020
Green Deal: key to a climate-neutral and sustainable EU - Both WHO and Europe must learn from the current pandemic, say MEPs - MEPs approve €585 million to support refugees from Syria - MEPs demand unprecedented support measures for EU firms and workers - Foreign takeovers in Covid-19 crisis: MEPs push for level-playing field - Parliament calls for better protection of cross-border and seasonal workers - New rules allow EU consumers to defend their rights collectively - EU Strategy on COVID-19 vaccines must guarantee safety and accessibility for all - Long-term EU budget: MEPs slam cuts to culture and education

Top Stories from the European Council - 22-26 June 2020
Conference on the Future of Europe - Excise duty: provisional agreement on modernised taxation rules for alcohol - Just Transition Fund - Taxation: Council agrees on postponement of certain tax rules - Increased support for EU farmers affected by the COVID-19 - exceptional rules to facilitate bank lending - European Year of Rail 2021 - Clearing houses: political agreement on recovery and resolution - EU-China summit

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 8-12 June 2020
EU defines green investments to boost sustainable finance - Schengen key to recovery: interview with civil liberties committee chair - COVID-19: Revised rules to encourage banks to lend to companies and households - Health threats: boosting EU readiness and crisis management - Transport Committee approves major reform of road transport sector - COVID-19 and German constitutional court decision top meeting with ECB's Lagarde

Top Stories from the European Council - 1-5 June 2020
Supporting coaches in acquiring skills and competences - Space policy for a sustainable economy - Video conference of telecommunications ministers - Video conference of home affairs ministers - latest developments in Venezuela - Public access to Council documents: 2019 report - future administrative cooperation and excise duty on tobacco

Top Stories from the European Council - 25-29 May 2020
Operation IRINI - video conference of foreign affairs ministers - Syria: Sanctions extended one year - Belarus: EU concludes agreements on visa facilitation and readmission - Video conference of ministers for space - Video conference of ministers for research - Raising opportunities for young people in rural and remote areas - European teachers and trainers for the future - Frontex cooperation - EU-Japan Leaders' meeting

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 25-29 May 2020
MEPs adopt budget priorities for 2021 - Austria, Italy, Portugal, Spain receive €279m after natural disasters in 2019 - MEPs demand more clarity for tourism in COVID-19 crisis - Creating a sustainable food system - coordinating economic and budgetary policies - How to preserve biodiversity: EU policy

Top Stories from the European Council - 8-12 June 2020
Shaping Europe's digital future - Aviation emissions: EU position on adjusted CORSIA baseline to take account of consequences of COVID-19 - well-being at work, upskilling and reskilling and demographic challenges - 'Team Europe' global response to COVID-19 - Eurogroup meeting - Youth in external action conclusions - Towards a carbon-neutral and competitive EU waterborne transport sector - Western Balkans enhanced cooperation in migration and security

Top Stories from the European Council - 23-27 March 2020
G20 video conference on COVID-19 - Council conclusions on enlargement : Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia - Tunisia sanctions - COVID-19: Council takes steps to ensure institutional continuity

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 30 March-3 April 2020
COVID-19: Budget MEPs call for quick progress on post-2020 contingency plan - 10 things the EU is doing to fight the coronavirus - Fact-checking Day: Fighting the virus of disinformation on Covid-19 - How to protect yourself from cybercrime - Refugees in Greece: MEPs demand solidarity, warn about impact of health crisis - EU research funds to fight the coronavirus

This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 11-15 May 2020
EP approving most of EU's accounts - EU-wide survey on LGBTI people - COVID-19 tracing apps - COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics - Hungary's emergency measures: MEPs ask EU to impose sanctions and stop payments - EP wants data protection guaranteed before allowing fingerprint exchange with UK - arliament approves increased water reuse

Top Stories from the European Council - 11-15 May 2020
Agriculture and fisheries ministers meeting - roadmap for recovery - Eastern Partnership policy beyond 2020 - Eurogroup Statement on the Pandemic Crisis Support - COVID-19: Council positions on transport relief measures - Ukraine sanctions - EU-Western Balkans Zagreb summit