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One in six workers in EU earns low wages, according to report

Nearly one in every six employees in the European Union is earning the lowest of wages, according to the European statistics bureau Eurostat on Thursday, citing figures from 2014.

EU report: Migrant transfers to Greece under asylum rules can restart

Greece's improved ability to register and process asylum seekers is a sign that a gradual return to EU asylum rules can start in March, the European Commission said Thursday.

Germany breached emissions law in VW scandal, EU Commission says

The European Commission said Thursday that Germany broke EU auto emissions law with its handling of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.

EU deal brings visa-free access closer for Ukraine

Visa-free access for Ukrainian citizens to the European Union came within reach late Wednesday when EU lawmakers struck a deal to strengthen an "emergency brake" that could pause the access if...

Top NATO officer: 150 Turkish officers recalled, retired after coup

About 150 Turkish officers, some responsible for training others, were recalled or retired from NATO high command in the wake of a July coup attempt, US Army General Curtis Scaparrotti told...

EU Commission fines trio of banks 485 million euros for rate fixing

Credit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase must pay 485 million euros (520 million dollars) in fines for manipulating a key benchmark used to set lending rates, the European Commission said...

EU starts "new era" of NATO cooperation amid uncertainty over Trump

NATO foreign ministers signed a deal on closer collaboration with the European Union on Tuesday, with the bloc's top diplomat heralding a "new important era" amid lingering uncertainty over the...

Eurogroup finance ministers agree to debt relief for Greece

Finance ministers from the countries that use the euro agreed Monday in Brussels to a series of relief measures for highly indebted Greece.

EU agrees to let Germany introduce road toll, staving off legal feud

The European Commission has approved Germany's plan to introduce a road toll on its motorways, top transport officials from both sides said on Thursday.

EU, eurozone unemployment squeak to seven-year lows for October

Unemployment across Europe ticked down in October to its lowest rates in more than seven years, data released Wednesday showed, but differences between individual countries, as well as high youth...

New EU energy proposal promises jobs, investment, lower energy bills

The EU doubled down on the economic potential of a global shift towards clean energy on Wednesday with a massive package of proposals to reform the bloc's energy industry.

EU court backs sanctions on Putin's judo partner

Were EU member states justified in freezing the assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin's former judo partner from 2014 in response to the Ukraine crisis?

Survey: EU's Roma face lack of tap water, indoor toilets

Eighty per cent of Europe's Roma are at risk of poverty as EU member states fail in their efforts to integrate the minority group, a rights agency survey showed Tuesday.

EU's Juncker says Turkey avoiding blame on EU membership troubles

The head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, warned Turkish leaders on Saturday that they needed to think carefully about whether they wanted to become part of the EU, after a flare-...

Hackers target European Commission computer systems

The European Commission's computer systems were targeted by hackers this week in an attack that impaired internet services, a spokesman confirmed Friday.