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Finland, Sweden, Hungary, and the Netherlands all voice concerns over the European Union's proposed 750-billion-euro fund to recover from the coronavirus pandemic's economic impact
'Our common objective is to find a quick agreement as time is running out due to the economic crisis. We must not waste time. The poorest are paying the price,' says German Chancellor Angela Merkel
'The economic impact of the lockdown is more severe than we initially expected,' says European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis
(UPDATED) The veteran leader is speaking on the first day of Germany's six-month EU presidency, set to be dominated by the pandemic and its economic fallout
The bloc allows travelers from 15 countries that meet health criteria showing the coronavirus is under control
China makes it to the list, which will be updated every two weeks, but on the condition that Beijing does the same for Europeans
'If the United Kingdom does not want regulations comparable to that of Europe in terms of the environment, the labor market or social norms, our relations will lose intensity,' says German Chancellor Angela Merkel
The United States lists products from France, Germany, Spain, or Britain, ranging from olives to decaffeinated coffee, as possibly subject to the new tariffs
The implementation of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation in 2018 has helped create awareness worldwide for the importance of one's digital privacy
Tech giants are eager to demonstrate the success of the code of conduct as they fear far more direct oversight by Brussels on the everyday operations of their platforms
China and the EU both say they want to strengthen ties, but the relationship is tangled in a thicket of disagreements on topics ranging from trade and investment rules to human rights and national security
(UPDATED) Both sides hope the intervention of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen could revive proceedings
The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier reports 'no significant progress this week,' accusing London of backtracking on divorce terms agreed in 2019
With the sides camped out in conflicting visions of the way ahead, few experts expect this week's talks to bear fruit
Google says that the EU's current definition of AI is so broad that it 'effectively puts all contemporary software potentially in scope'
Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden want emergency help for countries badly hit by the coronavirus to take the form of one-off loans
Lufthansa says its supervisory board is currently 'unable to approve' the aid package from Germany, as conditions must be 'analyzed intensively'
If passed, this proposal would be the biggest European Union stimulus package in history. But Germany predicts talks would drag on until the end of 2020.
New car registrations in the 27 European Union markets fall by 76.3% in April 2020
The Merkel-Macron plan now faces a potentially painful negotiation with all 27 member states of the European Union and then a vote in European Parliament
The EU side accuses Britain of focusing only on issues dear to them and ignoring those essential for EU members, such as fishing, or on agreeing on minimum standards for health and the environment
A plan to allot 240 billion euros ($260 billion) for credit lines gets approval from eurozone ministers
The European Union estimates that the eurozone economy would shrink by 7.7% in 2020, a 'recession of historic proportions'
The European Union suffers its sharpest quarter-on-quarter drop in gross domestic product since statistics agency Eurostat began compiling the figures in 1995
European Union nations seek to bolster their defenses against hostile takeovers that could see key technologies and know-how being lost to countries like China and the United States
All carmakers suffer, but Fiat Chrysler sees the worst drop in March 2020 as it is heavily dependent upon its home market of Italy
A statement from European Union trade ministers does not identify potential threats, but participants later make it clear China is the main source of concern
The European Commission is 'working on new financing instruments' to fight the 'unprecedented' coronavirus pandemic
Here's what European Union finance ministers agreed on during a crunch meeting on their economic response to the coronavirus pandemic
The package agreed is worth about 500 billion euros ($546 billion), short of what many observers believe is necessary to restart the European economy when the health crisis recedes
Bickering European Union finance ministers are unable to bridge differences on how to rebuild their economies
Here is a summary of the ideas being talked about ahead of a crunch meeting of European Union finance ministers on Tuesday, April 7
The European Union moves to make medical equipment more accessible as it battles the coronavirus pandemic
The European Council suspends the requirement that airlines use 80% of their slots – takeoff and landing authorizations – or lose them the following year
European countries have yet to agree on a unified way to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says 'critical assets and technologies' must be protected
Italy, with the backing of France and Spain, wants a massive response from European Union partners. But northern countries, led by Germany and the Netherlands, are not in a hurry.
Figures show a slump in eurozone activity in March 2020 'far exceeding that seen even at the height of the global financial crisis'
The escape clause will allow European Union countries to spend without limit on medical equipment, enforcing containment measures, and expanding hospitals
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte urges the EU to adapt its European Stability Mechanism – the war chest for eurozone countries with serious debt problems – to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the bloc
'This is the right thing to do because we need that equipment for our health care system,' says European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
'Certain controls may be justified, but general travel bans are not seen as being the most effective by the World Health Organization,' says EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he opened the gates in order to pressure Europe into providing greater assistance with the Syrian conflict
As passenger numbers drop, many airlines are forced to fly empty planes to ensure they do not lose their slots. The European Commission says this should not be the case.
The clashes came as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issues a fresh call to Europe to support the country with a new influx of migrants that have amassed along the Greek border
Two days after EU ministers approved their own joint approach to the negotiations, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government sets out its own red lines
Mark Zuckerberg lobbies for leniency but top EU officials warn that bigger consequences for Big Tech may be coming
A total of 261 of 465 MPs vote in favor of a motion against the minority government led by Ludovic Orban, which took over in November
Huawei says it plans to set up manufacturing hubs in Europe as part of its efforts to curb US pressure to prevent it from operating in the region
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier formally offers a deep future relationship but only as long as Britain makes guarantees to trade fairly