European Union

Hungary to explore legal steps to challenge critical EU ruling

Viktor Orban says he expects a 'serious legal debate' after European Parliament triggered process to sanction Budapest.

Hungary to explore legal steps to challenge critical EU ruling

Opinion

The real danger facing the European Union

EPP leader Manfred Weber says he will fight the radical right if elected EU Commission President. Can we believe him?

Andrea Mammone

by Andrea Mammone

Andrea Mammone

Inside Story

European Parliament makes history with Hungary vote

Allegations of rules being breached trigger Article 7 of EU treaty in unprecedented move.

Hungary

Explained: EU parliament motion against Hungary

European Parliament votes to launch disciplinary action against Hungary for flouting its core values. What's next?

Explained: EU parliament targets Hungary's 'breach of values'

European Union

EU to vote on sanctioning Hungary's PM Orban

Two-thirds vote by MEPs could trigger Article 7 of the Lisbon Treaty, rebuking Hungary for 'anti-migrant' policies.

EU parliament to vote on rebuking Hungary's Viktor Orban

Europe

UK minister under fire over N Ireland 'ignorance'

Karen Bradley faces criticism after admitting unfamiliarity with 'deep-seated' issues before taking on her role.

Northern Ireland secretary 'doesn't understand' regional politics

Opinion

#MeToo at Fortress Europe's borders

Refugee women are being sexually abused at the EU border. Where is the outrage?

Nidzara Ahmetasevic

by Nidzara Ahmetasevic

Nidzara Ahmetasevic

Palestine

US funding cut is 'politicization of humanitarian aid'

EU, Ireland, Jordan and Germany pledge further support after US slashed UNRWA funding by $300m.

Donors to increase UNRWA support and funding despite US cuts

Inside Story

Can Europe live without the United States?

French President Macron says White House is undermining transatlantic relations and Europe may have to defend itself.

European Union

France's Macron: Europe cannot depend on US security

Trump's 'aggressive' isolationism means US 'appears to be turning its back on shared history', French president says.

French President Macron: Europe cannot depend on US for security

Italy

Odyssey for refugees stuck on Italy ship goes on as EU talks fail

Over 150 people stuck on coastguard ship Diciotti for ninth day as Italian authorities refuse to let them disembark.

Odyssey for refugees stuck on Italy ship goes on as EU talks fail

Brexit

Britain sets out plans for 'no-deal' Brexit

Document details contingency planning if Britain leaves the European Union in March with no transition deal.

Britain sets out plans for 'no-deal' Brexit

Hungary

Hungary 'denies food' to rejected asylum seekers

Human Rights Watch calls on Hungarian government to halt 'inhumane treatment' and resume food distribution immediately.

Rejected asylum seekers denied food in Hungary: HRW

Europe

Germany reaches deal with Greece to return asylum seekers

The agreement relates to people who applied for asylum in Greece before moving on to Germany.

Germany reaches deal with Greece to return asylum seekers

European Union

Merkel urges EU to fight against racist attitudes

Merkel and Sanchez agree to push for greater help from the EU to help Morocco strengthen border controls.

Spain, Germany leaders pledge to work together on migration