Prime Minister Theresa May looked set to win a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her deeply divided government's plans to end Britain's more than 40 years of partnership with the European Union on track.
The EU's flagship new data protection laws came into effect on Friday but hit an early hitch as several major US news websites were blocked to European users.
Since President Donald Trump announced on May 8 that he would pull the United States out of the deal, EU leaders have pledged to try to keep Iran’s oil trade and investment flowing.
The European Commissioner for Energy and Climate, Miguel Arias Canete, delivered the message during a visit to Tehran and also said the 28-nation EU, once the biggest importer of Iranian oil, hoped to boost trade with Iran.
Fresh from a landslide election win in April, Hungary's combative premier Viktor Orban was formally sworn in as prime minister on Thursday, and hinted at designs on power until at least 2030.
Officials are hammering out an overhaul of EU copyright rules against the backdrop of free online news that has decimated earnings for traditional media companies.
Silatech, an international non-governmental social development organisation, has succeeded in obtaining a European Union grant of 5mn euros for its ongoing efforts to achieve stability in Yemen through the empowerment of youth and women.
The move came after British Prime Minister Theresa May addressed fellow European Union leaders at a summit in Brussels to urge them to support Britain's assessment that Russia was to blame.
Russia on Friday slammed Britain for encouraging European Union member states to support London over a spy poisoning row after they agreed to recall the bloc's envoy from Moscow for consultations.