Banking union under fire

Berlin professor files complaints in constitutional court over ECB’s authority Add a comment

EU airports to increase efficiency, cut CO2

Project is aimed making airports ‘smarter and greener’ Add a comment

Monday news briefing — July 28, 2014

Sobotka pooh-poohs Zeman’s criticism of his EU talks; foundation sends hundreds of tons of medical equipment to India; retails chains’ profits decline Add a comment

TTIP: ‘In the end Parliament decides on the agreements’

German MEP Bernd Lange says the US-EU deal should be about fair trade, not free trade Add a comment

Bém wants to direct EU anti-drug policy

Controversial former mayor of Prague says he wants to redress the Czech Republic’s lack of success ‘in filling foreign posts’ Add a comment

EU increases humanitarian aid in Gaza

EU Commissioner: 'I am horrified by the loss of lives and injuries caused to civilians in Gaza' Add a comment

Ukraine: European Commission adopts legislative proposals

Barroso says it is now up to the EU members; calls on Russia to stop violence Add a comment

More than 100 immigrants detained at Slovak-Ukrainian border

Almost half of illegal immigrants hail from Afghanistan; others were from Palestine, Bangladesh, Somalia and Ukraine Add a comment

Jourová is Brussels bound

Czech government approves regional development minister's EC candidature Add a comment

Lithuania’s euro entry celebrated in Brussels

One euro will be 3.45 litas; €-day is Jan. 1, 2015 Add a comment

Counterfeiters now favor €20s and €50s

Mid-range notes get less scrutiny than larger ones; smaller notes not worth the risk Add a comment

ČR issues record number of Schengen visas

With a simplified procedure that costs only 35 euros, many countries’ citizens are queuing up for travel documents to Europe Add a comment

MEPs call for solidarity with Ukraine and sanctions against Russia

Ukrainian foreign minister says 'Russian terrorists have to go back to Russia' Add a comment

Foreign affairs minister’s deputy is appointed new ambassador to Switzerland

Vacancy at ministry will likely be filled by former chairman of Young Social Democrats Add a comment

Zeman supports Pavel's nomination to high NATO post

President says general is by far the best candidate to serve as chairman of the organization’s Military Committee Add a comment

Zeman: Pro-Russian separatists very likely behind MH17 air disaster

But Czech president stops short of calling for more sanctions on Russia Add a comment

Minister Jourová will be candidate for EU commissioner

Pavel Mertlik gets bypassed in exchange for ANO’s support on social policy Add a comment

Germany announces new ambassador to Prague

Arndt Freytag used to serve as No. 2 of German intelligence service Add a comment

Czech politicians call for Ukrainian air crash investigation

Schwarzenberg says there must be an intervention if separatists are found guilty; Okamura lays blame on either Russia or Ukraine Add a comment

Historians put number of Czechoslovak inmates in Russian Gulag at 25,000

New research shows that the great misery already started before the outbreak of World War II Add a comment

European Commission seeks unified online gambling rules

New rules will resolve cross-border challenges, ensure social responsibility Add a comment

EU seizes counterfeit goods from Far East

Items ranged from phones to pharmaceutical products Add a comment

ANO proposes Jourová as EU commissioner

Babiš says a female candidate has a better chance Add a comment

Unveiled British archive highlights KGB's 1968 sabotage campaign

Cambridge University’s archive reveals newly disclosed records by KGB leaders Add a comment

Interactive map shows European Parliament's gender gap

Little progress was made in having 50 percent of women in the EP Add a comment

Consumer scorecard shows improvement

European Commission finds banking sector is still problematic Add a comment

Bavaria to open its representation in Prague

After meeting Sobotka today, Seehofer announces opening Bavaria’s representation in Prague this year Add a comment

Slovak economy and education ministers to leave Cabinet

Malatinský and Čaplovič handed in their resignation today, desiring a change Add a comment

EP: No more ‘business as usual’

EU policy making must heed voters’ call for change, say MEPs in EU summit debate Add a comment

Martin Schulz re-elected president of the European Parliament

He is first president in EP history to be re-elected for a second two and a half year term Add a comment