David Cameron has called on his EU counterparts to allow the UK to stop paying benefits to EU migrants. The benefits relate to an income supplement for low-wage employees. The UK will vote whether or not to stay in the EU before the end of 2017.
The EU migrant redistribution scheme "isn't working," Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said while welcoming Hungary's Viktor Orban in Vienna. The two leaders called for opposition to illegal migration to Europe.
This EU summit proves: Trouble is brewing in every corner of Europe. But the bloc does not need grand visions; it needs practical solutions to the problems it faces, says DW’s Christoph Hasselbach.
In the wake of the 2016 Brexit referendum, Theresa May is seeking new deals for an unmoored Britain. Without the EU's backing, the UK prime minister's negotiating position is diminished, Frank Sieren writes.
Germany's Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, Sigmar Gabriel, urges slashing benefit payments for children of EU migrants not living in Germany. But EU regulations favor the status quo.
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