Mobile phone users in the European Union will be able to avoid extra fees while travelling throughout the bloc in future. The European Parliament approved an end to loathed roaming charges by 2017 - and adopted rules to ensure open internet access.
The EU has announced more than €180 million will be dedicated to stopping terrorist attacks by smaller, less complex cells. After a series of attacks around Europe, the bloc is aiming to make public spaces safer.
Researchers have uncovered a weakness in the system used to secure Wi-Fi networks that could allow hackers to access data including passwords and emails. Experts have warned the flaw could leave millions vulnerable.
After having discussed a far-reaching vision for Europe, leaders of EU member states focus on the continent's digital future. A digital tax is expected to be a major component of the day's discussions.
Emmanuel Macron is seeking to lay out a road map for the future of the European Union. The French president wants to make a name for himself as the savior of Europe but he cannot do it alone, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
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