The European Union has a brand new building for its headquarters in Brussels. The "Europa" is a shining temple to European transparency and diversity. Does the building's symbolism reflect the mood on the street?
About 45,000 people marched past the European Union headquarters in support of Catalonia's independence. The protesters chanted "Wake up, Europe!" and waved Catalonia's red, yellow and blue Estelada separatist flag.
Fresh tensions have flared up over a controversial scheme to move thousands of refugees across European Union countries. One senior official compared talks on the divisive issue to "fighting trench warfare."
Brussels will insist that the UK's separation agreement be made legally binding after Brexit Minister David Davis suggested it was merely a "statement of intent." Davis has been accused of undermining trust.
European leaders have expressed concern that Donald Trump's "America First" agenda undermines transatlantic relations. But the US' top diplomat assured his EU and NATO counterparts of Washington's unwavering commitment.
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