Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke is under fire for his sexist comments during a debate on gender pay gap. He could face sanctions.
Italian state broadcaster RAI has pulled the plug on a weekly talk show after it used stereotypes against Eastern European women. Comments on the show drew anger from RAI representatives, senior politicians and viewers.
Central and eastern EU member states are wary that a so-called "multi-speed" Europe will relegate them to the bloc's second tier. However, a more flexible Europe may just be the boost they've always needed.
Polish lawmaker Janusz Korwin-Mikke has come under fire for justifying paying women less because of what he called their innate inferiority. The European Parliament member is now being investigated for hate speech.
Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem has come under increasing pressure over comments he made about debt-ridden nations playing fast and loose with their money. Italy and Portugal have called for his resignation.
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