The Slovenian village of Smarje has a library, a concert hall, a modern theater and a cinema. The mayor cleverly applied for everything the EU had to offer in terms of financial support - and got it!
Europe is seen as a global leader on climate action. Yet it continues to bolster the fossil fuel industry with billions of euros worth of subsidies, according to a new report.
The leading prime ministerial candidate has been charged with misusing EU funds two weeks ahead of parliamentary elections. Andrej Babis is one of the richest and most powerful politicians in the Czech Republic.
Turkey's President Recep Erdogan is on his way to Serbia – along with a phalanx of welcomed investors. It is more than an economic visit: Ankara is looking for political inroads to the EU's backyard.
French President Emmanuel Macron is impatient to reinvigorate the eurozone. But this poses a dilemma for the EU's eastern members: Stay out and risk losing clout in Brussels or join and risk losing economic sovereignty.
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