We don’t have an effective European Union that can give an answer to today’s challenges, says Guy Verhofstadt, former Belgian prime minister and liberal bloc leader in the European Parliament.
An alliance of tech giants and internet activists lost a battle against content creators seeking more protection for their work. The vote by European lawmakers to reform EU copyright law could redefine internet freedom.
By a large majority, the European Parliament has voted to initiate an investigation into whether to begin disciplinary measures against Hungary. The vote was long overdue, DW's Bernd Riegert writes.
In a tense vote, a majority of EU lawmakers backed a motion that opens the door to sanctions against Hungary. Viktor Orban's government is accused of silencing media, targeting NGOs and removing independent judges.
The UK and the EU cannot find common ground on Ireland and future trade. The EU has accused Britain of trying to cherry-pick parts of the union it wants to keep.
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