The European Commission has issued bold new proposals to curb climate change. But critics say it leaves too much room for individual member states to set their own targets.
The protest over a scrap of ancient forest in Germany is about much more than a few scraggly tree huggers. It's about the future of energy — and protection of the climate around the world, says DW's Sonya Diehn.
The EU Commission is suing Poland at the European Court of Justice for its decision to force judges to retire. Poland breached fundamental EU values in doing so, the EU says.
Following an informal Brexit summit, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said EU-UK relations should not be "dramatized." Shortly after, British PM Theresa May criticized the EU, saying the UK expects respect.
The European Commission said it "cannot negotiate forever" and plans fine social media companies that do not comply with stricter consumer laws. Facebook and Twitter have until the end of 2018 before sanctions kick in.
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