The European Commission has cut its growth forecast for the 19-member euro zone this year to 1.6 percent.
With a key Parliament vote on her Brexit plan looming, Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that a rejection of the deal could take Britain into "uncharted waters." She also raised the specter of a general election.
The EU's top court should rule that the UK can scrap Brexit unilaterally, a senior adviser has recommended. The advice comes a week before British parliament is scheduled to vote on Theresa May's divisive Brexit plan.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK could reverse Brexit without consulting other EU states. The ruling came a day before an expected vote on the deal in parliament, which now may be postponed.
EU finance ministers have agreed reforms to combat a new financial crisis, but they fall well short of French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitions to deepen fiscal union in Europe. DW considers the main points.
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