British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday for the first time since taking office, as efforts to prevent a no-deal Brexit on October 31 show little sign of progress.
Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen has revealed the list of the new commissioners nominated by the member states. She will announce the portfolios on Tuesday, that every commissioner will receive.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he had been "powerfully encouraged" by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that a solution could be sought in the next 30 days.
The EU has praised Spain for taking in the NGO vessel Open Arms, which has been denied entry to Italy with over 100 migrants on board.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to stick to an October 31 deadline for Brexit, even if there is no deal in place to regulate the country's departure from the European Union.
Germany's level of compliance with anti-corruption recommendations issued in 2015 was "overall very low," the Council of Europe's Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) said.
After being at the sea for four days, a group of migrants are finally allowed to enter Malta and will be distributed around the EU countries.