Eastern EU members Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary have opposed the bloc's target of zero net carbon emissions by 2050
There were several accusations that EU agricultural subsidies end up in the pockets of politicians in power in several countries in Europe. The European Commission defended itself, however, from such allegations.
The unemployment rate in the European Union has dropped in August, in comparison to the previous month and the same month last year. This rate is in fact the lowest joblessness rate the eurozone has reached since May 2008.
European Union scientists have found no evidence of an "east-west divide" in the bloc's food quality as they reject claims of "food apartheid"
The EU statistics agency Eurostat released its 2018 report showing extremely diverse unemployment rates across Europe.