The EU is trying to avoid new US tariffs being imposed on European goods, the EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom has confirmed.
Portugal has voted on Sunday and unlike European trends, the ruling Socialists, led by Prime Minister Antonio Costa, have won in the parliamentary elections and so they have regained power.
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.
Interior ministers from several European countries, as well as the European Commission, met in Malta to discuss finding a deal to the distribution of the migrants rescued in the Central Mediterranean.
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.
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.
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.
Italy will not allow rescued refugees from the Mediterranean Sea to enter its shores until the European Union clarifies which countries are willing to take them in.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the leader of the conservative New Democracy (ND) party, is to be sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on Monday. Economic reforms and bilateral collaborations with Europe are on his agenda.