Poland's top court has struck down a provision of the country's abortion legislation, allowing one of Europe's most restrictive laws to be further tightened provoking outcry from rights groups
Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe has been picked as the new president of the Eurogroup, a key role as Europe sits in the depths of its deepest recession since World War II
Who will be the next Eurogroup president? Eurozone finance ministers will meet to elect a new president, filling a key job just as the continent is facing the worst recession in EU history.
EU president-elect Ursula von der Leyen may have won a narrow majority in the European Parliament, but analysts say to lead the divided bloc she must build a stable support base
The Fidesz party of firebrand Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been suspended from the European People's Party
Eurosceptic populists are projected to make gains in European Parliamentary elections in May but mainstream political groups ought to retain their majority, opinion polls suggest.