EU finance ministers have agreed on the broad outlines of a eurozone budget, a key reform pushed by Paris that was scaled back amid deep resistance from the Netherlands
The race to replace Theresa May as British prime minister has 11 declared contenders, but where do they do stand on Brexit?
European voters go to the polls from May 23-26 to choose a new parliament with many fearing that eurosceptics and populist will deal a new blow to the EU.
EU leaders have started on the delicate task of filling key European posts, launching a diplomatic "Game of Thrones" sure to be filled with feuds, betrayals and last minute plot twists.
The EU was celebrating its 10th anniversary of stronger relations with six former Soviet states, nonetheless, the celebration was dominated by territorial conflicts between some member states.