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Britain needs a fair Brexit deal, not a no deal, says Hungary

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The European union must negotiate a fair deal for Britain to leave the bloc and avoid at all costs it leaving with no deal, which would...

EU sues Poland for undermining independence of courts

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union sued Poland on Monday in the EU’s highest court over the ruling party’s changes to the judiciary, which the bloc...

Soros foundation turns to Strasbourg court to get Hungary’s NGO law repealed

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – U.S. billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF) said on Monday it would challenge at the European Court of Human Rights in...

EU sues Poland in top EU court for undermining independence of courts

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union sued Poland on Monday in the EU’s highest court over its ruling party’s changes to the judiciary, which the bloc...

Gloom in the newsroom as Hungary’s independent media recedes

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The new owners of the largest independent news outlet in Hungary say they will not meddle in its editorial policies. Reporters at Index.hu are...

Bulgaria pledges solidarity with Hungary in rights standoff with EU

SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria will support Hungary in its standoff with the European Union over its democratic record, a Bulgarian deputy prime minister said on...

Europeans still open to refugees, three years after crisis

BERLIN (Reuters) – A majority of Europeans support taking in refugees although many disapprove of how the European Union has handled a record influx of migrants...

EU ministers question Poland over rule of law concerns

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Poland’s right-wing government sought to explain itself to its European Union peers on Tuesday for the second time in three months on...

Hungary to challenge European parliament’s ruling in EU court

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The Hungarian government will challenge a European parliament ruling that it has violated democratic standards in the European Union’s...

France’s Le Pen urges show of nationalist force in European elections

FREJUS, France (Reuters) – France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen urged Europe’s populist parties to unite against a liberal establishment in next year’s...