France is beginning to kick up a fuss on the issue of reforming the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which is not seeing any progress even though its format is supposed to change from 2021 onwards. EURACTIV France reports.
Since the June agreement on the eurozone budget, blockages have persisted between the 19 members of the euro area. But France is now taking an active role in persuading the others of the need to pin down practical details. EURACTIV France reports.
The backlog of money the European Union must pay from its budget reached a new high of €267 billion at the end of 2017, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) warned on Tuesday (2 April) and urged the Commission to reduce it.
Ireland presented Philip Lane’s candidacy as chief economist at the European Central Bank on Monday (21 January), as the Eurogroup opened calls for nominations in a relaxed first session of the year.
France president Emmanuel Macron "lost authority" by releasing a budget draft which would exceed the EU's 3% deficit limit, Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger said on Thursday (27 December) in an interview.
The solution offered to the European Commission is not ‘ideal’ but Italy's efforts are sufficient to avoid the launch of the excessive deficit procedure, the EU executive announced on Wednesday (19 December).
Italy’s deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said he was confident about ongoing talks with the European Commission over the country’s budget, despite a fresh recommendation by EU government representatives on Thursday (29 November) to open an excessive deficit procedure against Italy.
The European Commission has no plan to starting a war with Italy over its budget, Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the day after a working dinner with Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte on Saturday (24 November). But Rome confirmed that...
Member states share Spain's concerns over the future relationship with Gibraltar after Brexit, Vice-President of the European Commission for Jobs, Growth, Investment & Competitiveness Jyrki Katainen told EURACTIV.com in a long interview where he addressed all the pressing challenges the EU is currently facing.
France and Germany's finance ministers on Monday (19 November) presented their proposal on establishing a eurozone budget by 2021, describing it as a "major political breakthrough".