Polich Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz meets with Merkel

Merkel casts doubt on climate agreement

Member states are squabbling over the details of the 2030 climate package that was meant to be agreed at next week’s European Council.

Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Timmermans speaks to journalists as he arrives for an informal meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Ministers in Milan

MEPs win sustainability concession

Centre-left MEPs would confirm Miguel Arias Cañete only if sustainability was added to Frans Timmermans’s portfolio.

A Hungarian fisherman collects fish at Central Europe's biggest fish pond complex in the Great Hungarian Plain at Hortobagy

Ministers close in on Baltic fishing deal

Under the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), a plan that for the first time covers cod, herring and sprat stocks in the Baltic Sea is discussed.

Indonesian government monitors the quality of a car exhaust emissions in Banda Aceh

A new regime on emissions for 2030

Member states are expected to adopt a 40% emissions reduction target for 2030 this month, but arguments persist over the specifics.


EU eyes two energy sector funds

National leaders are looking for ways to boost innovation and modernise industry in low-income member states.