EU Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos: while recognising “poor progress” has been made by “frontline” member states, he said this was “not about the end of Schengen”. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

The European Parliament urged EU member states to strengthen the Schengen free-travel system on Tuesday, as the European Commission increased pressure(...)

The European Commission has announced a framework to replace the Safe Harbour data-transfer arrangement.

The US has guaranteed it will not engage in “indiscriminate mass-surveillance” of European citizens under a deal struck to ensure the protection of pe(...)

British prime minister David Cameron  during a meeting with European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels. Photograph: Julien Warnand/Pool/Files/Reuters

European Council president Donald Tusk has warned of “challenging negotiations ahead” as he published a draft settlement for Britain ahead of a refere(...)

EU sources say main obstacle the issue of US intelligence services’ access to data relating to union citizens which has been transferred to US companies. Photograph: Getty Images

EU and US officials remained locked in negotiations yesterday in a bid to seek agreement on a new data transfer deal, after a January 31st deadline on(...)

A British flag flutters next to EU flags ahead of  David Cameron’s visit to  Brussels last Friday, Photograph:  EPA/Laurent Dubrule

Three years after Britain’s prime minister David Cameron delivered his “Bloomberg” speech announcing his plan to hold a referendum on Britain’s member(...)

A British Union Jack flag flutters next to European Union flags  at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

European Council president Donald Tusk will table a draft proposal on a new European Union deal for Britain at noon on Tuesday, adding to expectation(...)

British prime minister David Cameron  in Brussels, Belgium, where he met with  European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

British prime minister David Cameron said on Friday that “not enough” progress has yet been made on negotiations with the European Union, despite grow(...)

Prime Minister David Cameron cancels a visit to Sweden and Denmark. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/WPA Pool /Getty Image

British prime minister David Cameron travels to Brussels today to meet the heads of the European Commission and European Parliament, just days befor(...)

EU commissioner Pierre Moscovici seeks a ‘level playing field’ in terms of corporate tax:  Photograph: AFP

EU member states must move towards a “level-playing field” in terms of corporate tax, the EU’s economics chief warned yesterday as he criticised the “(...)

The European Commission has stepped up its fight against aggressive corporate tax practices, announcing a suite of measures to prevent multinational companies from reducing their tax bills.

The European Commission has stepped up its fight against aggressive corporate tax practices, announcing a suite of measures to prevent multinational c(...)