EU Commissioner for Justice Vera Jourova: she said she expects the pact to be in force within three months. Photograph: Koen van Weel / AFP/Getty Images

European Union and United States negotiators have reached agreement on a new pact to underpin transatlantic data transfers. The deal comes almost four(...)

European Council president Donald Tusk: warned of “challenging negotiations ahead”. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

The publication of a draft proposal outlining the terms of a new EU relationship for Britain sets the scene for two weeks of intensive negotiations. A(...)

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(...)