While there is no direct right of appeal from the Danish labour court, Ryanair has lodged its own claim against the unions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ryanair plans to challenge a ruling by Denmark’s labour court allowing industrial action against the Irish airline at Copenhagen airport in a row ove(...)

The European Commission has been setting caps on roaming prices since 2007 and says that retail prices for cross-border calls, texts and data have fallen by more than 80 per cent

The EU reached a preliminary deal on Tuesday to abolish mobile roaming charges across the 28-country union by June 2017 and to require telecom operato(...)

Ryanair: says  no evidence to support claims that its employment practices are bogus or atypical and describes statements by various individuals as misleading or unfounded. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ryanair has warned witnesses at a recent European Parliament committee hearing, who had criticised its employment practices, that it will take legal(...)

The Five Presidents’ report outlines plans to strengthen economic and monetary union through closer integration of the euro group. Photograph: Getty Images

Largely lost in the fog of war and plethora of meetings over Greece this week was an initiative about the future of the EU that deserves public att(...)

British prime minister David Cameron speaks to  EU High Representative Federica Mogherini during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, June 25th, 2015. Photograph: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP Photo 1:13

British prime minister David Cameron has engaged in a difficult political balancing act as he launches his bid to renegotiate the UK’s membership of t(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at his office in Athens on Tuesday. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters 1:15

Greek politicians reacted angrily on Tuesday to concessions Athens offered in debt talks and parliament’s deputy speaker warned the proposals might b(...)

Denmark’s prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and opposition leader Lars Loekke Rasmussen speak to journalists as they arrive for the final televised duel before the election in Copenhagenon. Photograph: Liselotte Sabroe/AFP/Getty Images

Danes voted on Thursday in a cliff-hanger election, where an opposition centre-right alliance is seeking to oust prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmid(...)

The Hungarian government has ordered the interior ministry to ‘prepare for closure of the Hungarian-Serbian border by next Wednesday; this will be achieved by erecting a four-metre-high fence’ along its 175km length. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

Hungary plans to build a security fence along its entire border with Serbia to halt the flow of illegal migrants, despite domestic and international(...)

A banner hangs over the Greek parliament during a rally calling on European and IMF creditors to soften their stance during cash-for-reforms talks in Athens on June 17th. Photograph: Reuters/Yannis Behrakis

Almost five months after the Syriza-led government assumed power, the brinkmanship between Greece and its international creditors has reached dangerou(...)

European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici defended EU proposals made to Greece to resolve its debt crisis and said it was now up to Athens to propose alternative budget remedies if it preferred

EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has expressed confidence that Ireland will engage constructively with a proposal to introduce a mandatory common t(...)