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European Parliament president David Sassoli: “Now is not the time for rigid thinking but for reconstruction.”  Photograph:  Getty Images

The European Parliament will block a recovery fund proposed to help stem the deep economic damage of the coronavirus pandemic unless it is sufficientl(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he aims to defend Cap funding levels. File photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Reuters

The Republic will appeal to fellow EU member states to manifest again the solidarity expressed in the Brexit talks to protect the union’s farm budget,(...)

President of the European Council Charles Michel: he is charged with brokering a deal among the 27 member states.  Photograph: Francois Walschaerts/AFP via Getty Images

When Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hops on a plane on Thursday afternoon to attend a Brussels summit he will be flying from one intractable problem – governm(...)

European Council president Charles Michel, EU Parliament president David Sassoli and EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen giving a speech on the future of Europe in Brussels on Friday. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

EU leaders marked Friday’s midnight Brexit formally with speeches expressing regret but resolutely facing into the future challenges of climate change(...)

For member-state leaders, the new European Commission, led by Ursula von der Leyen, represents the turning of a page in the EU’s history. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/AFP via Getty Images

For Ursula von der Leyen – known as VDL – the overwhelming European Parliament vote for her new Commission represents a “vote of confidence” for an “a(...)

Secretary of state for exiting the European Union Steve Barclay: said goods shipped from Northern Ireland to Great Britain would have to be accompanied by an “exit summary declaration” under EU customs rules. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty

The DUP has accused the British government of breaking its promise to maintain unfettered access after Brexit for Northern Ireland to the British mark(...)