The EU thanks Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg for highlighting the bloc's new data protection rules after he said the social media giant planned to follow them during grilling by US lawmakers.
The re-election of Hungary's Viktor Orban may have delighted populists, but the anti-immigration leader's triumph looks set to prolong the fractious EU-Budapest relationship.
The proposals - part of a package of consumer laws - will require the approval of EU governments and lawmakers to come into effect.
As France honored a policeman killed in the latest attack by a homegrown jihadist, debate has again flared over how to counter the influence of radical Salafist interpretations of Islam.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, one of Europe's most controversial leaders, looks set to win a third consecutive term in office, despite a galvanised opposition tapping into voters' discontent.
Hungary's strongman premier Viktor Orban, running for re-election on Sunday, is a poster boy for nationalists worldwide, the self-styled defender of Christian Europe and scourge of the "globalist elite"