New European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was sworn into office on Sunday. She has set a plan and goals she wants to achieve in her five-year term. Von der Leyen will be however facing some challenges in return.
The EU member states and the European Parliament are trying to agree on next year's budget plan before the approaching deadline.
Starting from mid-2022 - all new cars in the European Union market will have to be fitted with new safety features as an attempt to reduce the number of road deaths and accidents.
Nitrate is a compound formed from nitrogen and oxygen. Although nitrogen in many compounds is essential for life on Earth, excessive amounts of nitrates can be hazardous for plants and humans. This graphic shows how nitrogen is transformed into nitrates.
There were several accusations that EU agricultural subsidies end up in the pockets of politicians in power in several countries in Europe. The European Commission defended itself, however, from such allegations.
EU member states have agreed to grant Britain a three-month delay on its departure from the European Union called "flextension", with the possibility of exiting earlier than January 31 if the withdrawal agreement is ratified.
The member states of the European Union are ready to sign the deal between the EU and Great Britain concerning the Brexit process. They are still indecisive however, on another potential Brexit delay.
The EU is trying to avoid new US tariffs being imposed on European goods, the EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom has confirmed.
Portugal has voted on Sunday and unlike European trends, the ruling Socialists, led by Prime Minister Antonio Costa, have won in the parliamentary elections and so they have regained power.