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.
The unemployment rate in the European Union has dropped in August, in comparison to the previous month and the same month last year. This rate is in fact the lowest joblessness rate the eurozone has reached since May 2008.
German Thomas Cook announces bankruptcy, another two european arms of the travel agency file for insolvency.
Interior ministers from several European countries, as well as the European Commission, met in Malta to discuss finding a deal to the distribution of the migrants rescued in the Central Mediterranean.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday for the first time since taking office, as efforts to prevent a no-deal Brexit on October 31 show little sign of progress.
Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen has revealed the list of the new commissioners nominated by the member states. She will announce the portfolios on Tuesday, that every commissioner will receive.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he had been "powerfully encouraged" by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that a solution could be sought in the next 30 days.
The EU has praised Spain for taking in the NGO vessel Open Arms, which has been denied entry to Italy with over 100 migrants on board.