European Union member states have adopted a Franco-German compromise allowing Berlin to remain the lead negotiator with Russia on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe.
The EU member states have reached an agreement on Nord Stream 2 pipeline, that allows Russia to supply Europe with natural gas across the Baltic Sea.
EU action to support carbon capture and storage and innovative renewables has not succeeded, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.
The twice-yearly changing of the clocks for winter and summer has been a ritual in Europe since 1916 but the EU says it will now recommend that the practise be abolished altogether.
US renewables group Invenergy says it has begun arbitration against Poland, claiming it will lose hundreds of millions of dollars after the country reneged on its commitments to build wind farms.