This week's European parliamentary elections will launch a scramble for the continent's top leadership jobs -- it but won't decide the winners.
Italy's deputy premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has invited European nationalist and far-right parties to a rally in Milan before the European Parliament elections, to discuss a potential alliance.
Washington and Brussels have both proposed solutions to facilitate cross-border access to data for law enforcement officials, but the issue has stirred up a hornet's nest.
European voters go to the polls from May 23-26 to choose a new parliament with many fearing that eurosceptics and populist will deal a new blow to the EU.
EU leaders have started on the delicate task of filling key European posts, launching a diplomatic "Game of Thrones" sure to be filled with feuds, betrayals and last minute plot twists.
The EU was celebrating its 10th anniversary of stronger relations with six former Soviet states, nonetheless, the celebration was dominated by territorial conflicts between some member states.
Theresa May's Conservative Party, in addition to the Labour Party, witnessed disastrous results in local elections, while the Liberal Democrat Party was a big winner amid Brexit chaos.
The EU statistics agency Eurostat released its 2018 report showing extremely diverse unemployment rates across Europe.