The coronavirus outbreak has thrown the plight of Europe's migrant farm workers into stark relief with the added risk of contagion in overcrowded, unsanitary living quarters
As European countries emerge from coronavirus lockdowns and lift travel restrictions, the EU has aimed to coordinate border reopening among members - but the process has been far from harmonious
Romanian workers are in high demand as farms and home care firms in western Europe clamour for help from the east, even with borders closed because of the coronavirus pandemic
"We're the only ones allowed to travel across Europe," says Florin Turcu, one of hundreds of truck drivers stuck at the Romania-Bulgaria border as pandemic restrictions mount
Workers who rely on shuttling across frontiers in Central Europe face a difficult dilemma now that the coronavirus pandemic has seen several countries shut their borders
Finland takes over the rotating six-month EU presidency from Romania starting from July 1, and has adopted the motto "Sustainable Europe – Sustainable Future." Other topics such as Brexit, migration, human rights, among others, are on the agenda, as well.
France's agriculture ministry says it has traced the remainder of the suspect Polish beef imported into the country, adding that some of it had been sold to consumers.