Eurostat also expects Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the whole European Union to have fallen by 11.9 per cent between April and June.
The move to use the full force of the EU's new powers, agreed back in May 2019, was welcomed by the Dutch foreign minister on Twitter
Brussels has excluded people from Algeria from travelling into the EU amid a rise in coronavirus cases in the North African country.
He could now face trial for refusing to let a rescue ship carrying scores of migrants dock on the Italian island of Lampedusa last year.
The EU said the China security law was "a matter of grave concern" and eroded Hong Kong's rights to freedom.
Plans to require drivers to carry an insurance ‘green card’ when crossing the Irish border are not going down well in Northern Ireland.
Fusion is a nuclear reaction that powers the Sun and the stars and is a potential source of safe, non-carbon emitting and virtually limitless energy.
Human rights experts are calling on Warsaw to change course – and on the European Union to toughen up.
Nokia and Ericsson can replace Huawei if the Chinese tech giant were to be sidelined for security reasons, the European Commission said on Friday.
All aboard... and don't forget your pyjamas! Sweden has announced plans for night train services to Brussels and Hamburg.
Artists appealed to EU leaders for the need to support culture which has helped Europeans to cope with "great personal and societal adversity".
The controversial decision to strip the Hagia Sophia of its status as a symbol of interfaith and intercultural co-operation is yet another hammer blow to EU-Turkish relations.
There was a lot of wrangling at the EU summit over the size and terms of the coronavirus recovery fund. For once, the hard-hit southern states don’t feel like they’re losing out.
"The Eastern European countries have learned the EU negotiating game – and Orban has become quite good at this," one political analyst told Euronews.
Historic, groundbreaking and imperfect. They are just some of the words being used to describe the EU's newly agreed coronavirus recovery package.
The EU has long been criticised for the generous subsidies it gives to its farmers. How is the money doled out, and how might the scheme be about to change?
"You have to intrude into national politics when you have joint money, and that's what's really at stake," says German economist Guntram Wolff.
Positions still far apart on financing the coronavirus economic recovery, despite a new proposal being tabled.
The good news is leaders agree a common response is needed. The bad news is that they disagree on how the money should be handed out.
"The jungles of Brazil are at a breaking point," said Professor Britaldo Soares-Filho, co-author of the study.
Serbia-Kosovo deal: Can Brussels succeed where the White House failed?
Angela Merkel is right to be concerned about fuelling support for populist authoritarians by tying EU budget funds to the rule of law. But that doesn't mean the EU can't punish such regimes financially further down the line.
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, met with Italian premier Guiseppe Conte Monday, ahead of the EU summit on Friday, but said that the positions of the member states remain apart. But she urged her counterparts to consider the bigger picture.
The Iranian ambassador to the EU and Belgium reflects on the state of play for Europe's foreign policy aspirations on the fifth anniversary of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Brussels and Warsaw have long clashed over judicial reforms in Poland. Is that set to continue?
What are the possible stumbling blocks as EU-backed talks restart on Sunday and how likely are they to get anywhere at all?