Despite the UN’s call for better ties, EU leaders are divided on the bloc’s future relationship with China, as the Biden administration promises better trade deals if Brussels takes a more hawkish line.
The schism reflects freefalling EU unity on the green transition as France and Germany seek to safeguard their national interests under the pretext of decarbonisation.
The EU committee has previously accused the Polish, Greek, and Hungarian governments of using Pegasus spyware against opponents.
Paludan had intended to burn a Quran in the northern English city of Wakefield in response to the expulsion of local schoolchildren for damaging the Islamic text.
The Data Act aims to create a single regulatory market for data use, hampering innovation, as Brussels seeks to become a global regulatory leader in data management.
Protectionism from America has sent European manufacturing into crisis mode, seen in the proposal of the Net-Zero Industry Act.
Iceland, which has a population of 370,000, saw 2,500 asylum seekers arrive in 2022, supported by open-border NGOs.
Experts describe Montenegro as being divided along pro-Russian and pro-Western lines, with a long running dispute over the status of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive was passed, despite intense opposition from conservative groups in the European Parliament.
The populist BBB, only founded in 2019, is expected to become the largest bloc in the Dutch Senate as the ring-wing Forum for Democracy saw its vote share collapse.
Spain may be on a collision course with EU energy policy after a diplomatic conflict with Algeria forced increased reliance on Russian gas imports.
Black nationalist Kémi Séba has previously spoken alongside Russian philosopher Aleksandr Dugin and has praised Russia in its efforts to undermine French influence in Africa.