(10 July 2019) - On 1 January 2019, the population of the European Union (EU) was estimated at almost 513.5 million, compared with 512.4 million on 1 January 2018. The population change (positive, with 1.1 million more inhabitants) was due to net migration.
(03 July 2019) - The European Council finally agreed to rally behind German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen as their pick for the Commission presidency. But the deal sets up a potentially ugly encounter with the European Parliament, which might not approve her appointment.
(02 July 2019) - Today the European Commission announced how it will spend the last and biggest annual share of €11 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020.