(01 April 2020) - The European Commission President will put forward a new instrument for temporary Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE).

Viktor Orban

(31 March 2020) - Today, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen warned that coronavirus emergency measures by EU countries must be “limited”, in a veiled reference to Hungary’s leader Viktor Orbán, who used the pandemic to take on sweeping powers.


(30 March 2020) - Today, the Commission has published practical guidance to ensure the free movement of critical workers and on the implementation of the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU.


(30 March 2020) - All migrants and asylum seekers currently living in Portugal are to be treated as permanent residents during the coronavirus crisis, the government has announced.

Creative Europe

(27 March 2020) - The European Commission asks beneficiaries of the Creative Europe Programme to showcase their art work using #CreativeEuropeAtHome.