European Union officials are preparing for talks on Britain's exit from the bloc to begin on June 19 but expect confirmation of the date only after the British election on June 8.
The European Parliament approved a report which advocates extra checks to ensure the EU legislates only on areas not best left to member states and that the legislation is fit for purpose as well as proportionate
Hungarian populist premier Viktor Orban denounced threatened EU sanctions over the country's deteriorating rights situation.
Facebook also claims that the legal challenge against user data transfers from the EU to US was “deeply flawed”, and that sufficient privacy protections are already in place.
The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) made the call at a UN climate change conference taking place in Bonn.
French President Emmanuel Macron named a mix of prominent and unknown figures from the left and the right to make up the government.
Britain may have to wait - and hope - for every single one of its European Union neighbours to give full legislative consent before it can fully benefit from any post-Brexit free trade deal.
Insurers have long resisted being lumped in with banks, fearing they will end up being regulated more harshly.
The new French president and the German chancellor were speaking in Berlin on Macron's 1st day in the job.
Against the background of severe migration and refugee crises in the summer of 2015, the EU adopted two emergency decisions to relocate thousands of refugees.