Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said that there has to be a level playing field in the Brexit negotiations to ensure the single market and customs union are “not diluted”.
The European Union and Britain will struggle to seal an agreement on trade and other aspects of their future ties after Brexit next year and should consider extending the negotiations beyond 2020, a top EU official has said in an interview.
The UK has inflicted “unnecessary damage” on itself with Brexit but would be warmly welcomed back into the EU at any time, the European Commission’s vice president has said.
The EU Commission president-elect has said her ambitious agenda at the head of the European Union’s executive will centre on the “existential issue” of battling climate change.
The European Commission has launched “infringement proceedings” against Britain after Boris Johnson refused to nominate a new British EU commissioner.
Britain will not appoint a new EU commissioner despite demands from Brussels to do so, the Government has confirmed.
The European Union has pledged £1.3 million to a UK gender balance initiative campaigning for equal representation across the international music festival landscape.
All new cars could be fitted with special devices from 2022 to automatically make them keep to the speed limit after new EU rules were provisionally agreed.
An industry leader will launch a Europe-wide manifesto calling for gender equality in music, both on stage and behind the scenes.
London Stock Exchange Group has appointed Goldman Sachs veteran David Schwimmer as its new chief executive.
An EU fishing chief has called for “realism and flexibility” as a “perfect storm” looms large for the industry across Europe.
Remote Scottish island communities have welcomed news the European Commission will not stand in their way when submitting windfarm plans in the next Contract for Difference (CfD) auction round.
UK Government figures believe devolving tax powers to Highland Council could safeguard the region’s vital discount on passenger flights.
The Highlands and islands could face a “catastrophic” blow as the future of tax-free flights from the region hangs in the balance.
Inverness Airport has received a boost after EU chiefs ruled it could continue to receive Scottish Government cash.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is joining a high-level mission to Canada led by European agriculture and rural development commissioner Phil Hogan.
New research carried out by European Commission has identified the Highlands and Islands as the least competitive region in the UK.
European fishing chiefs have delivered their annual proposals for catch “opportunities” for the following year.
New proposals from fishing chiefs in Brussels aim to deliver “a sustainable and profitable” management plan for a swathe of the North Sea.
Scores of projects across Scotland are still waiting for millions of pounds of vital funding to be released – seven months after the cash was frozen by European Commission bosses.
European Union fishing chiefs want to reinforce control over EU boats fishing outside the bloc and non-EU vessels operating within it.
The European Parliament's environment committee has voted against proposals which would give member states the powers to ban genetically modified (GM) food or feed.
Opposition politicians rounded on the Scottish Government last night after European Union bosses suspended £46million of funding that was destined for dozens of social projects.
EUROPEAN Union bosses have frozen more than £45million of money destined for scores of projects across Scotland - because of a blunder by the Scottish Government.
The European Commission has been urged to launch an investigation into the UK’s electricity market amid claims of "discrimination" against the north and north-east.
A north-east scientist has been appointed the new chairwoman of a trust that financially supports students and academics.
Thirteen communities in the Highlands are poised to get cut-price petrol and diesel after the European Commission approved plans to extend a discount scheme.
A north-east scientist has said she would never work for the European Commission again under any circumstances.
The European Commission has been urged to reconsider scrapping the role of chief scientific adviser to the European Union.
Cross-party MSPs have criticised a decision to scrap the role of chief scientific adviser to the European Union following pressure from environmental pressure groups.
A north-east scientist has left her role as a top advisor to the European Commission.
Motorists across the north will find out in the next few weeks if they will be able to buy cut-price petrol and diesel.