Ireland's finance minister rejected the European Commission's demand that it retroactively collect 13 billion euros in taxes from Apple, saying this was not Dublin's job in an interview with Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine (FAZ) newspaper.
Insecticide-tainted eggs from European poultry farms have now been found in Hong Kong and Switzerland as well as 15 EU countries, the European Commission said on Friday.
France will ask the European Commission to halt negotiations on a massive trade deal between the European Union and the United States, the country's junior minister for trade said Tuesday.
The European Commission proposed more unified EU asylum rules on Wednesday, in a bid to stop people waiting for refugee status moving around the bloc and disrupting its passport-free zone.
The European Union is proposing increased humanitarian aid for Greece, where more than 20,000 refugees and migrants are stuck after borders were tightened along the Balkans preventing them from trekking north to wealthier parts of Europe.