French President Hollande tells members of the European Parliament they can't do a proper job without a proper budget, but EU heads of state want to cut spending.
The European Court of Human Rights has overruled Britain’s prohibition on voting by prisoners. The Strasbourg-based court found, however, that the 10 inmates who challenged the ban were not entitled to compensation.
German center-left politician Martin Schulz has been elected to head the European Parliament. The parliament is holding its first meeting since EU elections in May.
Jean-Claude Juncker has won the backing of the European Parliament to become the new head of the EU Commission. He's promising a lot to various people, but has to deal with the recalcitrant Brits - and find more women.
Model European Jean-Claude Juncker certainly fulfills the requirements for his new job as president of the European Commission. But DW's Europe correspondent Bernd Riegert thinks he'll still have a hard time.
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