One of Austria's ruling political parties has proposed a "union of interests" between the EU and Turkey, in place of actual membership. EurActiv Germany reports.
Turkish permission for German lawmakers to visit the Incirlik air base will depend on the German government distancing itself from a resolution branding a 1915 massacre of Armenians as "genocide", Turkey's foreign minister said today (29 August).
29.08.2016 TTIP deal alive and well, insists Commission
The European Commission today (29 August) insisted that it stood ready to finalise TTIP by the end of the year, after a leading German minister said the EU-US trade deal was dead in the water.
The far right is ahead in Austria's presidential race, according to opinion polls which predict a win for the anti-immigration candidate that would be a watershed for populists across Europe who have capitalised on the migration crisis.
Politicians and journalists in Brussels joined Monday (29 August) in paying tribute to the Guardian’s veteran correspondent, Ian Traynor, who died of cancer over the weekend.