European Council

First bilateral trade agreement signed between EU and China

First bilateral trade agreement signed between EU and China

The first significant bilateral trade agreement has been signed between the European Union (EU) and China this morning, Monday, July...

July 20, 2020

EU awaits May’s ‘Brexit delay letter’ ahead of key summit

EU awaits May’s ‘Brexit delay letter’ ahead of key summit

European Union leaders are expected to consider UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s pending letter seeking ‘a short Brexit postponement’ at...

March 20, 2019

EU set to ban ‘routine use’ of medicated livestock feed

EU set to ban ‘routine use’ of medicated livestock feed

The European Council has agreed to impose a ban on prophylactic or routine metaphylactic use of antibiotic medicated feed. Metaphylactic...

July 10, 2018

CAP simplification back at the top of the agenda in Europe

CAP simplification back at the top of the agenda in Europe

CAP simplification will be top of the agenda at next week’s meeting of EU Agriculture Ministers in Brussels. The Council...

November 9, 2015

European Agriculture Ministers to meet on GMOs and Russia

European Agriculture Ministers to meet on GMOs and Russia

Luxembourg takes over the Presidency of the EU this month and will chair its first meeting of the Agriculture Council...

July 10, 2015

EU institutions reach provisional agreement on animal health laws

EU institutions reach provisional agreement on animal health laws

The European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached a provisional agreement on the outstanding issues concerning the proposal...

June 2, 2015

EU Council rules to give Member States GMO authority

EU Council rules to give Member States GMO authority

The European Council has adopted new rules allowing Member States to ban or restrict the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs)...

March 2, 2015