The EU is a political and economic union of 28 European states. Initially the main idea of the EU was to promote economic cooperation. The EU developed a single market, a customs union and a widely-used currency, the euro.
Viktor Orban's landslide win in Hungary's parliamentary elections on Sunday has handed him a fresh mandate and four more years to torment Brussels with his anti-immigration policies and Euroskeptic rhetoric.
Support for a second Brexit vote is growing, with a new poll indicating that nearly half of all Brits want a say on the final terms. The EU, however, seems to be growing used to the idea of the UK’s exit.
It didn’t take much effort for the US and UK to make the EU fall in line in the Skripal case, Virginia State Senator Richard Black told RT. The bloc is a “soft dictatorship” in which only key players need to be swayed, he said.
Taxi drivers across Brussels are holding a "tough and extremely disruptive" strike Tuesday, effectively bringing large parts of the EU capital to a standstill, in protest over the so-called 'Uberization' of the city.