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European Union: Economic and political union of European states
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. Its members have a combined area of 4,233,255.3 km2 (1,634,469.0 sq mi) and an estimated total population of about 447 million. The EU has developed an internal single market through a standardised system of laws that apply in all member states in those matters, and only those matters, where members have agreed to act as one. EU policies aim to ensure the free movement of people, goods, services and capital within the internal market, enact legislation in justice and home affairs and maintain common policies on trade, agriculture, fisheries and regional development. For travel within the Schengen Area, passport controls have been abolished. A monetary union was established in 1999, coming into full force in 2002, and is composed of 19 EU member states which use the euro currency.

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Coronavirus: an unprecedented challenge to democracy? [Video]

Coronavirus: an unprecedented challenge to democracy?

The EU faces unprecedented challenges created by the coronavirus including emergency measures giving states sweeping powers. The Global Conversation discussed Europe's response to these issues with..

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EU indentifies 'pro-Kremlin sources' as architects of disinformation [Video]

EU indentifies 'pro-Kremlin sources' as architects of disinformation

EU indentifies 'pro-Kremlin sources' as architects of disinformation

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Brexit briefing: 266 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
Coronavirus crisis takes huge toll on Europe's economy [Video]

Coronavirus crisis takes huge toll on Europe's economy

Talks between EU finance ministers broke down on Wednesday as they discussed a multibillion-dollar rescue package.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:11Published
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Coronavirus in Europe: EU science chief quits, slamming response to pandemic

Coronavirus in Europe: EU science chief quits, slamming response to pandemic

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:53Published
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Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:02Published
European Union to secure more than 15 billion euros to help in worldwide coronavirus fight [Video]

European Union to secure more than 15 billion euros to help in worldwide coronavirus fight

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has stressed the need for a coordinated global response and announced that the European Union is securing more than 15 billion euros to provide help..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:47Published
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Euronews speaks to the European Union's Coronavirus Crisis Team, Cypriot Commissioner Stella Kyriakides about the COVID-19 pandemic and about when life will return to normal.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 07:34Published
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Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published
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Italy is trying to spend its way out of the COVID-19 crisis, but the EU's second-most indebted country is already in financial hot water.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:29Published
Brexit briefing: 268 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 268 days until the end of the transition period

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Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published
Coronavirus divides lovers, friends at Swiss-German border fences [Video]

Coronavirus divides lovers, friends at Swiss-German border fences

Constance, Germany, and Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, are divided cities these days, with a strip of grass and two fences separating them after the countries closed their borders to slow the spread of the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published
Brexit briefing: 269 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 269 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
COVID-19: EU to fly home more than 250,000 stranded Europeans [Video]

COVID-19: EU to fly home more than 250,000 stranded Europeans

The European Union is planning to fly home 600,000 people who are stranded abroad, most of them tourists.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published
Brexit briefing: 270 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 270 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
Brexit briefing: 271 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 271 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
"No single country will be left behind in this crisis" says EU Commissioner for Internal Market [Video]

"No single country will be left behind in this crisis" says EU Commissioner for Internal Market

EU Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton says "not one single country was fully prepared for this kind of crisis, but the EU is now getting a battle plan in place.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:37Published
Coronavirus deaths reach more than 30,000 in Europe [Video]

Coronavirus deaths reach more than 30,000 in Europe

Europe in lockdown over rising death toll while EU unity frays over financial squabbling.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published
Brexit briefing: 272 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 272 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
'Mask diplomacy': EU-China ties tested during coronavirus pandemic [Video]

'Mask diplomacy': EU-China ties tested during coronavirus pandemic

'Mask diplomacy': EU-China ties tested during coronavirus pandemic

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:40Published
Top EU court: eastern states broke law by refusing refugees [Video]

Top EU court: eastern states broke law by refusing refugees

The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern states such as Greece..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published
Brexit briefing: 273 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 273 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

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