In trying to win over hostile MEPs, the new president of the Commission made some bold promises.
It's not just that the new top team only represents western states. Several of them seem rather unprepared to lead the union.
Though the effects were less this time, voters across the globe should remain vigilant against disinformation campaigns and election system hacking.
Populists didn't do well enough in the EU's recent elections to destroy Europe from within. But with far-right and far-left parties winning new seats, consensus on key issues looks ever less likely.
Green parties across Europe scored an all-time high in the European Parliament elections. Now, they'll seek key reform on agriculture and trade – and could be kingmakers for Juncker's replacement.
Ahead of the 2019 EU elections, experts from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway look at how the EU is perceived, key issues and perspectives for the election.
Does an "European culture" or a "European identity" actually exist?
The League is rapidly losing support and its leader, Matteo Salvini, may take drastic action.
Who gets a vote and what are they voting for? Everything you need to know.
The European Parliament is particularly vulnerable to meddling. So let's change the way it works.
The EU saw this coming and is ready for Farage's 'Trojan horse'.
After a huge defeat for the government's Brexit deal, could it ask for more time to negotiate?
President Emmanuel Macron has presented himself as a defender of the liberal order against the rising tide of right-wing populism. But he can't lead Europe while mass protests have France in crisis.
The proudly illiberal leader is forging new alliances ahead of European elections next year.
The limited "consultative and advisory powers" of the Pan African Parliament hamper the African Union's ability to achieve a prosperous and peaceful Africa as envisioned in its Agenda 2063.
The two-year period for withdrawing from the EU has been launched, so what happens next?
The Treaty of Rome, which eventually led to the European Union, is turning 60 at a time when many inside and outside Europe are questioning the union's value. For the U.S., much is at stake.
The only thing needed for Europe to leap towards further political integration is for French and German heads of state to support it.
Two Germans, a Frenchman and a Belgian: who to watch as negotiations with the UK begin.
The Brexit vote was the outcome of the disillusionment and disengagement that have permeated the UK. Many Europeans share that mood, which is why both the UK and EU need radical democratic surgery.