It's not just that the new top team only represents western states. Several of them seem rather unprepared to lead the union.
By enacting a legislative framework to achieve carbon neutrality, France and the United Kingdom are making a difference in the fight against climate change.
Though the effects were less this time, voters across the globe should remain vigilant against disinformation campaigns and election system hacking.
What can be the road ahead for Kosovo and Serbia under the EU patronage?
It's clear that young voters are bringing critical issues to the fore as they did in the recent EU elections. Will they do so in Canada too?
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.
Germany's Green Party were the big story on the night of the European elections. Their strategy has been to expand beyond climate policies to become a true alternative to establishment parties.
Nationalism seems to be on the rise in Europe, with many parties hostile to immigration. But what role does immigration itself have their support? Research shows some unexpected impacts.
If Boris Johnson becomes PM, the most likely outcome is a no-deal Brexit leavened with the rhetoric of past and future glories of the UK. There are better candidates for the job.
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.
There's a lot to play for in this sprawling democratic exercise, so here are the most important matters at hand.
Does an "European culture" or a "European identity" actually exist?
Populism and nationalism are two concepts that go together today. Isolationist proposals, Euroscepticism and a definition of nation against the "enemy" are three of its main ingredients.
Confused about how this vote works? D'Hondt worry, we've got you covered.
The political consequences of speaking out about Brexit have been overblown, data from the most recent elections suggest.
The European Parliament is particularly vulnerable to meddling. So let's change the way it works.
Turnout on May 23 could prove revealing when it comes to public opinion about Brexit.
There are more parties than ever running for the European parliament in the UK – but that isn't necessarily a good thing.
In the past decade the EU has been struck by a series of crises that have proven that it is far more vulnerable than previously imagined.
Hundreds of scientists and Indigenous leaders have asked the EU to demand tougher imports standards to protect Brazil's rainforests, wetlands and savannahs.