Two Southeast European states have the highest risk of poverty and social inclusion among EU members, while the lowest risks are in the Czech Republic.
Romania’s low scores, in particular for water, sanitation and public health, reveal deficiencies in the distribution of economic growth and public spending, report's author says.
Russia’s Atomstroyexport is close to completing Belarus’ controversial $11bn Astravets nuclear power plant that will change the energy security mix in the Baltic states.
Latvia has emerged as the continent’s biogas generation leader, Eurostat data show, while former laggard Hungary has boosted investment into renewables in recent years.
Previously other parties have united to prevent Harmony forming a government but the fragmentation of the votes cast means coalition negotiations will be difficult.
Māris Kučinskis' patchwork coalition has never been a strong set-up and is now vulnerable to the rise of populist and anti-establishment KPV.
Jeremy Hunt scores own goal as he angers politicians in countries that had been advocating a lenient approach to Brexit.
In Soviet times Lithuania's electric grid was integrated with those of neighbouring SSRs Belarus, Russia, Estonia, and Latvia, but now the small republic plans to delink its power grid ending the BRELL agreements and throw in its lot with the EU
Contemporary theatre festival Homo Novus in Riga grapples with nature-culture puzzle of the Anthropocene.
The tiny Adriatic nation's R&D spending is the highest in the region relative to the size of its economy, European Commission data shows.
Romania was the only EU member state to see VAT collection contract, despite a cut in its effective VAT rate.