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FILE - In this Friday, June 25, 2021 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to journalists during a news conference at the end of an EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels, Belgium. Angela Merkel on Monday defended a plan to resume official European Union meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin that was rejected last week by eastern EU members, arguing that it would offer an opportunity to confront Putin with European concerns. (Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP, file)

Germany’s Merkel defends idea of summit between EU and Putin

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended the idea…

 

Lawyers for AstraZeneca Clemence Van Muylder, right, and Hakim Boularbah, left, wait for the start of a hearing, European Commission vs AstraZeneca, at the main courthouse in Brussels, Wednesday, May 26, 2021. The European Union took on vaccine producer AstraZeneca in a Brussels court on Wednesday with the urgent demand that the company needs to make an immediate delivery of COVID-19 shots the 27-nation bloc insists were already due. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

EU seeks huge fine in AstraZeneca court case

Company accused of pushing EU deliveries back so it could service other countries

  • May 26, 2021

 

European Union ambassadors have agreed on measures to allow fully vaccinated visitors in. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

EU takes big step toward relaxing travel for vaccinated

Greece has already lifted quarantine restrictions for the U.S., Britain, Israel, and others

  • May 19, 2021

 

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2015 file photo, meal worms are sorted before being cooked in San Francisco. The vaunted Mediterranean diet and the French “bon gout” are getting some competition: The European food safety agency says worms are safe to eat. The Parma-based agency published a scientific opinion Wednesday on the safety of dried yellow mealworms and gave them a thumbs up. Researchers said the worms, either eaten whole or in powdered form, are a protein-rich snack or ingredient for other foods. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Cafe, croissant, worms? EU agency says worms safe to eat

U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization championed edible bugs in 2013

  • Jan 14, 2021
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2015 file photo, meal worms are sorted before being cooked in San Francisco. The vaunted Mediterranean diet and the French “bon gout” are getting some competition: The European food safety agency says worms are safe to eat. The Parma-based agency published a scientific opinion Wednesday on the safety of dried yellow mealworms and gave them a thumbs up. Researchers said the worms, either eaten whole or in powdered form, are a protein-rich snack or ingredient for other foods. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The EU’s executive arm, the European Commission, laid out its advice for lifting ID checks on borders, helping to get airlines, ferries and buses running while ensuring the safety of passengers and crew, in a May 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

EU unveils plans to save vacations and avoid a lost summer

BRUSSELS — The European Union unveiled Wednesday its plan to help citizens…

The EU’s executive arm, the European Commission, laid out its advice for lifting ID checks on borders, helping to get airlines, ferries and buses running while ensuring the safety of passengers and crew, in a May 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)