Von der Leyen Commission

The EU wants to limit protections for wolves as farmers fear for their livestock

The European Commission announced on Monday that it is weighing whether to adjust rules to limit protections for wolves as a resurgence in the canine numbers has triggered growing tensions with farmers concerned about the safety of their livestock.

EU aid package ready for Slovenia

The European Commission has put together a package of financial aid for Slovenia to help the country deal with the massive damage caused by flooding and offered what EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said was "maximum flexibility" concerning bureaucratic procedures.