EU leaders agree to triple naval search mission in Mediterranean following drowning of 900 people in past week.
Eurogroup says Athens's reforms are too optimistic, urges Greece to tackle issues of pensions and labour markets.
Finance minister pledges to "reform Greece deeply" as deadline for €450 million loan repayment to IMF approaches.
Heads of government met today to draw up plans to counter Russia's "disinformation campaigns".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed no money would be released before Athens implements budget measures and reforms.
Putin has not been on a bilateral visit to a European Union state since June last year.
Greece and Germany draw firm battle lines as eurozone finance crunch talks begin.
Eurotunnel said that the incident, which shut the tunnel for several hours, had not caused significant damage.
Leaked diplomatic proposals reportedly reveal deadline for final negotiation of controversial bill to Brussels to be postponed until after UK general election
David Cameron said he would refuse to pay the 2.1 billion euro bill by the Dec 1 deadline, as the row highlighted growing Euroscepticism in Britain
Newsweek reveals that more than half of Europe's banks are planning to bypass new laws restricting bumper bonuses
Belgian police confirm parts used in detonation devices are found in a flat rented by recently arrested Dutch couple, returning from Syria
EU leaders threatened fresh sanctions against Russia in response to ongoing aggressive military action in eastern Ukraine