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European Union: Economic and political union of European states
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. Its members have a combined area of 4,233,255.3 km2 (1,634,469.0 sq mi) and an estimated total population of about 447 million. The EU has developed an internal single market through a standardised system of laws that apply in all member states in those matters, and only those matters, where members have agreed to act as one. EU policies aim to ensure the free movement of people, goods, services and capital within the internal market; enact legislation in justice and home affairs; and maintain common policies on trade, agriculture, fisheries and regional development. Passport controls have been abolished for travel within the Schengen Area. A monetary union was established in 1999, coming into full force in 2002, and is composed of 19 EU member states which use the euro currency. The EU has often been described as a sui generis political entity.

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EU foreign ministers weigh up response to China and Turkey

Returning to Brussels for the first face-to-face meeting in months, EU foreign ministers are being urged to take a more robust approach to China over the new security law in Hong Kong, as well as..

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Duda re-elected in Poland as new EU battles loom

Polish President Andrzej Duda has won five more years in power on a deeply conservative platform after a closely fought election that is likely to deepen the country's isolation in the European Union...

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Poles vote in knife-edge presidential election

Incumbent president Andrezj Duda is facing off against liberal Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski in a presidential election that could determine Poland's future relationship with the European Union. David..

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What does Duda's victory mean for EU-Poland relations? [Video]

What does Duda's victory mean for EU-Poland relations?

Brussels and Warsaw have long clashed over judicial reforms in Poland. Is that set to continue? View on euronews

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Serbia and Kosovo's leaders agree to meet in person for talks in Brussels [Video]

Serbia and Kosovo's leaders agree to meet in person for talks in Brussels

European Union officials praise the two sides, but neither appeared to shift their position on Serbian recognition of KosovoView on euronews

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Brexit briefing: 171 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 171 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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