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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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Food arrives at Brexit talks venue as discussions continue [Video]

Food arrives at Brexit talks venue as discussions continue

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Brexit briefing: 29 days until the end of the transition period

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

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Britain imposes tough rules for EU jobseekers [Video]

Britain imposes tough rules for EU jobseekers

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Michel Barnier arrives for talks with deadline looming [Video]

Michel Barnier arrives for talks with deadline looming

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives for trade talks with the UK in London, as negotiators race to reach a deal before the looming deadline. Report by Jonesia. Like us..

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EU proclaims 'light at end of tunnel' for coronavirus vaccinations [Video]

EU proclaims 'light at end of tunnel' for coronavirus vaccinations

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EU lays out plan to revive US ties ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration [Video]

EU lays out plan to revive US ties ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration

As Joe Biden prepares to take up residence in the White House, the EU is wasting no time in setting out its ambitions for the post-Trump era.

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