The idea of grants is anathema to the EU's self-styled "frugal four", Austria, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands, who generally oppose big spending and fear the proposal will lead to a mutualisation of member states' debt.
Coronavirus has killed over 300,000 people and infected more than 4.4 million as countries ease curbs. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 14:
Facebook’s new oversight committee is built to take the mystery out of what is allowed on its platforms, and what isn’t.
Some have dubbed the independent panel as Facebook's "Supreme Court." The panel will be making decisions on content issues including hate speech and harassment and people's safety.
The country's low-level measures against the pandemic have come under global criticism as it continues to take a lenient approach despite having the highest death toll compared to its Scandinavian neighbours.
Tourist revenue trumped public health in this alpine playground that helped spread coronavirus to several European nations.
Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation admits it had no case against Danish star Jakob Fuglsang, who was accused of ties with disgraced and banned doctor Michele Ferrari.
Three members of the London-based Iranian separatist group were arrested on Monday in Ringsted, 60 kilometres southwest of Copenhagen, for allegedly spying on people and companies over a period of six years from 2012.
Should European countries be taking back their citizens who are Daesh members?
Iceland wants an ancient Norse manuscript that recounts Viking tales and history back from Denmark.
Climate crisis, bee mortality and Chinese "adulterated" honey curtailed harvest as well as the demand for European honey, beekeeper associations say. To save colonies, "the bees have killed all the males to get rid of extra mouths to feed" in Italy.
The US president tweeted he will postpone an August meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen as she had no interest in "discussing the purchase of Greenland" with him.
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