The integration processes, going on ever since, have laid bare deep-seated political differences between members of the 28-nation bloc.
How the EU Has Changed
12:50 GMT 08.02.2017 (Updated: 13:13 GMT 15.02.2017)
The European Union was created as a political and economic union of 28 member states on February 7, 1992, by signing the Maastricht Treaty. But the EU has changed since then.