'Shock and dismay' over bugging claims
The head of the European Parliament has demanded "full clarification" from the US over a report that key EU premises in America have been bugged.
Martin Schulz said that if this was true, it would have a "severe impact" on ties between the EU and the US.
The report, carried by Germany's Der Spiegel magazine, cites a secret 2010 document alleging that the US spied on EU offices in New York and Washington.
Fugitive ex-CIA analyst Edward Snowden leaked the paper, Der Spiegel says.
The BBC's Stephen Evans said the document is alleged to "reveal pretty wild spread spying on EU affairs".
30 Jun 2013