EU Parliament to discuss impact of Brexit on maritime sector

20 February 2018

MEPs are set to debate the impact of Brexit on Europe’s maritime sector at a special hearing in Parliament.

Brexit: UK could grant EEAS citizens same rights as EU nationals

19 February 2018

The UK has outlined plans to grant residents from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway similar rights post-Brexit as those from EU member states.

Brexit: No deal scenario would result in chaos, warns Verhofstadt

19 February 2018

Parliament’s ALDE group leader Guy Verhofstadt has warned that Theresa May could be ousted as UK Prime Minister in the event of failure to agree a post-Brexit deal.

Why has Donald Trump still not named a US ambassador to the EU?

19 February 2018

President Donald Trump has been condemned for failing to fill the vacant post of US ambassador to the EU.

Parliament under fire for re-apointing Chair of EU bank rescue agency

16 February 2018

The European Parliament’s decision to re-appoint the Chair of the EU agency in charge of winding down failing banks for another five years has been condemned.

Movers and Shakers | 12 February 2018

12 February 2018

Keep track of developments in the European institutions and public affairs with our movers and shakers column.

Sustainable healthcare systems help ensure access to innovative therapies

5 February 2018

Sustainable healthcare systems help ensure access to innovative therapies, writes Pascal Apostolides.

Arianespace is well suited to the needs of EU institutions

19 January 2018

Arianespace is well suited to the needs of Europe’s institutions, writes Stéphane Israël.

It's time for EU policymakers to do more for rare disease patients

20 February 2018

Rare diseases affect 30 million citizens across Europe, so it’s time for EU policymakers to up their game and coordinate their efforts to address the issue, say MEPs.

Alcoholic beverage labels: Time for harmony

19 February 2018

Any solution to the ongoing alcohol labelling conundrum must provide a level playing-field for the different drinks sectors, writes Ulrike Müller.

EU must not adopt a 'one-size-fits-all' approach to alcohol labelling

19 February 2018

Alcohol consumption varies between the member states, and it would be a huge mistake to adopt a one-size-fits-all approach to labelling rules, writes Angélique Delahaye.

Alcohol labelling: Is the Commission putting business interests before EU citizens' health?

19 February 2018

In allowing the drinks industry to self-regulate, the Commission is prioritising business interests over public health, says Lynn Boylan.

EU needs to ‘urgently’ adopt new alcohol strategy, argues Ewa-May Karlsson

19 February 2018

CoR rapporteur says European institutions have important role to play in providing support and in encouraging cooperation at national and regional levels.

6 February 2018

Jyrki Katainen talks about his plans to tackle youth unemployment, deal with plastic pollution, ensure we have digital skills, successfully trade globally and have closer EU defence.

23 January 2018

A familiar face in Brussels circles, Jerzy Buzek talks about the importance of EU space policy, the clean energy package and his appreciation for water filters.

22 January 2018

Krzysztof Szubert, Poland’s secretary of state in charge of digital affairs, says despite political differences with the EU, his government is fully behind the digital single market strategy.

15 December 2017

Eva Maydell talks about why the digital single market will never be completed, the important links between education, entrepreneurship and tech, and the upcoming Bulgarian EU Council presidency.

5 December 2017

As scores of men, women and children continue to risk their lives to reach European shores, migration, home affairs and citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos outlines the progress made so far on stemming the refugee crisis, reforming the Dublin regulation and why migration could help the EU.

Governments must step up to fill the UNRWA funding gap left by the US

2 February 2018

Governments must step up to fill the UNRWA funding gap left by the US, and ensure continued access to education for children in war-torn countries, writes Mariela Baeva. 

EU and UK must urgently address consequences of Brexit on regions

20 December 2017

The potentially damaging effects of Brexit on Europe's regions remains absent from negotiations between the EU and UK, says Eleni Marianou.

Azerbaijan: A new energy and transport hub between Europe and Asia

24 November 2017

The new the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is good news for the EU, says Ceyhun Osmanli.

Unpaid internships: The EU institutions can - and should - do better

10 November 2017

On International Interns Day, the European Parliament is both a champion and a hypocrite, writes Bryn Watkins.

Terrorism in Pakistan: The Implications for the EU’s GSP+ programme

26 October 2017

Pakistan’s disregard to the Islamic terrorism ripping through its cities is inexcusable, argue MEPs Jussi Halla-aho and Nicolas Bay

20 February 2018

MEPs are set to debate the impact of Brexit on Europe’s maritime sector at a special hearing in Parliament.

19 February 2018

The UK has outlined plans to grant residents from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway similar rights post-Brexit as those from EU member states.

19 February 2018

Parliament’s ALDE group leader Guy Verhofstadt has warned that Theresa May could be ousted as UK Prime Minister in the event of failure to agree a post-Brexit deal.

9 February 2018

Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, insists there can be no guarantee of a transition period if the UK continues to argue over temporarily following the bloc’s rules and regulations. 

9 February 2018

The European Parliament will send a fact-finding mission to Amsterdam, the disputed new site of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

9 February 2018

S&D group Brexit spokesperson Roberto Gualtieri has intimated that Brexiteers should not be concerned about the UK having to follow EU rules drawn up during a post-Brexit transition period as it is “technically very unlikely” there will be time for any to be introduced.

8 February 2018

Anti-Brexit campaigners have welcomed the decision of Dutch judges to refer a landmark case brought by British expats demanding clarification over their rights as European citizens after Brexit to the EU’s top court.

7 February 2018

The EU has been accused of “wanting to punish” the UK if it fails to abide by the terms of the two-year Brexit transitional period.

26 October 2017

Marek Plura (EPP, PL) is a member of Parliament’s employment and social affairs committee.

22 January 2018

On January 19 2018, DG CNECT organised a public hearing regarding the review of the public sector information directive.

12 October 2017

On October 10, the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market held its thirteenth meeting. The topic of debate was the Single Digital Gateway.

27 September 2017

On September 25, the European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) held a first exchange of views on the European Commission’s proposal for an EU screening mechanism of foreign investment in strategic sectors. 

13 September 2017

On September 11, a debate took place on the EU Emissions Trading System at the European Parliament Plenary session in Strasbourg.

1 September 2017

On August 31, the EP DEVE and INTA Committees organised jointly a hearing on the revision of the EU Strategy on Aid for Trade.

14 June 2017

On June 12, the European Commission organised an event entitled Finance for Innovation: Towards the ETS Fund.

5 May 2017

On May 3, the TRAN Committee discussed a first draft on the cross-border parcel delivery services by rapporteur Lucy Anderson (S&D, UK). 

13 April 2017

On April 11, the LIBE Committee held a hearing on the Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy regulation.