Surfing the Green Wave in Europe: The new kingmakers

27 May 2019

The Greens were riding the wave of success in the European elections last night, having notched up impressive gains.

EPP remains on top in new Parliament seat projection despite losses

27 May 2019

Parliament’s leading groups EPP and S&D both haemorrhaged seats in Sunday’s European elections, while the Greens/EFA and ALDE were basking in the glow of victory after substantial gains.

Voter turnout in EU elections up nine per cent on previous vote

27 May 2019

However big differences in participation levels across EU still a concern says Margrethe Vestager.

‘Green Wave’ dominates groups’ reactions to preliminary EU election results

26 May 2019

The standout messages were the “green wave” propelling the Greens to unprecedented gains, the much-touted overwhelming victory for the extreme right that has largely failed to materialise so far, and the better-than-expected voter turnout.

Representation of people of colour in EU elections is ‘abysmal’, says anti-racism group

26 May 2019

A new report says that people of colour are “highly underrepresented” in all candidates’ lists for the EU-wide elections.

MEPs up in arms as up to two million EU citizens denied vote in UK

24 May 2019

Two UK MEPs have hit out after it emerged that between one and two million EU citizens living in the UK were denied a vote in the European elections on Thursday.

European elections: Taking back control

24 May 2019

Six of Europe's leading policymaking veterans pitch their visions for Europe.

Sustainable Development Goals progress requires monitoring

24 May 2019

For the UN Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved effectively, it is vital that both the EU and Member States monitor progress closely, writes Bogusław Sonik.

Sustainable Development Goals: The need for a European strategy

23 May 2019

The EU must make a stronger, more-coordinated commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals to achieve the ambitious targets in time, argues Elly Schlein.

A youthful vision of Europe

22 May 2019

With the European elections approaching, a fresh crop of young candidates, who are poised to take Europe by storm, share their views.

Too much hot air

21 May 2019

Talking about climate change is one thing, taking the drastic measures needed to combat it is quite another – so let’s move from words to action, says Henri Malosse

Cast your vote

21 May 2019

With the European elections only a matter of days away, a failure to cast a vote means voting against Europe, argues Jacek Krawczyk.

A strong industrial policy requires genuine ambition and true vision

4 February 2019

EU policy makers should follow a holistic industrial policy that supports strategic value chains, explains Emilio Braghi.

United we stand, divided we fall

30 November 2018

Cooperation and investment are key when it comes to security and defence, explains Chris Lombardi

17 May 2019

As EPP Spitzenkandidat, Manfred Weber believes Europe needs to become more political and more democratic if it is to rebuild trust and get closer to its citizens.

6 May 2019

Czech MEP and ACRE Spitzenkandidat Jan Zahradil believes that it is time for the European Commission to stop trying to govern and listen more to the Member States it serves.

19 April 2019

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation celebrates its 70th anniversary, Rajnish Singh speaks to Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller about past triumphs and future challenges.

Respecting science and ethics: the case of GMOs

14 May 2019

Reasoned policymaking on GM crops requires a philosophical, as well as scientific analysis, argues Andreas Christiansen.

Four foolproof ways towards a better Europe

7 May 2019

To remain world leaders in research and innovation, Europe’s universities need more supportive policies and funding frameworks

A commitment to carers

17 April 2019

Not before time, the needs of carers are now firmly in the policy spotlight, writes Vanessa Pott.

27 May 2019

However big differences in participation levels across EU still a concern says Margrethe Vestager.

26 May 2019

A new report says that people of colour are “highly underrepresented” in all candidates’ lists for the EU-wide elections.

24 May 2019

Two UK MEPs have hit out after it emerged that between one and two million EU citizens living in the UK were denied a vote in the European elections on Thursday.

9 May 2019

Isabelle Thomas (FR, S&D) is a 2019 MEP Award winner and member of Parliament’s budget and fisheries committees

23 April 2019

Find out how boxing legend Muhammed Ali inspired this award-winning MEP.

8 April 2019

Eleni Theocharous (CY, ECR) is a member of the European Parliament’s development committee

27 May 2019

The Greens were riding the wave of success in the European elections last night, having notched up impressive gains.

27 May 2019

Parliament’s leading groups EPP and S&D both haemorrhaged seats in Sunday’s European elections, while the Greens/EFA and ALDE were basking in the glow of victory after substantial gains.

27 May 2019

However big differences in participation levels across EU still a concern says Margrethe Vestager.