Irish MEPs urge UK to 'step back from the brink' and avoid no-deal Brexit

16 September 2019

The UK has been urged by two Irish MEPs to "step back from the brink" and avoid crashing out of the EU without a deal on 31 October.

Pro-EU Parliament group leaders in favour of Brexit extension if it avoids No Deal

16 September 2019

Leaders of the main pro-European political groups in the European Parliament say they would support a Brexit extension as a way to avoid the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal.

Walking tall on safer roads

16 September 2019

European Mobility Week is a chance for cities to explore how active mobility can bolster road safety, explains Matthew Baldwin, Road Safety Coordinator of the European Commission.

Old dog, new tricks

16 September 2019

Despite having been part of our lives for many years, bicycles o­ffer one of the best tools for delivering a healthier, cleaner and environmentally-friendlier future for Europe.

Spending on cancer prevention is ‘a drop in the ocean’, says Andriukaitis

13 September 2019

The outgoing EU health commissioner says that current spending on cancer prevention across Europe is “a drop in the ocean” and urgently needs to be increased.

Movers and Shakers | 13 September 2019

13 September 2019

Keep track of developments in the European institutions and public affairs with our Movers and Shakers column.

A healthy dose of AI in healthcare?

13 September 2019

When it comes to the use of Artificial Intelligence in the healthcare sector, policymakers need to ensure the focus is kept on patients and their needs.

La Rentrée: New Parliament, new ambitions

13 September 2019

May’s European elections now a distant memory, the start of a new five-year parliamentary term has triggered a “wish list” of ambitions from political group leaders.

Carbon capture champions

11 September 2019

It’s time EU policymakers got real about tackling the climate crisis, argues Chris Davies.

The post-2020 CAP can play a crucial role in restoring nature

10 September 2019

Intensive farming is a major driver of biodiversity loss, but as a series of LIFE projects shows, it is possible to restore intensively farmed land and support the recovery of natural habitats and species. 

Georgia ‘hungry’ for a political alternative

10 September 2019

Europe would be wise to watch closely as Georgian political contender comes under attack, argues James Wilson

Cancer care across borders

9 September 2019

The ECCO European Cancer Summit will bring together worldwide leaders from cancer care, research, patient advocacy and public-private sectors, says Mike Morrissey.

10 September 2019

Fresh from their victories in this year’s European elections, five of Parliament’s newest deputies from across the political spectrum sat down with Lorna Hutchinson, discussing the path that brought them to Brussels and what they hope the next five years have in store

9 September 2019

The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) advances weather science, provides the EU with crucial environmental information and has one of the world’s largest supercomputers, explains Director General Dr Florence Rabier

6 September 2019

Through its partnerships with civil society, motoring organisations, vehicle manufacturers and road authorities, EuroRAP is championing a Europe free of high-risk roads, explains new Secretary General, Lina Konstantinopoulou

Value of ‘high quality’ cancer care never been more important, summit hears

16 September 2019

The value of “high quality” cancer care has never been more important, a high-level conference in Brussels has been told.

EU clinical cancer research needs ‘radical rethink’, summit hears

16 September 2019

A high-level health conference has been told that a "radical rethink" is needed on clinical cancer research across Europe.

EU cancer group calls for better cross-border access to clinical trials

13 September 2019

A bilateral national approach could help bring clinical trials closer to cancer patients, a new study has shown.

16 September 2019

The UK has been urged by two Irish MEPs to "step back from the brink" and avoid crashing out of the EU without a deal on 31 October.

16 September 2019

Leaders of the main pro-European political groups in the European Parliament say they would support a Brexit extension as a way to avoid the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal.

13 September 2019

Parliament’s group leaders have signed a resolution which they say aims to “firm up” the bloc’s position and unity on the UK’s protracted exit from the EU.

17 July 2019

Maria Spyraki (EL/EPP) is a 2019 MEP award winner and member of parliament’s ITRE and REGI committees

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.

13 September 2019

May’s European elections now a distant memory, the start of a new five-year parliamentary term has triggered a “wish list” of ambitions from political group leaders.

11 September 2019

Ursula von der Leyen, the first female European Commission President, has caused a stir in Brussels after announcing the composition and portfolio distribution of her College of Commissioners.