Heidi Hautala addresses the European parliament's plenary session

Euronest provides 'legitimacy' in face of Russian aggression

27 March 2015

With Russia seeking to reclaim influence through its Eurasian economic union, the EU must maintain the attractiveness of the eastern partnership, says Heidi Hautala.

Live animal exports

PM+: EU disregarding its own rules on animal exports

27 March 2015

Live animals export trade is marring the EU's reputation as a leader in animal protection, says Olga Kikou.

Tuberculosis

PM+: Eliminating TB 'once and for all' in EU's sights

27 March 2015

With multidrug-resistant TB on the rise across Europe, the Latvian EU council presidency's focus on eliminating the disease could not come at a better time, says Giovanni Battista Migliori.

Miguel Arias Cañete

No EU energy union without true internal market, warns commissioner

26 March 2015

European climate action and energy commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete has presented the college's climate plans to MEPs.

Jerzy Buzek

Clusters form 'the backbone of EU regional policy'

26 March 2015

Clusters are pivotal to reindustrialising our regions and boosting their economies, writes Jerzy Buzek.

Water

EU needs to embrace green economics on water management

27 March 2015

Despite some 'modest' improvements, Europe is still far from attaining the sustainable management of its water resources, argues Hans Bruyninckx.

Water

EU governments must 'step up' efforts on water management

26 March 2015

This week's European water conference was a 'wake up call' for EU member states, suggests Karl Falkenberg.

Marju Lauristin MEP

EU needs 'forward thinking' data protection regulation

11 March 2015

In a world of increasingly fast paced technological developments, Europe must implement data protection legislation that is effective in the long term, writes Marju Lauristin.

Jörg Leichtfried MEP

EU PNR proposal is 'neither proportionate nor appropriate'

11 March 2015

It is far from clear whether the new passenger name directive is necessary, argues Jörg Leichtfried.

India flag blowing in the wind

India is taking 'concrete actions' to win investment

25 March 2015

India is making great strides to capitalise on its potential as an investment destination, writes Madi Sharma.

Hands of people sat next to each other typing on keyboards

EU must stand up to 'pure blackmail' of telecoms companies

19 March 2015

It is time the EU adopted net neutrality, but governments have been favouring company interests over those of their citizens, writes Emmanuel Foulon.

PM+: Brexit is best for UK and US

9 March 2015

British EU membership is 'biggest threat' to UK-US special relationship, argues Nile Gardiner.

20 March 2015

Watch all the victorious European parliamentarians accepting their MEP awards at this year's ceremony.
 

27 March 2015

With multidrug-resistant TB on the rise across Europe, the Latvian EU council presidency's focus on eliminating the disease could not come at a better time, says Giovanni Battista Migliori.

26 March 2015

As one MEP takes to holding a 'language strike', the EU's promise of promoting language diversity has come under renewed scrutiny.