European Greens welcome new party co-chairs

19 November 2019

Former Brussels government minister Evelyne Huytebroeck and Austrian Thomas Waitz have been elected as the new European Green Party co-chairs.

Turkey urged to stop ‘illegal’ drilling activities west of Cyprus

19 November 2019

Parliament’s biggest political group, the EPP, said it “stands firmly behind” the Republic of Cyprus and called on Ankara to “end these illegal activities."

MEPs weigh up additional answers from Olivér Várhelyi

18 November 2019

The Hungarian commissioner-designate will have until Monday afternoon to answer additional questions from MEPs following his hearing with members of the foreign affairs committee last week.

Socialists urge European Parliament to declare ‘climate emergency’

18 November 2019

The S&D group has called on Parliament to “put pressure” on Member States and the European Commission to “take the lead” and propose concrete actions to address climate change.

European Commission sues UK for failing to nominate commissioner

15 November 2019

On Thursday evening the Commission announced it had launched infringement proceedings against the UK “for breaching its EU Treaty obligations.”

Brexit Steering Group zeroes in on safeguarding citizens’ rights

15 November 2019

Parliament’s Brexit Steering Group (BSG) met this week to discuss the latest Brexit situation.

5 questions with... Karen Melchior

19 November 2019

Karen Melchior (DK, RE) is a member of the European Parliament’s JURI and FEMM committees

Why Europe should support nuclear medicine

13 November 2019

Nuclear medicine is a discipline at the forefront of science and healthcare, providing remedies for previously untreatable conditions, and it deserves Europe’s support, writes Antonis Kalemis.

On the threshold of a circular economy

7 November 2019

Innovation will bring us the future we aspire to, if we provide the transparency and freedom needed to unleash our full potential, writes Nils Torvalds.

Von der Leyen Commission already historic, says former EU employment chief

6 November 2019

László Andor says the structure of the new EU executive potentially opens the door to much greater pluralism.

New datasets to understand wildfires and river flows

6 November 2019

Francesca Di Giuseppe and Christel Prudhomme, from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), explain how new data can help in the fight against climate change.

Sustainable accounting standards and taxonomy

5 November 2019

As the EU sets out to define criteria for what constitutes sustainable economic activity, it must be capable of covering all sectors, writes Sirpa Pietikäinen

AI: Giving healthcare professionals 'The Gift of Time'

24 September 2019

AI will transform the lives of both patients and healthcare professionals, explains Jan-Philipp Beck.

Healthy workplaces lighten the load

23 September 2019

Christa Sedlatschek reflects on 25 years of making Europe’s workplaces safer, healthier and more productive.

18 November 2019

We passionately believe in the power of whole grain, but it's up to all of us to make sure it's part of our daily diet, argues Cereal Partners Worldwide's Chief Executive Officer, David Clark.

7 November 2019

As he prepares to take on the role of Commission Vice-President for An Economy that Works for People, Valdis Dombrovskis tells us why sustainable finance is essential both in safeguarding our planet’s future and making the financial sector a part of the green transition.

23 October 2019

Our MEP Awards 2020 host Eva Maydell tells us why it’s important to highlight the work of MEPs and what she expects from the next five years.

The next chapter

18 November 2019

The senior executives panel at this year’s European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF) annual conference centred on what was keeping CEOs in the payments industry awake at night. Brian Johnson reports. 

Cybersecurity: What are the risks?

18 November 2019

With European policymakers mulling the deployment of 5G, MEPs hosted a public debate looking at how the continent can best prepare its cybersecurity for the digital age. Jonathan Benton reports.

Accelerating Green Finance

8 November 2019

Participants at a recent event in Brussels were told that greening the financial system and financing the transition to a cleaner, zero-carbon economy, could be the investment opportunity of the 21st century. Brian Johnson and Lorna Hutchinson report.

15 November 2019

On Thursday evening the Commission announced it had launched infringement proceedings against the UK “for breaching its EU Treaty obligations.”

15 November 2019

Parliament’s Brexit Steering Group (BSG) met this week to discuss the latest Brexit situation.

6 November 2019

Campaigners have warned that up to 3 million overseas voters will again be prevented from participating in the UK general election next month.

4 November 2019

Alexandra Louise Rosenfield Phillips (UK, Greens/EFA) is a member of Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs committee.

24 October 2019

Jessica Polfjärd (SE/EPP) is Vice-chair of the European Parliament’s delegation to Mexico.

27 September 2019

István Ujhelyi (HU/S&D) is vice-chair of the parliaments transport and tourism (TRAN) committee.

15 November 2019

As Madrid prepares to host COP25, Spanish Socialist MEP Nicolás González Casares, a member of Parliament’s delegation, talks to us about his hopes and ambitions for the keenly-awaited climate conference and is this issue’s cover star.

7 November 2019

Outgoing Green party co-leader says the EU has a key role in tackling climate change but still has much to do.

7 November 2019

As he prepares to take on the role of Commission Vice-President for An Economy that Works for People, Valdis Dombrovskis tells us why sustainable finance is essential both in safeguarding our planet’s future and making the financial sector a part of the green transition.