McDonald's did not breach state aid rules, says Commission

19 September 2018

The European Commission has ruled that McDonald’s tax deal with Luxembourg did not breach EU state aid rules.

Movers and Shakers | 17 September 2018

17 September 2018

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

Busy week of travel ahead for MEPs

17 September 2018

The scheduling of a six-strong parliamentary delegation to Malta and Slovakia this week threatens to be thrown into disarray because of a clash with other events.

EU outlines plans to end daylight savings

14 September 2018

The Commission has spelled out why it is proposing to end daylight savings.

Verhofstadt denies 'flip-flopping' over Spitzenkandidaten

14 September 2018

Parliament’s ALDE group leader Guy Verhofstadt has moved to defend himself against accusations that he has “flip-flopped” over the election of the next European Commission President.

Macedonian Prime Minister: Our future is in the EU

13 September 2018

The Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) Zoran Zaev has told MEPs he believes his country is ready to start negotiations on EU accession.

Emerging cyber-threats: Challenges ahead

18 September 2018

Cybersecurity experts must keep a constant eye on the many different emerging digital threats, say Loudovikos Marinos and Steve Purser.

How the EU is building a robust and secure digital environment

18 September 2018

Cybersecurity poses a real, serious threat that must be addressed at EU level, says Mariya Gabriel.

Creating a level playing field for new forms of work

17 September 2018

As ways of working evolve, we need to continually adapt legislation and social protection schemes to accommodate them, explains Michael Freytag.

Time for a strategic partnership with Indonesia

14 September 2018

Ties between the EU and Indonesia have strengthened over the years, but the work is far from over, writes David McAllister.

Why EU transport needs a modal shift

14 September 2018

When seeking solutions to clean up urban transport, Europe should look to multi-modality, writes Dominique Riquet.

Secure and healthy ageing in EU: A myth or a reality?

14 September 2018

Older people should not be perceived as a burden on society, writes Ivo Vajgl.

11 September 2018

Veteran MEP and leader of Parliament's UK Labour party grouping Richard Corbett explains why Brexit may not even happen.

5 June 2018

European digital economy and society Commissioner Mariya Gabriel talks GDPR implementation, cyber hygiene, Netflix quotas and more.

22 May 2018

Maltese MEP Miriam Dalli talks maintaining Europe’s technological leadership on electric vehicles, emissions reduction, her country’s recent tension with the Commission and more.

Oman’s strategic importance

20 July 2018

China, India, US, served by Major Omani-European Ports Partnerships, writes Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat

Refugee crisis: Will the EU live up to its responsibility?

13 July 2018

The terrible images of families being separated at the US-Mexico border have higlighted the plight of migrant children around the world, writes Mariela Baeva.

EU-India: Seizing India’s maritime security moment

15 June 2018

Playing to India’s ambitions to become a responsible ‘Indo-Pacific’ maritime power is now the safest bet on the way to building a truly ‘strategic’ partnership, writes Antoine Levesques.

EU must stand up against Chinese oppression of ethnic and religious minorities

4 June 2018

The EU must stand up against Chinese oppression of ethnic and religious minorities, writes Madi Sharma.

13 September 2018

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has triggered a wide range of reaction from MEPs to his last ever State of the Union in Strasbourg.

12 September 2018

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told MEPs that an unstable world needs a “strong, united Europe.”

11 September 2018

Veteran MEP and leader of Parliament's UK Labour party grouping Richard Corbett explains why Brexit may not even happen.

10 September 2018

The EU could issue its chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier new instructions in order to reach agreement on a future partnership with the UK.

7 September 2018

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5 September 2018

The Scottish government says it plans to legislate to ensure EU nationals in Scotland retain their rights to vote post-Brexit.

3 September 2018

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy means “disaster” for Britain, the country’s former foreign minister Boris Johnson said at the weekend, as critics at home and officials in Brussels intensified their opposition to her plans for how to leave the EU.

31 August 2018

A campaign group has welcomed news that the first EU27 citizens are to be allowed to apply for ‘settled status’ in the UK.

13 September 2018

Martina Dlabajová (ALDE, CZ) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s budgetary control committee.

11 July 2018

Ana Gomes (S&D, PT) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance.

21 June 2018

Ignazio Corrao (EFDD, IT) is a member of Parliament's development committee.

25 May 2018

Marlene Mizzi (S&D, MT) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s petitions committee.

9 May 2018

Laima Andrikienė (EPP, LT) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan, EU-Uzbekistan and EU-Tajikistan parliamentary cooperation committees and for relations with Turkmenistan and Mongolia.

25 April 2018

Biljana Borzan (S&D, HR) is a member of Parliament’s environment, public health and food safety committee

13 April 2018

Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (S&D, FI) is a member of Parliament’s industry, research and energy committee.

22 March 2018

Peter Kouroumbashev (S&D, BG) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s delegation to the EU-Montenegro stabilisation and association parliamentary committee.

22 March 2018

Greek deputy Eva Kaili hosted the Parliament Magazine's annual MEP awards ceremony recognising MEPs for their outstanding work over the last year.

8 March 2018

Terry Reintke (Greens/EFA, DE) is a member of Parliament’s women’s rights and gender equality committee.

21 February 2018

Julie Ward (S&D, UK) is a member of Parliament’s culture and education committee.

4 July 2018

The Dods EU Guide into the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU is a handy compressed overview of the main priorities, key dates and contacts of the Austrian Presidency. It will allow public affairs professionals to easily navigate the EU political agenda for the next six months.

20 April 2018

The European Parliament endorsed the provisional agreement reached on new rules on type approval of motor vehicles.

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.