EU Ombudsman hails Dutch drive to improve Council transparency

24 June 2019

European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly has welcomed the initiative of the Dutch government, which is supported by other EU governments, to improve legislative transparency in the Council of the EU.

EU urged not to turn blind eye to human rights deterioration in China

21 June 2019

The appeal comes in the wake of recent street protests in Hong Kong by millions of people angry at the introduction of new legislation which, if enacted, will ease the extradition of criminal suspects from Hong Kong to mainland China.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister: Iran is ‘self-confident’ military player in face of US ‘psychological warfare’

21 June 2019

Iran’s deputy foreign minister has issued a thinly-veiled warning to Donald Trump in the event of an American strike on his country.

Movers and Shakers | 21 June 2019

21 June 2019

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

EU top jobs and climate action in focus as leaders convene in Brussels

20 June 2019

European Union leaders face decisions on two major issues - the appointment of the EU institutions’ top posts and climate action targets - at a summit starting in Brussels on Thursday.

Taxing times

25 June 2019

MEPs must continue to press national governments to take firm action on tax evasion, avoidance and financial crime, argues Molly Scott Cato.

The evolution of EU trade policy

25 June 2019

EU trade policy has not only seen record numbers of partnerships, it has also established ethical standards that lead the world, writes Cecilia Malmström

5 questions with...Benedek Jávor

25 June 2019

Benedek Jávor (HU, Greens/EFA) Parliament Magazine MEP 2019 award winner for the environment

5 questions with...Lieve Wierinck

25 June 2019

Lieve Wierinck (BE, ALDE) member of parliament’s ITRE committee and winner of 2019 MEP award for health

Prepare for lift off

21 June 2019

The solutions to tackling capacity issues in Europe’s aviation sector have already been identified; the next step must be urgent implementation, says Marian-Jean Marinescu 

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

19 June 2019

Romania’s Minister for Energy, Anton Anton, believes Europe’s capacity for economic growth is inseparable from its energy reform programme

14 June 2019

With a proven track record in delivering for citizens, Margrethe Vestager has earned the right to be the next European Commission President. She tells Lorna Hutchinson that prioritising gender equality and female empowerment is her number one goal.

4 June 2019

With the 2019 European Development Days Conference fast approaching, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica explains how focused actions and resource pooling are crucial to eradicating some of the world’s biggest challenges.

The right EU budget for the next seven years

18 June 2019

Europe must boost its investment in research and innovation, argue the European University Association’s Rolf Tarrach and Michael Murphy

Why doesn’t the EU want to lead on photonics?

17 June 2019

When countries around the world are sinking billions into deep technologies like photonics, why does it always feel like the EU is consistently applying the brake, asks Carlos Lee.

A new approach to managing air traffic in Europe

3 June 2019

CANSO Director of European Affairs & Civil Air Navigation Services Tanja Grobotek explains.

18 June 2019

Evidence alleging that the UK government prevented over one million eligible voters from taking part in the recent European Parliamentary elections due to a catalogue of blunders is now being examined by MEPs.

12 June 2019

Brexit Party leader argues that his party’s recent election success gives it “legitimate” right to be included in any further Brexit talks between the UK and EU.

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

20 June 2019

European Union leaders face decisions on two major issues - the appointment of the EU institutions’ top posts and climate action targets - at a summit starting in Brussels on Thursday.

18 June 2019

Russia’s ambassador to the EU has categorically denied claims that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters in the recent European elections.

18 June 2019

Evidence alleging that the UK government prevented over one million eligible voters from taking part in the recent European Parliamentary elections due to a catalogue of blunders is now being examined by MEPs.