EU institutions can be ‘pioneers’ for lobbying transparency, says campaigning MEP

22 September 2017

German Greens/EFA group MEP, Sven Giegold says new transparency rules will spell an end to ‘too much closeness”’ between politics and big business.

MEPs urge all sides to find solution to Catalonia crisis

22 September 2017

MEPs have called on all political parties to find a solution to the current crisis in Catalonia.

MEPs offer Theresa May some ideas for Florence speech

21 September 2017

Theresa May has been urged to be bold and ambitious in her speech on Brexit in Italy on Friday.

EU Commission moves to deny reauthorisation of formaldehyde

21 September 2017

The European Commission has been criticised for appearing to perform a dramatic U-turn in the long-running saga surrounding the use of formaldehyde in animal feed.

CETA to come into effect this week

20 September 2017

The flagship EU-Canada trade deal is due to come into force this week, following seven years of talks.

Brexit: Citizens' rights campaigners to greet Theresa May in Florence

20 September 2017

Campaigners plan to hold protests in Florence on Friday in support of citizens’ rights as UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in the city to give a key speech on Brexit.

Guarantees of origin a key component of EU energy transition

11 September 2017

Thought Leader: Association of Issuing Bodies | Guarantees of origin are a key component of Europe's energy transition, writes Dirk Van Evercooren. 

Fertilising regulation: Devil is in the detail

10 July 2017

The devil, as always, is in the detail of the new fertilising regulation, argues Jacob Hansen.

NEPSI Agreement continues to improve workers' health protection

30 June 2017

The NEPSI Agreement continues to improve workers' health protection, write Sylvain Lefebvre and Michelle Wyard-Remy.

Good indoor air quality is a basic human right

28 June 2017

The fight to systematically improve indoor air quality through better ventilation is still its infancy, argues Joan Miró Ramos.

Only jobs and growth can draw people out of poverty

22 September 2017

The EU must help member states foster an employment-friendly environment, writes Helga Stevens.

EU economy is on the road to recovery

21 September 2017

Europe’s economy is slowly getting back on track, but the EU must give itself the means to reach its ambitious goals, writes Claude Rolin.

New agricultural breeding techniques: EU must take off its ideological blinkers

20 September 2017

The debate on modern agriculture and new breeding techniques must be pragmatic, says Norbert Lins.

World needs vigorous regulatory action to fight AMR

20 September 2017

The global response to AMR requries strong collaboration between the environmental, trade, innovation and human and animal health sectors, says José Inácio Faria.

New bio-based financing could be an example of the flexibility the EU needs

20 September 2017

The BBI’s financing model must be rectified so that companies are more willing to contribute, writes Miroslav Poche.

12 September 2017

European regional policy Commissioner Corina Crețu on the importance of cohesion policy, what it will look like in the future, and what Brexit might mean for Europe's regions.

11 July 2017

Michał Boni on why he is excited about the digital single market, 5G technology, robots, how social media can help democracy, and why he still loves reading paper books.

13 June 2017

European transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc on the new EU mobility package, gender equality in transport, and her own experience as one of Europe's few female entrepreneurs.

31 May 2017

Seb Dance on why he called Nigel Farage a liar, why he believes Brexit could end up as a race to the bottom and why sustainability actually matters.

29 May 2017

Julia Gillard on why ensuring quality education for all children is in everyone's interest and sexism in politics.

What might the German Election mean for Brexit?

22 September 2017

Angela Merkel's CDU party in coalition with the FDP would likely be the best result in assisting the UK's EU exit, argues Alexander Fiuza.

The state of denial about anti-Black racism in Europe must end

8 September 2017

The violence that erupted in Charlottesville was widely condemned in European political and media circles, but they are more reluctant to recognise or address similar issues closer to home, writes Karen Taylor.

Denis Macshane: There are many Brexits, not one

5 September 2017

The UK's former Europe minister Denis Macshane explains why he believes Brexit may never happen.

Brexit: Money is where trouble lurks

22 August 2017

The Brexit talks cannot progress until a financial settlement is reached, says Andrew Duff.

21 September 2017

Theresa May has been urged to be bold and ambitious in her speech on Brexit in Italy on Friday.

20 September 2017

Campaigners plan to hold protests in Florence on Friday in support of citizens’ rights as UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in the city to give a key speech on Brexit.

18 September 2017

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani has urged UK Prime Minister Theresa May to use her major Brexit speech in Florence on Friday to “come clean” with the British public about how much Britain needs cooperation with the EU on key issues.

14 September 2017

Parliament's S&D group leader, Gianni Pittella, has said that despite recent major setbacks, including Brexit and the migration and financial crises, the EU is now successfully reinventing itself.

14 September 2017

Parliament's EPP group leader, Manfred Weber, has again accused the UK of cherry picking in the current Brexit talks.

13 September 2017

Innovative measures needed to “win the hearts and minds” of citizens, says European Commission chief in State of the Union address.

5 April 2017

Winston Churchill, young entrepreneurs and taking inspiration from past leaders.

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.

5 May 2017

On May 3, the TRAN Committee discussed a first draft on the cross-border parcel delivery services by rapporteur Lucy Anderson (S&D, UK). 

13 April 2017

On April 11, the LIBE Committee held a hearing on the Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy regulation. 

5 April 2017

On April 5, the European Parliament held a plenary debate on the Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union and subsequently adopted a joint motion for a resolution on their position. 

17 March 2017

On March 16, the European Parliament Plenary Session endorsed the agreement reached with the Council on a draft regulation for a supply chain due diligence on minerals originating in conflict-affected areas.