Alyn Smith: ‘Dark forces’ seeking to undermine European elections

22 March 2019

Scottish MEP Alyn Smith has warned that “dark forces are seeking to undermine the European Parliament elections” and that the “ingredients of Brexit exist in every European country.”

‘Deep divisions’ between populist movements in Germany and Italy, survey says

20 March 2019

A new survey has highlighted “deep divisions” between populist movements in Germany and Italy, which will weaken their joint political impact in the post-election European Parliament.

Updated: EU copyright debate turns sinister as MEP receives bomb threat

19 March 2019

The fierce debate over EU copyright reforms has taken a worrying turn with a bomb threat being made against the senior German MEP who has steered the legislation through Parliament.

Juncker accused of gender bias for top EU finance post selection

18 March 2019

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has been accused of defending the selection of men only for high-level EU finance posts.

Tajani hauled over the coals for Mussolini gaffe

18 March 2019

Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani has found himself under fire for the third time in less than two months, with fresh calls for him to quit the assembly’s top post.

United we stand, divided we fall

30 November 2018

Cooperation and investment are key when it comes to security and defence, explains Chris Lombardi

Individuals make innovation a reality

26 November 2018

Making innovation happen is more than just a motto for the EIT, writes Dirk Jan van den Berg.

Apprenticeships are a practical way for Europe's youth to kick-start careers

5 November 2018

McDonald's is helping young people develop the skills they need to succeed through apprenticeships, writes David Fairhurst.

Europe must continue to invest in the bioplastic revolution

23 October 2018

It is imperative to seize the momentum of recent policy developments at both European and international level, argues Philippe Mengal.

World Water Day 2019: Quality on tap

22 March 2019

On the occasion of World Water Day 2019, Rory Palmer writes that the Drinking Water Directive is our opportunity to address the modern challenges of supplying high-quality water to our citizens.

Time to bring Google Shopping case to a close

21 March 2019

Despite this week's €1.49bn fine by the European Commision, more needs to be done to help European businesses compete against online search giant Google, argues Ramon Tremosa i Balcells

Connecting Europe by bridging networks

20 March 2019

Incentivising good cooperation between authorities from di­fferent Member States is crucial for the next Connecting Europe Facility, writes Pavel Telička.

Re-shaping mobility in Europe

20 March 2019

A transport revolution is imminent; it is vital that we decide how best to shape it to Europe’s changing needs, writes István Ujhelyi.

Ericsson: Europe’s 5G Partner

18 March 2019

Digital transformation promises to unleash a new era of productivity that will touch all our lives, explains Erik Ekudden.

19 March 2019

As the balance in European sentiment increasingly leans to the right, veteran politician Alexander Stubb tells Lorna Hutchinson that election candidates need to become more personal if they are to strike an emotional chord with people on what it means to be European.

8 March 2019

An MEP for 25 years, Evelyne Gebhardt has seen it all. As vice president of the European Parliament and member of the High-level Group on Gender Equality and Diversity and IMCO committee, she tells Colin Mackay her thoughts on gender equality and quotas, the digital single market and globalisation.

8 February 2019

Vice chair of Parliament’s committee on industry, research and energy, Morten Helveg Petersen says Europe can do more to meet its green energy goals, and what’s more, the tools are already at our disposal.

17 December 2018

As Chair of Parliament’s LIBE Committee, Claude Moraes has set a high bar for juggling prominent legislative files, having dealt with a number of ground-breaking pieces of legislation during his tenure. And he’s not finished yet.

23 November 2018

The chair of parliament’s SEDE committee Anna Elżbieta Fotyga discusses the threats Europe faces, cooperation with Nato, fake news, AI weapons and UK defence relations post Brexit.

The UK wants a second Brexit referendum

18 March 2019

Edward McMillan-Scott urges MEPs to keep faith with with the largest pro-EU population in Europe - across the United Kingdom.

Double standards result from EU trade policies

18 December 2018

The EU seeks to improve human rights dialogue through its trade policies, but is it working, asks Madi Sharma, member of the European Economic and Social Committee.

International cooperation is key to promoting security

2 November 2018

Winning the fight against state-sponsored international terrorism requires more than vigilance, enforcement and national unity - it needs international coordination and cooperation.

EU has little room for manoeuvre in Brexit talks

16 October 2018

The EU’s margin for flexibility is limited in Brexit negotiations, and the sooner the UK accepts this the sooner a deal can be reached, writes S&D group MEP Jo Leinen.

The centralisation of authority in Bosnia-Herzegovina

5 October 2018

Bosnia-Herzegovina is stealthily being developed into a centralised unitary state, argues Republika Srpska's president Milorad Dodik.

22 March 2019

Scottish MEP Alyn Smith has warned that “dark forces are seeking to undermine the European Parliament elections” and that the “ingredients of Brexit exist in every European country.”

21 March 2019

Last night “Europe’s Oscars” took place at the Concert Noble in Brussels, to celebrate the hard work and dedication of Parliament’s members across a multitude of policy fields.

19 March 2019

As the balance in European sentiment increasingly leans to the right, veteran politician Alexander Stubb tells Lorna Hutchinson that election candidates need to become more personal if they are to strike an emotional chord with people on what it means to be European.

18 March 2019

A “compromise” deal, first put forward by a grassroots citizens’ campaign group, looks set to be put to MPs in the UK on Tuesday as a possible way out of the Brexit impasse.

18 March 2019

Former MEP, Finnish Prime Minister and recent EPP Spitzenkandidat shortlistee, Alexander Stubb graces this issue's cover in an exclusive interview.

Also inside, Czech deputy Pavel Poc explains why the problems surrounding the safety evaluations of glyphosate have shown the urgent need to improve the transparency of assesment processes, while our roving reporter Martin Banks investigates why local and regional leaders in the CoR and EESC are voicing mounting concern about the prospect of a no deal Brexit. MEPs Herbet Dorfmann, István Ujhelyi and Patrizia Toia contribute key articles in our feature on Smart Technologies while Henna Virkunnen and Pavel Telička look at where the EU is on delivering 5G networks and the new Connecting Europe Facility.

Plus comment and analysis from MEPs Michèle Rivasi on CCS technology, Tania González Peñas on why Europe must do more to end violence against migrant workers in Saudi Arabia, Simona Bonafé, Michel Dantin and Rory Palmer on the Drinking Water Directive, coverage of the recent European Space Policy Conference, Cybersecurity and more...

15 March 2019

Senior UK MEP Richard Corbett says that the UK could avoid having to participate in the European elections in May - if the extension to Article 50 is longer than three months - only via a protocol to the Treaty ratified by every other national EU parliament "in record time."

14 March 2019

EPP leader Manfred Weber has described the UK’s rejection of the withdrawal agreement as a “disaster”, saying the “only logical step” now is to hold a second referendum.

23 November 2018

Julie Girling (EPP, UK) member of the parliament’s environment committee and delegation to ASEAN

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.

9 February 2017

Macedonia, campaigning on no budget and always aiming for a challenge.

22 March 2019

Scottish MEP Alyn Smith has warned that “dark forces are seeking to undermine the European Parliament elections” and that the “ingredients of Brexit exist in every European country.”

21 March 2019

Last night “Europe’s Oscars” took place at the Concert Noble in Brussels, to celebrate the hard work and dedication of Parliament’s members across a multitude of policy fields.

20 March 2019

A new survey has highlighted “deep divisions” between populist movements in Germany and Italy, which will weaken their joint political impact in the post-election European Parliament.

19 March 2019

As the balance in European sentiment increasingly leans to the right, veteran politician Alexander Stubb tells Lorna Hutchinson that election candidates need to become more personal if they are to strike an emotional chord with people on what it means to be European.

18 March 2019

Former MEP, Finnish Prime Minister and recent EPP Spitzenkandidat shortlistee, Alexander Stubb graces this issue's cover in an exclusive interview.

Also inside, Czech deputy Pavel Poc explains why the problems surrounding the safety evaluations of glyphosate have shown the urgent need to improve the transparency of assesment processes, while our roving reporter Martin Banks investigates why local and regional leaders in the CoR and EESC are voicing mounting concern about the prospect of a no deal Brexit. MEPs Herbet Dorfmann, István Ujhelyi and Patrizia Toia contribute key articles in our feature on Smart Technologies while Henna Virkunnen and Pavel Telička look at where the EU is on delivering 5G networks and the new Connecting Europe Facility.

Plus comment and analysis from MEPs Michèle Rivasi on CCS technology, Tania González Peñas on why Europe must do more to end violence against migrant workers in Saudi Arabia, Simona Bonafé, Michel Dantin and Rory Palmer on the Drinking Water Directive, coverage of the recent European Space Policy Conference, Cybersecurity and more...

14 March 2019

EPP leader Manfred Weber has described the UK’s rejection of the withdrawal agreement as a “disaster”, saying the “only logical step” now is to hold a second referendum.

13 March 2019

It’s UK’s responsibility to tell EU what it wants, say Brussels' chiefs, as no deal exit concerns increase

12 March 2019

Veteran MEP Evelyne Gebhardt graces this issue's cover as we focus on this year's International Women's Day.

Also inside, Austrian deputy Paul Rübig explains why he believes Europe needs to be at the forefront of scientific research and innovation, Parly Mag's own Martin Banks looks at why online platforms dominated the recent EU Copyright debate and reports on the recent World Congress Against the Death Penalty, held in Brussels.  Meanwhile EU Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella outlines the EU's response to the problem of plastic Waste.

Plus comment and analysis from MEPs Maria Grapini & Maria Arena, Gender Equality Commissioner Věra Jourová, coverage of the recent Petcore Europe circular ecomomy event, hosted by Greek deputy Maria Spyraki, 5 Questions with Croatian EPP MEP Marijana Petir and more...