Europol

Furore over allegations of leaked Europol documents

2 December 2016

Europol is the centre of a furious row over reports of "leaked documents."

Electricity

EU Commission's winter package gets lukewarm response

2 December 2016

Campaigners and industry representatives have given a mixed response to the European Commission's long-awaited winter package proposals for energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Euro coins and notes

MEPs give mixed reaction to 2017 EU budget

2 December 2016

MEPs have given a mixed reaction after Parliament formally voted through an overall EU budget increase for next year of 1.7 per cent.

Image of the European commission

MEPs demand tougher rules on EU Commissioners' code of conduct

2 December 2016

MEPs have adopted a non-binding resolution demanding tougher rules on the European Commission's code of conduct for former Commissioners.

European parliament

Race to become new European Parliament president hots up

1 December 2016

Contest developing into fight between male ‘backroom stitch up’ and female ‘fresh blood’ candidates.

Plane taking off

WTO ruling is 'knockout' blow to Boeing, claims Airbus

1 December 2016

European trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström believes WTO ruling is an "important victory" for EU aircraft industry.

Colonel Ahmet Zeki Ucok

Turkey: Failed coup was years in the making

18 November 2016

The failed coup in Turkey was years in the making, writes Ahmet Zeki Üçok.

Martin Kern

Innovation-powered Europe brings jobs and growth

4 November 2016

An innovation-powered Europe brings jobs, growth and improved quality of life, writes Martin Kern.

Malcolm McDowell

Sustainable renewable fuels key to meeting EU's 2030 energy and climate objectives

24 October 2016

Sustainable renewable fuels are key to meeting the EU's ambitious 2030 energy and climate objectives, writes Malcolm McDowell.

Ryan Ding

EU and China have a leading role to play in tomorrow's digital economy

14 October 2016

China and Europe must work together toward a single 5G standard, writes Ryan Ding.

Red ribbons, the world-wide symbol for HIV/AIDS, sit on a table for World AIDSÂ Day in Berlin, Germany, 01 December 2014

Ending HIV and Aids by 2030: what Europe can do?

1 December 2016

As we celebrate World Aids Day, it is important to recognise the enormous progress that has been made in fighting the disease, and it's time to redouble to our efforts, writes Cecile Vernant.

Andi Cristea

Credibility of EU global strategy depends on neighbourhood policy's success

25 November 2016

The credibility of the EU.s global strategy rests on a successful European neighbourhood policy, writes Andi Cristea.

Andi Cristea

Credibility of EU global strategy depends on neighbourhood policy's success

25 November 2016

The credibility of the EU.s global strategy rests on a successful European neighbourhood policy, writes Andi Cristea.

Greens/EFA MEP Mark Demesmaeker

Waste reduction is just as important as recycling

24 November 2016

Flanders has had great results when it comes to waste reduction, and could serve as an example to other EU regions, writes Mark Demesmaeker.

Maria Arena

CETA: What lessons can we learn from Wallonia?

23 November 2016

The difficulties in agreeing CETA highlight the need for an overhaul of EU trade policy, writes Maria Arena.

29 November 2016

Sylvie Goulard on why there should be a job description for the role of Parliament President, how the EU institutions should work to reconnect with citizens and Martin Schulz's legacy.

23 November 2016

Kaja Kallas talks women and technology, the value of human-robot teams, how she set tongues wagging over Parliament’s written declarations.

8 November 2016

Helga Stevens is ready to knock Martin Schulz off his parliamentary throne. Here, explains why she believes she would be better able to represent all MEPs, how her leadership style would differ from Schulz's and how she would put an end to shady backroom deals.

25 October 2016

Maroš Šefcovic on how his plans will help consumers, reform the market, meet climate change goals and deliver energy security.

11 October 2016

Stefan Eck on his passion for golf, why it's too soon to judge the EU's success and why he believes that rabbits are the forgotten species of EU animal welfare laws.

Dan Hannan

Populists flourish after financial crises - but they get found out in the end

25 November 2016

Populists flourish after financial crises - but they get found out in the end, writes Dan Hannan.

Vote to leave flag

There is nothing 'hard' about Brexit

23 November 2016

Brexit will allow the UK to look globally in terms of trade, while simultaneously being good neighbours with the EU, writes Jayne Adye.

Science overview

ShiFt happens, but it's not always good science

10 October 2016

Scientific revolutions may be on the horizon, but most of this shift isn't credible science or a step forward, argues Christopher J. Borgert.

Andrew Duff

Loss of UK MEPs an opportunity to enhance European Parliament's democratic legitimacy

1 September 2016

Brexit may well provide an unintentional boost to EU Federalist hopes of running pan-European transnational party lists at the 2019 European elections, writes Andrew Duff.

Jens Stoltenberg

Nato and cyber-attacks: Time to raise our game

29 July 2016

They may be invisible, but every day our countries face attacks in cyber-space. Nato is adapting to this increasing threat, writes Jens Stoltenberg.

1 December 2016

Contest developing into fight between male ‘backroom stitch up’ and female ‘fresh blood’ candidates.

30 November 2016

European Council President Donald Tusk has signalled that the EU plans to "get tough" in its upcoming Brexit negotiations.

30 November 2016

EU security chief Julian King says Europe faces its "most significant" security threat in "many years."

29 November 2016

Sylvie Goulard on why there should be a job description for the role of Parliament President, how the EU institutions should work to reconnect with citizens and Martin Schulz's legacy.

24 November 2016

The Electoral Commission in the UK has launched a formal investigation into whether Ukip "accepted impermissible donations" from EU sources.

24 November 2016

ALDE group leader Guy Verhofstadt has called on the EU, which is under pressure on different fronts including Brexit and the migration crisis, to "put its house in order."

23 November 2016

Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico has forecast that Britain's exit from the EU will be "painful."

22 November 2016

The leader of Parliament’s biggest group has launched a blistering attack on British foreign minister Boris Johnson, accusing him of “unbelievable arrogance.”

18 May 2016

Rowing, connecting with nature and learning the art of listening.

2 December 2016

On December 1, the European Parliament heard statements by the Council and the Commission on the motion for a resolution to combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance

23 November 2016

On November 21, the CULT Committee discussed the draft report on the Coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities. 

15 November 2016

On November 14, the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market held a meeting on Completing the Digital Single Market for European Consumers and citizens: Tackling Geo-Blocking in the EU. 

10 November 2016

On November 8, the AGRI Committee held a workshop entitled: Reflections on the agricultural challenges post-2020 in the EU: preparing the next CAP reform.

27 October 2016

On October 25, the Plenary discussed the Parliament’s position on the 2017 budget, with input from the Commission and the Council.

19 October 2016

On October 17, the JURI Committee organised a workshop with National Parliaments on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence – Ethical issues and regulatory approach. 

5 October 2016

On October 5th, the European Parliament held a Plenary debate to discuss the upcoming European Council meeting

13 September 2016

On September 12, the LIBE Committee held a hearing with Sir Julian King, the Commissioner-designate for the Security Union.