Zuckerberg fails to impress with responses to Parliament's follow-up questions

25 May 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has refused to be drawn on whether the tech giant will compensate users whose personal data has been misused.

EU GDPR comes into force

25 May 2018

Europe-wide data protection legislation becomes law on Friday with the aim of allowing citizens to have greater control over how their data is stored and managed by third parties.

Sajjad Karim warns against Russian interference in 2019 European elections

24 May 2018

UK MEP Sajjad Karim has warned that next year’s European elections are “at risk of Russian meddling” unless action is taken.

Juncker: We should tell the public the truth, not follow public opinion

24 May 2018

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told a conference that he has “no faith or confidence” in opinion polls.

EU Parliament launches campaign for 2019 elections

23 May 2018

Parliament has formally launched its campaign for the 2019 European elections, bolstered by new figures showing that support for the EU is at its highest since 1983.

Thailand is making significant progress in its fight against illegal fishing

9 April 2018

Towards IUU-free fisheries: Thailand is making significant progress in its fight against illegal fishing, argues Chatchai Sarikulya.

EU must get serious about promoting the circular economy

21 March 2018

If Europe wants to promote the circular economy, then it needs to get serious about it, argues Jacob Hansen.

New Heated Tobacco Products - No smoke no fire?

28 May 2018

EU policymakers should know that heated tobacco products are addictive and carcinogenic, argues Professor Charlotta Pisinger

5 questions with... Marlene Mizzi

25 May 2018

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

EBS 2018: EU must overcome challenge of incomplete single market

24 May 2018

The lack of harmonised EU trade rules is a key challenge for European businesses, says Lambert Van Nistelrooij.

EBS 2018: Digitising EU industry must go hand in hand with educating workers

24 May 2018

EU must channel the digital revolution’s potential to help industry and workers, writes Eva Maydell.

EBS 2018: We need to overhaul the way interest representation is being conducted by business organisations

23 May 2018

Businesses must work more closely with decision-makers to better understand how legislation can help them, says Othmar Karas.

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.

7 May 2018

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama talks reforming Europe and the Balkans and why 80 per cent of Albanians want EU membership.

10 April 2018

The first - and currently only - MEP from an ideologically feminist party, Soraya Post talks about the impact of #MeToo, intersectionality and why we should all be feminists.

EU must save Noura Hussein

25 May 2018

The EU must step in to save teenager sentenced to death for killing her husband as he attempted to rape her, writes Madi Sharma.

Is Berlin running the Brussels show?

16 April 2018

Germany's ever-expanding influence within the Brussels bubble is cause for concern, writes Henri Malosse.

For the good of Europe, Juncker must step down

9 April 2018

It’s time European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stepped down, writes Madi Sharma.

Frank de Winne: Space exploration requires international cooperation

19 March 2018

ISS Commander Frank De Winne talks building villages on the moon, cooperation with China and more.

Will the SPD last in Germany's new grand coalition?

5 March 2018

Germany's recent political turmoil has prompted renewal among the country's main parties - except for the SPD, writes Yuriy Sheyko.

23 May 2018

Parliament has formally launched its campaign for the 2019 European elections, bolstered by new figures showing that support for the EU is at its highest since 1983.

23 May 2018

Policymakers must not let Brexit distract them from their efforts to boost sustainable development, says Seb Dance.

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.

15 May 2018

The UK will have to demonstrate that it is still ‘open for business’ after it leaves the EU at the end of March 2019, according to Greens MEP Jean Lambert.

14 May 2018

Parliament’s Greens/EFA group has warned that the UK could become the “biggest tax haven near the EU” after Brexit.

11 May 2018

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani has warned of irreparable damage to the EU unless it learns the lessons from Brexit.

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.

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.

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).