Von der Leyen offers groups concessions ahead of key Parliament vote

15 July 2019

Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission President-designate, has offered the Socialists and Renew Europe a list of concessions in a bid to assuage her naysayers ahead of Tuesday’s crucial Parliament vote on her nomination.

Movers and Shakers | July 12 2019

12 July 2019

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

Ursula von der Leyen: Baptism of fire

12 July 2019

European Commission President-designate, Ursula von der Leyen, went on a charm offensive in Parliament this week. But, as Lorna Hutchinson reports, the mission did not go quite as planned.

Ursula von der Leyen: 'Tone and attitude' in Brexit will be 'crucial'

10 July 2019

European Commission President designate, Ursula von der Leyen, wants the UK to remain in the European Union, but says that in the event of the UK's departure, the “tone and attitude” with which Brexit is carried out will be “crucial”.

Speculation mounts over future of top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr

9 July 2019

European Commission’s influential Secretary General could be set to leave office following the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as new president of the executive.

Ursula von der Leyen 'does not see any problems' with Brexit extension after 31 October

8 July 2019

The new President designate of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, “does not see any problems” with the UK being granted another Brexit extension after 31 October, it has emerged.

Autonomous driving: A glimpse into the future

16 July 2019

Driverless cars could soon make the leap from science fiction to reality. Jonathan Benton takes a look at what is needed to bring them into our daily lives.

Julian King: Safe and secure

15 July 2019

The security threats facing Europe are evolving rapidly; the measures we take to combat them must do the same and must be a shared responsibility, writes Sir Julian King.

Delivering a Paris Agreement-compatible EU

12 July 2019

Parliament has already stated its climate change agenda; the new intake of MEPs must ensure that this is honoured and delivered, writes Wendel Trio.

From protest to action

12 July 2019

People are making very clear their desire for action on climate change; this sense of urgency must now be translated into action, writes Cillian Lohan

Delivering 5G is not rocket science

12 July 2019

European technology is at the forefront, so how can policy speed up a digitalised economy, asks Gabriel Solomon.

Tanger Med promises to bring EU-Morocco cooperation to the next level

10 July 2019

Tangier overlooks a sea of opportunities with the launch of the Mediterranean's largest port just 14 km away from the EU, says Eli Hadzhieva - founder and director of Dialogue for Europe

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

15 July 2019

Magid Magid is everything anti-immigration politicians such as Matteo Salvini or Viktor Orbán fear and despise. He is a Muslim and a refugee. And he’s just become an MEP. He tells Rajnish Singh about his mission to shake up the EU

8 July 2019

Despite the potential for conflict, there is a general willingness among the world’s Arctic players to solve issues by cooperation rather than confrontation, Marie-Anne Coninsx tells Brian Johnson.

1 July 2019

Gordon Sondland, US Ambassador to the EU, compares US-EU relations to a marriage. He tells Rajnish Singh that “We’re like an old married couple. The kids have left, we still love each other, we’re never getting divorced, but we have some very specific and tough issues to address."

Delivering 5G is not rocket science

12 July 2019

European technology is at the forefront, so how can policy speed up a digitalised economy, asks Gabriel Solomon.

Tanger Med promises to bring EU-Morocco cooperation to the next level

10 July 2019

Tangier overlooks a sea of opportunities with the launch of the Mediterranean's largest port just 14 km away from the EU, says Eli Hadzhieva - founder and director of Dialogue for Europe

15 July 2019

Magid Magid is everything anti-immigration politicians such as Matteo Salvini or Viktor Orbán fear and despise. He is a Muslim and a refugee. And he’s just become an MEP. He tells Rajnish Singh about his mission to shake up the EU

12 July 2019

European Commission President-designate, Ursula von der Leyen, went on a charm offensive in Parliament this week. But, as Lorna Hutchinson reports, the mission did not go quite as planned.

10 July 2019

European Commission President designate, Ursula von der Leyen, wants the UK to remain in the European Union, but says that in the event of the UK's departure, the “tone and attitude” with which Brexit is carried out will be “crucial”.

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

15 July 2019

Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission President-designate, has offered the Socialists and Renew Europe a list of concessions in a bid to assuage her naysayers ahead of Tuesday’s crucial Parliament vote on her nomination.

12 July 2019

European Commission President-designate, Ursula von der Leyen, went on a charm offensive in Parliament this week. But, as Lorna Hutchinson reports, the mission did not go quite as planned.

10 July 2019

European Commission President designate, Ursula von der Leyen, wants the UK to remain in the European Union, but says that in the event of the UK's departure, the “tone and attitude” with which Brexit is carried out will be “crucial”.