Claude Moraes: Brexit should not be at expense of asylum seekers

28 January 2020

UK MEP Claude Moraes has criticised UK Home Office plans to “send people back to Europe” after Brexit.

UK flag to be removed from EU institutions amid farewell preparations

28 January 2020

One of the UK flags being removed from outside the three EU institutions in Brussels this week will be put on display in the city’s House of European History, it has emerged.

Europe braces for coronavirus

27 January 2020

European health authorities are preparing to deal with the arrival of infected people from China as the coronavirus spreads beyond Chinese borders.

Guy Verhofstadt: ‘Big problems’ still exist with UK Withdrawal Agreement

24 January 2020

The chair of Parliament's Brexit Steering Group said one pressing problem was that EU citizens in the UK currently had “no physical document” to prove their legal right to remain in the country after Brexit.
 

Movers and Shakers | 24 January 2020

24 January 2020

Keep track of developments in the European institutions and public affairs with our Movers and Shakers column. 

UK Withdrawal Agreement passes two key hurdles

24 January 2020

Having received Royal Assent in the UK and consent in a vote by Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee on Thursday, the UK is now well on its way to exiting the EU next week.

Qatar World Cup migrant workers toiling under exploitative labour standards

28 January 2020

When it comes to Qatar’s ‘commitment to reform’, we’ve heard it all before, argues Human Rights Without Frontiers’ Willy Fautré.

Indian CAA law is a positive step

28 January 2020

The nature of India’s Citizen Amendment Act has been misunderstood and misrepresented when in fact it offers citizenship opportunities for many, writes Dinesh Dhamija

 

The future of EU-India relations

27 January 2020

With India celebrating its 70th Republic Day on 26 January, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borell is seeking a closer strategic partnership, however MEPs are now calling for greater progress on trade negotiations.

World Holocaust Memorial Day: Never Forget

27 January 2020

As the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day and the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps, EU leaders say the Holocaust stands as a warning to Europe about the rise of anti-Semitism and racism.

Getting to the Green Deal: Don’t rule out alternative fuels

20 January 2020

A coalition of vehicle manufacturers and fuel producers are calling for consistency in defining alternative fuels.

Von der Leyen urges Croatian presidency to focus on four "key" areas

20 January 2020

Implementing the European Green Deal, Brexit negotiations, the MFF and enlargement talks are among the priorities singled out by the Commission president.

Europe is the natural 5G leader

9 December 2019

Europe is more than just one of Huawei's most important markets, writes Abraham Liu.

Can Artificial Intelligence predict the weather?

4 December 2019

AI is evolving rapidly and brings with it the potential to improve weather and climate predictions, writes Peter Dueben.

28 January 2020

Having endured a series of crises over the past decade, the European Union is ready to make sweeping changes in line with the green and digital transformations. But citizens must play a key role in designing the blueprint for the future, writes Renew Europe leader Dacian Cioloș.

17 December 2019

As the first Slovak MEP of Roma origin, Peter Pollák is a man on a mission, determined to use his European platform to raise awareness of the plight of Roma people and strengthen their rights across the EU.

3 December 2019

After conquering the worlds of sport and local politics in his native Sweden, newly-elected MEP David Lega now wants to change the world for the better on a European level. He tells Lorna Hutchinson about the issues that drive his passion for policymaking.

An alternative solution for climate neutrality?

28 January 2020

Low-carbon fuels made from anything from wood pellets to garbage could hold the key to reducing CO2 emissions in the transport sector. Jonathan Benton reports on a European Parliament event looking at the potential benefits.

European Payment Institutions Federation: Pay it forward

19 December 2019

Europe’s payment sector recently met up to discuss whether the EU’s controversial Interchange Fee Regulation had delivered on its stated objectives. Brian Johnson reports.

EIT Health Summit 2019: Defining unmet needs

19 December 2019

Delegates at the recent EIT Health Summit 2019 had the opportunity to meet innovators and gain insight into why defining societal health needs should be the focus of innovation. Brian Johnson reports.

28 January 2020

UK MEP Claude Moraes has criticised UK Home Office plans to “send people back to Europe” after Brexit.

28 January 2020

One of the UK flags being removed from outside the three EU institutions in Brussels this week will be put on display in the city’s House of European History, it has emerged.

27 January 2020

With India celebrating its 70th Republic Day on 26 January, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borell is seeking a closer strategic partnership, however MEPs are now calling for greater progress on trade negotiations.

10 December 2019

Liesje Schreinemacher (NL, RE) is a member of Parliament’s INTA and JURI committees.

19 November 2019

Karen Melchior (DK, RE) is a member of the European Parliament’s JURI and FEMM committees

4 November 2019

Alexandra Louise Rosenfield Phillips (UK, Greens/EFA) is a member of Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs committee.

20 January 2020

The €100 billion 'Just Transition Fund' to support European regions' transition away from fossil fuels has been cautiously welcomed by NGOs.

22 November 2019

The demands to act on climate change are correct and justified; let’s ensure we use the right tools and approaches in delivering solutions, writes Peter Liese.

21 November 2019

“Accurate, quality assured and freely available environmental data from ECMWF’s Copernicus Services supports policymakers and businesses throughout the European Union with the information, evidence and tools to make climate smart decisions,” explains Carlo Buontempo, recently appointed Director of the Copernicus Climate Change Service.