EU's energy union 'not fit for purpose'

4 March 2015

Energy union is an attempt to take control of member state's energy policy, warns David Coburn.

Energy, renewables

PM+: Energy union a 'significant improvement'

4 March 2015

New plan should result in a more coherent approach to Europe's energy sector, argues Frederik Dahlmann.

Petras Auštrevičius MEP

EU requires more solidarity to overcome 'ongoing aggression'

3 March 2015

As Lithuania marks 25 years of independence, Petras Auštrevičius calls for more cooperation in defending western values.

EU's Adriatic-Ionian strategy can boost living standards

3 March 2015

A macro-regional strategy for the Adriatic-Ionian can improve the 'attractiveness, competitiveness and connectivity' of the area, says Franc Bogovič.

Smoke coming out of a factory's chimney

Energy union attacked for continued reliance on gas supplies

2 March 2015

One of team Juncker's flagship policy strategies, plans for energy union were unveiled last week.

Challenges ahead for EU energy union implementation, warn MEPs

2 March 2015

The European parliament has cautiously welcomed Maroš Šefčovič's energy union plans.

Marianne Thyssen giving a speech

Commission guide: Thyssen vows to tackle 'plague' of youth unemployment head on

19 February 2015

Former MEP Marianne Thyssen knows she has a delicate task ahead of her, but is determined to tackle 'unacceptable' levels of unemployment and poverty within the EU.

Valdis Dombrovskis

Commission guide: The EU is on the road to economic recovery, says Dombrovskis

18 February 2015

Despite recent Economic hardships, reforms by European governments have put the EU back on track for growth and employment, says Valdis Dombrovskis.

Elzbieta Bienkowska

Commission guide: European SMEs need a more 'level playing field' to succeed

18 February 2015

European SMEs could help relaunch growth and employment in the EU, but they need help to compete internationally, argues Elżbieta Bieńkowska.

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Commission guide: Mogherini plans to make the EU a 'strong global player'

17 February 2015

The EU has the experience and the drive to rise to the global challenges it faces, argues Federica Mogherini.

EU's revolving doors must stop spinning

2 March 2015

Politicians and former politicians cannot be allowed to use their positions 'to line their pockets', argues David Lundy.

PM+: Brexit is best for UK and US

23 February 2015

British EU membership is 'biggest threat' to UK-US special relationship, argues Nile Gardiner.


Huawei and young coders making our cities smarter

12 February 2015

The private sector can make an important contribution to bridging the ICT skills gap and tackling youth unemployment, argues Tony Graziano.

Greece and EU flags

Greece vs. the Eurozone

11 February 2015

Sophocles could teach our politicians a thing or two about courage and statesmanship, argues Haridimos Tsoukas

4 March 2015

New plan should result in a more coherent approach to Europe's energy sector, argues Frederik Dahlmann.

23 February 2015

Trade incentives can have a positive effect on conditions among the EU's trade partners, argues Richard Howitt.