EU leaders congratulate Boris Johnson on UK election result

13 December 2019

The leaders of the European Parliament and Council as well as Parliament group leaders have welcomed the “clarity” the UK election brings in the long-running Brexit saga.

Women in finance: pushing water uphill

13 December 2019

Fighting for gender equality is an arduous struggle for women across all fields and the financial sector is no exception. Lorna Hutchinson reports on the perspectives of female powerhouses from the world of EU finance.

Senior MEP laments ‘hateful’ UK election

12 December 2019

As the UK went to the polls on Thursday, senior UK Liberal Democrat MEP Chris Davies admitted his party leader had “failed to make a positive impact” in the election campaign.

Voting underway in crunch UK ‘Brexit election’

12 December 2019

Voting is well underway in the first December election in the UK for almost a century, with the divisive issue of Brexit and the political futures of both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn all on the line.

‘Europe’s man on the moon moment’: Von der Leyen unveils EU Green Deal

11 December 2019

“Now it’s time to act”, announced European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as she laid out the executive’s plans for tackling climate change.

AI: The Brave New World

11 December 2019

Though AI can generate economic growth, and help solve the world’s biggest challenges, the new Commission accepts it also needs to deal with the ‘risks’ the new technology brings, writes Rajnish Singh.

Don’t assume technology is racially neutral

11 December 2019

Without adequate and effective safeguards, the increasing reliance on technology in law enforcement risks reinforcing existing prejudices against racialised communities, writes Karen Taylor.

Flying the flag for aviation

11 December 2019

The aviation industry has brought myriad benefits in connecting people, boosting trade and developing new technology - let’s not demonise it, says Caroline Nagtegaal.

Investing in security

11 December 2019

The European Defence Fund will not only send the right message to our security partners, it will provide a boost for Europe’s defence industries, writes Zdzisław Krasnodębski. 

Cybersecurity: the trust-building core of banking

10 December 2019

Marek Belka explains why cyber security in financial institutions must be treated more seriously.

Opportunities and expectations

10 December 2019

The new EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement will open up new opportunities and increase Europe’s presence in Southeast Asia, explains Pedro Silva Pereira.

Big data: Safeguarding our fundamental rights

10 December 2019

Data is ubiquitous, but its value cannot be underestimated so let’s be careful on how it’s used, writes Eva Kaili.

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.

A new EU industrial strategy would drive health and growth

5 November 2019

Europe must play to its strengths and pharma is an area of strategic economic and social value where the EU is a global player, writes EFPIA's Nathalie Moll.

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.

25 November 2019

European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive Jorge Domecq talks to Rajnish Singh about the progress the EU has made in the realm of security and defence and what challenges lie ahead.

22 November 2019

Spanish Socialist MEP Nicolás González Casares, a member of Parliament’s delegation to next month’s COP25, tells Rajnish Singh about his hopes and ambitions for the keenly-awaited climate conference.

In partnership across borders

10 December 2019

Whatever the future UK-EU relationship, the City of London Corporation is determined to become a global hub for green investment, an engine of the transition to a low carbon economy and to play its part in championing sustainable green finance. Brian Johnson reports.

5G - Game changer

5 December 2019

The potential of 5G is virtually limitless, but will need widespread cooperation to accelerate the roll-out and reap the benefits, reports Martin Banks.

The next chapter

18 November 2019

The senior executives panel at this year’s European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF) annual conference centred on what was keeping CEOs in the payments industry awake at night. Brian Johnson reports. 

13 December 2019

The leaders of the European Parliament and Council as well as Parliament group leaders have welcomed the “clarity” the UK election brings in the long-running Brexit saga.

12 December 2019

As the UK went to the polls on Thursday, senior UK Liberal Democrat MEP Chris Davies admitted his party leader had “failed to make a positive impact” in the election campaign.

12 December 2019

Voting is well underway in the first December election in the UK for almost a century, with the divisive issue of Brexit and the political futures of both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn all on the line.

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.

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.

15 November 2019

As Madrid prepares to host COP25, Spanish Socialist MEP Nicolás González Casares, a member of Parliament’s delegation, talks to us about his hopes and ambitions for the keenly-awaited climate conference and is this issue’s cover star.