Scots want People’s Vote on Brexit, poll shows

18 December 2018

A new poll shows that most people in Scotland are in favour of a People's Vote on Brexit, with 52 percent wanting to have a say, versus 37 percent against.

COP24 outcome receives mixed response

17 December 2018

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) ended at the weekend with the adoption of a “rulebook” designed to enforce the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Movers and Shakers | 17 December 2018

17 December 2018

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

Central and Eastern European farmers protest for equal pay

17 December 2018

Hundreds of farmers from across Central and Eastern Europe staged a protest in Brussels on Thursday, calling for “equal pay for equal work.”

Theresa May back in Brussels after surviving confidence vote

13 December 2018

UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrived back on Brussels soil for an EU summit on Thursday, the day after surviving a no-confidence vote.

Theresa May out or in, Brexit deal must stand, says MEP

12 December 2018

Regardless of whether UK Prime Minister Theresa May wins or loses this evening's vote of no confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party, the Brexit deal agreed by the UK and the EU must remain unchanged, says Greens group MEP Philippe Lamberts.

Individuals make innovation a reality

26 November 2018

Making innovation happen is more than just a motto for the EIT, writes Dirk Jan van den Berg.

Apprenticeships are a practical way for Europe's youth to kick-start careers

5 November 2018

McDonald's is helping young people develop the skills they need to succeed through apprenticeships, writes David Fairhurst.

Europe must continue to invest in the bioplastic revolution

23 October 2018

It is imperative to seize the momentum of recent policy developments at both European and international level, argues Philippe Mengal.

All posture, little substance

13 December 2018

Belgium's N-VA should be punished at the voting booth for its decision to leave the Government over the UN Global Migration Compact, says Ilhan Kyuchyuk.

A thaw in the South Caucasus

13 December 2018

Europe should recognise and support the political breakthroughs currently underway in the South Caucasus countries, writes Sajjad Karim MEP.

The Middle East peace process: From devastation to reconstruction

12 December 2018

Oman can play a vital intermediary role in the Middle East Peace Process, writes Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat.

Brexit: Deal or No Deal

12 December 2018

Now that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has the backing of the EU27 for her Brexit deal, MEPs Fredrick Federley, Seb Dance, and Charles Tannock discuss what’s next in the UK-EU divorce saga

Young politicians in the driving seat

12 December 2018

Young policy makers and business leaders must be brought together and empowered to strengthen European integration and cooperation, writes Lukas Mandl MEP.

Helping European consumers to make informed nutritional choices

7 December 2018

Expanding ‘traffic light’ labelling trials across Europe can help build consumer awareness around this well-established nutritional information scheme, explains PepsiCo’s Silviu Popovici.

23 November 2018

The chair of parliament’s SEDE committee Anna Elżbieta Fotyga discusses the threats Europe faces, cooperation with Nato, fake news, AI weapons and UK defence relations post Brexit.

6 November 2018

By 2020 there will be an estimated 120 million people with disabilities in the EU. We must ensure that these citizens are able to live as full and independent lives as possible while maximising their capacities and potential, argues Marek Plura.

25 October 2018

Ahead of the COP24 UN climate change conference in Poland, Dutch MEP Bas Eickhout says EU renewable policy is falling short, but what worries him more is the EU’s policy on fossil fuels.

10 October 2018

The chair of parliament’s regional development committee, Iskra Mihaylova, says this year’s edition of European Week of Regions and Cities is an ideal opportunity to come together to discuss common challenges and to identify possible solutions.

25 September 2018

Last year’s European Health Forum Gastein highlighted the need for ‘health in all politics’. Here, Austrian MEP Karin Kadenbach, the Forum’s Vice-President, talks about why the idea still holds true, the importance of bold political choices, and how Parliament is standing up for our health.

Double standards result from EU trade policies

18 December 2018

The EU seeks to improve human rights dialogue through its trade policies, but is it working, asks Madi Sharma, member of the European Economic and Social Committee.

International cooperation is key to promoting security

2 November 2018

Winning the fight against state-sponsored international terrorism requires more than vigilance, enforcement and national unity - it needs international coordination and cooperation.

EU has little room for manoeuvre in Brexit talks

16 October 2018

The EU’s margin for flexibility is limited in Brexit negotiations, and the sooner the UK accepts this the sooner a deal can be reached, writes S&D group MEP Jo Leinen.

The centralisation of authority in Bosnia-Herzegovina

5 October 2018

Bosnia-Herzegovina is stealthily being developed into a centralised unitary state, argues Republika Srpska's president Milorad Dodik.

Middle East companies ready to pounce on oil refining growth

27 September 2018

The oil industry’s historically forgotten business - petroleum refining and processing - is stepping into the limelight as the outlook for upstream exploration and production remains s uncertain, writes Sara Stefanini.

18 December 2018

A new poll shows that most people in Scotland are in favour of a People's Vote on Brexit, with 52 percent wanting to have a say, versus 37 percent against.

13 December 2018

UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrived back on Brussels soil for an EU summit on Thursday, the day after surviving a no-confidence vote.

13 December 2018

Belgium's N-VA should be punished at the voting booth for its decision to leave the Government over the UN Global Migration Compact, says Ilhan Kyuchyuk.

12 December 2018

Regardless of whether UK Prime Minister Theresa May wins or loses this evening's vote of no confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party, the Brexit deal agreed by the UK and the EU must remain unchanged, says Greens group MEP Philippe Lamberts.

12 December 2018

European Parliament’s Special Committee on Terrorism’s final report approved in Strasbourg shortly after the city found itself under lockdown following a terrorist attack that left three people dead.

12 December 2018

Now that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has the backing of the EU27 for her Brexit deal, MEPs Fredrick Federley, Seb Dance, and Charles Tannock discuss what’s next in the UK-EU divorce saga

11 December 2018

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told MEPs that the Brexit deal agreed by the EU and UK is the “best and only deal possible.”

10 December 2018

Claude Moraes interview, Brexit, Human Rights, Austrian Presidency, European Payments, eHealth, Middle East, Artificial Intelligence, Cultural Heritage, Illegal Online Pet Sales, Agricultural Policy, Respiratory Diseases and more...

23 November 2018

Julie Girling (EPP, UK) member of the parliament’s environment committee and delegation to ASEAN

13 September 2018

Martina Dlabajová (ALDE, CZ) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s budgetary control committee.

11 July 2018

Ana Gomes (S&D, PT) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance.

21 June 2018

Ignazio Corrao (EFDD, IT) is a member of Parliament's development committee.

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.

9 February 2017

Macedonia, campaigning on no budget and always aiming for a challenge.

10 December 2018

Claude Moraes interview, Brexit, Human Rights, Austrian Presidency, European Payments, eHealth, Middle East, Artificial Intelligence, Cultural Heritage, Illegal Online Pet Sales, Agricultural Policy, Respiratory Diseases and more...

7 December 2018

The European Parliament is stepping up efforts to combat voter apathy and raise public awareness of next year’s European elections.

19 November 2018

Anna Elżbieta Fotyga interview, Artificial Intelligence & Security, Cybersecurity, EU-Africa, Sexual Harrasment, Press Freedom, e-Cigarettes, Rail Passenger Rights, Innovation & Technology, Health & ICT, Hepatitis, 5 Questions with Julie Girling, and more...

16 November 2018

ALDE group leader welcoms draft Brexit deal thrashed out between the EU and UK, saying it avoids potentially “disastrous disruption” for both sides.

 

9 November 2018

MEPs will this week grill German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Strasbourg, vote on the EU long-term budget, as well as a new telecom law capping intra-EU phone calls.

8 November 2018

Germany’s Manfred Weber has won the EPP group’s Spitzenkandidat nomination, which now puts him in line for European Commission President.

7 November 2018

Public finances are not enough to fund efforts to keep a global temperature rise to below two degrees, so the onus is on the financial sector to make strides for climate change.