The Spanish-based multinational company at the centre of the latest tax avoidance allegations has made a robust defence of its tax record.
Planned changes to Parliament's rule of procedures have been condemned by one of the MEPs who helped draft them.
A report to Parliament's budgetary control committee reveals that "significant" sums of money have been wasted by the European Commission on projects in Montenegro.
Auditors have urged the EU to "do more" to protect the public from pandemics such as bird flu and other serious cross-border health threats.
Several MEPs have called for an end to "tax shopping" by multinational companies trying to "avoid paying taxation."
Left wing Italian MEP Eleonora Forenza is the latest to throw her hat into the ring for Parliament's presidency.
Pressure grows on the European Commission to introduce total ban on the ivory trade.
Students are dreaming their digital future, explains Chen Lifang.
The EU must show leadership in the fight against chronic diseases, argues Anthony Gitau.
The failed coup in Turkey was years in the making, writes Ahmet Zeki Üçok.
An innovation-powered Europe brings jobs, growth and improved quality of life, writes Martin Kern.
Sustainable renewable fuels are key to meeting the EU's ambitious 2030 energy and climate objectives, writes Malcolm McDowell.
Tech hotspots can pioneer Europe’s future ICT ecosystem, writes Chen Lifang.
Although progress has been made on updating EU energy efficiency labelling rules, there remain some issues on which the Council is being difficult, says Herbert Reul.
Current labelling rules are failing to properly inform citizens, writes Dario Tamburrano.
Parliament wants to promote an 'all of society' approach to mental health, explains Julie Ward.
LGBT rights, backpacking and women in politics.
Failure to tackle antimicrobial resistance could trigger a global catastrophe, warns Glenis Willmott.
Algeria could be a strategic partner for the EU in the fields of energy, security, R&D and more, writes María Teresa Giménez Barbat.
Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola last month launched a written declaration on combatting revenge porn.
Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on what a European defence union would mean for the alliance, the implications of Donald Trump and why it's time member states step up their defence spending.
Sylvie Goulard on why there should be a job description for the role of Parliament President, how the EU institutions should work to reconnect with citizens and Martin Schulz's legacy.
Kaja Kallas talks women and technology, the value of human-robot teams, how she set tongues wagging over Parliament’s written declarations.
Helga Stevens is ready to knock Martin Schulz off his parliamentary throne. Here, explains why she believes she would be better able to represent all MEPs, how her leadership style would differ from Schulz's and how she would put an end to shady backroom deals.
Populists flourish after financial crises - but they get found out in the end, writes Dan Hannan.
Brexit will allow the UK to look globally in terms of trade, while simultaneously being good neighbours with the EU, writes Jayne Adye.
Scientific revolutions may be on the horizon, but most of this shift isn't credible science or a step forward, argues Christopher J. Borgert.
Brexit may well provide an unintentional boost to EU Federalist hopes of running pan-European transnational party lists at the 2019 European elections, writes Andrew Duff.
They may be invisible, but every day our countries face attacks in cyber-space. Nato is adapting to this increasing threat, writes Jens Stoltenberg.
UK Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron has told Theresa May's government it "must accept some tough truths" about the Brexit negotiations.
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has said Europe needs to be a "reliable and credible" security provider.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed to provide more details on her government's Brexit plan before triggering article 50.
EU's chief Brexit negotiator expects a Brexit deal to be done by October 2018, says no negotiations without notification.
The UK's Supreme Court has begun a landmark legal hearing into whether the British Parliament's consent is required before official Brexit negotiations can begin.
Contest developing into fight between male ‘backroom stitch up’ and female ‘fresh blood’ candidates.
European Council President Donald Tusk has signalled that the EU plans to "get tough" in its upcoming Brexit negotiations.
EU security chief Julian King says Europe faces its "most significant" security threat in "many years."
LGBT rights, backpacking and women in politics.
Dame Anne Begg, the Bible and working towards an MBA.
Teddy bears, books and Poland's transformation.
Vinyls, climate change and basketball.
Cricket, theatre and Cities Skylines.
Conscious eating, cats and DIY.
Lorries, surviving abuse and no excuses.
MI5, marathons and Pope Francis.
Bombardier, plants and surprises.
Friends in politics, going digital and the value of family.
Rowing, connecting with nature and learning the art of listening.
On December 6, EU finance ministers held a discussion on the state of play of the proposal on enhanced cooperation in the area of financial transaction tax.
On December 1, the European Parliament heard statements by the Council and the Commission on the motion for a resolution to combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance.
On November 21, the CULT Committee discussed the draft report on the Coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities.
On November 14, the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market held a meeting on Completing the Digital Single Market for European Consumers and citizens: Tackling Geo-Blocking in the EU.
On November 8, the AGRI Committee held a workshop entitled: Reflections on the agricultural challenges post-2020 in the EU: preparing the next CAP reform.
On October 25, the Plenary discussed the Parliament’s position on the 2017 budget, with input from the Commission and the Council.
On October 17, the JURI Committee organised a workshop with National Parliaments on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence – Ethical issues and regulatory approach.