EU agencies discuss need for greater public trust in their work

20 October 2017

The European ombudsman, the EU’s official watchdog, says there is a need for greater public trust in the work of EU agencies.

Europe braces for salmonella outbreak

20 October 2017

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has voiced concern at the new outbreak of salmonella across Europe.

EU beefs up anti-terrorism funding

20 October 2017

The EU has announced that it will put €18.5m this year and over €100m next year of funding towards tackling terrorism.

MEPs call on EU Commission to investigate murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

18 October 2017

MEPs from across the political divide have demanded a deep and thorough investigation by the Commission into the murder of Maltese investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.

EU urged to do more to combat poverty

18 October 2017

Campaigners have joined forces to call for more concerted action to combat poverty and social exclusion.

Future of cohesion policy to involve 'radical rethink'

18 October 2017

European regional policy Commissioner Corina Crețu has warned that the upcoming review of the EU’s regional funding policy will be tough and difficult. 

New findings highlight benefits of good safety and health at work

6 October 2017

New findings highlight the benefits to be gained from good safety and health at work, writes Christa Sedlatschek.

Research breakthroughs happen more easily when information is shared

3 October 2017

Research breakthroughs happen more easily when knowledge, data and resources are shared, explains Pierre Meulien.

All.Can puts patients at the heart of cancer policy

2 October 2017

The All.Can initiative puts patients at the heart of cancer policy, writes Suzanne Wait.

Pharmaceutical incentives are crucial for SMEs

28 September 2017

Eduardo Bravo discusses the importance of pharmaceutical incentives to SMEs.

Clean energy package review: Watchword should be 'simplicity'

13 September 2017

'Simplicity' should be the watchword for reviewing the clean energy package, writes Peter Styles.

The Emperor’s new clothes

16 October 2017

It’s neither wise nor safe for EU policymakers to dismiss new breeding techniques as ‘dangerous’ without any real consideration of the facts, argues Hannes Kollist.

Spirits labelling revision must strike the right balance between tradition and innovation

12 October 2017

The revision of the spirits regulation must take care not to add extra burdens for SMEs using traditional production methods, says Ulrike Müller.

Alcohol labelling: There should be rules before exceptions

12 October 2017

The spirit drinks regulation is about ensuring the best quality drinks, explains Susanne Melior.

Alcohol labelling rules must address key specificities

12 October 2017

Spirit drinks are not consumed in the same way and mandatory labelling is unlikely to end binge drinking, writes Pilar Ayuso.

It's time for all EU member states to ratify Istanbul convention

11 October 2017

It’s time for all member states to ratify the Istanbul convention, so that violence against women can be tackled at EU level, writes Anna Maria Corazza Bildt.

Gender equality: The real difficulty lies in work-life balance

11 October 2017

Despite a great deal of progress, women’s work and career aspirations still suffer from restrictions, writes Daniela Aiuto.

11 October 2017

Cécile Kashetu Kyenge talks overcoming racism, EU-Africa relations, and why Europe’s migration challenge doesn’t constitute a crisis.

12 September 2017

European regional policy Commissioner Corina Crețu on the importance of cohesion policy, what it will look like in the future, and what Brexit might mean for Europe's regions.

11 July 2017

Michał Boni on why he is excited about the digital single market, 5G technology, robots, how social media can help democracy, and why he still loves reading paper books.

13 June 2017

European transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc on the new EU mobility package, gender equality in transport, and her own experience as one of Europe's few female entrepreneurs.

Artur Mas: We are determined to create a Catalan state

2 October 2017

The former President of Catalonia, Artur Mas, discusses what Catalan independence could mean for Spain and the EU and what lies ahead for possible future negotiations.

What might the German Election mean for Brexit?

22 September 2017

Angela Merkel's CDU party in coalition with the FDP would likely be the best result in assisting the UK's EU exit, argues Alexander Fiuza.

The state of denial about anti-Black racism in Europe must end

8 September 2017

The violence that erupted in Charlottesville was widely condemned in European political and media circles, but they are more reluctant to recognise or address similar issues closer to home, writes Karen Taylor.

Denis Macshane: There are many Brexits, not one

5 September 2017

The UK's former Europe minister Denis Macshane explains why he believes Brexit may never happen.

17 October 2017

UK MEP Charles Tannock has told a conference that security “must remain a priority” in the future relationship between the UK and EU.

17 October 2017

MEPs have been left unimpressed by the outcome of a meeting in Brussels on Monday between UK Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

16 October 2017

As UK Prime Minister Theresa May made a fresh bid to end the Brexit deadlock, senior Labour MEP Claude Moraes has called for further clarity on the UK’s plans to quit the EU.

16 October 2017

Cécile Kashetu Kyenge Interview, Gender Equality, Health and Safety, Future of Food, Spirit Drinks Regulation, Brexit, Energy Labelling, Plastics Strategy, 5 questions with Antanas Guoga and more.

13 October 2017

Former UK Europe minister Denis MacShane has predicted that Britain will not, after all, leave the EU.

12 October 2017

Following latest round of Brexit talks, EU and UK sides say they are ready for possibility of no deal.

9 October 2017

The consequences of Brexit on the devolved territories of the UK could be just as difficult to resolve as Britain’s EU exit reports.

9 October 2017

British MEP Julie Girling says she stands by her decision to back a parliamentary resolution which states insufficient progress has so far been made in the Brexit negotiations.

5 April 2017

Winston Churchill, young entrepreneurs and taking inspiration from past leaders.

12 October 2017

On October 10, the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market held its thirteenth meeting. The topic of debate was the Single Digital Gateway.

27 September 2017

On September 25, the European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) held a first exchange of views on the European Commission’s proposal for an EU screening mechanism of foreign investment in strategic sectors. 

13 September 2017

On September 11, a debate took place on the EU Emissions Trading System at the European Parliament Plenary session in Strasbourg.

1 September 2017

On August 31, the EP DEVE and INTA Committees organised jointly a hearing on the revision of the EU Strategy on Aid for Trade.

14 June 2017

On June 12, the European Commission organised an event entitled Finance for Innovation: Towards the ETS Fund.

5 May 2017

On May 3, the TRAN Committee discussed a first draft on the cross-border parcel delivery services by rapporteur Lucy Anderson (S&D, UK). 

13 April 2017

On April 11, the LIBE Committee held a hearing on the Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy regulation. 

5 April 2017

On April 5, the European Parliament held a plenary debate on the Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union and subsequently adopted a joint motion for a resolution on their position.