Parliament hearing told of urgency to stem rise of AMR

27 June 2017

The EU and its member states have been urged to do more to stem the "very worrying" rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

EU Commission hits Google with record fine

27 June 2017

The European Commission has ordered Google to pay a €2.4bn fine for breaching antitrust rules. 

Occupational Skin Cancer: Outdoor Workers’ number one enemy

26 June 2017

Outdoor workers are at least twice as likely to contract skin cancer from exposure to the sun than indoor workers. Brian Johnson finds out why

Estonian EU Council presidency to focus on security, climate change - not Brexit

26 June 2017

The incoming Estonian EU Council presidency will not become fixated on Brexit, according to the country's EU ambassador.

Movers and Shakers | 26 June 2017

26 June 2017

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

Access to brain disorder treatment worsening in EU

26 June 2017

The EU spends just over €3 a year per patient on research into brain disorders, while levels of access to treatment in many member states are worsening, a medical conference organised by the European Brain Council (EBC) heard.

A truly circular economy should be resource-efficient

14 June 2017

A truly circular economy should be resource-efficient, argue Tytti Peltonen and Nella Baerents.

What will happen to UK agriculture post-Brexit?

27 June 2017

No one knows what a post-Brexit UK agricultural policy will look like, explains James Nicholson.

Is now the time for urgent action on the misuse of antibiotics?

26 June 2017

Total antimicrobial resistance is knocking on Europe's door. Is it time now for urgent and decisive action on the misuse of antibiotics?

Concluding EU-Japan trade talks must be top priority

26 June 2017

Concluding the EU-Japan trade agreement would benefit both sides, explains Pedro Silva Pereira.

Celebrating the achievements of our outstanding women engineers

22 June 2017

The attention gained by International Women in Engineering Day is helping get the message out that engineering, mechanical and technical jobs are for girls too, explains Anthea McIntyre.

It's time to step up efforts to promote electric cars

21 June 2017

Electric mobility has never been more accessible, but this requires much more action on the part of national, regional and local authorities, writes Lucy Anderson.

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.

31 May 2017

Seb Dance on why he called Nigel Farage a liar, why he believes Brexit could end up as a race to the bottom and why sustainability actually matters.

29 May 2017

Julia Gillard on why ensuring quality education for all children is in everyone's interest and sexism in politics.

17 May 2017

European environment, maritime affairs and fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella on what to expect from this year's EU Green Week activities, the importance of the blue economy and the job potential of acting green.

17 May 2017

Tony Blair's former chief of staff Jonathan Powell hopes to use his experience to secure a Brexit deal that works for business.

From Macron to Renzi: the Centre fights back

15 May 2017

Emmanuel Macron's decisive victory over Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election has calmed fears of a eurozone crisis and boosted the hopes of centrists and of business in Europe that the momentum for populist parties has been stalled, at least for now., writes Mike Rann.

EU-Nato relations: A country-by-country analysis

15 May 2017

In response to heightened tensions with Russia, Europeans remain committed to Nato and US allyship, explains Dalia Research's Anisa Holmes.

27 June 2017

No one knows what a post-Brexit UK agricultural policy will look like, explains James Nicholson.

26 June 2017

The incoming Estonian EU Council presidency will not become fixated on Brexit, according to the country's EU ambassador.

23 June 2017

Campaigners fighting for the legal rights of citizens after the UK exits the EU have given a mixed response to news that Britain is ready to allow about three million EU citizens living in the UK to stay after Brexit.

23 June 2017

EU leaders on Friday were digesting an offer from UK Prime Minister Theresa May that would allow about three million EU citizens living in the UK to stay after Brexit.

23 June 2017

The Brexit talks are underway, but Teams Barnier and Davis have a long and complicated road ahead of them.

23 June 2017

Brexit talks begin, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, Future-Proofing Workers Rights, Skin Cancer, Antimicrobial Resistance, EU-Japan Trade, Future Internet, Arms Export Control, 5 questions with Fulvio Martusciello and more.

21 June 2017

A top legal expert has told Parliament there is little evidence that the UK government is prepared for the massive legal complexities of Brexit.

5 April 2017

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

9 February 2017

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

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. 

17 March 2017

On March 16, the European Parliament Plenary Session endorsed the agreement reached with the Council on a draft regulation for a supply chain due diligence on minerals originating in conflict-affected areas.

6 March 2017

On March 1, the main conference of European Shipping Week 2017, a day-long debate on various topics across the maritime spectrum, took place.

2 March 2017

On March 2, the European Parliament adopted the report on the implementation of the Creative Europe programme with 503 votes in favour, 57 votes against and 80 abstentions. Please find the detailed voting list here