Brexit: David Davis slams EU residency rights offer

16 August 2017

The UK’s Brexit Secretary David Davis has said the EU is offering British nationals living in EU member states restricted residency rights post-Brexit.

EU Commission marks International Youth Day

11 August 2017

The European Commission has said the Erasmus education scheme is an example of how Europe can “pull together” in adversity.

EU Commission monitoring fipronil egg crisis

11 August 2017

The European Commission says it is closely monitoring the egg crisis rapidly engulfing Europe.

Refugees: Former MEP urges EU Parliament to intervene in Mediterranean

9 August 2017

Former Greens MEP Monica Frassoni has angrily hit out at the “ongoing criminalisation of NGOs” who help migrants in the Mediterranean.

'Lucifer' heatwave: Commission triggers EU civil protection mechanism in Italy

8 August 2017

The European Commission joined in the international response to forest fires that are still raging in parts of Europe.

Fertilising regulation: Devil is in the detail

10 July 2017

The devil, as always, is in the detail of the new fertilising regulation, argues Jacob Hansen.

NEPSI Agreement continues to improve workers' health protection

30 June 2017

The NEPSI Agreement continues to improve workers' health protection, write Sylvain Lefebvre and Michelle Wyard-Remy.

Good indoor air quality is a basic human right

28 June 2017

The fight to systematically improve indoor air quality through better ventilation is still its infancy, argues Joan Miró Ramos.

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.

The Commission's transparency register strategy is extremely worrying

17 August 2017

Regardless of who you talk to, everyone agrees: a strong register is important. But when it comes to practice, things start to look a lot bleaker, writes Margarida Silva.

You don't need to be a Catalan separatist to support the referendum on self-determination

20 July 2017

While the Spanish government chose to bury its head in the sand, the pro-independence movement in Catalonia blossomed, writes Jordi Solé.

EU institutions must ensure fair conditions for all their interns

18 July 2017

The European Parliament has repeatedly called for social progress and the protection of EU workers' rights, while failing to offer its own interns decent working conditions, writes Terry Reintke.

An ode to the Estonian EU Council presidency

14 July 2017

The award for most creative response on the Estonian Council presidency goes to Indrek Tarand.

Estonian Council presidency must tackle unemployment

14 July 2017

One of the priorities of the Estonian presidency is ensuring equal opportunities in the labour market and social inclusion, explains Yana Toom.

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.

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.

MEPs' Interrail proposal would come at huge cost

10 August 2017

Brexit has motivated the architects of a federal Europe not to re-think, but to double-down on their own propaganda, claims Alexander Fiuza.

Oman: Friend of all, enemy of none

3 August 2017

Due to the turmoil in the Middle East and in the Gulf, regard should be given to Oman as the only peaceful and internationally active actor, writes Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat. 

EU has enormously benefitted UK universities and students

2 August 2017

Connections into Europe fostered by the European Union have been enormously valuable for the UK, writes Christina Slade.

Brexit talks failing to address citizens' rights

1 August 2017

The position of expatriate EU citizens living in the UK and that of UK citizens living in other EU member states has singularly failed to be addressed, writes Kristina Howells. 

Brexit: What legal implications for the culture and education sectors?

31 July 2017

Giandonato Caggiano guides us through the legal intricacies of Brexit and the culture and education sectors.

16 August 2017

The UK’s Brexit Secretary David Davis has said the EU is offering British nationals living in EU member states restricted residency rights post-Brexit.

7 August 2017

European Commissioner Günther Oettinger has said the UK will have to transfer funds to Brussels "at least until 2020", even after it leaves the EU in 2019.

3 August 2017

The Northern Irish DUP leader Arlene Foster has joined a war of words over the Brexit talks by saying Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's recent comments on the issue were disrespectful to British voters.

3 August 2017

A total of 19 countries are vying to host the European Medicines Agency after Brexit - six of which are also bidding to win the European Banking Authority.

19 July 2017

German ECR group MEP Hans-Olaf Henkel has claimed that the EU wants to punish Britain in the Brexit talks.

14 July 2017

Gibraltar must be guaranteed continued access to the single market when the UK leaves the EU, says the deputy chief minister of Gibraltar. 

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