Charles Tannock: UK commitment to EU defence post-Brexit 'should not be remotely questioned'

21 February 2018

UK ECR group MEP Charles Tannock says that Britain’s commitment to European defence post-Brexit “should not be remotely questioned.”

Jo Leinen defends transnational lists despite EU Parliament rejection

21 February 2018

S&D group MEP Jo Leinen says that Brexit offers a “unique window of opportunity” to reform the European electoral system.

Martin Schulz accused of being 'a man of empty words' following SPD fiasco

20 February 2018

Parliament’s former President Martin Schulz has come under fire for his “lack of practical ideas and solutions.”

EU Parliament to discuss impact of Brexit on maritime sector

20 February 2018

MEPs are set to debate the impact of Brexit on Europe’s maritime sector at a special hearing in Parliament.

Brexit: UK could grant EEAS citizens same rights as EU nationals

19 February 2018

The UK has outlined plans to grant residents from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway similar rights post-Brexit as those from EU member states.

Brexit: No deal scenario would result in chaos, warns Verhofstadt

19 February 2018

Parliament’s ALDE group leader Guy Verhofstadt has warned that Theresa May could be ousted as UK Prime Minister in the event of failure to agree a post-Brexit deal.

Sustainable healthcare systems help ensure access to innovative therapies

5 February 2018

Sustainable healthcare systems help ensure access to innovative therapies, writes Pascal Apostolides.

Arianespace is well suited to the needs of EU institutions

19 January 2018

Arianespace is well suited to the needs of Europe’s institutions, writes Stéphane Israël.

5 questions with... Julie Ward

21 February 2018

Julie Ward (S&D, UK) is a member of Parliament’s culture and education committee.

Farm land in Europe: How to ensure fair ownership?

21 February 2018

The selling-off of agricultural land started several years ago, but since the 2008 financial crisis poured more oil onto an already blazing fire, it’s been burning brightly in Europe, writes Maria Noichl.

It's time for EU policymakers to do more for rare disease patients

20 February 2018

Rare diseases affect 30 million citizens across Europe, so it’s time for EU policymakers to up their game and coordinate their efforts to address the issue, say MEPs.

Rare disease research: European reference networks are off to a good start

20 February 2018

One year on from their launch, the European reference networks are helping patients access treatment and research from across the EU, writes Vytenis Andriukaitis.

6 February 2018

Jyrki Katainen talks about his plans to tackle youth unemployment, deal with plastic pollution, ensure we have digital skills, successfully trade globally and have closer EU defence.

23 January 2018

A familiar face in Brussels circles, Jerzy Buzek talks about the importance of EU space policy, the clean energy package and his appreciation for water filters.

22 January 2018

Krzysztof Szubert, Poland’s secretary of state in charge of digital affairs, says despite political differences with the EU, his government is fully behind the digital single market strategy.

15 December 2017

Eva Maydell talks about why the digital single market will never be completed, the important links between education, entrepreneurship and tech, and the upcoming Bulgarian EU Council presidency.

5 December 2017

As scores of men, women and children continue to risk their lives to reach European shores, migration, home affairs and citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos outlines the progress made so far on stemming the refugee crisis, reforming the Dublin regulation and why migration could help the EU.

Governments must step up to fill the UNRWA funding gap left by the US

2 February 2018

Governments must step up to fill the UNRWA funding gap left by the US, and ensure continued access to education for children in war-torn countries, writes Mariela Baeva. 

EU and UK must urgently address consequences of Brexit on regions

20 December 2017

The potentially damaging effects of Brexit on Europe's regions remains absent from negotiations between the EU and UK, says Eleni Marianou.

Azerbaijan: A new energy and transport hub between Europe and Asia

24 November 2017

The new the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is good news for the EU, says Ceyhun Osmanli.

Unpaid internships: The EU institutions can - and should - do better

10 November 2017

On International Interns Day, the European Parliament is both a champion and a hypocrite, writes Bryn Watkins.

21 February 2018

UK ECR group MEP Charles Tannock says that Britain’s commitment to European defence post-Brexit “should not be remotely questioned.”

21 February 2018

S&D group MEP Jo Leinen says that Brexit offers a “unique window of opportunity” to reform the European electoral system.

20 February 2018

MEPs are set to debate the impact of Brexit on Europe’s maritime sector at a special hearing in Parliament.

19 February 2018

The UK has outlined plans to grant residents from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway similar rights post-Brexit as those from EU member states.

19 February 2018

Parliament’s ALDE group leader Guy Verhofstadt has warned that Theresa May could be ousted as UK Prime Minister in the event of failure to agree a post-Brexit deal.

9 February 2018

Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, insists there can be no guarantee of a transition period if the UK continues to argue over temporarily following the bloc’s rules and regulations. 

9 February 2018

The European Parliament will send a fact-finding mission to Amsterdam, the disputed new site of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

9 February 2018

S&D group Brexit spokesperson Roberto Gualtieri has intimated that Brexiteers should not be concerned about the UK having to follow EU rules drawn up during a post-Brexit transition period as it is “technically very unlikely” there will be time for any to be introduced.

21 February 2018

Julie Ward (S&D, UK) is a member of Parliament’s culture and education committee.

26 October 2017

Marek Plura (EPP, PL) is a member of Parliament’s employment and social affairs committee.

22 January 2018

On January 19 2018, DG CNECT organised a public hearing regarding the review of the public sector information directive.

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.