Tusk and May meet in London

26 September 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was meeting European Council President Donald Tusk at Downing Street on Tuesday in their first meeting since she set out plans for a two-year transition period post-Brexit.

Tax evasion in football an epidemic, MEPs told

26 September 2017

A special parliamentary committee set up to probe tax evasion by big companies has been told that tax dodging in football has become an epidemic.

Movers and Shakers | 25 September 2017

25 September 2017

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

Theresa May's Florence speech: MEPs react

25 September 2017

MEPs have given their reaction to the speech by UK Prime Minister Theresa May in Italy in which she proposed delaying Brexit by up to two years.

Barnier gives cautious welcome to May's Florence speech

25 September 2017

Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator,  has given a guarded welcome to UK Prime Minister Theresa May's speech in Florence on how the stalled talks might proceed.

EU institutions can be ‘pioneers’ for lobbying transparency, says campaigning MEP

22 September 2017

German Greens/EFA group MEP, Sven Giegold says new transparency rules will spell an end to ‘too much closeness”’ between politics and big business.

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.

Guarantees of origin a key component of EU energy transition

11 September 2017

Thought Leader: Association of Issuing Bodies | Guarantees of origin are a key component of Europe's energy transition, writes Dirk Van Evercooren. 

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.

Energy security: Solidarity principle is more important than ever

26 September 2017

Today more than ever, we need to continue our belief in strong cooperation and solidarity to make us collectively more energy secure, says Theresa Griffin.

Energy security: EU must move away from harmful national egoisms

26 September 2017

The security of gas supply regulation is not without its faults, but it represents a major shift in thinking, writes Jacek Saryusz-Wolski.

Energy security: EU needs to be prepared for a crisis

26 September 2017

After years of diffiicult talks, the EU is finally moving towards securing its energy supplies, explains Pavel Telička.

World contraception day: Delivering a healthier future for women and girls

26 September 2017

The EU has the means - and the moral duty - to take a more muscular role in securing and advancing access to sexual and reproductive health rights, writes Seb Dance.

Only jobs and growth can draw people out of poverty

22 September 2017

The EU must help member states foster an employment-friendly environment, writes Helga Stevens.

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.

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.

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.

Brexit: Money is where trouble lurks

22 August 2017

The Brexit talks cannot progress until a financial settlement is reached, says Andrew Duff.

26 September 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was meeting European Council President Donald Tusk at Downing Street on Tuesday in their first meeting since she set out plans for a two-year transition period post-Brexit.

26 September 2017

European Health Forum Gastein special issue featuring Health & Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, Austrian Health & Women's Affairs Minister Pamela Rendi-Wagner, European Health Forum Gastein President Clemens Martin Auer and more.  Plus: Brexit Latest, European Week of Sport, Cardiovascular Disease, FinTech, Energy Security and 5 questions with Margrete Auken.

25 September 2017

MEPs have given their reaction to the speech by UK Prime Minister Theresa May in Italy in which she proposed delaying Brexit by up to two years.

25 September 2017

Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator,  has given a guarded welcome to UK Prime Minister Theresa May's speech in Florence on how the stalled talks might proceed.

22 September 2017

Florence speech will outline proposed UK financial settlement and length of post-Brexit transition period.

21 September 2017

Theresa May has been urged to be bold and ambitious in her speech on Brexit in Italy on Friday.

20 September 2017

Campaigners plan to hold protests in Florence on Friday in support of citizens’ rights as UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in the city to give a key speech on Brexit.

5 April 2017

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

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. 

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.