Catalonia: Commission accused of unequal treatment

17 November 2017

The European Commission has been accused of unequal treatment in respect of Catalonia during a debate in Parliament on the rule of law in Malta.

Manfred Weber optimistic after meeting with Theresa May

16 November 2017

Parliament’s EPP group leader, Manfred Weber, has voiced renewed optimism about the eventual outcome of the ongoing Brexit talks after meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May.

EU leaders agree to deepen military cooperation with PESCO

15 November 2017

New plans for closer cooperation between member states on defence and security have met with a positive response.

Brexit: UK rejects EU's two-week deadline for concessions

13 November 2017

UK Brexit Secretary David Davis has rejected a two-week deadline set for further clarity on Britain’s financial obligations when it leaves the EU in March 2019.

Movers and Shakers | 13 November 2017

13 November 2017

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

UK given two weeks to make offer to ensure Brexit talks progress

10 November 2017

MEPs say that major issues still need to be addressed to secure equal and fair treatment for EU citizens in the UK after Brexit.

Nord Stream 2 benefits consumers, climate and economy

26 October 2017

Nord Stream 2 benefits consumers, the climate and the economy, writes Alex Barnes.

Early detection is key to tackling brain disorders

25 October 2017

Early detection and integrated healthcare are key to tackling brain disorders, argues David Nutt.

Strategic industries with sustainable value chains are the basis of Europe’s new economy

24 October 2017

Strategic industries with sustainable value chains are the basis of Europe’s new economy, writes Kjetil Ebbesberg.

EU needs connectivity to reach SDGs

23 October 2017

Europe needs connectivity if it is to reach its sustainable development goals, writes Charles Ding.

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.

Press freedom is under attack

17 November 2017

The murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia along with 1000 other journalists since 2006 highlights the growing intimidation and dangers reporters face.

European Arrest Warrant comes under renewed scrutiny

16 November 2017

The EAW system has quite rightly once again come under the media spotlight, writes Willy Fautré

Antimicrobial Resistance: A silent tsunami

15 November 2017

The increasing use of antibiotics is a public health and animal husbandry time bomb, reports Brian Johnson

Standing up for COPD sufferers

15 November 2017

MEPs want to see the European Union and member states step up their activities on tackling the prevention and diagnosis of severe respiratory diseases.

Chronic respiratory disease: Why the EU must act

15 November 2017

Health may not be an EU competence, but that doesn’t mean Brussels doesn’t have a responsibility to do what it can to tackle COPD, writes Alberto Cirio.

It's time to extend EU's digital transformation to health and care

13 November 2017

Digital technologies are a huge part of our daily lives, so it’s time to extend their scope into healthcare, writes Vytenis Andriukaitis.

7 November 2017

Terry Reintke talks ensuring #MeToo is more than mere words, why men need to be part of the conversation and why Parliament’s power dynamics need to change.

24 October 2017

European internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska shares her plans for boosting the EU’s industrial competitiveness, avoiding another dieselgate scandal and keeping up with disruptive technology.

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.

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.

Terrorism in Pakistan: The Implications for the EU’s GSP+ programme

26 October 2017

Pakistan’s disregard to the Islamic terrorism ripping through its cities is inexcusable, argue MEPs Jussi Halla-aho and Nicolas Bay

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.

16 November 2017

Parliament’s EPP group leader, Manfred Weber, has voiced renewed optimism about the eventual outcome of the ongoing Brexit talks after meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May.

13 November 2017

UK Brexit Secretary David Davis has rejected a two-week deadline set for further clarity on Britain’s financial obligations when it leaves the EU in March 2019.

10 November 2017

MEPs say that major issues still need to be addressed to secure equal and fair treatment for EU citizens in the UK after Brexit.

8 November 2017

The UK's pharmaceutical industry hasn't been publicly vocal on Brexit, but it's hard at work behind the scenes to minimise negative consequences, writes Richard Corbett.

8 November 2017

A new UK government document sets out how EU citizens seeking to stay in Britain after Brexit will be supported though an application process which is ‘streamlined and easy to use’.

6 November 2017

Northern Ireland Secretary of State, James Brokenshire, was meeting Michel Barnier on Monday to discuss the Irish border issue in the stalled Brexit talks.

3 November 2017

Cities bidding to host the European Banking Authority are intensifying their lobbying campaign ahead of a decision by the EU later this month.

31 October 2017

Carles Puigdemont vows to continue independence fight and contest 21 December snap elections called by Madrid.

26 October 2017

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

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.