Joseph Muscat

Maltese Prime Minister warns EU to prepare for another refugee crisis

18 January 2017

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has warned Europe to prepare for another migration crisis.

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Theresa May fails to impress with landmark Brexit speech

18 January 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of failing to provide clarity in her showcase speech outlining her government's Brexit plans.

Petras Auštrevičius MEP

Nord Stream 2 pipeline would defeat purpose of Energy Union

2 May 2016

Nord Stream 2 is the embodiment of hybrid warfare and would put Energy Union at risk, argues Petras Auštrevičius.

Maroš Šefčovič speaks at the European parliament

Energy union set to empower EU's energy security

26 April 2016

2016 will be the year of delivery for Energy Union, writes Maroš Šefcovic.

Sustainable energy

Energy efficiency: EU needs to 'think bigger'

22 April 2016

The Commission is set to revise the energy efficiency directive later this year. How are MEPs looking to influence this key update?

Roberta Metsola looking up

EU Council presidency: A proud moment for Malta

11 January 2017

Malta's Council presidency is an opportunity to restore citizens' faith in the EU, writes Roberta Metsola.

Marlene Mizzi MEP

Maltese EU Council presidency: Not business as usual

11 January 2017

Malta's EU Council presidency comes at the most unstable and challenging time for Europe, says Marlene Mizzi.

Alfred Sant

EU Council presidency: Malta will take a realistic approach

10 January 2017

Despite its small size, Malta could have a positive impact on crucial EU dossiers, says Alfred Sant.


EU shines light on shady business deals

26 May 2015

Parliament has given its stamp of approval to legislation aimed at combating money laundering, which will also help fight tax evasion.

European parliament

Common security and defence policy failing to reach its potential

22 May 2015

The EU's security environment has undergone dramatic changes in recent years and is as unstable as ever, and the CSDP must be updated to reflect this, say MEPs.

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EU member states urged to honour development promises

21 May 2015

MEPs have voted through a resolution calling on the member states to meet their official development assistance (ODA) targets and set a timetable for reaching them by 2020.

Roberta Metsola looking up

Roberta Metsola hopes to raise awareness on dangers of revenge porn

6 December 2016

Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola last month launched a written declaration on combatting revenge porn.

Jens Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg: A stronger Nato means a stronger Europe

6 December 2016

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on what a European defence union would mean for the alliance, the implications of Donald Trump and why it's time member states step up their defence spending.

Sylvie Goulard MEP

Sylvie Goulard: EU Parliament must ask itself what type of candidate it wants for President post

29 November 2016

Sylvie Goulard on why there should be a job description for the role of Parliament President, how the EU institutions should work to reconnect with citizens and Martin Schulz's legacy.

MEP Awards 2015

MEP Awards 2015: All the winners

20 March 2015

Watch all the victorious European parliamentarians accepting their MEP awards at this year's ceremony.

Viviane Reding at parliament

MEP Awards 2015: Viviane Reding

19 March 2015

MEP Awards 2015 host Viviane Reding speaks to the Parliament Magazine after the ceremony.

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MEP Awards: A word from past winners

9 January 2015

The 2014 MEP Awards winners send a message to the potential shortlistees of 2015.

Ministers discuss the labelling of organic products

14 December 2016

On December 12, the AGRIFISH Council held a discussion on the proposal on organic production and labelling of organic products

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Ministers discuss FTT

7 December 2016

On December 6, EU finance ministers held a discussion on the state of play of the proposal on enhanced cooperation in the area of financial transaction tax. 

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Combatting racism, xenophobia and homophobia

2 December 2016

On December 1, the European Parliament heard statements by the Council and the Commission on the motion for a resolution to combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance

Tony Graziano, Huawei

Sustainable Development can only succeed if we work together, says Huawei’s Tony Graziano

27 December 2016

Paris agreement and the UN’s sustainable development goals are a testimony to the difference we can make when we join forces across geographical, sectoral and policy dividing lines argues Huawei Communications chief.

Iain Conn

What's at stake for European energy post-Brexit?

20 December 2016

Iain Conn asks, what's at stake for European energy post-Brexit?

Ms Chen Lifang

Students are dreaming their digital future

5 December 2016

Students are dreaming their digital future, explains Chen Lifang.


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The people-driven sector

10 January 2017

Europe’s home appliance industry is delivering to Europe’s consumers, explains Paolo Falcioni.

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The need to counter extremist propaganda more effectively

13 December 2016

There are different reasons why people believe in extremist ideologies or join extremist groups, explains Alexander Ritzmann.

EU Emissions Trading System must recognise those sectors unable to pass-on carbon costs

22 November 2016

The reformed ETS system must acknowledge the inability of non-ferrous metals, ferro alloys and silicon producers to pass-on regionally imposed carbon costs, write Guy Thiran, John Schoenenberg, Inès Van Lierde, Frank Van Assche and Veronique Steukers.