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Guy Verhofstadt: ‘Big problems’ still exist with UK Withdrawal Agreement

24 January 2020

The chair of Parliament's Brexit Steering Group said one pressing problem was that EU citizens in the UK currently had “no physical document” to prove their legal right to remain in the country after Brexit.
 

UK Withdrawal Agreement passes two key hurdles

24 January 2020

Having received Royal Assent in the UK and consent in a vote by Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee on Thursday, the UK is now well on its way to exiting the EU next week.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Stamping out the stigma

2 April 2019

Autism Spectrum Disorder is on the rise, yet it remains a largely misunderstood condition. On World Autism Awareness Day 2019, Lorna Hutchinson reports on what still needs to be done to raise awareness and provide much-needed support.

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye

5 March 2019

With the deadline for the UK’s exit from the EU fast approaching, British MEPs have spoken of their regret about having to step down from elected office.

Parting is such sweet sorrow

18 February 2019

British MEPs will soon bid a fond - or not-so-fond - farewell to Parliament. Some of them told Martin Banks what they will (and won’t) miss about Brussels and their possible plans for a post-Brexit future.

Von der Leyen urges Croatian presidency to focus on four "key" areas

20 January 2020

Implementing the European Green Deal, Brexit negotiations, the MFF and enlargement talks are among the priorities singled out by the Commission president.

At last a European Commission President who is in love with Britain

9 January 2020

For the first time Britain has got full sight of the woman who will face Boris Johnson in the next chapter of the Brexit saga, writes Denis MacShane, the UK’s former Minister of Europe.

Fighting the good fight for Scotland

8 January 2020

Veteran SNP MEP Alyn Smith shares with us some parting thoughts on Brexit, Scottish independence and the EU as he bids a fond farewell to Brussels and takes up his seat as MP for Stirling.

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.

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.

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.

Peter Pollák: Giving a voice to the vulnerable

17 December 2019

As the first Slovak MEP of Roma origin, Peter Pollák is a man on a mission, determined to use his European platform to raise awareness of the plight of Roma people and strengthen their rights across the EU.

David Lega: A source of inspiration

3 December 2019

After conquering the worlds of sport and local politics in his native Sweden, newly-elected MEP David Lega now wants to change the world for the better on a European level. He tells Lorna Hutchinson about the issues that drive his passion for policymaking.

EU defence: Present and future challenges

25 November 2019

European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive Jorge Domecq talks to Rajnish Singh about the progress the EU has made in the realm of security and defence and what challenges lie ahead.

MEP Awards 2015: All the winners

20 March 2015

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

MEP Awards 2015: Viviane Reding

19 March 2015

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

MEP Awards: A word from past winners

9 January 2015

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

The New European Commission 2019-2024

12 September 2019

This early September, the European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her proposal for the allocation of Commissioner portfolios. She also published the individual mission letters to each Commissioner detailing what she expects of them in the next legislative term.

2019 EU - Finnish Presidency Guide

8 July 2019

July 1st saw the start of the new Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU. 

Europe elects its new Parliament and triggers the race for EU's top posts

4 June 2019

The May 23 - 26 European Parliament elections delivered a more fragmented assembly than previously with notable increases in support for the Liberals, Greens and far-right parties which in turn saw a reduction in support for the centre-right and left.

Dods Guide to the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU

4 July 2018

The Dods EU Guide into the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU is a handy compressed overview of the main priorities, key dates and contacts of the Austrian Presidency. It will allow public affairs professionals to easily navigate the EU political agenda for the next six months.

Parliament endorses agreement on Type Approval of motor vehicles

20 April 2018

The European Parliament endorsed the provisional agreement reached on new rules on type approval of motor vehicles.

Public hearing on the PSI directive

22 January 2018

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

Europe is the natural 5G leader

9 December 2019

Europe is more than just one of Huawei's most important markets, writes Abraham Liu.

Can Artificial Intelligence predict the weather?

4 December 2019

AI is evolving rapidly and brings with it the potential to improve weather and climate predictions, writes Peter Dueben.

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Getting to the Green Deal: Don’t rule out alternative fuels

20 January 2020

A coalition of vehicle manufacturers and fuel producers are calling for consistency in defining alternative fuels.

Arab News led poll shows Arab world at a ‘major turning point

14 January 2020

A ground-breaking Arab News-led poll shows reshaping of mosque and state is transforming the region. Andrew Boff looks at what is driving this change.

Giving offices ‘New Ways of Work’

19 December 2019

Yeliz Bicici explains how Offices of Cofinimmo are meeting Brussels’s office market needs.