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MEPs approve new portability rules

23 February 2017

New rules allowing EU citizens with subscriptions for online music, games, films and TV shows to access this content while travelling to another EU country have been welcomed by MEPs.

Valdis Dombrovskis

EU Commission praises member states' economic recovery

22 February 2017

The European Commission says that latest data shows that its economic policies are bearing fruit.

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MEPs present radical new eurozone plans

22 February 2017

Parliament President Antonio Tajani supports radical plans tabled by two MEPs which are designed to beef up the ailing eurozone.

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?

Henna Virkkunen

Protecting the environment means decarbonising the transport sector

24 February 2017

In order for the transport sector to reduce its emissions, there needs to be joint action on the part of policymakers and industry, says Henna Virkkunen.

Karima Delli MEP

EU must urgently rethink its transport model

24 February 2017

Europe's transport sector constitutes a health emergency, warns Karima Delli.

Europe's transport sector must grow sustainably

24 February 2017

For Europe to lead by example in the fight against climate change, it must ensure its transport sector grows sustainably, writes Henrik Hololei.


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.

Victor Negrescu

Victor Negrescu: Critics have forgotten what it's like to live outside EU

21 February 2017

Victor Negrescu on relating to Europe's millennials, why EU membership was a dream come true for Romania and why he believes a 'two-speed Europe' is a stupid idea.

Andrus Ansip

Andrus Ansip: EU digital single market could generate €415bn a year

7 February 2017

Andrus Ansip talks 5G race, the potential of the data economy and why he believes his copyright proposals will help both consumers and creators.

Tim Peake/Stephane Corvaja

Tim Peake: UK must be very careful Brexit does not negatively affect science

25 January 2017

Astronaut Tim Peake talks about his time on the International Space Station, inspiring the younger generation and why he hopes Brexit will not impact on Europe's scientific research.

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MEP Awards 2015: All the winners

20 March 2015

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

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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.


Civil Law Rules on Robotics

17 February 2017

On February 16, the European Parliament’s Plenary Session adopted the JURI report on civil rules on robotics.

Conference on Wildlife Trafficking

10 February 2017

On February 8, the European Commission organised a conference on the implementation of the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking

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TRAN Committee discusses Maltese Presidency priorities

30 January 2017

On January 25, the TRAN Committee heard and discussed the priorities of the EU Maltese Presidency in the area of transport and tourism. 

Mark Lichtenhein

EU Copyright Reform: Contractual freedom under attack

9 February 2017

Contractual freedom is under attack and consumers will suffer, warns Mark Lichtenhein.

European Lotteries

Audiovisual media services directive must protect consumers

6 February 2017

The audiovisual media services directive must protect consumers, argues Hansjörg Höltkemeier.

Alain Ratier, Director General EUMETSAT

EUMETSAT programmes will ensure EU remains leader in satellite meteorology

26 January 2017

EUMETSAT's atmosphere, ocean and climate monitoring is at Europe's service, explains Alain Ratier.


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Life Cycle Thinking is the key to unlocking the Circular Economy

20 January 2017

The great advantage of Life Cycle Analysis is its ability to discover areas of weakness and improve upon them, explains Henri Colens.

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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.