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Parliament hearing told of urgency to stem rise of AMR

27 June 2017

The EU and its member states have been urged to do more to stem the "very worrying" rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

EU Commission hits Google with record fine

27 June 2017

The European Commission has ordered Google to pay a €2.4bn fine for breaching antitrust rules. 

Occupational Skin Cancer: Outdoor Workers’ number one enemy

26 June 2017

Outdoor workers are at least twice as likely to contract skin cancer from exposure to the sun than indoor workers. Brian Johnson finds out why

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.

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?

EPBD: Why buildings matter

28 June 2017

We should deploy all available tools to improve our building stock, writes Bendt Bendtsen.

EU must do better at enforcing arms exports rules

27 June 2017

For the common position to work, member states must apply the criteria fully and coherently, writes Bodil Valero.

What will happen to UK agriculture post-Brexit?

27 June 2017

No one knows what a post-Brexit UK agricultural policy will look like, explains James Nicholson.

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.

Violeta Bulc: The current challenges that the transport sector faces present opportunities for women

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.

Seb Dance: A nuanced response to people like Farage is pointless

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.

Julia Gillard: There is more interest in education than ever before

29 May 2017

Julia Gillard on why ensuring quality education for all children is in everyone's interest and sexism in politics.

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.

Finance for Innovation: Towards the ETS Fund

14 June 2017

On June 12, the European Commission organised an event entitled Finance for Innovation: Towards the ETS Fund.

TRAN Committee discusses cross-border parcel delivery services

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). 

LIBE Hearing on ePrivacy

13 April 2017

On April 11, the LIBE Committee held a hearing on the Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy regulation. 

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Smart at Home

22 June 2017

Smart appliances will bring huge benefits to European consumers, writes Paolo Falcioni.

New anti-dumping rules: Three ways MEPs should stand up for EU manufacturers

14 June 2017

MEPs should stand up for EU manufacturers by adding legal certainty to the EU’s new anti-dumping methodology, writes Inès Van Lierde.

Reconciling diverse forms of work with stability and social rights

8 June 2017

In today’s highly diversified and segmented labour market, how can we ensure that access to social protection is balanced across all types of worker, asks Denis Pennel.