European Parliament Vice-president ‘not at all convinced' newly-agreed Brexit deal will be approved by UK policymakers
Numbers do not appear to ‘stack up for Boris Johnson, says senior Irish MEP Mairead McGuinness.
Several MEPs cast doubt on whether European Parliament will have enough time to debate and approve new deal in time for 31 October deadline.
David Sassoli believes deal offers sufficient legal protection to the five million EU and UK citizens affected by Brexit.
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.
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.
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.
The EU administration can be a role model for the whole of the EU, believes Emily O’Reilly.
In Europe’s first Anti-Racism and Diversity Week, a cross-party group of MEPs and campaigners has urged the new von der Leyen Commission to prioritise race equality.
World Mental Health Day provides an important opportunity to reflect on the importance of good mental health and to mobilise efforts to improve support, says Tomáš Zdechovský.
Parliament has given its stamp of approval to legislation aimed at combating money laundering, which will also help fight tax evasion.
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.
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.
Petra De Sutter was a world-renowned gynaecologist and fertility expert when she decided to take the leap into politics. Now a newly-elected MEP and Chair of Parliament’s IMCO Committee, she tells Lorna Hutchinson what drives her passion for Green policymaking and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Reflecting on his mandate as he prepares to hand the baton to his successor, European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis tells Lorna Hutchinson about the highlights of the past five years and what challenges remain in the European health domain.
The sports community is taking steps to improve its environmental impact. Brigitte Dero, General Manager of VinylPlus®, the European PVC industry’s sustainability programme, and Laurent Petrynka, President of the International School Sport Federation (ISF), explain why making a long-term impact requires innovative partnerships.
Watch all the victorious European parliamentarians accepting their MEP awards at this year's ceremony.
MEP Awards 2015 host Viviane Reding speaks to the Parliament Magazine after the ceremony.
The 2014 MEP Awards winners send a message to the potential shortlistees of 2015.
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.
July 1st saw the start of the new Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU.
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.
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.
The European Parliament endorsed the provisional agreement reached on new rules on type approval of motor vehicles.
On January 19 2018, DG CNECT organised a public hearing regarding the review of the public sector information directive.
Christa Sedlatschek reflects on 25 years of making Europe’s workplaces safer, healthier and more productive.
An enabling policy framework can all help to reduce emissions, explains Philippe Ducom.
The EU must continue its commitment to protecting wildlife, explains Staci McLennan.
Dr. Saqib Qureshi explains why governments should look at what works in the private sector and use that to enhance the public sector.
The EU must embrace biotech’s potential to help make Europe the world’s first carbon neutral continent, argues Joanna Dupont Inglis.
Watch the latest video from APPLiA, explaining how 'circular culture' works and what is needed from policymakers to make it a reality.