AFCO to sign-off UK Withdrawal Agreement

22 January 2020

The committee will vote on Thursday, paving the way for a final vote in plenary next week.

EU can no longer ignore Catalonia, says Puigdemont

21 January 2020

The Catalan pro-independence MEP made the remark when speaking for the first time in the European Parliament.

UK urged to respect post-Brexit EU citizens’ rights

21 January 2020

MEPs raised concerns after a senior UK minister suggested EU citizens could face deportation if they fail to secure settled status in time.

Taiwan pro-independence leader wins presidential election

20 January 2020

A top Taiwanese diplomat has warned China to heed the outcome of his country’s presidential elections.

EU “putting its money where its mouth is” with Green Deal financing

20 January 2020

The €100 billion 'Just Transition Fund' to support European regions' transition away from fossil fuels has been cautiously welcomed by NGOs.

Brexit: UK’s Settled Status “not fit for purpose”

17 January 2020

MEPs raise concern over UK’s failure to provide assurances on EU citizens’ rights.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brexit and Mental Health: Are you coping?

23 December 2019

Soon to be departing British MEP Jane Brophy reflects on Brexit’s under-recognised impact on EU citizens’ mental health.

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.

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.

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.

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.

European Payment Institutions Federation: Pay it forward

19 December 2019

Europe’s payment sector recently met up to discuss whether the EU’s controversial Interchange Fee Regulation had delivered on its stated objectives. Brian Johnson reports.

EIT Health Summit 2019: Defining unmet needs

19 December 2019

Delegates at the recent EIT Health Summit 2019 had the opportunity to meet innovators and gain insight into why defining societal health needs should be the focus of innovation. Brian Johnson reports.

Medical Devices Made of Substances: an EU opportunity

18 December 2019

A major opportunity to deliver innovation across the EU’s healthcare sector could be lost if implementing rules are used to hinder the application of the new Medical Device Regulation. Colin Mackay reports.

22 January 2020

The committee will vote on Thursday, paving the way for a final vote in plenary next week.

21 January 2020

MEPs raised concerns after a senior UK minister suggested EU citizens could face deportation if they fail to secure settled status in time.

17 January 2020

MEPs raise concern over UK’s failure to provide assurances on EU citizens’ rights.

10 December 2019

Liesje Schreinemacher (NL, RE) is a member of Parliament’s INTA and JURI committees.

19 November 2019

Karen Melchior (DK, RE) is a member of the European Parliament’s JURI and FEMM committees

4 November 2019

Alexandra Louise Rosenfield Phillips (UK, Greens/EFA) is a member of Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs committee.

20 January 2020

The €100 billion 'Just Transition Fund' to support European regions' transition away from fossil fuels has been cautiously welcomed by NGOs.

22 November 2019

The demands to act on climate change are correct and justified; let’s ensure we use the right tools and approaches in delivering solutions, writes Peter Liese.

21 November 2019

“Accurate, quality assured and freely available environmental data from ECMWF’s Copernicus Services supports policymakers and businesses throughout the European Union with the information, evidence and tools to make climate smart decisions,” explains Carlo Buontempo, recently appointed Director of the Copernicus Climate Change Service.