Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools
Sections
You are here: Home

Did you not find what you were looking for? Try the Advanced Search to refine your search.

Search results 286 items matching your search terms

Subscribe to an always-updated feed of these search terms

A Safer, more Competitive and Responsible EU - WWF calls for a European Sustainability Pact ahead of EU elections
WWF has urged for election candidates and future EU leaders to put people's wellbeing in a thriving environment at the centre of their thinking as they shape ...
Car emissions: Fiat Chrysler grilled on 'defeat devices'
MEPs on the European Parliament's car emissions inquiry grilled Fiat Chrysler's Chief Technical Officer on possible 'defeat devices' in Fiat diesel engines ...
Derek Prag (1923-2010)
Derek Prag was the Conservative member of the European Parliament for Hertfordshire from 1979 to 1994.
EU credibility on tax avoidance undermined: MEPs
Leading MEPs hit out at EU finance ministers Thursday for removing eight countries from the EU's blacklist of tax havens, saying it will hamper the fight ...
MEPs adopt a common position on delegated legislation
On Tuesday, the European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee unanimously agreed its position on how the delegation of powers to the European Commission, ...
European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) - guide
The European Parliament and Council have today reached agreement on the European Citizens' Initiative, which will for the first time allow citizens to directly ...
MEPs suggest amendments to the Directive on falsified medicines
The European Parliament's Internal Market Committee published yesterday an Opinion suggesting improvements to the Directive on medicinal products, as regards ...
MEPs back reform of EU carbon trading scheme
The EU Parliament approved plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions through the EU carbon market Wednesday, aiming to fulfil EU obligations under the Paris ...
MEPs call for EU-wide minimum income
Introducing minimum income schemes in all EU Member States is one of the most effective ways to lift people out of poverty, Euro-MPs on the Parliament's ...
Euro-MPs back people-powered renewables
MEPs in committee voted Tuesday for new binding targets for energy efficiency and use of renewables, calling for recognition of the right of Europeans to ...
EU debates options for the future of Europe
President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker presented a White Paper to the European Parliament Wednesday outlining five possible paths for the EU to ...
EU Parliament calls for swift UK exit
In a heated debate over the result of the UK's referendum on EU membership, MEPs called for a swift exit for the UK, by officially withdrawing from the EU ...
MEPs vote to end biannual clock change in Europe
The last Sunday in March 2021 could mark the end of seasonal changes of time in the EU, following a vote Monday by the European Parliament's Transport and ...
Investigation: Majority of EU Parliament agriculture committee linked to industry
A majority of MEPs on the European Parliament's agriculture committee have strong links to the farming industry, Greenpeace research has revealed.
MEPs back new rules for funding of political parties
The European Parliament in plenary Tuesday approved new rules governing the public funding for European political parties and foundations, to ensure that this ...
MEPs veto alertness claims for energy drinks
Euro-MPs voted on Thursday to veto European Commission plans to allow claims that sugary drinks and energy drinks containing caffeine boost 'alertness' or ...
Euro-MPs opt for clearer food labelling rules
The European Parliament's Environment Committee on Tuesday approved draft legislation on clearer and more informative new food labelling rules which require ...
MEPs vote to stop trade in minerals financing armed conflicts
The EU Parliament approved Thursday new rules to ensure that minerals used by European industries are sourced responsibly, diverting revenues away from rebel ...
Reformed ethics rules lack bite - FoEE
Reformed ethics rules for European Parliamentarians lack bite, and will not do enough to build trust in European institutions, according to transparency ...
Social media needs to do more against fake accounts, says EU
The EU Commission welcomed Tuesday the commitment of Facebook, Google and Twitter to act against disinformation but said more needs to be done ahead of ...
MEPs vote in new rules on property settlement in divorces
MEPs approved Thursday new rules for deciding which country’s courts should settle property disputes in divorce or death cases involving international couples ...
New MEP code of conduct a step forward: now MEPs must do their homework
A vote in the European Parliament today to introduce a new code of conduct for MEPs has been welcomed by The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics ...
This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 15-19 July 2019
Parliament maintains support to Romanian candidate for European Chief Prosecutor - Human rights breaches in Hong Kong, Russia and at the US-Mexican border - ...
10 key facts on the European Parliament elections
Elections for a new European Parliament take place over four days from Thursday across the 28 European Union countries.
Energy Labelling Directive - Briefing
The European Parliament today adopted the Energy Labelling Directive, a recast of the existing Labelling Directive which introduced the energy label for ...
MEPs call for EU rules on textile imports to curb worker exploitation
EU rules are needed to force textile and clothing suppliers to respect the rights of workers around the world, who often suffer long working hours, low wages ...
Euro tax police needed to tackle financial crime: MEPs
A special tax committee set up by the EU Parliament in the wake of the Luxleaks, Panama Papers and Paradise papers scandals adopted Wednesday a roadmap to ...
The 27 candidates hoping to be part of the European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker start appearing at hearings at the European Parliament on 29 ...
MEPs back plans to tackle over-fishing in the North Sea
A European Parliament committee gave its backing Wednesday to plans to tackle overfishing and offer more security to local fishermen by introducing ...
The elections were held in the UK on 22 May 2014. The UK voted in 73 MEPs from its 12 constituencies. An MEP additional seat in comparison of the previous ...
EU Alerts

EUbusiness Week no. 851
Time to speed up climate action
→ EUbusiness Week archive

The Week Ahead no. 456
COP25 climate change conference - rail passengers' rights - money laundering - Pollinators Initiative

Subscription options