EU should set 2030 targets for materials use and consumption footprint, MEPs say
The European Parliament's Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety has called for science-based binding 2030 EU targets for materials use and consumption...
European Parliament President warns of return of ‘demon of antisemitism’
David Sassoli has warned that the lessons of history are being forgotten, as the world marks Holocaust Remebrance Day, 76 years since the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp was...
Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar meets Vestager over EU strategy for SMEs

MEP Josianne Cutajar steps up the effort towards Europe’s implementation...

MEP Josianne Cutajar steps up the effort towards...

COVID-19 vaccine makers ‘must deliver’, European Commission chief warns

Ursula von der Leyen says the EU will set up a ‘vaccine export transparency mechanism’ in the wake of coronavirus vaccine supply cuts by AstraZeneca

Ursula von der Leyen says the EU will set up a...

Brussels warns it will tighten COVID-19 vaccine export rules amid row with AstraZeneca

European Health Commissioner warns of COVID-19 vaccine export controls after disappointing meeting with AstraZeneca amid row over drop in supplies

European Health Commissioner warns of COVID-19 vaccine...

Bosses will have to answer for discriminatory actions against employees who ‘disconnect after work’

Reverse burden of proof means employers have to answer for accusation by employees who feel discriminated against when they are punished for refusing to work...

Reverse burden of proof means employers have to answer for...

Sant votes against report on Europe-wide minimum tax rates

Labour MEP says he will not support “disproportionate proposals for tax...

Labour MEP says he will not support “disproportionate...

Human rights and COVID-19: MEPs denounce measures taken by authoritarian regimes

Several authoritarian regimes have used the pandemic to justify exacerbated measures aimed at weakening democratic principles and fundamental freedoms

Several authoritarian regimes have used the pandemic to...

EU leaders discuss COVID-19 variants as contagion risk raised to ‘very high’

At a virtual council meeting, EU leaders discussed the challenges posed by the new COVID-19 variants • Malta, Greece and Portugal push for...

At a virtual council meeting, EU leaders discussed the...

MEPs demand significantly tighter EU sanctions against Russia

Sanction Russian officials involved in the decision to imprison Alexei Navalny...

Sanction Russian officials involved in the decision to...

EU tax haven blacklist not catching the worst offenders

“By calling the EU list of tax havens ‘confusing and...

“By calling the EU list of tax havens...

Alfred Sant questions lack of transparency on EU joint COVID-19 vaccine strategy

Alfred Sant on COVID-19 vaccine: ‘If needed, to win the war, all private goods become public’

Alfred Sant on COVID-19 vaccine: ‘If needed, to win...

New US President: MEPs hope for a new dawn in transatlantic ties

 “Europe now has a friend in the White House and is ready for a new...

 “Europe now has a friend in the White House and...

European Parliament to vote on Agius Saliba ‘right to disconnect’ report

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba says millions of European workers deserve to have the right to disconnect

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba says millions of European...

European regulator to deliver verdict on Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine by 29 January

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University may be given the go-ahead for distribution in the EU by 29 January after the company...

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford...

Strong earthquake hits Croatia, destroys town

Croatia is struck by a powerful earthquake, the second in as many days •...

Croatia is struck by a powerful earthquake, the second in...

COVID-19: EU tells countries to lift UK travel bans over coronavirus mutation fears

Officials from the European Union warned governments to reverse their decision to scrap transport links with the UK over coronavirus fears, saying that the...

Officials from the European Union warned governments to...

European Commission gives final go-ahead for first vaccine against COVID-19

The first COVID-19 vaccine is given the final go-ahead by the European Commission to start rolling out across the EU after positive recommendation from the...

The first COVID-19 vaccine is given the final go-ahead by...

‘Without a free Belarus, Europe is not truly free’

Why the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought remains a beacon of the...

Why the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought remains a...

Malta with one of lowest COVID-19 positivity rates

The weekly bulletin by the European Centre for Disease and Prevention Control...

The weekly bulletin by the European Centre for Disease and...