Theresa May confirms to exit as PM on June 7
24 May 2019 – 15:42 | No Comment

After the UK Parliament rejected her Brexit plans for the third time, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has decided to step down as leader of the Conservative Party.
She announced her departure after talks with Graham …

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Prostate Cancer in Europe
18 May 2011 – 15:25 | No Comment
Prostate Cancer in Europe

John Dalli, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy
Cancer represents great suffering and premature death to millions of Europeans and their families. Every year, close to 2,5 million EU citizens are diagnosed with cancer. Cancer …

Protection of biodiversity calls for a common approach
21 Dec 2010 – 09:53 | No Comment
Protection of biodiversity calls for a common approach

By Esther De Lange MEP
In September, the European Parliament adopted a report on the implementation of EU legislation aiming at the conservation of biodiversity. I was chosen to guide this report through the decision-making process …

Smarter EU borders equals smarter EU security
13 Dec 2010 – 16:55 | No Comment
Smarter EU borders equals smarter EU security

Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström MEP, outlines the measures needed to strengthen the security of the EU’s borders

The world appears smaller today than when I was a child. Globalisation and technological developments have made …

Meeting the EU’s priorities
12 Dec 2010 – 12:33 | No Comment
Meeting the EU’s priorities

By János Martonyi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Hungary

Hungary will take over the tasks of the EU rotating presidency at a time of strategic importance. After long years of institutional debate and a period …

Papa’s rolling tour of the UK…wherever he laid his hat was his home
02 Dec 2010 – 09:58 | No Comment
Papa’s rolling tour of the UK…wherever he laid his hat was his home

By Ann Widdecombe
They called him God’s Rottweiler but when he came he seemed more like God’s Old English Sheepdog and it was that sudden change in perception which turned the first papal visit for …

A view from Serbia
01 Dec 2010 – 10:44 | No Comment
A view from Serbia

The EU is not ready to run the Balkans, argues the Democratic Party of Serbia’s Dusan Prorokovic
From Brussels’ perspective, things look extremely successful. They managed to persuade President Tadi to start official negotiations with the …

Who would benefit from Croatian accession to the EU?
01 Dec 2010 – 10:16 | No Comment
Who would benefit from Croatian accession to the EU?

University College London’s Dr Miriam Manchin discuss the benefits accruing from Croatia joining the EU

The EU single market consists of roughly half a billion consumers. Most countries in the Western Balkans and some other neighbouring …

Croatia – making the case for enlargement
01 Dec 2010 – 10:08 | No Comment
Croatia – making the case for enlargement

By Gunnar HÖKMARK, Chair, Delegation to the EU-Croatia Joint Parliamentary Committee
Croatia is one of the priorities of the upcoming Hungarian Presidency. The country hopes to conclude EU accession negotiations and sign the Accession Treaty in …

A rising Turkey without Europe?
01 Dec 2010 – 10:03 | No Comment
A rising Turkey without Europe?

Turkey’s growing regional influence can only benefit the EU, says Chatham House’s Fadi Hakura
In the midst of European antipathy regarding Turkish accession to the EU, Turkey is attempting to chart an alternative path …

The schizophrenic relationship between Vienna and Brussels
30 Nov 2010 – 17:15 | No Comment
The schizophrenic relationship between Vienna and Brussels

By Axel Reiserer, UK and Ireland correspondent for the Austrian daily Die Presse

On 12 June 1994, Austria voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining the European Union. In a referendum, which attracted a massive turnout of …