22.11.13 @ 17:39
Louis Michel, a top Belgian liberal MEP, took off to Mali on Friday amid a media storm that his office copy-pasted over 150 business-friendly amendments to the EU data protection bill.
21.10.13 @ 07:49
19.02.13 @ 18:36
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06.11.13 @ 19:45
People with close connections to banks implicated in the financial crisis are said to have helped steer the EU commission’s response to the economic meltdown.
25.10.13 @ 18:45
Germany says fellow EU leaders have "accepted the principle" of binding reform contracts that will transfer further sovereignty from national level to Brussels.
14.10.13 @ 09:29
A Nordic Prime Minister, EU veteran Juncker or Social-Democrat star Schulz? There is still a long way to go until the name of the next EU commission president comes out, but EU leaders are already thinking about it.
06.11.13 @ 09:20
Two officials involved in the design of EU bailouts have for the first time admitted that errors were made, but blamed "external factors."
15.10.13 @ 09:25
MEPs in the constitutional affairs committee want a revision of the EU treaties to put an end to the monthly trek to Strasbourg.
03.10.13 @ 19:00
Tobacco giant Philip Morris International was said to have spent €1.5 million on lunches and dinners in an effort to woo MEPs, but this allegation turned out to be false.
03.10.13 @ 09:26
Polish foreign minister Sikorski has taken a French language course amid talk he might be the next EU foreign relations chief.
12.08.13 @ 09:30
Former Danish leader, Lars Lokke Rasmussen, has proposed to abolish treaty opt-outs on defence and justice in a referendum which might be linked to next year's EU elections.
12.07.13 @ 07:43
EU officials who become lobbyists will be banned from using their contacts one year after they quit their job, but the new staff rules still do not go far enough.
01.07.13 @ 17:41
The EU parliament should make more of its "democratic surplus," its leading official has said ahead of EU elections next year.
17.09.13 @ 09:37
On the streets that mark out the EU quarter, English is the most spoken language. But British nationals in the EU institutions are an increasingly endangered species.
12.07.13 @ 09:15
Oil giant BP denies allegations it is under-reporting its lobbying efforts in Brussels.
11.07.13 @ 08:42
The EU parliament is annoyed that EU countries endorsed a Croatian candidate for the Court of Auditors despite the fact MEPs rejected him.
01.07.13 @ 09:29
Two thousand five hundred EU officials are to lose their jobs in the next four years under a new austerity agreement.
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