11.12.13 @ 09:05
The Romanian parliament has exempted top politicians from corruption crimes, in a move which flies in the face of EU accords.
06.12.13 @ 08:05
25.09.13 @ 09:25
14.10.13 @ 09:22
10.12.13 @ 16:47
The European Parliament erupted in internal bickering on Tuesday after an alliance of right-wing MEPs managed to sweep a report on sexual and reproductive rights for women from the table.
06.12.13 @ 16:35
Former US intelligence contractor Snowden is to make a pre-recorded video appearance at the EU parliament later this month.
04.12.13 @ 19:37
The EU commission is proposing to pay EU countries €6,000 for each UN-registered refugee which they take in.
06.12.13 @ 17:57
The EU data protection regulation hit a setback on Friday after justice ministers backed off on a key component.
06.12.13 @ 09:23
The EU commission has published plans to stop EU nationals abusing welfare systems, but the UK and Germany say it is not enough.
04.12.13 @ 18:53
Turkey is starting visa liberalisation talks with the EU, a first step in a process which could take years.
03.12.13 @ 17:18
Austerity measures imposed by international creditors are eroding people's social and economic rights, Europe's human rights watchdog says.
02.12.13 @ 09:29
The EU transparency register is soon to hit 6,000 entrants, but some of the most powerful US law firms are still missing.
27.11.13 @ 18:43
EU commissioners Wednesday told the UK to avoid "hysteria" after Cameron unveiled proposals to tighten migrants' access to social welfare.
27.11.13 @ 09:29
A top US senator has told the EU parliament that US snooping was done “largely in co-ordination with your countries intelligence services."
03.12.13 @ 09:29
Denmark is seen as the least corrupt EU country, while Greece is seen as the worst.
28.11.13 @ 17:20
A top EU official on Thursday said the future EU-wide public prosecutor may expand into other domains aside from combatting fraud.
27.11.13 @ 18:38
EU home affairs commissioner Malmstrom Wednesday faced accusations she has been too soft in her response to US spying.
26.11.13 @ 17:58
In her debut appearance at the EU parliament, the bloc's ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, criticised its border agency, Frontex, for skirting duties on human rights.
News in Brief
- Austria agrees old-model coalition government
- Energy ministers draw blank on biofuels deal
- MEPs to debate Malta sale of EU citizenship
- Spanish government threatens to block Catalan referendum
- Slovenian banks need €4.76bn recapitalisation
- Conservative MEPs against Snowden video appearance: report
- Latvia prepares for euro despite no government
- Greek unemployment nears record high
- US and UK stop non-lethal aid to Syria rebel groups
- Eleven states to review financial tax plans
- Snowden to make video appearance at EU parliament
- Romanian MPs decriminalise political corruption
- Malta free to sell EU citizenship, commission says
- Austerity stripping away Europe's human rights, watchdog says
- Denmark seen as least corrupt EU country
- EU countries offered €6,000 per head to take in refugees
- Brussels on guard over UK's Romania, Bulgaria plan
- EU data protection bill 'moves backwards'
- Belgian MEP blames assistant for industry-scripted amendments
- UK spy chiefs defend mass-snooping on Europeans
Regions & Cities
- OpinionCities show leadership on Roma inclusion
- Economic governance tool to be part of regional aid
- Berlin citizens keen to buy their electricity grid
- German city flats are overpriced, says Bundesbank
- EU cohesion policy: 'No more business as usual'
- If you build it, will they come?
- Interview'National governments declining in importance'
- Brussels: An EU capital in the making
- Beja airport: A runway to nowhere?
- Bringing high speed internet to the 'middle of nowhere'
- EU looks to 'hybrid drones' for legal shortcut on migration
- MEPs approve EU border surveillance system
- 'Virtual borders' scheme to track every non-EU citizen
- Security industry is shaping EU legislation
- Private security firms cash in on guarding EU borders
- Private firms put price tag on migrant suicides
- Gaddafi-tainted firm scoops EU contract
- InvestigationEUobserver investigative reports
- InvestigationAbout Nikolaj Nielsen
- EU court grants welfare rights to same-sex partners@ 18:40
- British MEPs fail to stop Snowden video@ 17:23
- Luxembourg still EU's wealthiest, figures show@ 17:00
- EU lawmakers reach agreement on bank rescue rules@ 09:28
- Ashton casts doubt on Yanukovych promises@ 08:47
- EU pays salaries of phantom workers in Palestine11'th @ 10:20
- Ministers edge toward bank resolution deal after marathon talks11'th @ 09:29
- Ukraine police attack protesters under Ashton's nose11'th @ 09:28
- Romanian MPs decriminalise political corruption11'th @ 09:05
- OpinionCities show leadership on Roma inclusion11'th @ 09:00
- EMHRN: Report on the Gezi Park Protest in Turkey and its repression
- Think Young, CES & MEP Zalba: Register for the campaign Fail2Succeed: 18/12, EP
- EERA: The Horizon is set for 2020: time for research & innovation to deliver
- EMHRN: Human Rights Day: govs stripping away freedom of assembly ?
- EIPA: Seminar: EU Law for Non-Lawyers, Luxembourg, 24-26/02/14
- EIPA: EU Environmental Law for Non-Lawyers, Luxembourg, 30-31/01/14
- EFA: Book on Minimum Standards of Care for COPD patients in the EU
- Counter Balance: Natural Capital: a fairytale with an unhappy ending
- Oxfam: Leaked EU document proves financial transaction tax is legal
- Birdlife: Wind farms: new report shows how to reduce environmental impact
Members of the European Parliament held an emergency meeting earlier in October to discuss the better integration of Europe's most vulnerable minority - the Roma.
- How the EU is losing its entire neighbourhoodInside Arab Spring
- After Vilnius: tough year aheadNeighbourhood
- What happened to the EU2020 strategy?Progressive Change
- This is a very dead horse - stop floggingAnother Look
- Facebook isn't our friendExposing Corporate Europe
- Moscow Never SleepsBelarus Reloaded
- The trouble with Europe’s big thinking? Europe’s big states.Super Commuter
- Don´t take their word for itAnother Look
- Eurasian Union's problem with Russian nationalismNeighbourhood
- COP 19: Walking about Warsaw in circlesGlobal challenges