Benoît Hamon’s late sally into the French presidential race has added another intriguing player to the equation. EurActiv’s partner Journal de l’Environnement takes a look at Hamon and fellow Socialist candidate Manuel Valls in terms of their environmental credentials.
The move towards autonomous vehicles, driven by the progressive electrification of transport, and backed up by road pricing schemes, all carry the potential of radically cleaning up Europe's transport system, writes Greg Archer.
An Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) MEP has accused Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont of using "lies" and "propaganda" to organise a conference at the European Parliament this evening (24 January) on the planned independence referendum. EurActiv Spain reports.
The European Commission wants all EU member states to introduce minimum wages for their workers and unemployed, the President of the EU executive said on Monday (23 January), in an effort to combat growing social inequality and poverty.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order formally withdrawing the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal yesterday (23 January) as Europe sniffed a chance to pick up the free trade the US is turning its back on.
Over the course of just two weeks, the World Customs Organisation (WCO) seized 113 million antimalarial, anti-inflammatory and antibiotic tablets bound for Africa. The true extent of the problem remains unknown. EurActiv France reports.
The UK government yesterday (23 January) unveiled a new interventionist approach to rebalance its heavily services-based economy for the post-Brexit era, in a break with traditional Conservative laissez-faire economic policy.
The European Commission has remained silent over a cruel but perfectly legal practice, common in South America, of rearing pregnant horses for their blood in order to harvest a hormone that is used in veterinary products imported to Europe. EurActiv Germany reports.
A new development fund launched in northern Greece aims to boost SMEs’ role in the local economy and simultaneously ensure transparency in financial management, the governor of the Western Macedonia region told EurActiv Greece.