The man running negotiations with Britain to keep it in the European Union said leaders could seal a deal in February but warned David Cameron that a central demand to restrict free movement and curb social benefits for EU migrants may be asking too much.
France's mainstream political parties were scrambling for a way to stop the rise of the far-right National Front (FN) after its historic first-round lead in the first round of the regional elections on 6 December, before the run-offs on 13 December.
Migration and security concerns will continue to top the agenda of the December European Council until the root causes are addressed. The impact investment community can provide concrete solutions to this challenge, writes James Knight.
Familial hypercholesterolemia is a disease that can be detected easily and for which treatment exists. However, in Europe, only Slovenia and the Netherlands have put in place screening for the disease. EurActiv France reports.
Whether COP21 will be a success or not remains to be seen. What is certain is that climate change is still an urgent problem. Energy efficiency, renewables and sustainable mobility provide the solutions, writes Rolf Wüstenhagen.