The French prime minister on Saturday (22 October) stressed the need for the left to unite ahead of next year's presidential elections. The popularity of Socialist President François Hollande is in decline once again. EurActiv's partner La Tribune reports.
France's Alain Juppé will move the border with Britain from Calais to southern England if he wins power next year, setting up a potential battle with London over immigration following the Brexit vote, the Guardian reported on Friday (21 October).
Extending the Turkish "cash for migrants" scheme to five African countries will mark a turning point for European aid policy, which has previously been dependent on the principles of democracy and human rights. EurActiv France reports.
Emmanuel Macron, the "non-candidate" for the French presidential election, presented his vision for the European Union at the Brussels Days event in the EU capital on Wednesday (19 October). EurActiv France reports.
Moscow and Kiev agreed Wednesday (19 October) to end a deadlock on the conflict in eastern Ukraine by the end of November, Ukraine's president said, after a four-way summit in Berlin with the leaders of France and Germany.
The head of the S&D group has called on the EU to quickly implement its agreement with Cuba and has ramped up the pressure on the US to lift its sanctions against the Caribbean nation. EurActiv Germany reports.
Lawmakers in the small Belgian region of Wallonia today (14 October) voted to block an EU-Canada trade deal in a move set to have serious implications for future trade talks with the US and a non-EU UK.
French President François Hollande called on all parties in the Ukraine conflict to draw up a roadmap to end the crisis, after talks with his Ukrainian counterpart yesterday (13 October) in which he urged early elections to be held in rebel-held Eastern Ukraine.
French President François Hollande yesterday (12 October) accused the United States of abusing its power by demanding multi-billion dollar fines from European companies, stoking an increasingly bitter trans-Atlantic dispute.
Outraged by Russia's intensified air strikes on rebels in Syria, the European Union is now less likely to ease sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine, diplomats say, and some in the bloc are raising the prospect of more punitive steps against the Kremlin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Berlin on 19 October for talks with some leaders of the European Union and Ukraine to discuss a solution to the Ukrainian crisis, a Kremlin aide told reporters yesterday (10 October).
Germany is mulling sanctions against Russia over the Syria and France is considering asking the International Criminal Court's prosecutor to launch an investigation into war crimes it says have been committed by Syrian and Russian forces in eastern Aleppo.
The EU must be "unyielding" in the face of Britain's demands on the terms for its divorce from the bloc, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said today (7 October). He also took aim at Hungary, following the Central European country's recent referendum on migrant quotas.
The French parliament’s European affairs committee has rejected a resolution calling on France to block the ratification of CETA, just days before Prime Minister Manuel Valls is due to visit Canada. EurActiv France reports.
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict needs its mediators to come to an interim agreement that benefits both sides, while international actors, like the EU, have to differentiate between the factors at play in the Caucasus, writes Dr Gulshan Pashayeva.
EurActiv has analysed the positions of French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy on the major European issues and found that his rhetoric is dominated by falsehoods and contradictions. EurActiv France reports.
As the debate over priorities for EU reform post-Brexit ramps up, misguided attempts to avoid political tensions are undermining popular and necessary action on energy and climate change, writes Nick Mabey.