EXCLUSIVE / Alexis Tsipras and Jeremy Corbyn will travel to Paris for an extraordinary pre-summit meeting ahead of the European Council summit in Brussels on 18 and 19 February. EurActiv France reports .
EXCLUSIVE / The United Nations’ agency for aviation, the ICAO, has snubbed a request by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to allow MEPs to sit in on a crunch meeting to reduce the industry’s contribution to climate change.
The collapse of Euro-enthusiasm, in parallel with increased Euroscepticism, has underlined the need for the "democratisation" of European elections and for an increase in the legitimacy of the European institutions and their leaders, write Dan Luca and Alina Bârgăoanu.
Negotiations for the European Parliament’s participation in the evaluation of EU countries under an adjustment programme are “delayed”, but progress is being made, a source close to President Martin Schulz has told EurActiv.
European Parliament chief Martin Schulz yesterday (14 December) compared the political situation in Poland to a "coup", drawing the anger of the Polish government which is locked in a battle against the country's top court.
Green MEPs have accused European Parliament President Martin Schulz of blocking the TAXE committee's tax evasion work to protect some of the politicians being investigated, such as Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem
European Parliament President Martin Schulz has said he is in favour of giving a greater role to national parliaments in EU decision-making, one of the key demands of David Cameron seeking a renegotiation of the UK’s EU membership, but it has to be exercised towards national governments not EU institutions.
The BBC World Service is launching a new series of debates, called World Questions, with the first episode being recorded at the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels. EurActiv interviewed veteran BBC presenter Jonathan Dimbleby ahead of the show, for his view on Britain, the BBC and the EU referendum.
The European Commission promised MEPs a greater involvement in the so-called European Semester - but, according to Martin Schulz, the executive's latest proposals do not live up to Parliament’s expectations.
EXCLUSIVE / Martin Schulz has launched a discreet campaign to remain President of the European Parliament for a third consecutive term. One of his most fervent supporters is Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission President.
The German government wants to deport more rejected Afghan refugees as part of a European readmission agreement. European Parliament President Martin Schulz supports the idea. EurActiv Germany reports.
Bulgaria cannot check if incoming refugees are registered as criminals or terrorists in the Schengen Information System. This puts the EU in danger, because it is blocked from joining the borderless space, said Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva.
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said today (15 October) - just hours before the start of the EU summit - that the heads of state and government need to deliver on their promise to contribute a total of €2.25 billion to help address the refugee crisis.
In the wake of the successful nuclear deal, Iran has lauded its newly-improved relations with the West. Yet, its continuing use of the death penalty is unacceptable. President Martin Schulz's visit is the perfect occasion to take a stand, writes Belgian MEP Gérard Deprez.
In a rare address to the European Parliament on Wednesday (7 October), French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, acknowledged that the refugee crisis was a “test of historic proportions” putting the EU at risk, and warned against the destructive power of nationalism.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday (5 October) urged the EU to train rebels, and to consider a no-fly zone and safe haven area in Syria, during talks to address Europe's growing migrant crisis.