The anti-colonial rhetoric used by Brexit campaigners was uniquely familiar to surviving subjects of the British empire, and their children. Joel Schalit reflects on the memories it raised for him as an Israeli, and the son of one of the country's founding families.
Ships manned by humanitarian organisations, the Italian navy and the coast guard helped rescue more than 2,000 boat migrants today (23 June) as calm seas returned to the Mediterranean prompting a surge in departures.
Turkish authorities on Monday (20 June) arrested three prominent campaigners for press freedom, including the local representative of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), on charges of spreading terrorist propaganda, human rights groups said.
European policy debates have too often focused on measures redistributing wealth, thus creating "winners" and "losers". There are many unaddressed areas where EU-level action could unlock considerable cost savings and quality improvements, writes Achim Wambach.
The UN Security Council on Tuesday (14 June) approved an EU operation to intercept ships suspected of arms smuggling to Libya, moving to shore up Tripoli's unity government as it battles the Islamic State group.
Greece has been approached by three parties interested in buying a minority stake in state-run power grid operator ADMIE, Energy Minister Panos Skourletis said in a newspaper interview released on 11 June.
Israel is one of the world leaders in water desalination. But now it faces a new challenge - climate change. EurActiv.com spoke with the Deputy Director General of Israel's Water and Sewage Authority, Oded Fixler.
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday (24 May) cancelled scheduled peace talks with the Turkish Cypriot leader over what he sees as attempts to recognise the Turkish-held north of the divided island.
A new international study released today [18 May] finds significant economic benefits for wealthy EU countries that accept refugees. But one of the weaknesses of the report appears to be that it does not analyse the case in poorer EU countries in central and eastern Europe.
President of the Generalitat of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont has insisted that the objective of his first official overseas visit was not "to speak to representatives of the Commission". EurActiv Spain reports.
Turkey on Thursday (14 April) rejected a European Parliament report which accused Ankara of "backsliding" on democracy, because of references that the mass killings of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide, EU Affairs Minister Volkan Bozkir said.
EXCLUSIVE / The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) will support recapitalised Greek banks to implement EU investment plans for small and medium-sized enterprises, European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen told EurActiv Greece.
Spain may be committed to phasing out nuclear power, but there are concerns about its older reactors and the alleged lack of transparency when it comes to addressing safety issues. EurActiv Spain reports.