Spanish Minister for Health Dolors Montserrat said today (24 May) that Barcelona is “first in the class” in meeting all the criteria to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA). She also insisted that the central government supports Catalonia's bid to host it after Brexit.
Britain's biotech sector boasts the strongest new drug pipeline in Europe but industry leaders say it needs continued access to global talent, funding and regulatory clarity to thrive in the future - all of which could be jeopardised by Brexit.
The political science professor who wants to be the new United States ambassador to the EU has said that any country that follows the UK to leave the bloc could “instantly” have better trade relations with the US.
Portugal is the latest member state to try and poach the UK-based European Medicines Agency after Brexit. In an interview with EURACTIV.com, Portugal’s junior minister for European affairs insisted having two EU agencies based in Lisbon already would not hurt its chances.
Frankfurt, the EU’s financial capital, is readying itself to welcome London’s banking business with a concrete jungle of skyscrapers once the United Kingdom leaves the bloc. EURACTIV’s partner Italia Oggi reports.
Failure to strike a deal that ushers Britain out of the European Union in an orderly way is not an option Brussels wants to consider, its chief negotiator said yesterday (22 June) as the EU gave a final green light for him to launch talks next month.
At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in an explosion at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester yesterday (22 May), in what two US officials said was a suspected suicide bombing.
When freedom of movement was written into the Treaties, the hope was that citizens would become more mobile and, in turn, more European. But instead of uniting Europeans, free movement has become politically divisive, writes Rainer Bauböck.
Adopted after bitter wrangling by the European Parliament last December, the revision of the EU’s long-term budget for 2014-2020 has now been blocked by the United Kingdom, which seems intent on laying obstacles on the EU's road. EURACTIV France reports.
Britain's centrist Liberal Democrats launched their party manifesto with an EU flag Wednesday (17 May) and a promise to hold a Brexit referendum, as they seek to win pro-Europe votes in next month's national election.
Business leaders should respect the UK's decision to leave the EU, but can help to mitigate the economic damage by bringing reason to an otherwise purely political process, Steffen Kampeter told EURACTIV.com ahead of the launch of the Brexit Exchange forum.
Ireland anticipates a 10-fold increase in the number of customs declarations made by local companies after Brexit, a senior official at the government agency responsible for customs checks said on Tuesday (16 May).
The vast majority of EU citizens want the Brexit negotiations to focus on protecting the interests of the remaining 27 member states, not on securing privileges for the UK, according to a new study carried out on behalf of the European People’s Party.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson insists that the European Union could end up paying a Brexit bill to Britain instead of the other way round. He also warned that Brussels will "play dirty" in the negotiations.
Romania should be able to convince the EU to lift special monitoring of its justice system before it takes over the presidency of the Council in 2019, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday (11 May).
The European Commission on Thursday (11 May) revised upwards its growth forecast for this year and the next, despite the difficult break-up negotiations expected between the EU and the UK, and the long list of challenges affecting the bloc.
Britain should seek to remain in the European Union's energy market and carbon trading scheme in a transition period if a Brexit deal is not reached in two years, a report by think tank Chatham House said on Wednesday (10 May).
EXCLUSIVE / As Estonia gets ready for its stint at the helm of the EU, its President Kersti Kaljulaid told EURACTIV that her country will fight to keep the Union together, despite Brexit, and help the bloc forge a new vision, branching out from the Commission proposals.