Britain’s opposition Labour Party today (1 December) launched its campaign for the UK to remain in the European Union, focusing on the common security angle by saying that the Paris terror attacks showed the need to "stand shoulder to shoulder" with its European partners.
Poland's new Eurosceptic government is ready to support many of Britain's demands for staying in the European Union, but will oppose any move to withhold benefits from the thousands of Poles living there, a senior Polish official said on Sunday (29 November).
London and Vienna see eye-to-eye on a range of issues regarding Britain’s demands for EU reform, including limiting child benefits for the families of EU migrants. But the good relations are not enough to reconcile the conflict over another hot topic: nuclear power, writes Dr Melanie Sully.
It will be difficult but not impossible for officials renegotiating Britain's EU membership to have a framework ready for substantial discussion at next month's European Union summit, the EU's chief negotiator said on Wednesday.
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 parliament's upper house backed on Wednesday (18 November) lowering the voting age to 16 in a planned referendum on Britain's continued membership of the European Union, a move that could delay the timing of the crucial vote.
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has team up with French President François Hollande in seeking a 'rapprochement' with Russia to fight Islamic State, described by both as the biggest threat to the EU.
David Cameron seems to believe he can have a 'British Europe', but we will never get it any more than the French or the Germans will get a French or a German Europe. Europe is by nature a compromise, said outgoing ALDE party President Graham Watson.
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.
European Council President Donald Tusk warned on Thursday (12 November) it would be "very, very tough" to reach a deal on reforms Prime Minister David Cameron has asked for to help keep Britain in the bloc.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday (12 November) that negotiations with Britain on changes to its relationship with the European Union must preserve the "extraordinary achievements" of the euro and the EU's single market.
Cameron’s EU renegotiation may be too little too late for the Eurosceptics. The rise of their "Out" campaign threatens the livelihoods and social protection of thousands of UK citizens, writes Jude Kirton-Darling.
The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was most recently reformed in 2013, including incentives for farmers to invest in ‘green’ practices, innovation and support for young farmers. A European Commission review in 2016 will aim to simplify these reforms.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said he hoped to make good progress with reforms of the European Union when leaders from the bloc meet next month, but he gave no fresh sign of when he plans to hold Britain's EU membership referendum.
The British Prime Minister David Cameron will table his four key demands for the UK’s continued membership of the EU on Tuesday (10 November), in make-or-break negotiations which will see the country vote on whether to stay or leave the bloc by the end of 2017.
British Prime Minister David Cameron was heckled by Eurosceptic protestors Monday (9 November) as he denied he was planning to campaign for Britain to stay in the EU regardless of the outcome of his bid for renegotiations.
Britain's Minister of State for Europe on Thursday (5 November) blamed a recent rise in public support for his country's possible exit from the EU on media coverage of the bloc's unprecedented refugee crisis.