Mark Briggs

Technology 04-05-2015

Pier Luigi Parcu: More work to be done on press freedom in Europe

SPECIAL REPORT / Much of Europe may be in a privileged position when it comes to media freedom, but we must not become complacent, says Professor Luigi Parcu on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day.
Brexit 24-04-2015

TUC’s Owen Tudor: ‘We are totally opposed to TTIP’

Shrouded with secrecy and posing a threat to public services, Owen Tudor tells EURACTIV why the UK Trade Union Congress doesn’t believe the hype over TTIP, and why exploitation, rather than immigration, should be the cause of people’s concerns.
Languages & Culture 21-04-2015

EU literature prize winners: Winning is an honour, but surreal

SPECIAL REPORT / In a "very tough market" for books, winning a prize can make a huge difference and open the door for international recognition, say this year's winners of the EU's Prize for Literature.
Brexit 18-03-2015

Lord Mayor of London: ‘The single market is what it is all about’

Europe needs to focus on the single market and increasing its global competitiveness, according to Alan Yarrow, the Lord Mayor of London. He sat down with EURACTIV UK’s, Mark Briggs to discuss the City’s relationship with the EU, and what he would say to Angela Merkel.
Brexit 12-03-2015

Sir William Cash: It’s time for Britain to leave the EU

The upcoming general election on 7 May could well be a turning point in EU-UK relations, says Sir William Cash, a veteran Conservative politician. The House of Commons longest-serving committee member tells EURACTIV UK’s Mark Briggs why he thinks it is time for Britain to leave the EU, and what the general election holds in store.
Laura Sandys
Brexit 11-02-2015

Sandys: ‘Eurosceptics are not patriotic, they are defeatist’

Laura Sandys is a rare thing in British politics - a vocally pro-European Tory. After being elected in 2010, Sandys is stepping down as an MP to take over as the Chair of the European Movement UK, founded by her father.
Brexit 30-01-2015

Andrew Duff: The eurozone crisis has accentuated the need for federalism

"I’ve always been a federalist," Andrew Duff told EURACTIV in a wide-ranging interview. "The eurozone crisis has accentuated the need for the federalist argument to be put."