The centre-right GERB party of former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has won 32.7% of votes in the early parliamentary election in Bulgaria, data from the central electoral commission showed today (27 March), with 78.9% of the ballots counted.
European Social Democrats hit out at the conservative political parties across Europe and promised to end German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble’s policies that divide EU countries. EURACTIV.COM reports from Rome.
A victory for Martin Schulz in the German election will be a chance for Europe to bring an end to “unsuccessful” austerity policies and bring back social justice to Europe, Thomas Oppermann told EURACTIV.COM in an interview.
Thousands of EU citizens gathered today (25 March) in Rome to celebrate but also deliver a wake-up call to their leaders to improve policies and address the rise of nationalism across Europe. EURACTIV.COM reports from Rome.
On the day proclaimed as the EU’s 60th anniversary, with the Union looking weaker than ever, EU leaders adopted the Rome Declaration and gave a ten-year horizon for the project of the founding fathers to be reset.
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Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has received expensive suits as gifts. Their unit price is estimated at €15,000, the French weekly Le Canard Enchaîné has revealed. But the Commission sees no wrongdoing.
EXCLUSIVE/ European Union countries exploited loopholes in United Nations forestry rules to pocket carbon credits worth €600 million and the equivalent of global-warming emissions from 114 million cars.
It’s as though Europe was at war. What kind of war, it’s hard to tell. On the one hand, there’s Russia and its hybrid conflicts in Ukraine, Georgia and just about everywhere else, in one form or another.
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned US Vice President Mike Spence of another war in the Western Balkans if the EU collapses, including as a result of Donald Trump encouraging member states to leave after Brexit.
Seven European countries announced on Thursday (23 March) a joint initiative to acquire and deploy world-class high-performance computers, a project the European Commission says is comparable to the size of Airbus or the Galileo satellite navigation project.
EXCLUSIVE / EU Budget Commissioner Günter Oettinger has told EURACTIV.com that the €60 billion bill floated as the price of Brexit is "not totally wrong", just days before Britain triggers Article 50, the legal process to leave the bloc.
240 European cities with populations over 100,000 have some "smart city" features--meaning they use technology to improve their energy use, transport systems or other infrastructure, according to European Parliament research.