Speaking about the refugee crisis and the Lybian and Syrian conflicts, Óscar Camps, director of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, accused the EU of “hiding the dirt under the carpet” of international waters in the Mediterranean sea. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, the two leading candidates in the French presidential election, both chose the country's second largest city of Lyon for launching their campaigns at the week-end. So did firebrand leftist Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
Thousands of protesters marched through Brussels on Tuesday (20 September) to demand the European Union abandon planned transatlantic free trade deals they say will worsen labour conditions and allow big business to challenge governments.
British Prime Minister David Cameron was accused on Thursday (7 April) of using state funds for propaganda after his government sent leaflets out to millions of voters urging them to vote to stay in the EU at the upcoming referendum.
European countries must do a better job sharing information on the risk to civil aviation over conflict zones, said a report commissioned after the downing of MH17 over Ukraine and published Thursday (17 March).
London's mayor Boris Johnson on Sunday (21 February) threw his weight behind the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, in a blow for his old friend and rival Prime Minister David Cameron who had appealed for his backing.
Prime Minister David Cameron pledged on New Years’ Day to fight hard in 2016 to resolve "annoying" features of Britain's relationship with the EU ahead of a planned referendum that could come this year.
A panel of EU lawmakers stepped up pressure on the bloc's regulators on Tuesday (1 December), urging them to come up with concrete rules to clamp down on tax-dodging based on proposals from a special tax committee.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdo?an mocked European Union overtures for help with its migration crisis during a long-awaited visit to Brussels on Monday (5 October) that in the end was partly overshadowed by Russia's violation of Turkish airspace near Syria.
The government will propose legislation to simplify over-complex labour laws and promote more collective bargaining accords at a sectoral level, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday (9 September).
Britain's opposition Labour Party begins voting today for a new leader in a contest that polls indicate will be won by Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran fan of Karl Marx who has upstaged rivals by promising a radical shift back to the party's socialist roots.
The European Commission is working with the United States on the final details of a commercial data-sharing deal that was put up for renegotiation following leaks two years ago that exposed U.S. mass surveillance practices, a document seen by Reuters showed.
Britain and France agreed on Monday that efforts by eurozone nations to shore up the single currency after the Greek crisis could go hand-in-hand with wider reforms the UK needs to stay in the European Union.
EU bosses are pushing to resolve a clash between industry and environmental policy with a new strategy to phase out funding to export coal technology to developing nations, ahead of a meeting of leading economic powers on the issue.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer was expected to push the case for European Union reform on Monday (27 July) as he kicked off a European roadshow with a trip to Paris amid reports London could hold its referendum on EU membership as early as June next year.
Portugal's general election will be held on 4 October, the president decided yesterday (22 July) as he urged politicians to ensure that the next government has a majority in parliament amid opinion polls that show no clear leader.
Eritrea may have committed crimes against humanity, a year-long UN human rights inquiry said in a report published yesterday (8 June) describing extrajudicial killings, widespread torture, sexual slavery and enforced labour.