The French government this week entered the home straight in its preparation for labour market reform. This flagship project of Emmanuel Macron’s young presidency will provide an explosive end to the summer holidays. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.
Poland is seeking EU aid to help clean up the aftermath of powerful summer storms that killed six people in mid-August, damaged thousands of homes and destroyed large swathes of forests in the Eastern European country.
Norway’s energy giant Statoil is developing a project to store imported industrial CO2 emissions under the sea. Companies in the UK would like to benefit from the technology. EURACTIV’s partner Journal de l’Environnement Reports.
Severe food and medical shortages caused by two years of devastating war are having a major impact on everyday life in Yemen, where thousands of children starve to death, researchers have warned, pointing out the responsibility of Saudi Arabia.
The British government will outline its plans on Wednesday (23 August) to escape the "direct jurisdiction" of the European Court of Justice after Brexit, one of Prime Minister Theresa May's main aims in talks to unravel 40 years of European Union membership.
The international community has already missed its chance to limit global warming to between 1.5 and 2 degrees Celsius, according to a new study by Switzerland-based researchers. But a solution to the problem could lie in geo-engineering technologies.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble is working on a proposal that would allow southern eurozone countries to tap into the single currency bloc's bailout fund to boost investments during recessions, a newspaper reported on Wednesday (23 August).
The European Commission has launched an "in-depth" investigation into the proposed merger of global agriculture giants Monsanto and Bayer, amid concerns that it may create too high a concentration and disrupt competition in the areas of pesticides and seeds.
Europe’s agri-cooperatives called on the Commission on Tuesday (22 August) to increase transparency in the food supply chain and enact EU legislation to protect food producers from the unfair trading practices of their economically stronger partners.
The Estonian Presidency is holding an informal ministerial conference in Tallinn on Wednesday (23 August) under the title “The Heritage in 21st Century Europe of the Crimes Committed by Communist Regimes".
Spain has kept its current terrorist alert level unchanged but has moved to heighten security in tourist areas, following the terrorist attacks in Catalunya that killed 15 people and injured about 100 more. EURACTIV Spain reports.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticised her predecessor, Gerhard Schröder, on Monday (21 August) for taking a new job at Russian oil producer Rosneft and said she did not intend to take any posts in industry once she leaves politics.
The court of the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) could present a way-out for Britain as it seeks a new authority to arbitrate in disputes after it leaves the European Union, the president of the court said on Monday (21 August).
The Czech Republic may try to get an observer seat at the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers if its decision-making powers are boosted under plans to reshape the European Union, the foreign minister said on Monday (21 August).