A Latvian news site wrongly portrayed talks on family reunification for refugees and asylum seekers in Germany as opening the door for "harems". EURACTIV.com looks into the allegations as part of the “Fact or Fake” series, in partnership with France 24.
Since the start of the election campaign in Italy, fake videos and pictures have circulated on social networks. EURACTIV.com looks into the main ones as part of the ‘Fact or Fake’ series, in partnership with France 24.
A former campaign director from the far-right National Front party openly admitted on Twitter that he circulated a fabricated video during the French presidential campaign. EURACTIV.com looks into the story as part of the ‘Fact or Fake’ series, in partnership with France 24.
Good morning to all of you who had a sleepless night watching the UK General Election! As well as #GE2017, this week we also kept an eye on European Development Days and the future of European defence.
With one in five under-25-year-olds unemployed in the eurozone, young people risk being excluded from political and economic life. What can the EU do about this? EURACTIV France spoke to two MEPs about new ways to engage young people.
European People’s Party (EPP) candidate Antonio Tajani has been elected as the European Parliament's new president. Tajani won the election by a slim 69 vote margin. In his acceptance speech, he dedicated his win to citizens in need.
Each candidate gave a short speech before the European Parliament presidential election began. They summarised their plans, emphasising the importance of change and transparency. The election continues into a third round, with a result due this evening (17 January).
'We would have already expected a more explicit invitation of encouragement by EU leaders and institutions to Madrid to engage in some kind of political discussion,” said Amadeu Altafaj, the Permanent Representative of Catalonia in Brussels.
With lessons from the 2014 campaigns still fresh in people's minds, this is the perfect time to start the discussions within and among European political parties on how the system for the European elections in 2019 can be improved.
ALDE is the first political family in the EU to offer individual party membership, as an important step in the development of the European Liberal Democrats from a network of parties, into a fully-fledged European party.
The European Parliament elections - the elections for the President of the European Commisison and the new college of Commissioners in 2014 will earmark an important year of European politics in general and for health policy in Europe in particular.