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Politics 01-06-2018

Tweets of the Week: Oettinger, golden passports and Mamoudou Gassama

This week, gaffe-prone Gunther rides again, golden passports are met with disdain and Malian hero earns widespread acclaim.
Enlargement 18-04-2018

A year of opportunity for the Balkans

The fact that the Western Balkans is being increasingly prioritised on the European agenda is no longer sufficient To achieve real progress in EU integration, the Western Balkan countries need a clearly defined plan that includes a concrete timeframe for all six countries, writes Ilhan Kyuchyuk.
Electric cars 27-10-2017

Green MEP: ‘I pledge for a bold approach to e-mobility’

The Greens will support electrification in cities as long as it is not limited to cars but also extended to other means of transport, Greens MEP Cramer said in an interview with EURACTIV Greece.
Nigel Farage au Parlement européen, 2011, [EP/Flickr]
EU Elections 2014 05-06-2014

Eurosceptic Danes and Finns leave Farage’s group

The eurosceptic Danish People's Party, and The Finns party, have left Nigel Farage's Parliament group, Europe of Freedom and Democracy, which they previously belonged to.
EU Elections 2014 04-06-2014

High-profile ‘casualties’ in European Parliament elections

Many high-profile MEPs have been re-elected, but a significant number of them have been less lucky and have failed in their attempt to enter the new European Parliament. The EURACTIV network reports about the most prominent election casualties.
Health 09-10-2013

Parliament waters down EU tobacco directive, sparking left-right tensions

Left-wing lawmakers accused centre-right parties in the European Parliament of being in the hands of industry after the assembly voted on Tuesday (8 October) to water down proposed EU rules on tobacco control.
Trade & Society 17-07-2013

Proposed sales law is too confusing for consumers

Attempts to introduce a Common European Sales Law are designed to boost cross-border trade. But Ursula  Pachl, the deputy director-general of the European consumer group BEUC, argues that there is no evidence that the new law would achieve this and urges the Parliament – which will consider the proposal this autumn – to reject it.