EU institutions reached a partial political agreement on the European Defence Fund (EDF) this week but decisions on the two major issues - budget and funding eligibility - had to be postponed as the file remains plagued by controversy.
Forty-five MEPs were voted into the European Parliament's new inquiry committee tasked with uncovering potential failures of EU institutions to disclose information related to the dieselgate emissions scandal.
If we are to achieve the ambitious aims of the 2030 Agenda, then we need to be making the kind of scientific breakthroughs the winning scientists of the Nobel Prize made in the 1970s, writes Francoise Grossetête.
The main groups in the European Parliament have rejected a proposal from the French National Front to ban a bee-killing pesticide, in an attempt to shut the extreme right out of the legislative process. EURACTIV France reports.
In retaliation for the Socialists and Democrats' postponement of the TTIP vote on Tuesday (9 June), the EPP succeeded in calling off the debate scheduled for the next day. The two groups blame each other for the situation. EURACTIV France reports.
In an attempt to address the challenges of ageing and demographic change in Europe, a group of MEPs has agreed to work together to bring disease prevention to the top of the European agenda on active and healthy ageing both at EU and national level.
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