Sir Ivan Rogers is not a Foreign Office smoothy, the kind of charming brilliant dip who used to live in the Rue Ducale and out-negotiate the Eurocrats with effortless ease, writes Denis MacShane, reflecting on the sudden departure of the UK's envoy to the EU.
Swiss voters would rather maintain close economic ties with the European Union than adopt immigration curbs that could jeopardise Switzerland's access to the EU single market, a survey published on Sunday (1 January) showed.
Scotland wants to stay in the European Union's single market after the United Kingdom leaves the bloc and will push for more powers to protect its interests, head of government Nicola Sturgeon said today (20 December).
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker decided on Tuesday (13 December) to postpone measures to boost the mobility of service providers across the EU, aiming to avoid “unintended consequences” and a protectionist backlash, EURACTIV.com has learned.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned Monday (24 October) she would not watch her country "driven off a hard Brexit cliff" as she voiced frustration at her latest talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May.
A group of British politicians called today (10 October) for a parliamentary vote on the UK's future relations with the EU, warning the option of a hard Brexit that has hit the pound would be a "grave danger".
Atomic energy is not competitive in the energy sector and must not be artificially preserved at the expense of renewable alternatives, Benedek Jávor, Green MEP and member of Nuclear Transparency Watch, told EURACTIV Slovakia.
Goods can be traded freely across the EU, but the same cannot, in practice, be said of services. Less restrictions in the sector would yield enormous economic benefits, argue Arup Banerij, Doerte Doemeland and Sanja Madžarević Šujster.
Spain has submitted a proposal to the UN that would see it share sovereignty over Gibraltar with the UK, as the Iberian nation continues to put its card on the table regarding Brexit. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Despite the EU referendum result, many Brits remain proud Europeans and do not want to surrender the advantages of EU membership. Joe Williams argues that the EU should offer voluntary dual citizenship if the UK leaves the bloc.
EU rules are set to allow Wales to call itself a whisky producing nation, as the country prepares for the opening of its second distillery. But it is venturing into an industry that faces immense uncertainty because of the Brexit vote.
Dismantling democracy, millions spent in lawsuits and jobs in peril. A study into the effects of the planned CETA and TTIP agreements on the German region of North Rhine-Westphalia has revealed a grim picture. Bleaker still is the conclusion that the results can be applied to all of Germany. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Britain will need months of preparation before Brexit talks can start, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday (26 July), adding there would be no single market without accepting freedom of movement.
The French minister for economy has said Europe needs to find long-term perspective, define its values and lay out a plan for the next 15 years, to be validated by an EU-wide referendum. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble wants to deepen cooperation between the 27 remaining European Union countries after Britain quits with measures that include a joint asylum policy, Der Spiegel reported on Friday (1 July).
As the UK's vote on its EU membership looms on the horizon, EURACTIV Germany spoke to Jo Leinen MEP about what might happen if Brexit happened and what kind of relationship the UK could expect with the EU.
Many Brexit-proponents, including Richard Tice, the co-chairman of the Leave.eu campaign, have pointed to Norway's success as an example for Britain to leave the EU. But its fortunes have not come because of it remaining outside the EU, writes Paal Frisvold.
The European Union is the biggest economy and largest trading bloc in the world, yet our position in the global economy has been decreasing in relative terms. A fully integrated single market can help put us back on top, writes Joseph Daul.
Cross-border parcel delivery is far too expensive in Europe, with prices up to 4 or 5 times higher than national parcel delivery. We are missing opportunities for growth and jobs in the digital market if we don't break down these unfair pricing practices, writes Lambert van Nistelrooij MEP.
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