General Court finds procedural errors in 2010 Commission decision to authorise genetically modified Amflora.
An EU court has annulled a 2010 authorisation of the genetically modified potato Amflora, one of only two GM crops allowed to be cultivated in the EU.
In a ruling issued this morning (13 December), the General Court found that there were procedural errors in the authorisation.
German chemical company BASF applied for the authorisation in 1998. However, the crop is no longer [...] Read more
Split over strengthening the posting-of-workers directive.
It is not often that Malta wins anything in Europe, so Entre Nous feels compelled to point out that last weekend a Maltese singer emerged victorious from the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
If we are serious about eradicating AIDS we need to focus on prevention – this requires the promotion of reproductive health and family planning.
Unemployment rate was 12.1% in October.
Lobbying intensifies ahead of talks on revising EU laws on tobacco.
The far-right may be more anti-Muslim than anti-Semitic, but they maintain the anti-humanist, cynical, and racist worldview of their predecessors in the 1930s
St Andrew's Day (30 November) is a national holiday in Scotland (as well as being a big deal in Romania, Ukraine and Russia) so this year's official celebrations at Scotland House, the offices in Brussels of the Scottish regional government, were brought forward to Tuesday (26 November).
Council ministers expected to agree position at meeting next week.
Bulgarian workers on Wednesday (20 November) joined the widening demonstrations against the government.
Are separatists allowed to get together? It would seem so, because the European Free Alliance (EFA) hosted an event in the European Parliament last week on “the right to decide”.
Those who oppose the extremism of the far-right should not delude themselves that Euro-enthusiasm is the only way of combating the unpalatable.
Total budget will be €449.4 million over a seven-year period.
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Special report: Europe's cities
Published Thursday, 16 May 2013
Europe's cities are pushing for greater attention at the EU level
The Commission's plan to bring water supply under public procurement rules is worrying local governments
Tapping into the growth potential of European cities tops the list of challenges facing policymakers
Each year, two cities in the European Union are designated ‘European capital of culture'. They are selected by their national governments, with [...]
Cities can be environmentally friendly, but it helps if they are wealthy
Despite the image it projects, analysis shows that the Belgian capital is becoming greener
Cities can take measures to cut pollution, but sometimes the problem is out of their hands
London position as a global financial centre is under threat
Members of the European Parliament want to hold all the meetings in Brussels and centralise its administration there.