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MEPs furious over Brussels flight paths

EU politicians this week used an airport noise vote to voice grievances over new Zavantem airport flight paths that send planes straight over the EU quarter.
Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Olivier Guersent.

Guersent re-assigned to internal market role You need an active subscription to read this article

Barnier's head of cabinet will move to internal market role instead of competition post.
Thursday, 17 April 2014


Poland referred to ECJ over F-gases

Commission issues infringement notices on a range of environmental issues.

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Parliament approves new rules for operations at EU sea borders You need an active subscription to read this article

MEPs want more focus on rescuing sea-borne migrants in distress.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

MEPs call for binding target to reduce plastic bags

Plastics and waste industries oppose MEPs promotion of biodegradable bags.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

MEPs censure Schulz over appointments and campaigning

Plenary session approves amendments criticising appointment of Schulz aides to posts in the Parliament's administration.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Renzi appoints women to head state-owned companies

Italian prime minister announced industry shake-up.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Hungary warned over antitrust laws You need an active subscription to read this article

Exemption protecting agricultural sector from cartel fines breaches EU law, Commission says.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Election forecast puts EPP in first place

Centre-right clearly ahead of socialists, according to PollWatch 2014 prediction.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

EU seeks to clamp down on financial market excesses

Rules will shine a light on a range of unregulated financial transactions.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

EU-US axis under strain in Ukraine crisis You need an active subscription to read this article

US further advanced than divided EU on next stage of sanctions against Russia.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

A packed final plenary session You need an active subscription to read this article

MEPs to vote on 70 pieces of legislation as they wrap up this term's work.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

SMEs to benefit from public procurement rules You need an active subscription to read this article

Rules affecting complex public-private partnerships also affected.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Consumer protection for investors gets an overhaul You need an active subscription to read this article

More transparency on fees and remuneration.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Schulz and MEPs clash over OLAF criticism You need an active subscription to read this article

Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament, has defended his decision to prevent MEPs voting on criticisms of his behaviour in the Dalli affair.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Basic right to a bank account You need an active subscription to read this article

60 million people in the EU do not have a bank account.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Far-right parties replace lead candidates You need an active subscription to read this article

Both of the leading far-right parties in Austria have been forced to replace their lead candidates in the run-up to the European Parliament elections.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Transferring skilled staff to be made easier

It will be easier for multinationals to transfer highly skilled employees, such as managers or researchers, to their European Union offices, under new migration rules adopted by MEPs yesterday (15 April).

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

If Germany changes, Europe changes You need an active subscription to read this article

Over the next few weeks, European Voice will look at the situation in each of the 28 member states ahead of the European Parliament elections. This week: Germany, Latvia, Malta and the Netherlands. Many of the current MEPs will not be coming back.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

EU prepared to simplify visa rules if Ukraine meets the conditions You need an active subscription to read this article

Parliament agrees to three legal amendments.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

France promises to hit budget deficit target You need an active subscription to read this article

The new French government has affirmed that it will stick to a schedule agreed with the European Commission of reducing its deficit below 3% of gross domestic product by 2015.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

EU softens on Bosnian law change You need an active subscription to read this article

The European Union on Monday eased its call for constitutional change in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a switch from the demand that has dominated its policy towards the country over the past year.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Editorial

MEPs should face retribution for poor performance You need an active subscription to read this article

Now is the time to assess and make changes for the future.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Down-to-earth realist You need an active subscription to read this article

Profile of Jos Delbeke – director-general for climate action.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

 

Orban tightens grip on power

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's Fidesz party is in a uniquely strong position ahead of the European Parliament elections.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Dutch referendum law approved You need an active subscription to read this article

Citizens can call a national referendum on laws and treaties if they collect 300,000 signatures.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Parliament rejects megalorry expansion You need an active subscription to read this article

MEPs approve new safer lorry designs but block a Commission attempt to allow extra-large lorries to cross borders.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

MEPs split over plastic bag bans You need an active subscription to read this article

Plastics industry warns that allowing national bans on non-biodegradable bags will cause single market and environmental problems.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Catalan report casts doubt on an accession veto by Spain

It is "difficult to imagine" that Spain could successfully veto EU entry, a report by the Catalan government has concluded.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

EU holds off on sanctions against Russia

France says EU leaders could meet next week to decide on economic sanctions against Russia.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Schulz clashes with MEPs over OLAF criticism You need an active subscription to read this article

Opening session of Parliament plenary hears allegations of ‘mismanagement' and ‘censorship' concerning the president's handling of an anti-fraud investigation.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Non-EU citizens barred from European Parliament candidate list

Party accused of testing Dutch electoral rules with its choice of "list-pushers".

Monday, 14 April 2014

Four Ukrainians added to EU blacklist You need an active subscription to read this article

EU foreign ministers extend travel bans, approve financial support to Ukraine and authorise suspension of tariffs.

Monday, 14 April 2014

EU gender equality making slow progress You need an active subscription to read this article

If current trends continue it will take 20 years to achieve parity in national parliaments and 70 years to achieve equal pay.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Moderate growth in eurozone industrial production You need an active subscription to read this article

Factory output is growing at a faster pace in non-eurozone member states.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Greek far-left names candidates for European elections

Opinion polls show the party tied for first place.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Parliament likely to back 'made in labels' You need an active subscription to read this article

Wider product safety reforms are being held up by north-south divisions over country-of-origin rules.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Austrian far-right picks new MEP candidate You need an active subscription to read this article

Angelika Werthmann to replace Ulrike Haider-Quercia, who had to leave the party because of her ‘pro-Europe position'.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Commission prepares plan to rein in lorry emissions You need an active subscription to read this article

Campaigners say latest draft backs away from initial ambition to set emissions standards after 2020.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Netherlands and Germany have Europe's best transport

EU scoreboard finds best transport performance in northern Europe.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Russia suspended from Council of Europe body

Political assembly of the Council of Europe removes Russia's voting rights after annexation of Crimea.

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Greece makes successful return to bond market

Money bolsters government ahead of European elections and in dealings with troika.

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Commission launches mHealth consultation

Commission requests information on how to deal with data protection and safety concerns.

Thursday, 10 April 2014

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