Testing an app that lets citizens delve into an MEP's voting history.
A bit of forward thinking about the presidency could help the Parliament avoid making the mistakes of the past
Neither the Ukrainian government nor the public are ready to back down
Stronger domestic demand in Germany would benefit other countries in surplus four times more than the eurozone's peripheral countries
China lacks the confidence and experience needed to navigate the international arena.
There are still huge pools of private wealth not being used to boost growth.
Regulators should pay more attention to the organisational incentives in banks and financial companies.
Why the EU should reject the Morocco fisheries protocol.
The refusal of some banks to settle with the European Commission could yet undermine its settlement procedure
Member states are on course to water down plans to promote the use of electric cars
Leadership can easily turn into a poisoned chalice
EU officials have plenty to say about human rights issues outside of the bloc, but barely mention the problems within the EU
Thousands of coastal livelihoods depend on next week's vote.
If we are serious about eradicating AIDS we need to focus on prevention – this requires the promotion of reproductive health and family planning.
The EU should not write off Belarus
French and Italian efforts to curb online retailers are counter-productive and break single-market rules
The eurozone will produce a huge surplus this year at a time when southern Europe (and the global economy) need a boost in demand.
The shale-energy revolution that started in the US is causing sweeping changes worldwide.
Negotiations need to strike a balance between economic interests and protecting citizens
Shipping emissions continue to grow at an alarming rate and the EU has yet to introduce regulation of the sector
Short-term economic interests are trumping long-term environmental goals
Three illusions are responsible for the German public's growing aversion to European integration
The European Union needs a more robust strategy to tackle rights abuses within its borders.
Europe's financial markets are heading more towards renationalisation than banking union
The EEAS needs to play a bigger role in the EU's climate strategy
The EU's common security and defence policy could be enhanced by learning the lessons of regional initiatives
Former head of the UK Meteorological Office explains the findings of the UN's latest climate study.
One of the brakes on Europe's recovery is a lack of desire for growth