Safer lorry designs approved by MEPs

Support in the European Parliament for compromise deal struck with the member states on new specifications for cabins to make them more fuel efficient and less likely to injure cyclists.

Two tankers stuck in Cologne

EU failing on river transport

One freight vessel on a river could replace 280 lorries on the roads, but Europe's rivers and canals are mostly free of cargo ships.

Heavy traffic in Bavaria

Transport firms angered by minimum wage demands

The European Commission is investigating the German minimum wage but has underlined that the principle of a fixed hourly salary is “in line with the Commission's social policy commitment".