Spain will not raise any objections to a statement at the European Council summit tomorrow (29 April) recognising that a united Ireland would be an EU member state, according to an EU diplomatic source with knowledge of Spain's position in the Brexit negotiations.
Some EU member states’ attempts to push for EU legislation to protect "critical infrastructure" from unwanted third-country takeovers has raised concerns of growing protectionism and economic nationalism in the bloc.
If Emmanuel Macron wins the second round of the French election on 7 May, labour market reform, security and the migration crisis will become priority issues for the European Union.
For tomorrow's summit, the main course was meant to be Article 50. Council President Donald Tusk convened the extraordinary summit of EU 27 leaders to adopt the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations.
Disability groups have expressed dismay at this week’s vote in the European Parliament on the proposed EU Accessibility Act, saying it risks making the act “meaningless for millions of people.”
The future of EU agencies based in London will be part of tomorrow’s EU-27 summit, an issue that could erode the unity that European leaders want to showcase before the divorce talks with the UK begin.
The Greek government will try to use the Investment Plan for Europe in order to boost cash-strapped small and medium enterprises. EURACTIV Greece reports. In Greece, so-called “red” loans have exceeded €100 billion, representing 10% of all non-performing loans at EU level (€1.1 trillion). Of these, 68% belong to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). At […]
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has embarrassed herself by attacking a project called WhyEurope, presuming it to be financed with EU money. In fact, WhyEurope is an initiative by a group of students, based on what they call “positive populism”, and has received no funding.
Challenges ranging from volatile markets, high input costs and the Russian ban on agricultural exports to sluggish Chinese demand, have put a great deal of pressure on the income of EU farmers
EURACTIV’s Yellow Academy is a series of workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
Over the past few years, price volatility has become a central concern for European farmers and consumers due to changes in demand, supply and the structural characteristics of the market.
It isn’t exactly an official holiday. But, for Israeli expats who live in Germany, it often feels like Yom Ha Shoah (“Holocaust Remembrance Day”) is observed here, too.
The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union is totally unprecedented. How best to communicate the various aspects of Brexit presents its own challenges, including how to get a meaningful message across when everyone else is shouting about the same thing.
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Religious freedom is one of the most essential human rights, enshrined solidly in international law. Being part of EU primary law, the Union has committed to promote and protect religious freedom worldwide.
As our world slides down the slippery road of demagoguery and hate-driven politics, now is the time for Europe to rise from its own deep crisis and be the global leader we all need, writes Demetres Karavellas.
In light of recent misuse cases reported in Italy, an EU official told EURACTIV.com that vouchers, if properly used, could result in moving more people into the labour market and tackle undeclared work.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (27 April) accused the other 27 EU countries of lining up to oppose Britain over Brexit after Germany's Angela Merkel said the UK should have no "illusions" over the exit process.
Sofia will hold a conference call with the European Commission today (28 April) to make known its positions concerning a proposal to end a five-year antitrust case with Gazprom. The Bulgarian press has unveiled some of the country’s concerns.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak warned today (28 April) that South-east Asian countries needed to ensure their economic growth was inclusive, or risk marginalised populations turning to violent extremism or even overturning political systems.