The European Parliament passed a law on 28 April to drastically cut down on single-use plastic bags. EurActiv France reports.
The Commission announced Tuesday (28 April) a European Agenda on Security for the period 2015-2020 defining how the EU executive can bring added value to support the member states in ensuring security.
The 20-page document, presented in Strasbourg by Commission First-Vice President Frans Timmermans and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos, replaces the previous strategy adopted in 2010 (the Internal Security Strategy 2010-2014).
A group of European solar panel producers has lodged a new complaint with EU regulators, accusing Chinese rivals of trying to evade import tariffs by shipping their products via third countries.
The UK could set itself on the path towards a referendum on EU membership after the general election next week. Comres' Tom Clarkson argues that whatever the result, in the long term a referendum may be inevitable.
Tom Clarkson is Research Team Leader at the polling company ComRes.
HSBC said last week the UK should remain a member of the EU and seek to reform it, as this is "far less risky than going it alone". Whether privately or publicly, many of the world's biggest businesses share HSBC's concerns about the prospect of the UK leaving the EU