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PIGS threaten EU’s growth prospects, Commission warns

5 Février, 2016 - 07:42

Political turbulence in Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain is once again threatening Europe's fragile economy, the European Commission warned in its latest economic forecast, published on Thursday (4 February).

London conference closes with €9 billion in pledges for Syria and region

5 Février, 2016 - 07:32

UK Prime minister David Cameron said the London conference for supporting Syria and the region raised more than $10 billion (€9 billion) - the largest amount of money ever raised in one day in response to a humanitarian crisis.

Avramopoulos: Detention and removal centres are also needed

5 Février, 2016 - 07:22

Hotspots are important. But detention centres are also needed for those ordered to return to their home countries, particularly if they are not willing to return voluntarily, Dimitris Avramopoulos said in an exclusive interview with EurActiv.

Pension reform sparks fiercest protests since Tsipras took office

5 Février, 2016 - 07:03

Thousands marched in Greece yesterday (4 February) as a crippling general strike against pension reforms swept the country, with hooded youths lobbing firebombs at riot police in scattered skirmishes in Athens.

MSF chief: The way Europe treats refugees is 'a disgrace'

5 Février, 2016 - 06:48

Joanne Liu, the energetic president of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), says that the response to refugees in Greece is "indecent". She contends that refugees should be offered a "welcome package" when they arrive in Europe.

Space: Another frontier under threat

5 Février, 2016 - 06:27

Didier Schmitt is a Space security analyst at the European External Action Service (EEAS).

The future of proposed ‘new Panama Canal’ in doubt

5 Février, 2016 - 06:17

In June 2013, the Nicaraguan government passed legislation relating to the planned construction of a canal linking the Pacific and Caribbean. Shortly after, a deal was struck with a Hong Kong company to design, construct and operate the waterway.

Holding the EU together with the threat of disintegration

5 Février, 2016 - 06:11

Florian Trauner is a research professor in European Studies at the Flemish Free University of Brussels (VUB).

EU eastern states ready joint response to ‘Brexit’ deal

5 Février, 2016 - 06:04

Countries on the European Union's eastern flank will meet next week and try to provide a joint response on the recent proposal to keep Britain in the EU bloc, Hungary's Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said yesterday (4 February).

‘Facilitating Coexistence’: the endgame for Brexit

4 Février, 2016 - 18:49

Andrew Duff was an MEP for the British Liberal Democrat party from 1999 to 2014 and a prominent member of the Constitutional Affairs committee in the European Parliament. He is a prominent voice within the European liberal ALDE family.

Jaguar pledges over €46 million to cut emissions

4 Février, 2016 - 18:17

In its latest responsible business performance update, released Tuesday (2 February), JLR said an increased investment in energy efficiency is needed to reduce manufacturing emissions, which have increased by 12% in absolute terms due to ‘rapid business expansion’.

German judges oppose proposed TTIP courts

4 Février, 2016 - 16:15

"There is neither a legal basis nor an actual need for such a court," criticised judges in a letter, positioning themselves against the Commission in the process.

Organic farmers could feed the world

4 Février, 2016 - 16:09

Organic farming could provide ample food for the whole human population, while causing less pollution and fewer health problems than conventional agriculture, according to a team of American scientists.

Austria seeks EU aid suspension for countries rejecting 'failed' refugees

4 Février, 2016 - 14:59

Austria's foreign minister called on the European Union on Thursday (4 February) to stop giving development aid to countries that refuse to take back nationals whose asylum claims were rejected.

Can France revive its influence in Brussels?

4 Février, 2016 - 12:24

As Paris prepares a cabinet reshuffle, in which it seems likely that Ségolène Royal will take over the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the question of France’s place in the European Union can no longer be ignored.

Belarus opposition leader: Lukashenko is fooling the West, like Ceausescu

4 Février, 2016 - 12:15

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is fooling the EU, like Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu did during the Cold War, Ales Bialiatski told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.

EurActiv network partners with Class Editori, Italy & Agencia EFE, Spain

4 Février, 2016 - 11:36

EurActiv announced new partnerships with Italian publishing house Class Editori and Spanish news agency EFE.

The partnerships were presented at a debate in the Brussels Press Club attended by EU officials, MEPs, embassies, regional representations, companies and industry associations.

Luxembourg seeks deep impact in asteroid mining

4 Février, 2016 - 11:27

Yesterday (3 February), the Luxembourg government said that it would develop a legal and regulatory framework in order to provide "certainty over the future ownership of minerals extracted in space" from Near-Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids.

Britain pledges extra €1.6 billion for Syria before donor conference

4 Février, 2016 - 08:32

With Syria's five-year-old civil war raging, and UN-mediated peace talks in Geneva halted after just a few days, amid acrimony between government and opposition negotiators, the one-day London conference will try to tackle dire humanitarian needs.

EU approves €3 billion migration fund for Turkey

4 Février, 2016 - 07:59

European Union countries approved yesterday (3 February) funds for Turkey to help refugees and migrants in the country in exchange for Ankara ensuring fewer of them venture out towards Europe.