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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Didier Schmitt is a Space security analyst at the European External Action Service (EEAS).
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.
Florian Trauner is a research professor in European Studies at the Flemish Free University of Brussels (VUB).
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).
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.
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’.
"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 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'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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.