Financing Europe’s economic recovery measures
Economics / Politics

Financing Europe’s economic recovery measures

There has been a lot of talk in the past months about relaunching Europe’s fragile economies through major investments programmes. As recently as the last European Parliament’s session in late July 2014, Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, announced an ambitious plan to invest €300 million. But where is this money to come from? … Continue reading

Claude Moraes MEP (UK, S&D): “The problem with MEPs from extreme parties is that it’s all just talk, but no action”
Politics

Claude Moraes MEP (UK, S&D): “The problem with MEPs from extreme parties is that it’s all just talk, but no action”

MEP Claude Moraes (48) is considered to be one of the key figures of the British Labour party and the S&D in the European parliament. Moraes, who is of Indian origin and who has worked as a lawyer for several NGOs before going into politics, has been member of the plenary since 1999 and was … Continue reading

What has Europe done for you? 14-20 April 2014
EU news focus

What has Europe done for you? 14-20 April 2014

In this week’s edition, the last week of significant institutional activity before the European elections in about a month, you will particularly read about how the EU institutions act to protect workers’ rights and the environment, enhance product safety, make lobbying more transparent, and more… European Parliament Enforcing the rights of posted workers The new … Continue reading