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The Brief: race for the EU top job
25 Apr 2019 at 6:57am
An ex-TV presenter, a Commission insider, a former Belgian prime minister as well as MEPs are all in the running for the European Commission President when Jean-Claude Juncker's term is up later this year. Their fates depend on the European elections, and now you have the chance to question them.
European elections 2019: what has happened in the EU during the current parli...
23 Apr 2019 at 10:49am
From terrorist attacks, mass immigration, car scandals and debt crises, this European Parliament has had a lot to deal with.
European Parliament elections 2019: What is the European People's Party and w...
23 Apr 2019 at 8:34am
With its leader Manfred Weber tipped to succeed EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker, we take a closer look at the European People's Party (EPP).
The Brief: First time voters, C02 emissions, and corruption inquiry
19 Apr 2019 at 5:01am
In this edition we meet two first time voters in Ireland, they tell us about their hopes and fears for the future ahead of the May elections.
EU Parliament poll: Farage's Brexit Party surges as Eurosceptic groups rise
18 Apr 2019 at 5:08am
A lack of unity amongst UK parties could see a rise in pro-Brexit seats in EU Parliament.
The Smurfs join the EU's fight against ocean waste
17 Apr 2019 at 8:47am
The daughter of Peyo, creator of The Smurfs, signed a partnership with the EU as part of the Global Beach Clean campaign.
New rules for whistleblowers amid debate over Assange fate
17 Apr 2019 at 8:28am
MEPs have backed new EU laws to protect employees who go public with reports of wrongdoing. The new rules protect whistleblowers from dismissal and offer safe channels for reporting abuses. The reforms come amid debate over the fate over Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange.
The Brief: Uber rights, Greta Thunberg, and whistleblowers
16 Apr 2019 at 10:39am
In this edition we report on rights for Uber workers, youth for climate striker Greta Thunberg addresses MEPs in Strasbourg and the the plenary votes on better protection for whistleblowers amid controversy over Julian Assange's fate.
Farage predicts 'new future for British democracy' on 23 May as MEPs debate B...
16 Apr 2019 at 6:55am
MEPs in Strasbourg engaged in an emotional debate on Tuesday over last week's decision to extend the Brexit deadline until October 31.
Notre Dame fire: 'A big gaping wound in the heart of Paris,' says MEP
16 Apr 2019 at 4:54am
EU politicians lament the loss of Notre Dame.
France's Le Pen unveils anti-EU campaign in Strasbourg
16 Apr 2019 at 4:02am
The leader of the far-right French party National Rally was in Strasbourg as MEPs converged on the European Parliament. On Monday she unveiled her anti-EU campaign platform for the European Elections.
The Brief: Climate protests go rogue, trade talks, copyright and Mid-East policy
16 Apr 2019 at 2:56am
In this edition: Extinction rebellion protests, encouraging civil disobedience to force governments to act on climate change have reached the Belgian capital. Also, EU-US trade talks progress, the controversial copyright rules pass final hurdle and Europe's Mid-East policy up for question.
EU governments approve copyright reform targeting tech giants
15 Apr 2019 at 10:21am
Not all member states agreed with moving forward with the contentious copyright reform.
Between two parliaments - bike odyssey part II
15 Apr 2019 at 8:33am
Our correspondent Sandor Zsiros leaves Belgium, heads to Luxembourg and arrives in Germany en route from Brussels to Strasbourg parliament, to get a snapshot of life along the corridor which takes the Brussels bubble to France.
The EU Commission say they protect whistleblowers - but what about Assange?
12 Apr 2019 at 7:02am
A new whistleblower directive was approved by EU negotiators on Tuesday in Strasbourg. But at a press conference, when asked whether Julian Assange was a whistleblower, the reply was "no comment".