Meet the Somali-British MEP who is defying political stereotypes.
Today in the Brief from Brussels we take a look at a group of young climate protesters who made their voices heard in the European Parliament.
A delegation of the leadership of protesters in Hong Kong are pressureing European leaders for support in Brussels.
They're trying to raise awareness about the police brutality during the ongoing demonstrations.
Ursula von der Leyen might struggle to take over the EU Commission on November 1st. With three designated commissioners rejected by the European Parliament, the risk of delay of the appointment of the new Commission is more realistic than ever.
This week Brussels Bureau brings you all the latest on the hearings for Team Ursula. New updates every day.
In this edition we look at how Commissioners-to-be had a delicate balancing act as MEPs grilled them on their possible portfolios and how new Brexit plans launched a new blame game. From political circus acts to real ones, we look at how European circuses want to be taken more seriously.
The Global Conversation asks Emily O'Reilly why she wants to be re-elected for another five-year term.
In this edition of the The Brief we look at how the French candidate Sylvie Goulard had a tough time in her hearing to take over the Internal Market dossier, while we also profile the man who is set to protect 'our European way of life'.
The UK prime minister has a number of potential tricks up his sleeve.
The EU Parliament has already voted against two of von der Leyen's nominees.
In this video we take a look back at the bicycle journey of our correspondent between Brussels and Strasbourg.
In this video, our correspondent cycles between the two seats of the EU parliament, Brussels and Strasbourg
According to an EU executive, Britain has finally sent the EU its proposal for Brexit. Now it remains a waiting game as October 31 quickly approaches.
Today Israel is having an election for its prime minister, and both candidates believe in a one-state solution. This conflicts with the EU's push to end Israeli expansion in the West Bank.
The debates on Brexit in the European Parliament appear to have turned into a trading to barbs between pro-Europeans and their counterparts in the UK's Brexit party.
Despite the digs, the mood in Strasbourg remains serious for MEPs worried about the effects of a No Deal Brexit.
On Wednesday, the European Parliament will debate and vote on a resolution on Brexit and the possibility for another extension to avoid a No Deal Scenario.
LGBTQ and women's rights are particularly targeted in the current proliferation of hate speech and backsliding on human rights in the world. This is acknowledged by the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, appointed in March, that explained his priorities to MEPs.
The new Commission President is seeking to assemble a team that is 50/50 male/female, there are some old faces, some new in the mix.
Von der Leyen used her speech to MEPs to appeal to the votes she still needed. Now that she's been approved in a narrow victory, these groups are both excited and sceptical about if she will follow through with her promises.
The race for the EU's top job was supposed to be clear cut.
Ursula von der Leyen might not be a well-known figure across Europe just yet, but she is the longest-serving minister in Angela Merkel's cabinet. As Defence Minister, she has faced some controversy lately over contracts related to the German military.
Who is new EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen?
Nico Semsrott of satirical party Die PARTEI staged a protest over European Commission presidential hopeful Ursula von der Leyen ahead of a vote on her nomination.
After groups like the Greens publicly announced they would not be supporting Ursula von der Leyen as President of the European Commission last week, she had one last debate with MEPs on Tuesday morning in Strasbourg. Read here to find out the ideas she pitched to appeal to all political groups.
Von der Leyen spoke about what she called Europe's duty to save lives in the Mediterranean, citing the 17,000 people drowned there in the last 5 years. She promised a new migration pact to tackle the problem, as well as a carbon-neutral Europe by 2050 and a boost for unity across the continent.
Mainstream politicians have blocked far right and Brexit party MEPS from gaining any powerful positions on European Parliament Committees.