Oriol Junqueras, former Vice President of Catalonia, became a Member of the European Parliament as soon as he was elected – so says the EU's top court in Luxembourg. That means he enjoyed parliamentary immunity from that moment on, even if he was in pre-trial detention.
Centre-right MEPs have torn into Muscat over rule of law in Malta and his administration's alleged links to the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
The Uyghur economist and human rights activist Ilham Tohti is this year's Sakharov Prize winner for dedicating his life to the fight for the rights of China's Muslim minority. In prison for the past five years, he won't be able to collect it. Euronews spoke to his daughter Jewher Ilham.
MEPs met following the Tories thumping victory in the UK election. Concern here, that Boris Johnson’s plan legally to rule out any extension to the transition period beyond the end of next year will make any comprehensive trade deal impossible.
The European Health Parliament meets in Brussels to come up with innovative policies for future healthcare
A look at how The Lisbon Treaty has positively and negatively affected the European Union 10 years after its adoption.
In Strasbourg, MEPs voted in favour of a resolution that would require Europe to keep in mind the environmental effects of all future legislation.
In the State of the Union this week we look at how Ursula von der Leyen won support for the make-up of her new commission by MEPs
The tale of a woman standing up to patriarchy in a small Macedonian village has won the prestigious LUX Film Prize. Its director says it is important to stand up to misogyny in the Balkans and across Europe.
In Strasbourg, MEPs voiced their opinions on what they believed to be the most important priority of the incoming Commission.
These young activists are "dying" to be heard. Bringing their calls for urgent climate action inside the European Parliament and forcing politicians to climb over them, to get to their meetings.
The new European Commission president's nominees for Hungary, France and Romania have now been approved.
Parliament voted overwhelmingly to condemn a bill proposed by the Polish government that would criminalize sex education in schools.
After receiving criticism for the Protecting our European way of life portfolio, the president-elect has changed the title less than one month before she is due to take office.
David Sassoli, elected as President of the Eurpean Parliament in July, says rejection of three nominated commissioners and the current block on accession talks for potential new members are simply the normal, healthy functionings of democracy.
The ECJ has ruled the 2017 reforms that lowered the retirement age for judges in Poland compromise the independence of courts and are gender discrimination.
In the State of the Union, we look at the delay to Brexit that Boris Johnson promised wouldn't happen, the call from MEPs for EU sanctions for Turkey and the farewell to Tusk and Juncker.
Ursula von der Leyen suggests a residence next to her office during her term as Commission president.
After Juncker's final speech, MEPs reflect on his term as Commission President
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.