France and Germany have clashed over who should become the next President of the European Commission.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel favours centre-right candidate Manfred Weber for the role, whereas French President Emmanuel Macron pointedly didn't mention Weber amongst the contenders he listed.
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).
What Europe does for me: new website launches on how EU money gets spent
Manfred Weber and Alexander Stubb have released campaign videos as they step up their bids to be the next president of the European Commission.
As Austria prepares to take on the EU presidency, the country's entire cabinet visited the European Commission to outline their vision: migration control, security, Brexit and budget cuts.
Polish MEP Ryszard Czarnecki has been ousted after a comment comparing a fellow MEP to a wartime informer denouncing Jews to the Nazis.
The call came after Ryszard Czarnecki likened a fellow Polish MEP to a "szmalcownik"
The first electronic signing of an EU legislative act took place on Wednesday in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
EP President Antonio Tajani
MEPs tackled state of Brexit negotiations at Parliament today
Catalans the world over have rallied in a show of support for independence.
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Dorothy Parker famously and punningly declared that you could lead a whore to culture but you couldn’t make her think. The same
A figurehead of the struggle for women's rights in Europe, French politician and holocaust survivor Simone Veil, has died aged 89.
Commentators say the appointment of a centre-right president for the European Parliament consolidates the conservative grip on key EU institutions.
Italian MEP Antonio Tajani is the new president of the European Parliament.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
There are three main candidates seen as the frontrunners in the race to be European Parliament president The favourite is Italy’s Antonio Tajani: a former EU commissioner and someone who is close to e
Former Belgian Prime MInister Guy Verhofstadt says he wants the top job the European Parliament.
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, awarded each year by the European Parliament, has been given to two Iraqi Yazidi women who were held as sex slaves by ISIL and now campaign for human…
The European People’s Party has appointed Italian Antonio Tajani to be its candidate for the European Parliament’s presidency.
There is speculation that Schulz will return to German politics after the grand coalition government backed his party ally, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as Germany's next president.
The president of the European Parliament has warned the UK it can’t pick and choose which parts of the Single Market it wants to keep when it comes to future Brexit…
EU ministers tread a fine line between pushing Ankara to heed their concerns about human rights without affecting diplomatic relations.
The European Parliament President Martin Schulz said the EU had a duty to respect the result of the Brexit referendum and criticised those who say “the institution never…
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Europe’s in-tray of various emergencies
The president of the European Parliament said relations between the EU and Iran are beginning a new chapter. Martin Schulz was meeting with key