Bulgaria 'worried' about crisis in neighbouring Macedonia

29 May 2015 | 14:57 | Sofia....Read more

Top Story - TTIP: risks and opportunities - The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

The Parliament is updating its position on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), outlining what issues are important to MEPs. The international trade committee, which is the committee in charge, will on Thursday decide on a draft report, providing guidelines to the current negotiations. MEPs will then vote on it during the June plenary. The European Commission conducts the talks on behalf of the EU, but do you know what role the Parliament plays?...Read more

Daily News 29 / 05 / 2015

The 23rd bilateral summit between the European Union and Japan is taking place today in Tokyo, Japan. The ongoing negotiations for a strategic partnership agreement and a free trade agreement are on the Agenda of today's Summit. We believe that if this deal is worth doing, it's worth doing right....Read more

Top News from the European Commission 1 – 26 June 2015










On 2 June, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans hosts the annual high level meeting with philosophical and non-confessional organisations. On 16 June, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans hosts the annual high level meeting with religious leaders. The annual meetings established with religious leaders in 2005 and with non-confessional organisations in 2009, take place in the framework of the ongoing dialogue with churches, religions, philosophical and non-confessional organisations based on Article 17 of the Lisbon Treaty.Read more

EU and Japan step up cooperation on 5G mobile technology and strengthen research and innovation collaboration

in Europe. Günther H.Read more

Syrian refugee crisis: EU Trust Fund launches first response programmes for €40 million, helping up to 400,000 people in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq

Today, the new EU regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis, held its first board meeting and adopted European response programmes for € 40 million. It will provide aid to 400,000 Syrian refugees and host communities in need in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq, focusing on education, livelihoods and food security targeting especially children and young people. crisis, thus enabling the EU and its Member States to intervene jointly, flexibly and quickly, in response to changing needs. While the EU continues to support all efforts to achieve a Syrian-led inclusive political transition, the EU and its Member States remain the largest contributors to the international response to the crisis....Read more

We demand interim govt formed, Macedonia readies for parliamentary elections in 6-9 months: Zaev on visit to Bulgaria

29 May 2015 | 12:39 | Sofia....Read more

[Opinion] 10 tips for Britain's Yes campaign

Don’t allow the ‘No’ campaign to turn the European Union referendum vote into a Britain versus Europe thing. g a member of the EU is in Britain’s national interest and there is no contradiction between being pro-EU and a proud Brit, Scot, Welsh or northern Irish. So drape yourself in the Union Jack, Welsh Dragon or St George or Andrew’s Cross and avoid flying the European flag – which almost nobody has any emotional attachment to....Read more

Video of a committee meeting - Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 15:08 - Committee on Transport and Tourism