Close to 43% Europeans believe that the rise of populist parties threatens the functioning of the European Union, according to YouGov survey conducted for the Leading European Newspaper Alliance (LENA).
An environmental nonprofit has obtained documents showing the extent to which the European Commission has been lobbied by pesticide producers seeking to protect their interests, leading to a more lenient regulation of these controversial substances.
Over 30,000 people flocked to the Open Day hosted by the Brussels European Institutions, which took place on Saturday.
The day, also called Difference Day, was celebrated last Friday at Bozar, Brussels, for the 5th time in row.
Hungary’s national conservative Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, and the head of Italy’s extreme right, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, announced on Thursday in Budapest that they want to come together against immigration after May’s European elections.
Ahead of the European elections in May, the European Commission registered this week four new European Citizens’ Initiatives in policy areas that may concern the voters in the elections.
An EU conference in Brussels last week on the future of forests underlined both the vulnerability of forests to the impacts of climate change such as droughts, fires and diseases and their decisive role in tackling climate change by absorbing carbon dioxide and providing products to replace emissions from fossil…
The parliamentary elections on Sunday resulted in the governing Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez receiving most of the votes but leaves the country in a political void as he will have difficulties in forming a majority government with other parties.
A recent survey among potential voters to the European Parliament elections on 23 – 26 May shows that protecting the environment against climate change ranked first among their concerns, followed by improving the tax system and dealing with migration.
The European Union granted more than 330,400 people asylum in 2018, according to the annual figures provided by the European statistics bureau Eurostat.