What do European commissioner Miguel Arias Canete, Dutch member of the EU parliament Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, and – possibly – British actress Emma Watson have in common? Read more at EUobserver.
In a highly anticipated speech attended by almost all members of the European Parliament, pope Francis on Tuesday (25 November) criticised the EU’s treatment of migrants, its institutions, and its focus on growth and consumerism. Read more at EUobserver.
Frans Timmermans could become the most powerful EU official in Brussels. Who is he? Read more at EUobserver.
EU leaders agreed a new climate and energy deal for the next decade and a half in Brussels at around 1am local time on Friday (24 October). Read more at EUobserver.
EU leaders have been receiving quite a number of letters this past month as an important climate summit approaches. Read more at EUobserver.
The role of nuclear energy has returned to the centre of the political debate in various corners of Europe. Read more at EUobserver.
You can read my article on the EUobserver’s website.
Until the elections for a new European Parliament on May 22-25, the independent news website EUobserver will be publishing articles from 16 EU member states.
I will be contributing with stories from The Netherlands. My first one has been published this week: Dutch EU elections: ‘Are you for or against Europe?’