Posts Tagged:European commission

MEPs clash over actions and future of the troika

MEPs have clashed over the role of Europe’s troika, with some parliamentarians blaming the programme’s austerity measures for “worsening the effects” of the economic crisis, while others have branded the accusation a ‘scapegoating’ of the institutions.

Lampedusa incident must be a ‘wakeup call’, insists commissioner

Home affairs commissioner Cecilia Malmström has expressed the need to “act at European level” to prevent tragedies such as the recent Lampedusa incident.

Neonicotinoid ban: Kayleigh Lewis

The commission’s proposal for placing a partial ban on neonicotinoids to counter falling bee populations is proving to be a divisive issue. Kayleigh Lewis reports.

Back to Top