Federica Morgherini at the EU foreign affairs ministers' meeting in Brussels for an extraordinary session to discuss the situation in Ukraine on January 29, 2015 / Flickr / European External Action Service / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

One week in Europe: In aftermath of Greek election

The result of the Greek election and its impact on EU policy was the main focus this week in the European Union. But talks also continued on how to fight terrorism following the terror attacks in Paris. The victory of left-wing Syriza evoked not only discussions among finance ministers in the eurogroup. It also had an impact on this week's … [Continue]

Cecilia Malmström at the inauguration of the Radicalisation Awareness Network in 2011 / ec.europa.eu

Better EU coordination to prevent radicalisation in Europe

To put up a strategy to prevent radicalisation in Europe, local experts must coordinate and share their practices all over Europe, said Gilles de Kerchove, EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator during a conference on Wednesday (January 28) in the European Parliament. The strategy will be on the agenda of the EU interior ministers' meeting in Riga on … [Continue]

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European press roundup: Europe in doubts after Syriza victory in Greece

This week, our European press focuses mainly on the reactions across the continent after the victory of the anti-austerity party Syriza in the Greek elections on January 25. Even if the EU institutions were first seeking to respect the results, there are now growing concerns after the first public statements by  newly nominated Greek … [Continue]

Citizens’ Corner debate on fighting against corruption

Citizens’ Corner debate on fighting against corruption in EU

Watch the recording of the live stream on-demand in the window above. Just press play. Euranet Plus, the leading radio network for EU news, hosted a Citizens’ Corner live debate on fighting corruption in the EU at the European Parliament in Brussels on December 2, 2014. The debate was jointly produced by Euranet Plus and Skaï Radio, Greece, … [Continue]

Citizens’ Corner debate on EU citizens and their digital rights on January 20, 2015

Citizens’ Corner debate on EU citizens and their digital rights

Euranet Plus, the leading radio network for EU news, hosted a Citizens’ Corner debate on the digital rights of EU citizens at the European Parliament in Brussels on January 20. The debate was jointly produced by Euranet Plus and Latvijas Radio, a member of the Euranet Plus network. The bilingual debate was moderated by journalist Artjoms … [Continue]


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Citizens’ Corner debate on EU citizens and their digital rights on January 20, 2015

Citizens’ Corner debate on EU citizens and their digital rights

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European press roundup: Europe in doubts after Syriza victory in Greece

This week, our European press focuses mainly on the reactions across the continent after the victory of the anti-austerity party Syriza in the Greek elections on January 25. Even if the EU … [Continue]

Christos Stylianides, member of the EU Commission in charge of Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management; travelled to Ukraine on  January 26 and 27 to discuss the emergency with the authorities in Kyiv  / ec.europa.eu/

Cautious EU action on Russian sanctions instead of bolder Polish moves

Warsaw's view to tighten sanction against Russia to contain the aggression in Eastern Ukraine has not been approved by the EU's foreign ministers at their emergency meeting in Brussels. Europe, … [Continue]

Federica Morgherini at press conference after the Foreign Affairs Council  on  January 9, 2015 / Flickr / European External Action Service / CC BY-NC-ND 2. 0

Divided on Russia, EU countries agree on minimum statement

EU foreign ministers held an emergency meeting in Brussels to agree on new sanctions on Russia following the recent escalation of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. However, the EU countries failed to … [Continue]

Visit of the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, to Athens following the legislative election and meeting with Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece, on January 29, 2015 / European Union 2015 - Source : EP

Will Syriza set example for all not happy with austerity in EU?

Will Syriza's victory change the EU's austerity policy - and will the persistently defiant Alexis Tsipras set an example for all those who aren't happy with Angela Merkel's harsh course of auterity … [Continue]

Cecilia Malmström at the inauguration of the Radicalisation Awareness Network in 2011 / ec.europa.eu

Better EU coordination to prevent radicalisation in Europe

To put up a strategy to prevent radicalisation in Europe, local experts must coordinate and share their practices all over Europe, said Gilles de Kerchove, EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator during a … [Continue]

MEP Fabio de Masi at the plenary session in Strasbourg - Week 3 2015 / IPTC Copyright © European Union 2015 - source:EP

German MEP De Masi doesn’t understand fuss about Syriza

After the elections in Greece with the victory of the far-left Syriza alliance, most politicians in Brussels were already irritated. But what the new Greek Prime Minister Tsipras announced shortly … [Continue]

First meeting of the project team 'Digital Single Market' on January 28, 2015 / ec.europa.eu

Decoding Europe’s digital DNA, Oettinger aims for ‘smarter, faster, sooner’

Roaming is on target. Copyright rules are getting clearer; and Google is going to get taxed more. Europe’s digital market is going to get smarter and faster – soon. On Tuesday, European … [Continue]

EU Parliament president Martin Schulz entering the plenary chamber of Brussels, January 28, 2015 / Flickr / European Parliament / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Anti-terrorism, economic recovery dominates Brussels plenary

Members of the European Parliament met in Brussels on Wednesday (January 28) to address a number of key issues that will occupy the EU in the coming months. Up for debate were the EU’s … [Continue]

Mario Draghi at ECB press conference on Majuarny 22, 2015 / Flickr / ECB European Central Bank / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

ECB launches new growth stimulus programme

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi announced a programme to purchase public and private bonds worth 60 billion euros per month. The programme will be operational in March and … [Continue]

“U talking To me?” debate with Kostas Chrysogonos, member of Syriza, Greece

Greek elections: Syriza is ready to make some concessions

Syriza, the far left-wing and anti-austerity party in Greece led by Alexis Tsipras, nearly gained the majority during the national elections last Sunday (January 25). A victory that could be the … [Continue]

Michel Sapin visiting the European Commission in Brussels in November 2014 at Berlaymont / ec.europa.eu

France pushes for new EU tools to cut terrorist financing

Following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris France is calling for urgent action to cut terrorist financing on EU-level. French finance minister, Michel Sapin, demands a rapid implementation of new … [Continue]

Fabian Zuleeg talking to Euranet Plus on January 26, 2015 / EPNA

Stock markets boosted by ECB bond-buying plan

With its quantitative easing programme, announced last Thursday (January 22), the European Central Bank plans to revive the European economy and prevent deflation in the eurozone by buying 60 … [Continue]