Can Britain realistically 'repatriate' powers from the EU?
Public support is growing for the UK to leave the EU, but any exit strategy will have to overcome a number of obstacles - writes Geoffrey Van Orden MEP
Professor Noam Chomsky - in interview
World-renowned polymath Professor Noam Chomsky speaks to PublicServiceEurope.com editor Dean Carroll in the first of two interviews on international affairs
EU must adopt zero-tolerance approach to tar sands
Tar sands lead to landscape scars, large amounts of energy and water being used and masses of toxic waste – according to Satu Hassi MEP
EU Maternity Leave Directive not right for women
Enforcing 20 weeks of full-paid maternity leave and breastfeeding breaks of three hours a day is 'totally unrealistic' - insists Marina Yannakoudakis MEP
EU 'smart border' controls no more than big brother system
A United States-style border control system, where biometric data and income of passengers are required, is too intrusive – writes Ska Keller MEP
'Old parties' of UK bullying citizens on EU - Farage
British people have had enough of the EU's 'ridiculous interference and micro-management of our countries law' – writes UKIP leader Nigel Farage MEP
Lobbyist register in Brussels can provide lessons for UK
Joint register for EP and commission can provide best-practice lessons for Britain following the Liam Fox resignation - writes Diana Wallis MEP
Reinventing capitalism - greed is not good
Creating one debt balloon after another in order to drive on economic growth and consumerism will not make us any happier – writes Carl Schlyter MEP
Ratings agencies are not the villainous enemies
Worse for a government than a downgrading of its debt is not knowing whether it should be downgraded – argues Professor Philip Booth
Bankers must take global protest movement seriously
Only through dialogue with all sections of society can a more sustainable financial system be created, writes Professor André Spicer
Eurozone problems a symptom of geopolitical change
With the industrialisation of emerging economies, the west is facing a painful adjustment that could continue for many years – writes Douglas McWilliams
Is a common sales law for Europe possible?
Nearly 99 per cent of European companies cannot afford to trade across borders because of the 26 different legal systems, writes Paul Abbiati
The potential for a 'two-speed Europe' and treaty change
With EU institutions and member states in paralysis, now could be the time for a 'two-speed Europe' and treaty change - argues Thomas Fischer
Are doctors becoming politicised in the Bahrain unrest?
Dr Mohammed A. Al-Muharraqi tells Europe to listen to all sides in Bahrain, rather than just pro-democracy protesters, in what is arguably a pro-government view
Estonia PM: We avoided 'economic doping'
Following the recent switch to the euro, the Estonia's Prime Minister Andrus Ansip considers the way forward post-financial crisis