Latin America, not Europe, should be key UK 'trade partner'
Europe is in relative decline, while the wider world is in expansion, so the UK must refocus its trade partnerships and international agreements - claims former British Conservative Party MP Jacques Arnold
The elusive cure for Alzheimer's and battling dementia
Research funding – be it in the field of medical or technological innovation – is one of the few areas where EU funding should be increased, writes UK Conservative Party MEP Marina Yannakoudakis
Is 'one man's terrorist' really another man's 'freedom fighter'?
Double standards when it comes to what constitutes a terrorist group have become rife as nation states attempt to make sense of the new threats to society - writes Godfrey Bloom MEP
UK political heavyweights make the case for staying in the EU
Kevin Doran reports from yesterday's high-profile launch of the new think-tank, the Centre for British Influence through Europe, and insists that Eurosceptics will not be able to dominate the 'in/out' referendum debate
Learning the lessons from the Ash Dieback epidemic
Unless a clear strategy is put in place across the EU, there are no guarantees that we will not see further epidemics similar to Ash Dieback in the future - warns George Lyon MEP
Europe has become the 'sick man of the world economy'
Continued austerity both in peripheral troubled economies and, even less justified, in the stronger core to which France still belongs has transformed the continent into the 'sick man of the world economy' – argue Jean-Luc Gaffard and Francesco Saraceno
British NHS moves towards patient DNA database
The government in the United Kingdom wants to create a DNA database of the whole population, without the consent of the British people, warns Dr Helen Wallace
Crop pesticides are 'killing our bees' - says MEP
The finger of suspicion is pointed at certain best-selling pesticides and the evidence is starting to look damning, claims Chris Davies MEP
Greece's devastating olive fly threat: a solution
The olive fly is a voracious pest against which Greek olive growers must fight a constant and wearying battle, especially as austerity measures limit the options for control. But Oxitec has a solution that is more economic, greener, and more sustainable than any existing alternative, writes Michael Conway
Tory promise on EU referendum for UK is 'snake oil'
David Cameron's speech yesterday was not a serious attempt to unlock Brussels grip on Britain and will ultimately lead to failure – claims UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom
Cameron has too many EU enemies to renegotiate UK status
All that David Cameron's EU speech has achieved is to put the demands of the Tory party before British jobs and Britain's interests – writes Labour Party MEP Glenis Willmott
UK government gets it 'wrong' on education reforms
With the debate on A-levels, AS-levels and the baccalaureate - the lack of vision for developing other learning and vocational pathways is clear – says James Croft
David Cameron needs to act on EU problems right now
With other European leaders already intent on more integration, it would seem imprudent for the British prime minister to structure his timetable for negotiations around the timing of the UK general election - says Jack Hart
How credible will David Cameron's EU speech be?
Only by threatening the other 26 member states with Britain's exit from the EU would David Cameron be able to guarantee a recalibrated relationship between the UK and the union, writes Stuart Coster
Multinationals will abandon UK if Eurosceptics win over Cameron
If David Cameron does not commit fully to the EU in his speech on Wednesday, firms will be weighing up alternative options in Germany, the Netherlands and elsewhere – warns Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder