Report targets lack of EU press coverage
European Union leaders have a responsibility to 'trigger' more extensive press reporting of EU affairs to counter the 'insufficient Europeanisation of national politics', a report says
Cameron's EU renegotiation 'simply not possible'
David Cameron has pinned his hopes on renegotiating Britain's relationship with the EU – but it simply will not be possible and a binding in/out referendum is the only solution, writes Nikki Sinclaire
Mercury convention 'must be brought to life'
The new international convention on the highly toxic metal mercury could, despite some flaws, be a huge step forward in protecting the right to health, write Juliane Kippenberg and Jane Cohen
'Aggressive' EU climate targets driving up energy costs
The aggressive targets for renewable energy contained in the EU's climate and energy package are forcing households and pensioners into fuel poverty and damaging industry, claims Roger Helmer
EU condemns 'appalling' Algeria attack
EU leaders condemn the act of terrorism at the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria that has left scores of hostages dead, with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy describing it as 'appalling' and 'tragic'
David Cameron turning back the clock on 'Social Europe'
Workers will not vote in a UK-EU referendum for a 'one-way street Europe' where they are second-class citizens, says trade union officer Kathleen Walker Shaw
Super-rich could end poverty 'four times over'
The incomes of the 100 wealthiest people in society could end poverty four times over – but instead top incomes have risen since the financial crisis, according to a report published today by Oxfam
Alex Salmond and the struggle for Scotland's EU membership
The First Minister of the Scottish Government has a new narrative. Despite winning support from an eminent judge, he has now abandoned the thesis that independent Scotland would automatically remain in the EU. Our secret columnist examines what this means for the country
Cameron: UK might 'drift' to EU exit
British Prime Minister David Cameron was going to warn that the UK could 'drift towards the exit' of the EU in his long-awaited speech, which was delayed because of the ongoing hostage crisis in Algeria
Mali highlights lack of EU defence and security strategy
The lack of a unified EU response and the limited support the US is ready to provide may further embroil Europe in a conflict that has wider consequences, warn Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer and Martin Michelot
Facebook's Graph Search - the jury is still out
Whether this new innovation is good for everyone rests on if and when Facebook chooses to monetise Graph Search - and the degree to which it is a stepping stone to a more aggressive strategy – writes Andreas Pouros
Labour Party says 'no' to the United States of Europe
In a bid to create a mature debate on Europe, beyond talk of the UK in/out referendum, Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander sets out an alternative vision to that of Tory leader David Cameron
Have criminals been the main beneficiaries of EU enlargement?
A shootout between Belgian police and Romanian copper thieves has triggered debate over the alleged drawbacks of the removal of border controls in mainland Europe - Justin Stares reports
Rise of UKIP 'on Cameron's mind' ahead of EU speech
Dissatisfaction with the British government is growing and – in conjunction with the rise in support for UKIP – it gives David Cameron plenty to think about ahead of his speech on Britain and the EU tomorrow, writes Tori Harris
'Wasted opportunity': EU warned on electronic cigarettes
In an extract from a letter to new European health commissioner Tonio Borg, Katherine Devlin argues that burdening the electronic cigarette industry with reclassification and regulation would waste an opportunity to offer smokers an appealing alternative