# EU

ARCHIV - Das Europäische Parlament in Straßburg, Frankreich, stimmt am 14.09.2016 über eine nicht-bindende Resolution ab nach der Debatte über die jüngsten Entwicklungen in Polen. Das EU-Parlament wählt am 17.01.2017 einen neuen Präsidenten. Foto: Patrick Seeger/epa/dpa +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++
ARCHIV - Das Europäische Parlament in […]

The European Parliament: a political map

Pro-Europeans, Anti-Europeans, Left-Wing, Right-Wing: This graphic shows where the political groups and parties can be located politically in the European Parliament.
Lorries being hauled through a new Eurotunnel freight tunnel created to increase cross-English Channel trading of goods while maintaining security against increased illegal migrant activities, on October 20, 2015 in Coquelles, France.
Lorries being hauled through a new Eurot […]

UK to pay Eurotunnel £33m over no-deal Brexit contracts

The British government has agreed to pay Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel £33m to head off a lawsuit over extra ferry services commissioned in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Two high-speed trains, a German railway Deutsche Bahn ICE (L) manufactured by Siemens and a French railway SNCF TGV manufactured by Alstom pictured at the Paris Gare de l'Est station on August 11, 2011. Photo: Jacques Demarthon / AFP
Two high-speed trains, a German railway […]

EU’s rail merger veto ignites spat over competition rules

The European Union's veto of an Alstom-Siemens rail merger has revived debate over competition regulations that some say are obsolete in the face of growing rivalry from Chinese giants.
A French Gendarme stands guard at passport control at the airport in Montpellier, southern France, on November 20, 2015. Photo: Pascal Guyot / AFP
A French Gendarme stands guard at passpo […]

Europe’s Schengen area: border free, with exceptions

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for reform of the Schengen system, which currently involves 26 countries: 22 EU countries, plus non-EU Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein.