15 Jul 2014, keywords : European CommissionMEPs today voted on the European Council’s candidate for the next President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. The former long-standing Prime Minister of Luxembourg received 422 votes in favour, needing a qualified majority of 376 votes,... Read more
14 Jul 2014, keywords : European CommissionOn 14-18 July 2014, the sixth round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US will take place in Brussels. All working groups that have met in previous rounds will come together to pursue the... Read more
7 Jul 2014, keywords : European ParliamentThe Employment and Social Affairs committee of the new European Parliament today (7 July) held its constituent meeting in Brussels, the inaugural meeting which saw the election of the Chair and Vice-Chairs for the next 5 years.