European Comission

World Press Freedom Day 2015: Is the World a Safer Place for Journalists?

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Freedom of Press is considered an essential element of democracy by the European Parliament, which strongly supports it within the EU and beyond. Article 11 of the EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights clearly states that "freedom and pluralism of the media shall be respected"...

The €1trillion a Year Dilemma: What Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion Really Costs the EU

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

It is a problem that affects everyone. Tax fraud and tax avoidance costs the EU an estimated €1 trillion a year - €2,000 for every European. That is more than Europe spends on healthcare each year and more than four times what is spent on education.

You Can Smell the Fear in Barroso's Nostrils

Nigel Farage | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Politics
Nigel Farage

Britain is happy to live with the hard work which freedom will entail. We are prepared for the future, but to do so we must be captain on our own bridge.