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Photos and video coverage from COP21

Mix of videos and photos taken during the last week of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris. Sit-in protest during the talks Climate Commissioner reacts to announcement of … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Soundcloud interviews from COP21

Green MEP Bas Eickhout, veteran of many a COP, gives his rundown on the climate talks, and brands the idea the EU is leading the so-called “High Ambition Coalition” nonsense. … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Captain Europe: Grexit, Brexit & my double life

The European Union’s only superhero Captain Europe shares his thoughts on Grexit, Brexit and the refugee crisis. In an exclusive interview with EurActiv.com, he also gives us a glimpse of … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tech CEOs talk start-ups, investment & competition

Entrepreneur explains how he turned ‎€3,000 into more than a million for his start-up in just 18 months in the first of two interviews.

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Skype founder: ‘EU tech isn’t falling behind, it’s picking up the pace’

EXCLUSIVE/ European Union tech is no longer falling behind its international competitors, Skype’s co-founder told EurActiv. Instead, it is picking up the pace at the “best time” to be a tech … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Giegold: I’ve no problem with livestreaming secret talks on EU law

The lead MEP on a European Parliament transparency report has said that he was lobbied “all the time” during secret negotiations over EU law, and had better access to classified documents … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

ETS lead MEP: ‘EU’s carbon market is like a car without fuel’

>>Read: Full interview on EurActiv

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

My husband, Raif Badawi, faces death for blogging

Raif Badawi could be sentenced to death for apostasy, says his wife Ensaf Haidar, who told EurActiv she feared that her blogger husband could be flogged at any time. >>Read … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

EU leaders will use military against refugees, warns leading MEP

EU leaders are set to agree a deal that will mean refugees being turned away from Europe by “military means”, a leading MEP warned today (23 April) Ska Keller, who … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Renewable island director: We need the opposite of Energy Union

Decentralisation is the key to energy success and development, Søren Hermansen said in an exclusive interview with EurActiv. Instead of focusing on Putin’s gas, the EU should create its own independent … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

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