Monday, July 11, 2005 - 22:30

That 56,5% of Luxembourg's electorate of 223.000 voted in favour of the European Constitution hardly comes as a surprise. On the other hand, the fact that the majority was so paltry is remarkable.

Monday, July 11, 2005 - 22:25

The rejection this week by the European Parliament of the directive providing for patents on software represents a double victory, according to left MEPs who led the long fight to have the proposed me

Monday, July 4, 2005 - 22:29

A new paper on the issue of future pensions funding, a major issue for governments in Europe and other parts of the developed world, is now available from UK centre-left think-tank Catalyst.

Sunday, June 26, 2005 - 23:05

Unusually for a group opposed to the EU Constitution, Irish political party Sinn Fein, which sits in the European Parliament as part of the United Left Group (GUE/NGL), is calling for its country's go

Friday, June 17, 2005 - 22:56

Gaelic activists are celebrating a landmark decision to make Ireland's first language an official language of the European Union.

Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 05:23

Liz Fekete of the British anti-racist research group the Institute of Race Relations marshals facts, figures and arguments, using over two hundred case studies to blow the cover on the European Union

Monday, June 13, 2005 - 22:59

On 7 June the plenary session of the European Parliament unanimously adopted the report from the Committee on Civil Liberties calling for the rejection of the proposal from the EU Council of Minister

Sunday, June 12, 2005 - 23:53

On June 8th, 2005, the United Left Group of 41 Euro-MPs (the GUE/NGL) voted today against the majority's proposed financial framework for 2007-201

Thursday, June 9, 2005 - 23:35

Professor Steve Peers of the University of Essex has produced an analysis for UK-based NGO Statewatch which seeks to untangle the discussions between the EU Council of Ministers and the European Parli

Thursday, June 9, 2005 - 23:24

A damning report from the Council of Europe had drawn attention to the increasingly authoritarian ways of the Blairite government in the UK. Recently re-elected with the 'landslide' support