In France, research on local indicators’ inadequacies led a group of stakeholders and researchers in Grenoble to develop an alternative that focuses on social well-being and sustainability.
European Council President Donald Tusk and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras address the press.
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Europe is experiencing a wave of optimism that its seven-year Greek drama may be finally coming to a close. Only one way to do that: Share Greece's pain.
It's never been used in the history of the EU, but Poland could be about to feel the full force of this powerful mechanism.
The European Union is threatening to suspend the state's voting rights if it pursues legislation to restrict its judiciary.
Turning 18 could be your ticket to a European adventure – literally.
The two-year period for withdrawing from the EU has been launched, so what happens next?
The U.S. and EU are stronger together.
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The Treaty of Rome, which eventually led to the European Union, is turning 60 at a time when many inside and outside Europe are questioning the union's value. For the U.S., much is at stake.
Things could get very interesting if Martin Schulz wins the German election and Emmanuel Macron triumphs in France.
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The only thing needed for Europe to leap towards further political integration is for French and German heads of state to support it.
Better living conditions in Greece would encourage more migrants to stay.
Improving conditions in Turkey and Greece may convince more refugees to stay where they are.
Volkswagen’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany.
A powerful diesel lobby and fragmented class action laws put EU consumers at a disadvantage.
Though daunting, the challenge of a Trump presidency is pregnant with possibilities.
The outcome of this election may depend more on what we make of it than on what Trump and his advisers intend. Though daunting, the challenge is pregnant with possibilities.
Michel Barnier: Juncker’s main negotiator.
Two Germans, a Frenchman and a Belgian: who to watch as negotiations with the UK begin.
Clouds are gathering.
The European Union has faced crises before but not this many at the same time.
In the EU, Apple has made a powerful enemy.
Australian companies could fall foul of the same state aid rules being applied to Apple to crack down on tax avoidance.
The EU’s taken a bite out of Apple’s profits.
The EU's ruling is profoundly misguided and could undermine US investment in Europe.
In a landmark decision, the EU ruled that Apple should pay tax to Ireland.
A landmark decision by the European Commission ordering Apple to pay €13 billion in tax sends a tough message to other multinationals.
The EU is fraying thanks to its puzzle of fiscal governance policies.
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The European Union faces a crisis of legitimacy, and its rules on fiscal governance are at the heart of it.
Calls for English to be dropped as one of the official languages of the EU are likely to fall on deaf ears.
An uncertain direction.
How does the UK go about disentangling itself from EU laws?
Here are four ways in which, you, the citizen, can decide what goes on in Brussels.