During the European elections in May, about 200 million Europeans elected MEPs to represent them over the coming five years in the new European Parliament. Those MEPs are organised into groups based on their political affinities. Find out about the priorities of each group in the video series created by the European Parliament.
Ursula von der Leyen to become President of the European Commission. Vote result: 733 voted. In favour 383. Against 327. Abstentions 22. Political group reaction, media reaction, and more to follow. This post will be updated with more info throughout the day.
By candidate for President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.
The 2018 Health at a Glance: Europe joint report of the European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) issued today shows that the steady increase of life expectancy has slowed down and that large gaps across and within countries persist, notably leaving people with a low level of education by the wayside. This report is based upon comparative analyses of the health status of EU citizens and the performance of the health systems in the 28 Member States, 5 candidate countries and 3 EFTA countries.