The new president of France, Emmanuel Macron, has talked much of reform in his country. But tough labor laws and strong unions could stand in his way. One MP says reform is possible in the modern world of tech.
France has launched its first offshore turbine to curb reliance on nuclear and reach climate goals — France could become Europe's second-largest wind energy producer after Germany. But the transition brings problems.
The EU is exploring high-tech solutions to plastic pollution but some experts are skeptical. They say there are simpler and more effective ways to keep our waters plastic-free and they are available now.
The European Commission's package of eurozone reforms was billed as the EU's bold vision for a post-Brexit union. But it comes as Brexit talks verge on collapse and domestic German politics remain up in the air.
The bloc's social ministers have agreed on new rules to prevent so-called social dumping across the EU, supporting a proposal that includes paying foreign workers in member states the same wages as locals.
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