Asia-Europe cooperation is more important than ever

The second Asia-Europe Political Forum (AEPF) concluded in London today by calling for cooperation between the two continents to tackle global problems such as climate change, disaster relief, major diseases and combating the pollution of our oceans.

Foster: "Cosmetic testing on animals must be banned worldwide”

Today Conservative MEPs backed a call for the EU to spearhead a global ban on the testing of cosmetics on animals.

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly today for the EU and its Member States to work towards a UN convention against the use of animal testing for cosmetics.

Nirj Deva: An historic day in Korea, but patience is still needed

The Chairman of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with the Korean Peninsula, who is engaged in behind the scenes negotiations to defuse tensions between the North and South, has welcomed today's landmark meeting between the North's Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea.