This week, the US government announced a sudden about-turn on its stance on vaccine waivers, which was met with praise from many EU officials. Investigate Europe documents how governments opposed the waiver fiercely until the very last moment. Read more "The unexpected European dilemma: Support the US — or Big Pharma?"
Research has revealed that Greece is one of a handful of smaller EU member states blocking a proposed directive in the Council of the EU. The Greek government denied this, but a breakthrough may be in sight. Read more "Greece has been blocking an EU law promoting gender balance – is this about to change?"
Despite regulations that exist on paper and potential conflicts of interest, top EU officials have gone on to work for lobby groups after serving their terms in office. This practice is not just disreputable, but also damaging to democracy. Read more "Revolving doors — The dirty downside of lobby politics in Brussels"