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The EU Files

What is happening in the European Union, the European Commission and the European Council? What are their aims and ambitions, and where does he EU money go to?

The EU Files
1 December

EU Ombudsman: Commission failed to give reasons for secrecy on recovery plans

Peter Teffer & Staffan Dahllöf
The EU Files
27 November

Maverick economist Tommaso Valletti: ‘It’s time to fight the tech titans’

Simon Van Dorpe
The EU Files
4 November

Financing the EU recovery fund proves trickier than handing out cash

Simon Van Dorpe
The EU Files
1 November 2022

Europe thinks it can get rich by skimming off electricity’s ‘dream profits’

Jesse Pinster & Ada Homolová
The EU Files
23 October 2022

‘The liberalised energy market has not resulted in fair energy prices’

Peter Teffer & Ada Homolová
The EU Files
18 October 2022

Consultancies profit handsomely from the EU recovery fund

Peter Teffer
The EU Files
6 October 2022

The public has spoken: these are Pitch Europe’s finalists

Lukas Kotkamp & Ties Gijzel
The EU Files
2 October 2022

Political scientist Tommaso Pavone on neglect of the rule of law: ‘The European Commission has all too often been a bystander’

Jesse Pinster & Lukas Kotkamp
The EU Files
13 September 2022

Brussels will not tolerate any ‘interference’ in how the corona billions are spent

Peter Teffer
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The EU Files
28 July 2022

Brussels wants to scatter useless hydrogen filling stations all over Europe

Jesse Pinster
The EU Files
27 July 2022

Lobby researcher: ‘The Kroes case shows superbly how the system is failing’

Peter Teffer
The EU Files
29 June 2022

Member States sabotage public scrutiny of EU-funds worth hundreds of billions of euros

Lise Witteman
The EU Files
16 June 2022

Conjuring up hundreds of billions without having a penny: here’s how Brussels does it

Jesse Pinster
The Russia Crisis
23 May 2022

Brussels wants to ban Russian lobbyists, but France is not cooperating

Peter Teffer
The EU Files
6 May 2022

Politics rolled out the red carpet for speculation on energy and food prices

Lise Witteman
The EU Files
3 May 2022

Most MEPs voting for transparency don’t publish office expenses

Ada Homolová & Peter Teffer
The EU Files
3 April 2022

Orbán fools Brussels and funnels millions to his favorite football clubs

Jesse Pinster
The EU Files
1 April 2022

EU journalist Jan Werts: ‘For almost fifty years, I’ve wondered: who’s the boss in Europe?’

Jesse Pinster
The EU Files
9 March 2022

European Commission officials admitted that internal record-keeping rules were vague

Peter Teffer
The EU Files
6 March 2022

RRF boss Céline Gauer: ‘We shouldn’t approve recovery plans made in ivory towers’

Jesse Pinster & Lise Witteman
The EU Files
3 March 2022

‘Transition fuels’ are a fantasy created by the fossil fuel industry

Piero Loi & Raffaele Angius
The EU Files
2 March 2022

Automotive industry scores billions for their polluting hybrids from European recovery fund

Lise Witteman
The EU Files
9 February 2022

Brussels conceals records on recovery billions, despite transparency pledge

Hans-Martin Tillack & Peter Teffer
2021
The EU Files
17 November 2021

‘European Council’s legal service more powerful than most member states’

Peter Teffer
The EU Files
3 November 2021

The Recovery Files: scrutinising the billions from Brussels

Lise Witteman & Peter Teffer
2020
The EU Files
9 April 2020

Solidarity with Italy is also about saving the European banking sector

Thomas Bollen
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