Recent News Headlines : European Parliament

LE PEN REJECTS PROBE OVER EU FUNDS DURING CAMPAIGN


French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has refused to attend a summons by judges over allegations of misuse of European Union funds, according to her lawyer... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 19

RESIGNATIONS AND JUDICIAL INQUIRIES PLAGUE FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN


A brief statement by the press office of Fillon's campaign said Stefanini presented his resignation Friday morning and that Fillon had accepted it... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 84

EU PARLIAMENT MOVES TO END VISA-FREE TRAVEL FOR AMERICANS


The European Parliament has taken the first step in potentially revoking visa-free travel of Americans to the European Union... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 472

SENIOR AIDES QUIT FRANCOIS FILLON PRESIDENTIAL BID AS CAMPAIGN CRISIS DEEPENS


A brief statement by the press office of Fillon's campaign said Stefanini presented his resignation Friday morning and that Fillon had accepted it... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 60

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO END VISA-FREE TRAVEL FOR AMERICANS


The European Parliament has voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the EU... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 72397

E.U. LAWMAKERS CALL FOR END TO VISA-FREE TRAVEL FOR AMERICANS


The Trump administration, finding itself in a tit-for-tat battle over access, would then almost certainly do the same for travelers from the European Union... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 27039

WOMEN 'WEAKER, LESS INTELLIGENT' - POLISH MEP KORWIN-MIKKE


The parliament's president is investigating whether Janusz Korwin-Mikke broke the body's rules with his remarks to fellow MEPs... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 8192

EUROPEAN LAWMAKERS THREATEN VISA RULES FOR AMERICANS IN SPAT OVER TRAVEL POLICIES


The European Parliament does not have the authority to change visa policies on its own... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 1374

FRANCE'S LE PEN LOSES EU IMMUNITY OVER IS TWEETS


The ruling is effective immediately for Le Pen, a National Front MEP, European Parliament officials said... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 16

EU LAWMAKER SPARKS BACKLASH OVER SEXIST COMMENTS


Janusz Korwin-Mikke, 74, is a right-wing politician who represents the Silesia region of Poland... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 17202

EU LAWMAKERS VOTE TO SCRAP VISA-FREE TRAVEL FOR AMERICANS TO EUROPE


The European lawmakers urged the EU Commission to adopt the necessary legal measures within two months to limit American visa-free travel to Europe... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 844

STRIPPING LE PEN OF IMMUNITY 'EU IS INTERFERING IN FRENCH INTERNAL AFFAIRS' - UKIP MEP


And the European Parliament which continues to maintain ...the mother of European democracy has obviously given up that responsibility... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 633

EU PARLIAMENT LIFTS MARINE LE PEN'S IMMUNITY OVER GRUESOME TWEETS


French prosecutors in the city of Nanterre had asked lawmakers to lift the immunity that Le Pen enjoys as a member of the European Parliament... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 12

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LIFTS MARINE LE PEN'S IMMUNITY FOR TWEETING GRUESOME IMAGES OF VIOLENCE


I think the result is clear, Dimitrios Papadimoulis, another European Parliament member, told reporters Thursday... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 1138

EU THREATENS TO INTRODUCE VISAS FOR US TRAVELLERS


A European Parliament statement said the EU Commission was legally obliged to temporarily reintroduce the new visa rules because of its reciprocity policy... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 6177

EMMANUEL MACRON VOWS TO CLEAN UP POLITICS


French presidential election Emmanuel Macron vows to clean up politics... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 957

MARINE LE PEN'S IMMUNITY LIFTED BY EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT


The European Parliament stripped far-right French lawmaker and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of parliamentary immunity for posting graphic images of victims of the ISIL group... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 946

MARINE LE PEN LOSES IMMUNITY TO PROSECUTION


This is not the first time Le Pen's immunity has been lifted by the EU Parliament, which also took a similar step in 2013... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 2145

MARINE LE PEN LOSES IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION OVER IS IMAGES


However, the vote only lifts her immunity in this particular case and will not cover a separate investigation into whether FN misused European Parliament funds... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 1314

FRANA?OIS FILLON, FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, VOWS TO RUN DESPITE INQUIRY


FranA?ois Fillon, French Presidential Candidate, Vows to Run Despite Inquiry... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 207

FILLON VOWS TO STAY IN FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL RACE


Presidential candidate Francois Fillon gives a press conference at his campaign headquarters in Paris on Wednesday... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 392

FAKE JOB CLAIMS, PROBES MAR FRENCH ELECTION


Marine le pen there was no invasion of crimea... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 58

LE PEN SET TO LOSE EU PARLIAMENT IMMUNITY OVER GRUESOME IS GROUP TWEETS


Foley's bereaved parents John and Diane said they wanted the images removed immediately, accusing Le Pen in a statement of using the "shamefully uncensored" image to her own political ends... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 586

EU VOTE PAVES WAY FOR MARINE LE PEN'S IMMUNITY LIFTING


The lifting of the immunity would permit legal action against Le Pen, who is a member of the European parliament... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 65

REFORM OF EU CARBON TRADING SCHEME AGREED


An overhaul of the EU's flagship trading scheme for cutting carbon emissions by European industries has been approved by the member states... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 633

EU PARLIAMENT SAYS GOVERNMENTS DELAYED NEW RULES ON CAR EMISSIONS


By Julia Fioretti and Waverly Colville BRUSSELS Reuters European governments delayed stricter car engine emissions tests by six years and did not do enough to... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 0

INVESTIGATION OF FRENCH CANDIDATE FILLON ADVANCES


Catherine Griset and Le Pen's bodyguard, Thierry Legier, are alleged to have been paid for non-existent jobs at the European Parliament... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 51

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TO CUT BROADCASTS OVER RACISM OR HATE SPEECH


Members have the right to speak in any of the European Union's 24 official languages... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 0

EU RELIEVED BUT WARY AFTER TRUMP ENDORSES IT AS 'WONDERFUL'


When asked if he supported the European Union as a governing body for the continent, he said I do, sure ..... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 86

MARINE LE PEN'S CHIEF OF STAFF UNDER INVESTIGATION


Le Pen said she was challenging allegations by the European Anti-Fraud Office, which is based in Brussels... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 1832

Trending News Headlines : European Parliament

EU REACHES DEAL TO GRANT VISA-FREE TRAVEL TO 50 MILLION PEOPLE


The deal on visa suspension must still be formally approved by the member states and the European Parliament... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 35902

WHOLE WORLD BENEFITS FROM A STRONG EU, JUSTIN TRUDEAU TELLS MEPS


Canadian prime minister gives rousing speech at European parliament a day after MEPs pass Ceta trade deal... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 26905

EU CITIZENSHIP PROPOSAL COULD GUARANTEE RIGHTS IN EUROPE AFTER BREXIT


Plan would ensure freedom to live, travel and work for nationals of countries that have left the union - including Britons... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 13949

EU OFFICIALS 'BELIEVE BRITAIN WILL GIVE UP ON BREXIT IF THEY MAKE NEGOTIATIONS TOUGH ENOUGH'


He said Britain must not underestimate the determination of the rest of Europe to deprive the UK of its EU financial passporting rights and euro clearing... READ MORE

16th September, 2016 10835

MARINE LE PEN'S FRONT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS RAIDED BY POLICE


Earlier this month Le Pen refused the demand to repay the nearly EUR300,000 ?258,000 of EU funds that a European parliament investigation alleged she misspent... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 9161

NEIL KINNOCK AND PETER MANDELSON AMONG PRO-EU PEERS LOOKING TO FORCE CHANGES TO BREXIT DEAL IN HOUSE OF LORDS


Many other former MEPs and European commissioners are also receiving payouts from a Brussels pension pot estimated to be worth ?10 million... READ MORE

19th February, 2017 7856

'I AM VERY SAD': FREELAND WALKS AS LAST-DITCH CANADA-EU TRADE TALKS COLLAPSE


The European Commission, not Wallonia directly, is in charge of negotiating the deal with Canada on Belgium's behalf... READ MORE

21st October, 2016 7525

CANDLELIT DINNER FOR TWO... FIRST IT WAS IVANKA TRUMP, NOW ANGELA MERKEL IS CAPTIVATED BY JUSTIN TRUDEAU


Merkel and Trudeau of course have serious politics to discuss in their fourth face-to-face meeting, ahead of the Canadian PM addressing the EU parliament... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 7175

BREXIT VOTE: THERESA MAY WINS COMMONS APPROVAL TO TRIGGER ARTICLE 50 AS LABOUR'S CLIVE LEWIS RESIGNS


Ministers headed off a rebellion by committing to giving MPs a vote on a final Brexit deal before it is referred to the European Parliament... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 5919

JEWS MAY LEAVE EU IF ISLAMIC TERRORISM ANTI-SEMITISM NOT HALTED TOP RABBI WARNS MEPS


But radical Islam may only prevail on the continent because of the weakness of the European Union, Goldschmidt added... READ MORE

2nd October, 2016 4790

EU AND TURKEY LOCKED IN WAR OF WORDS OVER REFUGEE PACT


The head of the European Commission has said that the EU-Turkey refugee deal must be respected... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 3590

'EU NEEDS COOPERATION WITH RUSSIA, WE ARE NOT AN AMERICAN COLONY'


RT What kind of effect do you think this resolution will have across the European Union?... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 3216

'CHOOSING TRUDEAU OVER TRUMP': TRADE COMMITTEE CLEARS WAY FOR FINAL CETA VOTE IN BRUSSELS


Even if the 751-seat European Parliament votes for CETA, it would only enter force provisionally... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 2863

BREXIT IS THE RESULT OF 40 YEARS OF LIES TOLD BY BRITISH POLITICIANS


Herr Juncker's arrogant disdain for the views of the British people beautifully explains why we were right to leave... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 2389

EU PLANS TO SPEND MORE ON PROMOTING EUROPEAN CITIZENS' IDEAL


Officials say extra spending on Europe for Citizens programme is needed to combat scepticism about EU... READ MORE

18th September, 2016 1984

LE PEN KICKS OFF CAMPAIGN WITH PROMISE OF FRENCH 'FREEDOM'


We were told Marine Le Pen would not win the presidential election, but on May 7 she will win!... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 1977

'NOW WE NEED TO MAKE IT WORK,' PM TELLS EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT


Trudeau has now travelled on to Berlin, where he met with German President Joachim Gauck and then joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel for an informal dinner... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 1967

THERESA MAY EXPECTED TO APPOINT EU AMBASSADOR WHO 'BELIEVES IN BREXIT' AFTER SIR IVAN ROGERS UNEXPECTEDLY QUITS WEEKS AFTER ROW OVER LEAKED MEMO


George Osborne, the former chancellor who backed the Remain campaign, called Sir Ivan a perceptive, pragmatic and patriotic public servant ... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 1892

FILLON SCANDAL INDICTS FOREMOST FRANCES POLITICAL ELITE


At least 20 percent, and probably more, of French parliamentarians hire family members... READ MORE

4th February, 2017 1873

FRENCH POLICE SEARCH MARINE LE PEN'S PARTY HEADQUARTERS


The European Parliament EP says Le Pen, a member of the European institution since 2004, had paid FN party staff with EP funds... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 1695

BREXIT 'THE FIRST REAL BLOW TO THE OLD ORDER' MARINE LE PEN TELLS ROWDY 'ALTERNATIVE EUROPEAN SUMMIT' IN GERMANY


Brexit 'the first real blow to the old order' Marine Le Pen tells rowdy 'alternative European summit' in Germany... READ MORE

21st January, 2017 1550

'KNOW YOUR LIMITS!' ERDOGAN REMINDS EU PARLIAMENT WHO'S IN CHARGE OF TURKEY


'Know your limits!' Erdogan reminds EU Parliament who's in charge of Turkey... READ MORE

27th November, 2016 1539

EU RESOLUTION ON 'RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA' IS ATTACK ON MEDIA FREEDOM & STINKS OF HYPOCRISY


EU resolution on 'Russian propaganda' is attack on media freedom stinks of hypocrisy -- RT Op-Edge... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 1436

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EUROPEAN COMMISSION PRESIDENT JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER


Global Conversation Exclusive interview with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 1405

15,000 MORE PUBLIC WORKERS ARE FIRED IN TURKEY CRACKDOWN


Members of the European Parliament have been strongly critical of Turkey's crackdown on opponents and on the news media... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 1167

DALAI LAMA VISIT TO STRASBOURG PROVOKES THREATS FROM CHINA


Beijing accuses European parliament of ignoring its 'strong opposition' after Tibetan spiritual leader met Martin Schulz... READ MORE

20th September, 2016 1142

EU, CANADA SIGN FREE TRADE DEAL BUT BATTLE NOT OVER


Assuming the European Parliament gives its assent, CETA could come into force partially early next year... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 1035

STILL HERE? EU REALITY DIMS BRITISH DEMAND ON FULL MEMBERSHIP


British civil servants in Brussels have been assured by Juncker that for now their jobs are safe... READ MORE

23rd October, 2016 1027

POLL GAP BETWEEN MERKEL'S CONSERVATIVES, SOCIAL DEMOCRATS SHRINKS TO 4 POINTS


The SPD, which a week ago appointed Martin Schulz as leader, scored 29 percent in the survey published in newspaper Bild am Sonntag... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 1024

BREXIT COULD END UP BEING SERIOUSLY DELAYED BY ANOTHER HIGH COURT CHALLENGE


Brexit Could Take Longer If EU Nationals Living In UK Launch Legal Challenge Over Residency... READ MORE

3rd February, 2017 928


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