Recent News Headlines : European Parliament

HOW LE PEN'S EX-PROTEGE HOPES TO WIN OVER FRENCH FAR RIGHT


Les Patriotes How Le Pen's ex-protege hopes to win over French far right... READ MORE

18th December, 2017 64

THE KING AND QUEEN OF EUROPE WORK ON THEIR DOUBLE ACT


As leaders arrived to greet the media ahead of this EU Summit, Emmanuelle Macron was chatting with reporters by the entrance to the European Council building... READ MORE

16th December, 2017 37

MEMBERS OF VENEZUELA'S DEMOCRATIC OPPOSITION HAVE RECEIVED THE EUROPEAN UNION'S HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD


Members of Venezuela's democratic opposition have received the European Union's human rights award during a ceremony held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The prize,... READ MORE

14th December, 2017 1

UK'S MAY WARNS PARLIAMENTARY REBELS NOT TO ENDANGER ORDERLY BREXIT


Prime Minister Theresa May warned rebellious lawmakers in her own party they could endanger Britain's smooth exit from the European Union if they tried to chan... READ MORE

13th December, 2017 101

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TO WARN THAT BRITISH PAYMENTS TO BRUSSELS MUST CONTINUE AFTER BREXIT


The European Parliament will on Wednesday demand Britain promises to stick closely to EU rules and keep paying Brussels long after Brexit... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 1742

ROYAL MAIL ATTACKED BY GOVERNMENT FOR REFUSING TO PRINT STAMPS TO MARK BRITAIN LEAVING THE EUROPEAN UNION


Royal Mail regularly prints stamps to mark national moments and people's achievements...... READ MORE

10th December, 2017 1139

COMMENT: BREXIT DEAL: TWAS THE NIGHT OF NO 10'S CHRISTMAS PARTY, AND JEAN-CLAUDE WAS UNDER THE MISTLETOE...


That was hotly denied by EU sources in Brussels today... READ MORE

9th December, 2017 212

BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH DEAL SHOWS GIVE AND TAKE


European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker described it as a negotiation where both sides... READ MORE

8th December, 2017 11

BRITISH PM THERESA MAY IN BRUSSELS AMID POSSIBLE BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH


Existing rules allow people and goods to pass freely between the Republic and Northern Ireland with no border checks... READ MORE

8th December, 2017 0

LET'S CREATE A 'UNITED STATES OF EUROPE', SAYS GERMAN LEADER


In 2012, the then vice-president of the European Commissions, Viviane Reding, said a United States of Europe best reflects the ultimate destination of the European Union ... READ MORE

8th December, 2017 91

UNITED STATES OF EUROPE? GERMANY'S SCHULZ WANTS TO CONSOLIDATE EU, KICK OUT THOSE WHO DISAGREE


I want a European constitutional treaty that creates a federal Europe, Schulz said at the SPD party congress in Berlin... READ MORE

8th December, 2017 1491

WOULD YOU SUPPORT A UNITED STATES OF EUROPE?


Former EU heavyweight Martin Schulz has called for a United States of Europe... READ MORE

8th December, 2017 2754

BREXIT MOMENT OF TRUTH AS MAY LUNCHES IN BRUSSELS ON 'ABSOLUTE DEADLINE'


London has however rejected the EU's deadline, and appears keen to push the issue to the wire... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 63

FACTBOX: COUNTDOWN TO BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH?


British Prime Minister Theresa May meets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker for lunch in Brussels on Monday for what could be a breakthrough in Brexit talks... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 0

AS BREXIT DEAL TAKES SHAPE, JUNCKER TO MEET MEPS


EU officials say terms have been agreed for a financial settlement long resisted by hardline supporters of Brexit... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 0

EU KEBAB MEAT MOVE COULD MAKE DONER A GONER


European parliament phosphates ban would sound death knell for nightclubber's favoured snack, industry warns... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 3850

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT WARNS MEPS NOT TO PINCH THEIR STAFF IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT GUIDEBOOK


The official booklet is accompanied by a poster campaign in the parliament to convince handsy MEPs to leave their staff alone... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 50

CONTROVERSIAL GLYPHOSATE WEEDKILLER WINS NEW FIVE-YEAR LEASE IN EUROPE


Instead, an EU appeal committee voted on Monday to reauthorise the substance despite a petition by 1.3 million EU citizens last week calling for a ban... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 3562

AMSTERDAM, PARIS TO HOST KEY EU AGENCIES AFTER BREXIT


For the UK, its loss is the first self-inflicted wound of Brexit, said the centre-right European People's Party, the largest group in the European Parliament... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 0

AMSTERDAM, PARIS TO HOST KEY EU AGENCIES AFTER BREXIT


For the UK, its loss is the first self-inflicted wound of Brexit, said the centre-right European People's Party, the largest group in the European Parliament... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 0

ANALYSIS | TRUMP MAY BE TURNING HIS BACK ON THE WORLD, BUT AMERICA ISN'T


The engagement against climate change must be global, said European Parliament President Antonio Tajani during a media briefing with Brown... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 968

BRITAIN'S MAY WEATHERS NEW CHALLENGES ON BREXIT PLAN, MORE TO COME


May urged lawmakers to work together ahead of a debate on several amendments aimed at entrenching EU protections on a wide range of issues from the environment to workers' rights... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 0

EU LIKELY TO REFUSE TO START BREXIT TRADE TALKS IN DECEMBER, WARNS EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEADER


The prime minister will travel to Brussels on Nov. 24 to speak to leading MEPs in a bid to break the Brexit deadlock... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 81

EU FAILS TO AGREE LICENCE RENEWAL FOR CONTROVERSIAL GLYPHOSATE WEEDKILLER


Today we have seen that the seventh attempt of the European Commission to renew Glyphosate has failed again, said Luis Morago, Avaaz campaign director... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 1605

BRITISH PM THERESA MAY APPOINTS PENNY MORDAUNT AS NEW UK AID MINISTER


The European Parliament's Brexit negotiator doused hopes that those negotiations were nearing a breakthrough, saying major issues must still be resolved on safeguarding citizens' rights... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 48

EUROPE'S CARMAKERS FACE 30% EMISSION CUTS TARGET


It delays innovation and the development of electric vehicles... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 36

IT'S NOT TESLA THAT'S PUSHING EUROPE IN ELECTRIC-CAR RACE


There is a huge gap between the European Union, which invented the car, and developing countries, Canete said... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 684

ALLEGATIONS OF HARASSMENT - EUROPE'S INSTITUTIONS ARE NOT IMMUNE


This week in State of the Union Members of the European Parliament have been joining the wide campaign against sexual harassment and abuse... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 3

EU'S FULL MENU OF NON-BREXIT OFFERINGS MAY EASE U.K. DEPARTURE


The European Union says it has plenty on its to-do list besides managing Brexit... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 253

POPE URGES EU TO REDISCOVER UNITY IF IT WANTS A FUTURE


Dozens of participants attended, including European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, the vice president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, and religious leaders... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 1832

Trending News Headlines : European Parliament

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 213537

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 35922

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

MAY REFUSES INVITATION TO ADDRESS EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN PUBLIC


The development comes as minutes of a European commission meeting in Brussels revealed the low opinion EU negotiators hold of the UK's Brexit secretary, David Davis... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 17525

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 8154

GERMAN STATE VOTE IS SEEN AS AN INDICATOR OF THE NATIONAL MOOD


In March, voters in Saarland, Germany's smallest state, returned Ms. Merkel's center-right party to power with 40.7 percent of the vote... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 6732

EU STEPS UP BREXIT TALKS WITH LABOUR OVER FEARS THERESA MAY'S GOVERNMENT WILL FALL


Brussels is seeking assurances from Jeremy Corbyn that he will honour agreements reached with the Conservatives if he comes to power... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 5197

FRENCH POLITICIAN AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR DIES


The French politician, women's rights champion and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil has died at the age of 89... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 5139

FAR-RIGHT LEADERS CASH IN ON INSTITUTION THEY MOCK


Independence Party, which has no lawmakers in the British Parliament, has 20 seats in the European Parliament, including the party's former leader, Nigel Farage... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 4947

'MILLIONS OF AFRICANS' WILL FLOOD EUROPE UNLESS IT ACTS NOW, WARNS EUROPEAN CHIEF, AS PARIS EVACUATES HUGE MIGRANT CAMP


The only solution is massive investment in Africa to dissuade people from leaving in the first place, he said... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 3973

EMMANUEL MACRON'S PARTY LEADS EXIT POLL FOR PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS


France has faced a series of elections over the past 10 months, from the party primaries on the right and left, to the two-round presidential vote... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 3805

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

EUROPEAN UNION MAY CREATE NEW CLASS OF 'SUPRANATIONAL' MEPS AFTER BREXIT


A solution has to be found for the seats made vacant in the European Parliament after Brexit... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 3192

'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

FRANCE'S MARINE LE PEN CHARGED OVER FUNDING SCANDAL


French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been placed under formal investigation over an alleged European parliament funding scandal... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 2412

9/11 CHAPEL WHICH SHELTERED RESCUE WORKERS MAY HAVE TO SHUT AS RENT SOARS


EU27 firm and fair political mandate for the Brexit talks is ready, Tusk said in a tweet not long after the summit of EU leaders began... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 1955

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 1927

BRITAIN CAN STILL CANCEL BREXIT BUT 'NO-DEALERS' HAVE NO FRIENDS IN BRUSSELS, SAY EU PRESIDENTS


The British government could still cancel Brexit, Donald Tusk has said, as Jean-Claude Juncker declared that 'no dealers' had no friends in Brussels... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 1725

'DUTY OF EUROPE' TO STAND UP TO US PRESIDENT IF HE ABANDONS PARIS CLIMATE CHANGE ACCORD, SAYS JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER.


Trump on Wednesday declared abandoning the Paris climate agreement would be a victory for the American economy... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 1564

HOW JUNCKER'S DOWNING STREET DINNER TURNED SOUR


Jean-Claude Juncker had prevaricated when he was first asked to Downing Street for dinner... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 1537

FRENCH FEMINIST POLITICIAN SIMONE VEIL DIES AT 89


The office of her son Jean Veil said Friday that Simone Veil died, without providing further information... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 1496

AFTER FRENCH VOTE, MAINSTREAM EUROPE BREATHES A SIGH OF RELIEF


After French Vote, Mainstream Europe Breathes a Sigh of Relief... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 1385

CATALAN PRESIDENT ACCUSES SPANISH KING OF BEING GOVERNMENT MOUTHPIECE


Carles Puigdemont calls for dialogue with Madrid but says he will press on with plans for declaration of independence... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 1254

CHOPPER'S ELECTION PODCAST: JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER IS TRYING TO GET ME THE SACK, SAYS DAVID DAVIS


The report said The visitors wondered whether Davis would still be in charge of the negotiations after the election. ..... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 1172

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

VICTORY IN STATE VOTE SHOWS GERMANY'S MERKEL ON COURSE TO RETAIN POWER


The regional polls have vindicated Merkel's decision to keep calm in the face of the 2015 migration crisis and the difficult election year 2016, he said... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 1066

FRENCH DEFENSE MINISTER RESIGNS OVER INVESTIGATION INTO FAKE JOB ALLEGATIONS


French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is expected to announce the lineup of a new cabinet on Wednesday... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 1036

LE PEN PARTY TOOK 5M EUROS FROM EU


A year ago the FN's founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, was fined EUR30,000 ?25,278 32,600 for calling the Nazi gas chambers a detail of World War Two... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 1004

'THEY HAVE TO PAY', EU'S JUNCKER SAYS OF BRITAIN


London has been hoping and pressing for this to happen at the summit... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 932

EUROPEAN LEADERS TO CATALAN SEPARATISTS: GET LOST


There was no support of Catalan independence from European leaders. EU Council President Donald Tusk tweeted For EU nothing changes. Spain remains our only interlocutor... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 919


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