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Man voting on elections in Europe
Pressemitteilung
23.02.2018 - 17:59
"Europe should not be an elite project. It must become more of a project for the people again. This is why we need more democracy and transparency in the European Union. The 2014 lead candidate process was an important step towards that end....
Enlargement
Pressemitteilung
22.02.2018 - 11:39
“The EU budget must be strengthened without penalising taxpayers. Post-2020, we have to stop rebates, compensations and end the logic of ‘juste retour’ and ‘I want my money back’”, stated José Manuel...
Online shopping with digital tablet
Pressemitteilung
22.02.2018 - 10:10
Whether buying online or offline from another EU Member State, European consumers will in the future be entitled to a harmonised level oF protection in case of faulty goods. This is the main achievement of the law on contracts for the online and...
Combines harvesting wheat
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21.02.2018 - 18:14
After the controversy surrounding the renewal of the use of glyphosate in farming, the European Parliament has set up a Special Committee to investigate potential failures in the evaluation and authorisation procedures for pesticides and, if...
Social media web sites
Pressemitteilung
21.02.2018 - 17:41
On the initiative of the EPP Group, the European Parliament is the first EU Institution to come forward with a concrete plan to tax digital giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon. "Without Europe-wide rules on how to tax digital...
EU electricity market: more competition to the benefit of consumers
Video
21.02.2018 - 15:00
Krišjānis Kariņš, EPP Group MEP and Rapporteur of the Internal Market for Electricity Report voted today in the Industry Committee, says that removing market barriers and moving  towards open competition means more choice for the...
High voltage post
Pressemitteilung
21.02.2018 - 11:43
“We want to do away with heavy state subsidies and instead let the market do the job of supplying industries and households with affordable and secure energy inside the EU”, said the EPP Group Spokesman in the Industry Committee, Kri...
Stärkung der Verteidigungsfähigkeiten Europas
Video
22.02.2018 - 10:13
Das Europäische Parlament beschäftigt sich mit dem Vorschlag der Einrichtung eines EU-Fonds, um EU-weit die Verteidigungsindustrie bei der Entwicklung von Verteidigungsmöglichkeiten zum Schutz der EU-Bürger zu unterstützen...
Black quadcopter drone in sky
Pressemitteilung
21.02.2018 - 10:33
“Increased EU cooperation in the defence industry will strengthen the competitiveness of the EU defence industry on a global scale. It will also strengthen our capability to defend our countries and citizens, improve our strategic autonomy,...
Albania in EU
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14.02.2018 - 15:07
Albania has progressed and showed political commitment to EU-related reforms - this is one of the conclusions of the EU-Albania Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee, which met for the 12th time in the country’s capital Tirana...
Europe vote election
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09.02.2018 - 12:19
The European Parliament will be ready to reject any candidate in the investiture procedure of the President of the Commission who was not appointed as a ‘Spitzenkandidat’ of a European political party in the run-up to the European...
Time for tougher sanctions against Venezuela: Salafranca
Video
09.02.2018 - 10:00
The European Parliament has voted for tougher sanctions against the Venezuelan regime as it prepares for early presidential elections seen as a sham. President Nicolás Maduro is running for re-election, after his bloody crackdown on the pro-...
Protests in Venezuela
Pressemitteilung
08.02.2018 - 12:22
“We have to raise our voices to denounce further attempts to undermine sovereignty and fixed elections that don’t even fulfil the minimum democratic standards and will only worsen the political, humanitarian and human rights situation...
Geoblocking – die Zukunft Europas – das zukünftige Europaparlament – Vizepräsident Czarnecki abgesetzt
Video
09.02.2018 - 14:14
Auf seiner jüngsten Plenarsitzung hat das Europäische Parlament ein begrenztes Verbot von Geoblocking bei grenzüberschreitenden Online-Einkäufen innerhalb der EU gebilligt. Dieses kann in zwei Jahren nach einer Überprü...
justice
Pressemitteilung
07.02.2018 - 15:01
The attempts of the Romanian Government to silence the judiciary and favour corruption over justice will be debated by the European Parliament today. It is time for the EU to stand by tens of thousands of Romanians protesting against the worst rule...

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26.02.2018 - 02.03.2018
Palm growing from pile of euros

New Tax Committee: artificial shifting around of companies' profits must end

Parliament is setting up a new special committee on Thursday to look further into the problem of the tax evasion and tax avoidance of multi-national...
Germany, Frankfurt, European Central Bank, low angle

EP hearing for ECB Vice-President candidate Luis De Guindos

The Ecofin Council, which gathers together the EU's 28 Finance Ministers, confirmed at its meeting on 20 February the nomination of Spanish...
A bee on a flower

Honey bees in trouble

The European Parliament will debate the future of beekeeping at its mini-Plenary on Wednesday. "We must keep an eye on our bees as their role in...
Paola Marinone