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Bullet holes in a front windshield
17.05.2017 - 15:01

EPP Group welcomes signing of revised Firearms Directive

"We have strengthened security in Europe without restricting citizens' freedom," said Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP, EPP Group negotiator on the Firearms Directive, while attending the LEX signing ceremony of the Firearms Directive in...
Ukrainian passport
17.05.2017 - 14:59

Finally, visa-free travel to EU for Ukrainians

Ukrainians will be able to travel visa-free to most of the EU about a month after the final signing of the Regulation in the European Parliament today. This is the result of a long process successfully completed by members of the EPP Group....

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Traffic on multiple lane highway
18.05.2017 - 11:10

Drivers and jobs at the heart of road transport reform

The road sector is suffering from a lack of inter-operability of tolling systems, a lack of cross-border infrastructure investments and unfair competition. In a Resolution to be voted in the European Parliament today, the EPP Group calls on the...
Smiling young man with mobile phone and bag
18.05.2017 - 11:01

Digital Single Market: don't miss your favourite show abroad

The European Parliament will take another step towards achieving the Digital Single Market. The plenary will vote on a deal with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market....
Bullet holes in a front windshield
17.05.2017 - 15:01

EPP Group welcomes signing of revised Firearms Directive

"We have strengthened security in Europe without restricting citizens' freedom," said Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP, EPP Group negotiator on the Firearms Directive, while attending the LEX signing ceremony of the Firearms Directive in...
Ukrainian passport
17.05.2017 - 14:59

Finally, visa-free travel to EU for Ukrainians

Ukrainians will be able to travel visa-free to most of the EU about a month after the final signing of the Regulation in the European Parliament today. This is the result of a long process successfully completed by members of the EPP Group....
Global Finance
16.05.2017 - 14:17

ECJ clarifies competences and strengthens EU trade policy

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today ruled on the division of competences in the bilateral trade agreement between the EU and Singapore. Most of the competences, such as transport, sustainable development and intellectual property rights, which...
Man reaching into empty pocket
16.05.2017 - 12:50

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The leaking VAT system must be quickly and efficiently fixed, says Julia Pitera MEP, Rapporteur on the 2015 report on the 'Protection of the EU's financial interests - fight against fraud' that was voted today at the European Parliament...
business statistics in blue - white chart with a blue arrow going up
16.05.2017 - 11:29

EFSI 2.0: a better investment plan for Europe

The European Parliament’s Budgets and the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committees have approved by a large majority the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) to 2020 and the reinforcement of the guarantee that will...
Brexit
12.05.2017 - 09:28

Brexit: 78% in EU think first aim should be to protect EU27

For 78% of EU citizens, the primary objective for Brexit negotiations should be to protect the interests of the remaining EU27, while 22% want the focus to be on building a new economic relationship with the UK, giving it special privileged...
Industrial Laborer
11.05.2017 - 11:15

New EU anti-dumping methodology must be adopted quickly

“The Council is back on track in fighting unfair trade practices by third countries. Crucially, the new methodology stands on a solid legal basis and is fully compatible with WTO law”, says Daniel Caspary MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the...
Mariya Gabriel MEP
10.05.2017 - 12:32

Mariya Gabriel: a strong voice for Bulgaria in Europe

"I would like to warmly congratulate our colleague Mariya Gabriel on her designation as Bulgarian candidate for the European Commission and to congratulate PM Boyko Borissov on his judicious choice," said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the...
Tony Blair
04.05.2017 - 12:58

EPP Group to meet Blair, Barnier on Brexit in Ireland

Brexit and negotiating objectives will top the agenda of an EPP Group Bureau meeting in Co Wicklow, Ireland on 11-12 May, hosted by the Leader of the Irish (Fine Gael) Delegation, Seán Kelly MEP. "Given the unique position of Ireland and...
Hand Choosing an E-Book vs. Paper Books from a Bookshelf
03.05.2017 - 11:13

E-books and online newspapers to become cheaper

Favourable tax treatment for e-publications important boost to EU e-commerce Electronic books which are downloaded on Kindle or other e-readers, and publications such as online newspapers will soon cost significantly less. The European Parliament...
Apple iPhone 6s plus with Airbnb application on the screen.
03.05.2017 - 09:30

Innovation boosts the sharing economy

EPP Group supports the development of the collaborative economy in Europe. “The collaborative economy creates new opportunities for consumers and entrepreneurs. It also promotes new employment opportunities, flexible working arrangements...
Brexit
28.04.2017 - 19:27

Брекзит: Лидерите от ЕС трябва да покажат единство и яснота

Преди срещата на Европейския съвет на 29 април, която ще се съсредоточи върху политическите указания за преговорите за Брекзит, председателят на Групата на ЕНП в Европейския Парламент Манфред Вебер обяви: “Нашите приоритети са ясни: първо...
Speed limit sign chaos
27.04.2017 - 11:56

EU needs a budgetary cycle that matches its objectives

Five-year budget cycle could be solution “The European Union’s seven-year budgetary cycle, which is not synchronised with the Parliament’s and the Commission’s five-year mandate, is the major cause of a deficiency in the...

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Brexit – Mitnahme von Online-Inhalten – Globalisierung
19.05.2017 - 13:30

Brexit – Mitnahme von Online-Inhalten – Globalisierung

Bei der jüngsten Plenartagung des Europäischen Parlaments diskutierten die Abgeordneten über die EU-Leitlinien für die Brexit-...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
18.05.2017 - 11:10

Drivers and jobs at the heart of road transport reform

The road sector is suffering from a lack of inter-operability of tolling systems, a lack of cross-border infrastructure investments and unfair...
Smiling young man with mobile phone and bag
18.05.2017 - 11:01

Digital Single Market: don't miss your favourite show abroad

The European Parliament will take another step towards achieving the Digital Single Market. The plenary will vote on a deal with the Council...
Endlich visafreies Reisen für die Bürger der Ukraine
18.05.2017 - 11:15

Endlich visafreies Reisen für die Bürger der Ukraine

Nach einem langwierigen Verfahren, in dessen Verlauf die Ukraine grundlegende Reformen eingeführt hat, gewährt die EU den Bürgern der...

Highlights der Woche

15.05.2017 - 19.05.2017
Brexit

European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...
Copyright

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...
Taxes

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...