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Enlargement
Δελτίο Τύπου
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
Δελτίο Τύπου
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
Ειδήσεις
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
Δελτίο Τύπου
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
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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
Δελτίο Τύπου
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...
Boosting Europe’s defence capabilities
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21/02/2018 - 10:45
The European Parliament approved a proposal to set up an EU fund to help the defence industry across the EU develop defence capabilities to protect Europeans.  EPP Group MEP Françoise Grossetête, the European Parliament’s...
Black quadcopter drone in sky
Δελτίο Τύπου
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
Ειδήσεις
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
Ειδήσεις
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
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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
Δελτίο Τύπου
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...
Geo-blocking, future of Europe, future EU Parliament, V-P Czarnecki fired
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08/02/2018 - 11:00
At its latest plenary, the European Parliament approved a limited ban on geo-blocking of cross-border online shopping within the EU, with a possible expansion after a two-year review. Ahead of next year’s European Elections, Parliament also...
justice
Δελτίο Τύπου
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...
MEPs vote
Δελτίο Τύπου
07/02/2018 - 13:07
MEPs today approved the new distribution of the European Parliament’s seats for 27 Member States, after the UK’s departure, for the next legislative mandate from 2019-2024. The new agreement cuts 46 seats from the European Parliament...

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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...
Photo of Georges Bach, MEP holding a little airplane