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The European Parliament today voted to get rid of one of the major obstacles to the Single Market: unjustified geo-blocking when buying online. The new rules forbid...

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Speaking in plenary in Strasbourg today, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, made an appeal to the Heads of State and Government to...

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Protests in Venezuela

“We have to raise our voices to denounce further attempts to undermine sovereignty and fixed elections that don’t even fulfil the minimum democratic...

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Europe vote election

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 ‘...

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14.02.2018

EPP MEPs in Albania: joint efforts required from all political parties on EU prospects

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...
Europe vote election
News
09.02.2018

In the 2019 European Elections, let's talk about candidates and programmes, not procedures!

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...
Time for tougher sanctions against Venezuela: Salafranca
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09.02.2018

Time for tougher sanctions against Venezuela: Salafranca

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...
Protests in Venezuela
Press Release
08.02.2018

Venezuela: elections must be fair and free

“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...
Geo-blocking, future of Europe, future EU Parliament, V-P Czarnecki fired
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08.02.2018

Geo-blocking, future of Europe, future EU Parliament, V-P Czarnecki fired

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...
justice
Press Release
07.02.2018

Romanian Socialists won elections, not power over judiciary

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...
MEPs vote
Press Release
07.02.2018

EPP Group votes down transnational lists

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...
Man voting on elections in Europe
Press Release
07.02.2018

Spitzenkandidaten: an election, not a selection

Speaking in plenary in Strasbourg today, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, made an appeal to the Heads of State and Government to support the principle of lead...
European Parliament
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07.02.2018

Why transnational lists are neither European nor democratic

The idea that MEPs are more European, and would therefore better safeguard Europe and European ideas, if they are disconnected from their electorates is absurd and based on an artificial view of what...
Ending geo-blocking: win-win for all
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06.02.2018

Ending geo-blocking: win-win for all

The European Parliament has given its final approval to legislation that will bar online companies from blocking consumers based on nationality or location. The EPP Group’s Róża Thun,...

Highlights of the week

19.02.2018 - 23.02.2018
Business finance chart and Euro banknotes

Voting on post-2020 EU expenditure and revenue

The Budgets Committee will vote on Thursday on Parliament's position on the EU's post-2020 seven-year budget (Multi-Annual Financial...
EUROCORPS' soldiers do a military simulation on the ground with chariot, trucks, guns, weapons and some wounded soldiers

Stronger industrial cooperation on defence

Europe needs stronger and better cooperation in the field of defence. The pan-EU cooperation on an industrial defence programme is an important step...
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Making the internal market for electricity work for consumers and industry

The way the electricity markets work inside the EU needs an overhaul to increase the supply of affordable and secure energy across EU borders. The...
Marian-Jean Marinescu in park

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