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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
Persbericht
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
Persbericht
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
Persbericht
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
Nieuws
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
Nieuws
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
Persbericht
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
Persbericht
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
Persbericht
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...
Man voting on elections in Europe
Persbericht
07-02-2018 - 12:12
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 candidates for the post of European Commission...
European Parliament
Nieuws
07-02-2018 - 10:05
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 being European is and on what democracy is....

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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...
High voltage post

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...
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