Post-Brexit talks - future EU-UK ties - possibly in 2018, says Barnier
With little progress in the Brexit talks, EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier says the second phase of negotiations focusing on a trade accord and other future ties may not begin until early next year. The rights of millions of EU and UK citizens remains the top priority, Barnier says, speaking at the European Parliament’s Pan-European Working Group. The working group’s Chair, Paul Rübig of the EPP Group, says with Brexit, there is worry about the stability of internal UK relations after Brexit, regarding Northern Ireland and other UK members.
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Report headed by EPP Group’s Piotr Borys calls for stronger audiovisual rules on advertising, children’s programs and better promotion of European productions.
In a hearing to highlight the 2013 European Year of Citizens, members look to remove obstacles which hinder citizens’ freedom of movement and their political rights.
Doing more with less money. This is what the European Council believes with the adoption of the conclusions of the MFF, the European Union's Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020. For the first time in history, the EU budget has been reduced. As a first reaction, the leaders of the biggest...
During the European Parliament's plenary session in Strasbourg, two EPP Group reports were adopted, which aim to bring us one step closer to regional stability.
The European Parliament approved tougher regulation of vehicle noise, cutting it by 25% over eight years. to fight deadly noise pollution. The measure, backed by the EPP Group, also calls for minimum noise levels for electric and hybrid vehicles.
Members of the European Parliament and experts support the region's integration in the EU at the EPP Group's third conference on the Western Balkans .
The European Commission´s economic policy proposal needs closer coordination with sanctions, more country-specific recommendations and future-looking investment, say EPP Group MEPs.
Members of the EPP Group explained the key points of the new reform of the data protection rules that will strengthen online privacy rights and boost Europe's digital economy.
The Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European parliament has adopted four bills which contribute to a global reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. EPP Group has marked the outcome of the votes as most of its proposed amendments have been adopted.