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Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness has been re-elected Vice President of the European Parliament after topping the poll. There was applause for the Midlands-North West MEP as she was elected in the first round, polling 466 votes out of the 618 valid ...
London - One of the EU's chief Brexit negotiators has dismissed Theresa may's landmark Brexit speech, warning that the days of "UK cherry-picking" are over.
14:10, 17 January 2017 Tuesday. Share. Ex-Belgian PM ends bid for EU Parliament presidency. Ex-Belgian PM ends bid for EU Parliament presidency. Center-left group leader quits, leaves path open for Italian head of center-right European People's Party.
(EurActiv) - Members of the European Parliament (MEP) will elect a new president of the European Parliament on Tuesday (17 January).
On Tuesday, 17 January, the EU Parliament in Strasbourg will elect its new speaker, having to choose between the Liberal (ALDE) Guy Verhofstadt, a former Belgian PM and currently Parliament's Brexit negotiator, and two Italians: Antonio Tajani of the ...
Italy's Grillo survives EU Parliament fiasco. Most commentators have ridiculed Grillo's justifications, as well as his allergy to self-criticism.
The European Union Commission's proposal recommending Sri Lanka for GSP plus trade concessions will be presented in the EU Parliament tomorrow before its 28 members, Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva told the Sunday Observer.
A bloc of right-wing parties in the European Parliament have banned a number of major media organisations from covering their upcoming conference.
European Parliament Vice President Alexander Lambsdorff said that despite all the tensions existing at the moment, Russia was the EU's most important neighbor.
The European Parliament's civil liberties committee voted with a great majority in favour of the visa liberalisation for Georgia to the EU's Schengen zone member states.
Today's vote paves the way for a final vote in the EU Parliament next month. Before the visa-free regime enters into force the final translations and approval of the visa-suspension mechanism by both the European Parliament and EU member states must ...
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to deliver her long-awaited speech on Brexit on Tuesday 17 January, according to a Number 10 source.
The legal affairs committee votes Thursday on the plans, which look at the need to increase safety, introduce code of conduct and define who is liable for robots' actions," the EU Parliament's weekly plan reads. The committee will consider a draft ...
The Committee on civil liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament on Thursday approved visa-free access to the bloc for Georgia.
Jean Lambert is the Green MEP from London, who is running for the new president of the European Union Parliament. She is the nominee from the Green-European Free Alliance, one of eight major groups in the parliament.
Manfred Weber, leader of the centre-right EPP group, made a last effort on Tuesday (10 January) to rally socialists and liberals behind his group's candidate for president of the European Parliament.
Muscat did however warn that the European Parliament could "scupper" a deal if it was not more involved than it currently was in the Brexit negotiations, especially as the break with Britain is due to happen on the eve of EU Parliament elections in 2019.
If a majority of EU member states in the EU Council support the ambitious supply-tightening measures backed by the EU Parliament's environment committee in their vote on December 15, this suggests a more supportive environment for carbon prices in 2017 ...
Ever since a draft of the EU's new ePrivacy rules was leaked late last year, there has been much speculation, and consternation, about its potential impact on ...
The long awaited winner of the 2016 citizenergy Project of the Year award is due to be announced on 1 February in the halls of the EU Parliament during a special session on citizen engagement in sustainable energy. The award celebrates the one-year ...
Merara appeared at EU Parliament along with Birhanu Nega, leader of Ginbot-7, an exiled opposition movement long branded by Ethiopia as terrorist entity.
Jean Lambert is the Green MEP from London, who is running for the new president of the European Union Parliament. She is the nominee from the Green-European Free Alliance, one of eight major groups in the parliament.
Moscow (Sputnik) - Italy's Five Star Movement (M5S) political party should create its own group in the EU Parliament amid the failed attempt to merge with the pro-EU alliance and political differences with other parties represented in the legislative ...
The bitter war of words in the European Parliament over who should be its next president has boiled over amid claims of treachery which could lead to the rise in power of "extremists" and "demagogues," according to the leader of its biggest political ...
Merara appeared at EU Parliament along with Birhanu Nega, leader of Ginbot-7, an exiled opposition movement long branded by Ethiopia as terrorist entity.
THE GREEN MEP running for the new president of the European Union Parliament has called for Scotland's voice to "be heard" in the upcoming negotiations on the UK's expected exit from the EU.
The Union Jack and EU flag hang outside the EU Parliament in Brussels Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland. Exporting firms need to prepare for the fall-out from a 'hard' Brexit, the head of Enterprise Ireland has said.
Korea Investment & Securities Co. will buy the European Parliament building located in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, for about 250 billion won ($207 million).
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's maverick 5-Star Movement should cut ties with the anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) and consider hooking up with the Liberals in the European Parliament, 5-Star founder Beppe Grillo said on Sunday.
Verhofstadt, who was recently named as the EU Parliament's Brexit coordinator, said that Europe needed "visionaries, bridge builders and compromise-seekers," and that he wanted "to be one of them".
"What do a Turkish olive grower, a Danish farmer, and an Irish fisherman have in common?" That sounds like the beginning of bad joke.
As Le Pen hunts for 20 million euros to finance French presidential and legislative campaigns this year, she'll be unable to the rely on the EU Parliament grants, which can't be used for domestic elections. Such aid is restricted to meeting campaign ...
UKIP is among a number of eurosceptic parties to have benefited from millions of pounds of funding from the European Parliament, figures show.
Amman, Jan. 5 (Petra) -- Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications and government Spokesman Mohammed Al Momani on Thursday received a delegation representing the European Parliament led by Head of the Foreign Affairs Committee ...
Brussels (Sputnik) - In November, Schulz said he would not seek a third term as the head of the EU Parliament and instead plans to lead the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) electoral list in the 2017 elections in western Germany.
The E.U. parliament's lead Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt quipped on twitter that he would bring a copy of the 1957 Treaty of Rome, the treaty establishing the European Economic Community (later the E.U.
The trade deal that Canada and the EU signed in October will cause a loss of jobs and threaten to increase already high social tensions in Europe, a European Parliament committee has concluded.
On the day the European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Sputnik has been told that the parliament could in the end resort to "blackmail" over Britain's negotiations with the ...
EU-Flag-cc-EU-Parliament-2013 From fighting terrorism to tackling the migration crisis: MEPs will be dealing with many significant challenges over the next six months.
Lobbying the EU Parliament on insects is obviously one of their priorities. There is also BiiF in Belgium, FFPIDI in France and Switzerland's GRIMIAM, which successfully campaigned to have the Swiss parliament approve a law on edible insects, which ...
... created social division now have the godfather of tax dumping [Juncker] presiding over the EU Commission," said Fabio de Masi on Monday.
Eurocorps soldiers in front of the EU Parliament in Strasbourg. "An 'EU army' is not our objective," said France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.
Merera delivered a speech to members of the European Union Parliament and testified on the Ethiopian human rights crisis, along with Berhanu and Olympic silver medalist athlete Feyisa Lilessa.
Stop talking of USA when you do not know anything about the country. MLK and President JFK were bugged by Edgar Hoover,s men. Even EU Parliament was bugged by CIA. Please the world is not black or white as you think ,it is gray and Africans do not get ...
Her search ends at Marcolini. Even after spending 100 euros for just three packs of chocolate, we are not done. More chocolates enter our bags from almost every street near Grand Place.