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A Safer, more Competitive and Responsible EU - WWF calls for a European Sustainability Pact ahead of EU elections
WWF has urged for election candidates and future EU leaders to put people's wellbeing in a thriving environment at the centre of their thinking as they shape ... last modified 25 October 2018, 13:31 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Car emissions: Fiat Chrysler grilled on 'defeat devices'
MEPs on the European Parliament's car emissions inquiry grilled Fiat Chrysler's Chief Technical Officer on possible 'defeat devices' in Fiat diesel engines ... last modified 20 October 2016, 23:16 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Derek Prag (1923-2010)
Derek Prag was the Conservative member of the European Parliament for Hertfordshire from 1979 to 1994. last modified 17 July 2014, 16:17 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
EU credibility on tax avoidance undermined: MEPs
Leading MEPs hit out at EU finance ministers Thursday for removing eight countries from the EU's blacklist of tax havens, saying it will hamper the fight ... last modified 01 February 2018, 19:29 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs adopt a common position on delegated legislation
On Tuesday, the European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee unanimously agreed its position on how the delegation of powers to the European Commission, ... last modified 26 March 2010, 12:44 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) - guide
The European Parliament and Council have today reached agreement on the European Citizens' Initiative, which will for the first time allow citizens to directly ... last modified 15 December 2010, 23:23 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs suggest amendments to the Directive on falsified medicines
The European Parliament's Internal Market Committee published yesterday an Opinion suggesting improvements to the Directive on medicinal products, as regards ... last modified 07 April 2010, 09:58 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs back reform of EU carbon trading scheme
The EU Parliament approved plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions through the EU carbon market Wednesday, aiming to fulfil EU obligations under the Paris ... last modified 16 February 2017, 00:30 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs call for EU-wide minimum income
Introducing minimum income schemes in all EU Member States is one of the most effective ways to lift people out of poverty, Euro-MPs on the Parliament's ... last modified 28 September 2017, 22:37 CET — filed under: , , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Euro-MPs back people-powered renewables
MEPs in committee voted Tuesday for new binding targets for energy efficiency and use of renewables, calling for recognition of the right of Europeans to ... last modified 29 November 2017, 17:59 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU debates options for the future of Europe
President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker presented a White Paper to the European Parliament Wednesday outlining five possible paths for the EU to ... last modified 02 March 2017, 12:52 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU offers Italy "heartfelt apology" over coronavirus
EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday expressed "a heartfelt apology" to Italy on behalf of Europe for not being at the country's side from the ... last modified 16 April 2020, 22:40 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU Parliament calls for swift UK exit
In a heated debate over the result of the UK's referendum on EU membership, MEPs called for a swift exit for the UK, by officially withdrawing from the EU ... last modified 28 June 2016, 17:20 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs vote to end biannual clock change in Europe
The last Sunday in March 2021 could mark the end of seasonal changes of time in the EU, following a vote Monday by the European Parliament's Transport and ... last modified 05 March 2019, 13:04 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Investigation: Majority of EU Parliament agriculture committee linked to industry
A majority of MEPs on the European Parliament's agriculture committee have strong links to the farming industry, Greenpeace research has revealed. last modified 24 May 2018, 13:21 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs back new rules for funding of political parties
The European Parliament in plenary Tuesday approved new rules governing the public funding for European political parties and foundations, to ensure that this ... last modified 18 April 2018, 22:50 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs fail to endorse fossil-free recovery but agree damage control
Yesterday, Economic Affairs and Budgets Committee MEPs voted on the biggest EU recovery fund. In a blow for the climate, they did not explicitly exclude fossil ... last modified 10 November 2020, 18:28 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs veto alertness claims for energy drinks
Euro-MPs voted on Thursday to veto European Commission plans to allow claims that sugary drinks and energy drinks containing caffeine boost 'alertness' or ... last modified 12 July 2016, 00:09 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Euro-MPs opt for clearer food labelling rules
The European Parliament's Environment Committee on Tuesday approved draft legislation on clearer and more informative new food labelling rules which require ... last modified 17 March 2010, 13:21 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs vote to stop trade in minerals financing armed conflicts
The EU Parliament approved Thursday new rules to ensure that minerals used by European industries are sourced responsibly, diverting revenues away from rebel ... last modified 18 March 2017, 00:41 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Reformed ethics rules lack bite - FoEE
Reformed ethics rules for European Parliamentarians lack bite, and will not do enough to build trust in European institutions, according to transparency ... last modified 13 December 2016, 23:18 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Social media needs to do more against fake accounts, says EU
The EU Commission welcomed Tuesday the commitment of Facebook, Google and Twitter to act against disinformation but said more needs to be done ahead of ... last modified 26 April 2019, 00:09 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs vote in new rules on property settlement in divorces
MEPs approved Thursday new rules for deciding which country’s courts should settle property disputes in divorce or death cases involving international couples ... last modified 23 June 2016, 22:36 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
New MEP code of conduct a step forward: now MEPs must do their homework
A vote in the European Parliament today to introduce a new code of conduct for MEPs has been welcomed by The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics ... last modified 01 December 2011, 13:44 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
10 key facts on the European Parliament elections
Elections for a new European Parliament take place over four days from Thursday across the 28 European Union countries. last modified 22 May 2014, 11:49 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Energy Labelling Directive - Briefing
The European Parliament today adopted the Energy Labelling Directive, a recast of the existing Labelling Directive which introduced the energy label for ... last modified 20 May 2010, 00:41 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs call for EU rules on textile imports to curb worker exploitation
EU rules are needed to force textile and clothing suppliers to respect the rights of workers around the world, who often suffer long working hours, low wages ... last modified 27 April 2017, 22:30 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs give EU-Vietnam trade deal the green light
The European Parliament approved Wednesday the EU-Vietnam trade agreement, described as the "most modern and ambitious agreement ever concluded between the EU ... last modified 12 February 2020, 20:38 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Euro tax police needed to tackle financial crime: MEPs
A special tax committee set up by the EU Parliament in the wake of the Luxleaks, Panama Papers and Paradise papers scandals adopted Wednesday a roadmap to ... last modified 01 March 2019, 00:13 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The 27 candidates hoping to be part of the European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker start appearing at hearings at the European Parliament on 29 ... last modified 21 October 2014, 17:50 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
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