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This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 29 June-3 July 2020

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Article - "Together for Europe's recovery": Germany takes over Council presidency

While the corona pandemic continues, Germany took over the six-month presidency of the Council of the EU on 1 July. We asked German MEPs for their expectations.

Press release - Financing the recovery must not burden the next generation

Ahead of the start of the German Council Presidency and of the 17 July European Council, Budgets Committee Chair Van Overtveldt set out Parliament's position on the long-term EU budget.
Committee on Budgets

Press release - Deal on digitalisation of access to justice will benefit citizens

On Tuesday, Parliament and Council negotiators reached an agreement to make access to justice faster, cheaper and more user-friendly for EU citizens and businesses.
Committee on Legal Affairs

Press release - MEPs want to boost energy storage in the EU to help spur decarbonisation

As energy from renewable sources is increasingly part of the European energy mix, MEPs propose ways to step up storage solutions such as hydrogen or home batteries.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

Press release - MEPs call on EU Commission to step up action against dangerous chemicals

The upcoming new EU chemicals strategy for sustainability must better protect our health and the environment, says Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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