Macron and Le Pen’s MEPs to be on equal footing after Brexit

By |januar 21st, 2020|Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, La Republique En Marche, Marine Le Pen, News, Rassemblement National, Sandro Gozi, UK|

Once the UK leaves the EU on 31 January, new MEPs will be taking up seats in the European Parliament. Due to its growing population, France will obtain five of 27 new seats. EURACTIV France reports.

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In defence of democracy to save Europe

By |januar 17th, 2020|Catalan crisis, Catalan referendum, European Parliament, News|

Europe has an opportunity and must intervene in the political conflict between Spain and Catalonia, writes Oriol Junqueras.

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Pantomime, travel and rest: What comes next for Britain’s MEPs

By |januar 17th, 2020|Brexit, European Parliament, News|

Britain's 73 EU lawmakers packed up their offices in Strasbourg on Thursday (16 January): for some a moment of triumph, for others, disaster.

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MEPs express ‘grave concern’ about Brexit citizens’ rights regime

By |januar 15th, 2020|Brexit, citizens' rights, European Parliament, Guy Verhofstadt, Home Office, News|

Lawmakers in the European Parliament have urged the UK government to overhaul its regime for EU citizens’ rights after Brexit, expressing ‘grave concern’ about its EU Settlement Scheme.

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Parliament kicks off debate on the Future of Europe conference

By |januar 15th, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, David Sassoli, Dubravka Suica, European Parliament, Future of Europe, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

The European Parliament launched on Wednesday (15 January) the debate on the Future of Europe conference, expected to begin in May, and outlined its position ahead of talks with the Commission and Council. 

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Question marks raised over scale of EU’s new climate fund

By |januar 14th, 2020|European Parliament, Frans Timmermans, Just Transition Fund, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission finally lifted the lid on its long-awaited just transition plans on Tuesday (14 January) but doubts have already been raised over the amount of funding on offer for the next decade compared to the bloc's Green Deal ambitions.

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Guy Verhofstadt ready to chair citizen consultations on Europe’s future

By |januar 14th, 2020|citizen consultations, Conference on the Future of Europe, direct democracy, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, Guy Verhofstadt, manfred weber, News, Pascal Durand, Renew|

From May onwards, hundreds of EU citizens will be invited to reflect on Europe's future at a conference that will debate European policy priorities in an attempt to introduce direct democracy in EU decision-making. EURACTIV France reports.

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Separatist MEPs bring Catalan conflict to the heart of EU democracy

By |januar 14th, 2020|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan conflict, European Court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, Pedro Sanchez, right to inmunity, Spain|

Pro-independence Catalan leaders Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comin sat for the first time as members of the European Parliament on Monday (13 December), calling on the EU to take a stance on the political conflict currently gripping Spain. 

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European Parliament strip jailed Catalan MEP of seat

By |januar 11th, 2020|Catalan independence, David Sassoli, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, socialists, Spain|

The European Parliament declared Friday (10 January) that jailed Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras is no longer an MEP, stripping him of the immunity his supporters hoped would see him freed.

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How a Bulgarian city with decrepit sports base becomes a ‘European city of sports’

By |januar 6th, 2020|bad governance, Bulgaria, European Parliament, News, Sports|

At a recent ceremony in the European Parliament in Brussels, the Association of European Capitals and Cities of Sport awarded the title of 'European City of Sport for 2020' to Pazardzhik. Valia Ahchieva takes a closer look at the Bulgarian city, whose ...

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