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An increase of 5% should be put on EU minimum wage levels – Sant

“Where the national minimum wage exists in EU countries, in the current favourable economic context, the minimum wage...
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EU ban on throwaway plastics by 2021, backed today by MEPs

MEPs have backed an EU ban on polluting throwaway plastics by 2021, this will include, single-use cutlery, cotton...
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Debate on October’s EU summit dominated by Brexit and migration

MEPs welcomed the EU’s unified approach on Brexit and criticised the Council’s inaction on key dossiers, such as...
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People with ASD are still too often subject to humiliation – Alfred Sant

MEP Alfred Sant has said that figures from the World Health Organisation state that 1 in 160 children...
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New €100 and €200 banknotes to start circulating May 2019

The European Central Bank (ECB) has this week unveiled the new €100 and €200 banknotes, which will incorporate...
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MEPs propose ways to boost plastics recycling and tackle marine litter

MEPs are proposing ways to boost plastics recycling. They advocate creating a genuine single market for recycled plastics,...
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New EP plans to improve tap water quality and cut plastic litter

New plans have been outlined to improve tap water quality and cut plastic litter. The European Parliament’s Committee...
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European Commission registers ‘End the Cage Age’ initiative

A European Citizens’ Initiative entitled  – End the Cage Age –  is to be registered by the College...
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New rules mean energy intensive and inefficient light bulbs can’t be sold

Energy intensive and inefficient halogen light bulbs are no longer able to be sold across the European Union...
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84% of Europeans want Europe to stop changing the clock

The preliminary results of the public consultation on clock change in Europe, have been published today by the...
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Sant’s proposals on SMEs operating in small economies adopted by ECON

Several of MEP Alfred Sant’s proposed changes to the European Commission text on a special VAT Exemption Scheme...
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Integrity of the single market has to be protected – Helena Dalli

Minister for European Affairs and Equality Helena Dalli, has said that with regards to the future relationship between...
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Commission registers `Permanent European Union Citizenship’ Initiative

The College of Commissioners has today decided to register two European Citizens’ Initiatives. Permanent European Union Citizenship is...
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Commission registers `Permanent European Union Citizenship’ Initiative

The College of Commissioners has today decided to register two European Citizens’ Initiatives. Permanent European Union Citizenship is...
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