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New €2 billion fund to protect rule of law welcomed by MEP Metsola

MEPs, after long negotiations, have voted to accept a new €1.83 billion fund to protect the rule of...
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All workers in the EU have a right to adequate protection – Casa

“The health and the well-being of our citizens will always be a priority for the European Parliament. Preventing...
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New regulation to facilitate online trading and help consumers

A new regulation has been endorsed to facilitate online trading and help consumers identify best value deals. MEP...
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Brexit: The EU has gotten all it wanted, but beware, warns Alfred Sant

“Should there be any other EU government wishing to exit, it will have learnt the lesson of not...
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Zammit Dimech launches the European Dyslexia Charter

MEP Francis Zammit Dimech speaking at today’s launch of the European Dyslexia Charter at the European Parliament in...
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Clarification needed on passenger rights for delayed flights – Sant

MEP Alfred Sant has asked for clarification from the European Commission on the minimum duration of a flight...
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Revised guidance on managing protected Natura 2000 areas

The European Commission has published an updated guidance for Member States’ authorities, stakeholders and EU citizens on how...
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European Parliament and Council strike a deal on Accessibility Act

The European Parliament and Council negotiators have struck a deal on the European Accessibility Act, meaning that smartphones,...
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EC quizzed by MEP Alfred Sant on Ryanair’s baggage policy

MEP Alfred Sant has quizzed the European Commission on Ryanair’s baggage policy, asking if it has any plans...
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European Parliament approves Sant’s proposals on EU island regions

A resolution has been approved by the European position on the 2019 annual budget which includes amendments by...
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EC joins forces with world aquariums to fight plastic pollution

The European Commission has announced that it is is joining forces with the United Nations Environment Programme and...
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MEPs call for stepping up on EU climate commitments

MEPs said today that the impact of a 2°C rise would bring “profound, likely irreversible consequences” and advocate...
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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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