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European Parliament Halts Payments of EU Funds to Ankara

The Plenary of the European Parliament recently adopted an amendment brought forward by a Greek MEP to halt all European funding to the Turkish...

Greek Neo-Nazi MEP Upset He Won’t Receive EU Parliament Stipend

Ioannis Lagos, a member of the European Parliament and former leader of Golden Dawn, will no longer receive his daily EU parliament stipend of...

Brussels Event Highlights Role of Art in Political and Social Change

A host of distinguished politicians, artists and academics participated in a forum on the role of art in European politics and society which took...

Europarliament Approves New Commission; Ursula von der Leyen New President

With 461 votes in favor, the European Parliament approved the new European Commission under the Presidency of Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday afternoon. The...

European Parliament Approves Christine Lagarde as Next ECB President

Christine Lagarde was voted by a majority of members of the European Parliament to become the next president of the European Central Bank (ECB)...

European Parliament Elects Italian Socialist as its President

The European Parliament has elected Italian socialist MEP David Sassoli as its new president. Mr Sassoli, an MEP from the Democratic Party, replaces outgoing conservative...

Greens on the Rise; Far-Right Not as Strong as Expected in EU Elections

The 2019 European Parliament elections held few surprises overall, with a rise of Green parties, a moderate rise in far-right parties and traditional center...

Salaries And Benefits of MEPs Dazzle Europeans In a Time of Austerity

With the European elections now behind us and political parties across the Union counting their gains and losses, the issue of the salaries and...

Calls and Text Messages Between EU States to Become Considerably Cheaper as of May...

Calls and text messages between European states are set to become considerably cheaper as of Wednesday, May 15. The decision to impose a ceiling on...

European Parliament Votes to Ban Single-Use Plastics in Europe

The European Parliament approved a new law on Wednesday which will ban single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery and straws. As a result of...