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#PanamaPapers: MEPs accuse EU national governments of lacking political will on tax avoidance

#PanamaPapers: MEPs accuse EU national governments of lacking political will on tax avoidance

Some EU member states are obstructing the fight against money laundering, tax avoidance and evasion, the EP committee of inquiry into the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks concludes. EU member states that received a special mention were the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Malta and Cyprus. Co-rapporteur Jeppe Kofod (S&D, DK) said: “Europe needs to get its own house […]

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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#Hungary: PM Orban must sign agreement with CEU University in Budapest and stop obstructing academic freedom

#Hungary: PM Orban must sign agreement with CEU University in Budapest and stop obstructing academic freedom

Ahead of today’s (19 October) European Summit in Brussels, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe have called on EU leaders to put pressure on the EPP Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to stop him obstructing an agreement, which would allow the Central European University in Budapest to provide education also in the US, […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
MEPs propose #glyphosate phase-out, with full ban by end 2020 

MEPs propose #glyphosate phase-out, with full ban by end 2020 

Environment Committee MEPs back a full ban on glyphosate-based herbicides by December 2020 and immediate restrictions on the use of the substance. The Environment and Public Health Committee opposes the European Commission’s proposal to renew the controversial herbicide licence for 10 years. Instead, MEPs say the EU should draw up plans for a phase-out of […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Brexit: May to meet Bill Clinton to discuss Northern Ireland crisis

#Brexit: May to meet Bill Clinton to discuss Northern Ireland crisis

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet former US President Bill Clinton (pictured) on Thursday (19 October) to discuss the political crisis in Northern Ireland, May’s spokesman said. During his time as president, Clinton played a central role in brokering peace in the British province, where a power-sharing administration collapsed in January and opposing sides […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
#ETIAS: Closing the information gap on people arriving in the EU

#ETIAS: Closing the information gap on people arriving in the EU

The European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), which assesses possible security risks of visa-free travellers to the EU, was adopted today (19 October) by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. ETIAS will, together with the future EU Entry-Exit System, create a smart information system enhancing the protection of EU […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
#TheEgg: EU summit venue switched after noxious fumes

#TheEgg: EU summit venue switched after noxious fumes

The Europa Building in Brussels, also known as ‘The Egg’ and opened only in January amid controversy over its cost, was evacuated for the second time in a week on Wednesday (18 October) after catering staff were taken ill due to fumes suspected to be leaking from the drains. As a “precautionary measure”, the summit […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Parliament presents its proposals to revise European #asylum rules 

Parliament presents its proposals to revise European #asylum rules 

The European Parliament has today (19 October) adopted its position on the revision of the Dublin Regulation, after a vote by the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Thursday morning. The position was approved with a vast majority. MEP Cecilia Wikström (ALDE/SWE) is leading the revision and urges the European Council to adopt […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Milestones: At home, at work, at school – new digital publication presenting the life of women and men in Europe

#Milestones: At home, at work, at school – new digital publication presenting the life of women and men in Europe

Our lives are filled with different milestones, such as starting school, leaving the parental home and starting work, getting married, having children, retiring. When it comes to education, employment, careers and earnings, but also childcare, health and nutrition habits, or cultural, sports and internet habits, there are large differences between women and men but also […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not so fast: France’s #Macron and his farmers get trade onto ‘full’ EU agenda

Not so fast: France’s #Macron and his farmers get trade onto ‘full’ EU agenda

French President Emmanuel Macron (pictured) has succeeded in pushing trade onto the agenda of the European Union summit which starts on Thursday, calling for caution in commercial deals that would bring a surge of beef and other agricultural imports, writes Philip Blenkinsop. Macron said last week that France was in no hurry to a deal […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Trying to unlock #Brexit, May to make offer on EU citizens

Trying to unlock #Brexit, May to make offer on EU citizens

British Prime Minister Theresa May will promise on Thursday (19 October) to make it as easy as possible for European Union citizens living in Britain to stay after Brexit, trying to unlock stalled talks that have spurred calls for her to walk away, write Elizabeth Piper and Alastair Macdonald. Weakened by losing her Conservative Party’s […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Lord Steel: We should decriminalise abortion

Lord Steel: We should decriminalise abortion

Former Liberal leader Lord Steel says the 1967 Abortion Act is “out of date”

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Theresa May stresses ‘urgency’ of EU citizens’ deal

Theresa May stresses ‘urgency’ of EU citizens’ deal

Prime Minister Theresa May says she will stress the urgency of getting a deal on expat rights as she arrives at an EU summit.

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sikorski and Varoufakis offer PM Brexit advice

Sikorski and Varoufakis offer PM Brexit advice

Radoslaw Sikorski and Yanis Varoufakis on what the UK should do to break Brexit deadlock.

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Don’t ignore MPs’ universal credit vote, Sir Edward Leigh warns

Don’t ignore MPs’ universal credit vote, Sir Edward Leigh warns

Sir Edward Leigh criticises the government’s response to a Commons vote to pause universal credit.

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Smacking to be banned in Scotland

Smacking to be banned in Scotland

The move would make the country the first part of the UK to outlaw the physical punishment of children.

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Crime rises by 13% in England and Wales, ONS statistics say

Crime rises by 13% in England and Wales, ONS statistics say

There was an average of 100,000 crimes a week in the year to June, the Office for National Statistics says.

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

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