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Liberals and Democrats secure key reforms to EU #DigitalSingleMarket rules

Liberals and Democrats secure key reforms to EU #DigitalSingleMarket rules

MEPs on the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee yesterday evening (2 October) adopted their position on proposed reforms to EU rules, last changed in 2009, that govern the provision of electronic communications, the ‘European Electronic Communications Code’.  Liberals and Democrat MEPs helped to secure a number of reforms to the framework in the […]

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#EUReporter more influential and trusted than The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Le Monde

#EUReporter more influential and trusted than The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Le Monde

The annual survey of which are the most-read or watched media and social media for news on EU issues – and which are viewed as the most influential – was unveiled in the ComRes/Burson-Marsteller 2017 EU Media Survey on What Influences the Influencers. Burson-Marsteller CEO Karen Massin and ComRes Associate Director Meghan Oliver outlined the […]

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Airline #LaptopBan: MEP seeks urgent clarification from European Commission

Airline #LaptopBan: MEP seeks urgent clarification from European Commission

Sophie In’t Veld MEP, First Vice-President of the ALDE Group in the European Parliament has today written to the European Commission asking for clarification regarding the announced ban on laptops for passengers travelling from Europe to the US, ahead of a high-level meeting tomorrow between officials from the European Commission and US authorities. Any ban […]

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Keith Taylor MEP hails impact of powerful photo exhibition exposing poor conditions in #zoos across Europe

Keith Taylor MEP hails impact of powerful photo exhibition exposing poor conditions in #zoos across Europe

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East, is hailing the impact of a powerful photo exhibition at the European Parliament which ends later today (13 October) highlighting the poor conditions in many zoos in the UK and across Europe. International wildlife charity, the Born Free Foundation, is hoping the thought-provoking photographs will lay bare the […]

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GUE/NGL MEP criticizes EU efforts to promote #meat consumption

GUE/NGL MEP criticizes EU efforts to promote #meat consumption

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

GUE/NGL MEP Stefan Eck has denounced a decision by Commissioner Phil Hogan to allocate €15 million to a campaign to promote meat consumption among EU citizens at an event in the Parliament yesterday to mark World Food Day on 16 October. The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘Climate is changing. Food and […]

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Petitions with more than 200,000 signatures to be presented over #Barroso and ex-commissioners’ links to businesses

Petitions with more than 200,000 signatures to be presented over #Barroso and ex-commissioners’ links to businesses

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

 A petition with more than 63,000 signatures demanding an end to the ‘revolving-door culture’ of European commissioners and big business will be presented to officials at the Berlaymont building in Brussels at 11h30 today (12 October). They are calling for an overall reform of official conduct to avoid conflicts of interest as controversy rages over […]

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#Panama papers: Investigative journalists discuss their work in Parliament

#Panama papers: Investigative journalists discuss their work in Parliament

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hearing  The hearing starts on Tuesday morning, 27 September, at 9.00 CET. The journalists discussing their work with MEPs include Frederik Obermaier, from the Süddeutsche Zeitung in Germany; and Kristof Clerix from Belgium’s Knack magazine. Watch it live online and check out  the full programme. Following the hearing, the committee’s working program will be presented […]

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