European Parliament

Type: Organization
Name: European Parliament
Nationality: Belgium
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for European Parliament
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XINHUA - News Analysis: Tough choices ahead for European Parliament post elections

News Analysis: Tough choices ahead for European Parliament post electionsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.STRASBOURG, April 17 (Xinhua) -- The European Parliament (EP) completed its seventh term on Thursday, bringing to an end perhaps the most eventful sitting ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 9 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

MEPs call for tougher line on Russia

European Parliament members (MEPs) on Thursday called on the European Union (EU) to step up sanctions against individual Russians and be ready to impose economic sanctions on Russia immediately.A non-legislative resolution called on the European Commission ... [Published China.org.cn - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

European Parliament supports actions of Ukraine in east and confirms its right for self-defense – resolution

The European Parliament adopted a resolution that supports actions of the Ukrainian government in its actions on resumption of power in east of Ukraine, where separatist upheaval take place.correspondent in Brussels, the resolution adopted at the session ... [Published The Georgian Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 9 reports

European Parliament backs economic sanctions against Russia

BRUSSELS (AFP) - The European Parliament called on Thursday for the EU to reinforce sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis and be prepared to target economic interests.In a non-binding resolution, MEPs said the European Union should act against Russian ... [Published Dunya News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Geo-engineering: GAIA calls upon MEP candidates

In the wake of this very important development, GAIA calls upon all MEP candidates to endorse and support the Parliament’s decision, and calls on the public to pursue the matter with its European Parliament representatives.On the eve of the EU parliamentary ... [Published di-ve.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

MEPs vote for draft bag ban legislation

European Union (EU) countries could have to reduce the use of plastic carrier bags by at least 80% by 2019 under draft rules backed by the European Parliament yesterday (16 April). MEPs recommend using taxes and levies, marketing restrictions or bans ... [Published Plastics and Rubber Weekly - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 8 reports

EU leaders approve MiFID II rules

The European Parliament yesterday signed off the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) and its associated regulation after more than three years of discussions.The reworked set of rules, collectively known as MiFID II, are designed ... [Published FTSE Global Markets - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

European Parliament to Vote on Invasive Species Blacklist

MOSCOW, April 16 (RIA Novosti) – The European Parliament (EP) is voting Wednesday on new rules on invasive species in a bid to protect biodiversity on the continent, the parliament said in a ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

EU Parliament adopts ESG disclosure Directive for large companies and groups

Members of the European Parliament have adopted the Directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by large companies and groups. The objective of the Directive “is to increase EU companies’ transparency and performance on environmental ... [Published IAS Plus - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

European parliament votes for compulsory made-in labels

(Reuters) - The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to oblige manufacturers to label all non-food goods with their country of origin, a step designed to help consumers know what they are buying, but ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 9 reports

[Ticker] Industry wary of new EU rules on lorry design

TickerToday @ 10:01By EUOBSERVERThe European Parliament has voted for lorry cabs to become safer and more aerodynamic. The nose design of future vehicles is to resemble sloping high-speed trains to reduce accident fatalities. But industry estimates say ... [Published EUobserver - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 24 reports

Europe approves ‘banking union’ reforms

Martin Schulz said that a fully-fledged single resolution mechanism is an essential pillar for an effective Banking Union. The European Parliament approved on Tuesday three pieces of legislation central for the establishment of a solid and efficient Banking ... [Published India Infoline - Apr 16 2014]

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"The EP is consistent in its policy and its demand for Europe not to be dependent on a single source of energy supply, which is Russia. This resolution against South Stream was voted by an overwhelming majority of all political parties in the EUEU Parliament. All have asked Europe to seek new sources of energy" Andrey Kovachev added
"Last year we won two seats in the West Midlands, but this year, I guarantee that we will have at least three UKIP members in the European Parliament."
"Another issue of critical importance is energy security. The letter by President Putin to 18 member states and five partner countries illustrates well how important this issue is. The European Union will respond jointly to this letter, in order to agree on consultations with Russia and Ukraine with a view to ensuring the security of supply and transit." said EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule
"This is what the EU is all about - getting rid of barriers to make life easier and less expensive" Kroes said

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occupied Palestinian territory: Joint Statement... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: Physicians for Human Rights, Al Mezan Center for Human RightsCountry: occupied Palestinian territory Today, on 17 April 2014, Palestinians around the world commemorate Prisoners’ Day in solidarity with thousands of Palestinian prisoners and detainees ...
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Brussels Court Bans Uber Taxi Service [Published Breitbart Feed - 8 hours ago]
A court in Brussels has barred Uber, an international taxi network which allows passengers to summon a private driver by smartphone app, from operating in the EU capital. The court has threatened a €10,000 for every pick-up Uber attempts on the ...
‘Hundred Steps Forward’ – the European Parliame... [Published The Secretary-General - all - 12 hours ago]
The presented publication is a first compilation of files describing the multi-faceted achievements of the European Parliament since the Lisbon Treaty, provided by committee secretariats and policy departments, the newly established European Parliament ...
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Clean fuel infrastructure rules agreed by the C... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Mar 25 2014]
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