European Parliament

Type: Organization
Name: European Parliament
Nationality: Belgium
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for European Parliament
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EID rules change attempt fails

The European Parliament voted down an attempt to change the electronic sheep tagging rules last week. The proposal was to exempt sheep from tagging until they were leaving the holding. But the two biggest political groups in the parliament voted against ... [Published Berwickshire News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Ukip MEPs Voted Against Ivory Trade Clampdown In European Parliament

Ukip has been branded "morally repugnant" after it emerged the party's MEPs - including Nigel Farage - voted against a resolution designed to combat the illegal ivory trade in Europe.Only 14 of the 671 politicians who voted opposed the resolution, and ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 10 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Council of the EU note on outcome of European Parliament's first reading of UCITS V

The Council of the EU has published an information note (dated 16 April 2014) from the General Secretariat of the Council to the Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) and the Council concerning the outcome of the European Parliament's first reading ... [Published Practical Law Company - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Industry welcomes European Parliament’s vote on European long-term investment funds

Industry welcomes European Parliament’s vote on European long-term investment funds ... [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

The centre-right gains ground ahead of next months European elections

There is just one month until EU voters go to the polls in the European Parliament elections. Until recently the centre-left has been in the lead, but the latest opinion polls show a rise in support ... ... [Published Big News Network - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

XINHUA - EU moves closer to reducing use of plastic bags

EU moves closer to reducing use of plastic bagsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BRUSSELS, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) on Tuesday moved a step closer to its aim of an 80 percent reduction in the use of lightweight plastic bags in Europe.The ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Bulgaria’s 2014 European Parliament elections: Numbers, names and rules

European Parliament elections starts on April 25.Fifteen parties, six coalitions and six independent candidates filed applications to compete in the elections. In all, a total of 318 candidates are standing for Bulgaria’s 17 seats in the European Par ... [Published The Sofia Globe - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Pan-European definitions of fraud and corruption proposed as European parliament backs anti-fraud measures

Dishonest conduct by parties tendering for European Union contracts would be criminalised in all EU member states under a proposed Directive which has been endorsed by the European ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Mandatory country of origin labelling will 'increase supply chain transparency'

MEPs have backed a proposal that “made-in” labelling should be mandatory for all non-food products sold in the EU.The European Parliament (EP) voted to support draft regulations that aim to increase “transparency in the product supply chain” and protect ... [Published Supply Management - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

EU Banking Union Law Passes European Parliament

Want to learn more about how to build your own trading strategies? Learn how for free at FX Academy.Sign up now.By: DailyForex.comBankers became figures of hate as the extent of the Global Financial Crisis became clear. In the public’s perception, their ... [Published DailyForex - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 6 reports

This week at the European Parliament - 24th-28th March 2014

This week at the European Parliament - 24th-28th March 2 ... [Published Noodls - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 3 reports

Nasscom welcomes adoption of EU intra-corp transfers directive

NEW DELHI: The National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) welcomed the European Parliament's adoption of a directive that will ease the conditions for technical workers' travel to Europe, one of the most lucrative growth markets ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 21 2014]

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"I have signed the provisions , beginning next week " Berlusconi told reporters as he left the office
...As Philippe Legrain, a former economic adviser to the Commission’s president, Jose Manuel Barroso, noted this week in the New York Times: "That a remote, unelected and scarcely accountable official in Brussels should deny voters legitimate choices about tax and spending decisions is undemocratic and alienates people from the European Union."
"When I first started there 17 years ago you could get a job on the docks when you wanted. We used to do 40 hours and after 40 hours it would be overtime. Now, foreigners will come in and do 60 hours at minimum wage. They have changed it."
...politician, Luc Chatel, has compared it to cohabitation, the term the French use when their president and prime minister come from opposing parties. "The massive gap runs contrary to the traditional functioning of the French system, in which the prime minister is the fuse that protects the president" Frédéric Dabi of the Ifop polling group tells Bloomberg News...

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Spooked by Immigration, Disgruntled UK Voters T... [Published Breitbart Feed - 2 hours ago]
GRIMSBY, England (Reuters) - Like many in the once thriving fishing town of Grimsby, Dave thinks an influx of east European migrants has made it harder to find work and he plans to register his anxiety by voting in an election for the first time in ...
Adaktusson: Human rights the top priority [Published Radio Sweden - 9 hours ago]
Lars Adaktusson only applied for a membership in the Christian Democrat party last year. Now he is their top name in the EU elections. Photo: Ulla Engberg/SR Lyssna: "None of the other parties say they have a Christian tradition" The top candidate ...
Article - Inspiring young Europeans at EYE2014 [Published European Parliament - Headlines - 11 hours ago]
General : Participants at the European Youth Event (EYE2014) will not only be able to discuss their ideas with business leaders and decision makers, but they will also have the chance to meet last year's Charlemagne Youth Prize winners. As part of EYE2014, ...
A Minute with Syed Kamall MEP: A Q&A With the T... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
Syed Kamall, Leader of the Conservatives at the European Parliament, took a few moments to answer some questions for Breitbart London (BL). After the debates between Clegg and Farage, its seems hard to remember that the largest party on the British ...
A Minute With Nick Griffin: The BNP Leader Spea... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
Nick Griffin, the Leader of the British National Party, has taken a few moments out of his day to answer some questions for Breitbart London (BL). Not known to hold back, Griffin calls UKIP a “safety valve” and its leader a “snake oil salesman”. Whilst ...
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Breakingviews: Europe will court shutdown in 2014 [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 27 2013]
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Clean fuel infrastructure rules agreed by the C... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Mar 25 2014]
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