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At last a European law against gender-based violence | Iratxe García Pérez
The new directive will pay special attention to prevention, support and protection measures, and oblige member states to ensure that violence by an intimate partner is a...
War on Kremlin money: Brussels closer to shutting down golden passports
Large majority of MEPs will vote to stop golden passports by 2025 and for EU rules to hive off proceeds from residence programmes for EU budget
Novaya Gazeta editor: Nuclear response in Russian aggression is real threat
Nobel Peace Prize-winning editor of Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Dmitry Muratov addresses EP subcommittee on human rights
Conference on Future of Europe: EP delegation discusses latest recommendations
Follow the exchange live on Parliament’s Multimedia Centre
MEPs join protest in support of Ukranians, call for more sanctions
MEPs say EU countries with golden passport schemes should review all beneficiaries of such residence status
[WATCH] Metsola: We face existential threat if we don’t face down Putin’s war machine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses European Parliament plenary in debate on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine


Malta ‘dead in the water’ without united front that can influence costly EU laws

MEPs, industrialists and business lobbyists in Chamber event told ‘united front on challenging EU laws or Malta is dead in the water’

MEPs, industrialists and business lobbyists in Chamber...

[WATCH] Metsola: ‘Severe, swift Russia sanctions must leave nobody off the table’

“We can be no longer under any illusion – this attack goes right to the heart of a European model of a democratic society. Putin wants to divide...

“We can be no longer under any illusion – this...

No Champions League final in St Petersburg after MEPs’ protest

MEPs asked UEFA to terminate the cooperation with Gazprom as UEFA sponsor

MEPs asked UEFA to terminate the cooperation with Gazprom...

MEPs will hold extraordinary plenary over Russian invasion

European Parliament Conference of Presidents convened by President Roberta...

European Parliament Conference of Presidents convened by...

Nothing to be gained from Polish tug of war on rule of law, say MEPs in Warsaw

MEPs in Poland on fact-finding mission on rule of law following ECJ ruling on legality of conditionality mechanism to refuse EU funds on breaches of rule of law

MEPs in Poland on fact-finding mission on rule of law...

Foreign affairs MEPs call for strong EU sanctions against Russian mobilisation

MEPs call onEU step up economic assistance to the Ukrainian economy in order to increase the resilience of the Ukrainian population

MEPs call onEU step up economic assistance to the Ukrainian...

Agius Saliba takes aim at Von der Leyen over Pfizer vaccine text messages

“Von der Leyen must lead by example and come clean about her hidden text messages” - Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba

“Von der Leyen must lead by example and come clean...

David Casa condemns Victor Vella’s suspension from editor

Suspended editor Victor Vella finds solidarity from Co-Chair of the European...

Suspended editor Victor Vella finds solidarity from...

EU Court throws out Hungary, Poland challenge to rule of law regulation

Conditionality of EU funds linked to respect of the rule of law “is non-negotiable for the European Parliament”, says Roberta Metsola

Conditionality of EU funds linked to respect of the rule of...

Metsola to launch sanctions against Bulgarian MEP who gave fascist salute

“A fascist salute in the European Parliament is unacceptable to me”, said EP president Roberta Metsola 

“A fascist salute in the European Parliament is...

Pegasus: MEPs criticise lack of EU action against spyware company

Imagine that every time you take your smartphone out of your pocket, you are...

Imagine that every time you take your smartphone out of...

MEPs resolved to send Putin ‘clear bill with high cost’ over Russian aggression

MEPs on Ukraine:  Putin only understands “the language of power”, call for sanctions that would present him with a “clear bill...

MEPs on Ukraine:  Putin only...

European Citizens’ Panel: yes to strong borders, but also for bigger welcome to economic migrants

Frontex should have more power to protect borders, however equally a transparent screening process for economic migrants as well as welcoming reception...

Frontex should have more power to protect borders, however...

Sant warns green kerosene tax punishes small European airlines

Small islands and legacy airlines will face kerosene taxes for short flights...

Small islands and legacy airlines will face kerosene taxes...

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