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[Ticker] MEPs blast UK 'alphabetical approach' on citizens rights

Added: 16.08.2018 15:58 | 7 views | 0 comments

The European Parliament's Brexit steering group has criticised the UK government's plan to register EU citizens wanting to stay in the UK post-Brexit in alphabetical order. "We believe such an approach would be complicated, arbitrary and could create unnecessary confusion and uncertainty for millions of EU citizens already living in limbo," they said Thursday. The UK will have to register some 3.6 million EU citizens.

[Ticker] French suggest Belgian socialist to top EP election list

Added: 15.08.2018 17:29 | 5 views | 0 comments

Paul Magnette, mayor of Charleroi and former minister-president of the Belgian Wallonia region, has been approached by the French Socialist Party to lead the socialist list in the European parliament elections in May 2019, reports Figaro. Magnette, who became famous for opposing the EU-Canada free trade agreement (Ceta) and threatening to derail it in the last minute, said he was "flattered" and would discuss the idea with his own party.

EU court to hear citizens' climate case against EU

Added: 15.08.2018 8:29 | 7 views | 0 comments

Some 37 citizens, from Europe and elsewhere, are suing the European Parliament and Council for adopting climate laws that they say are not ambitious enough.

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[Ticker] Brexit delays better readability of medicines' instructions

Added: 14.08.2018 9:10 | 8 views | 0 comments

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) had planned to update its guidelines on the readability of leaflets accompanying medicines. "However, the completion of the work is currently impacted by the forthcoming move of the EMA from London to Amsterdam and the need for EMA to focus on core business priorities for the time being," EU health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said in to the European Parliament on Monday.

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'EU will be brushed aside' Italy promises to EJECT Merkel's EPP from European Parliament

Added: 13.08.2018 23:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

ITALY's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio pledged to eject the Merkel-backed centre-right European People's Party from the European Parliament in the 2019 election as he argued the "era of austerity" has finally come to an end.



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