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European Parliament considering virtual meetings, plenary due to virus

Added: 27.02.2020 20:45 | 3 views | 0 comments

The European Parliament is considering whether to hold its meetings and plenary sessions by teleconference instead of in person due to growing concerns about the fast-spreading coronavirus that originated in China, a spokesman said.


[Opinion] EU development policy needs a fresh start

Added: 27.02.2020 6:09 | 5 views | 0 comments

As the European Commission meets the African Union in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday, prior to a new EU-Africa strategy, the obsolete donor-recipient mentality must be junked, writes European Parliament development committee chairman Tomas Tobé MEP.

[Ticker] Danish MEP worried about coronavirus in EU Parliament

Added: 26.02.2020 6:07 | 5 views | 0 comments

Danish MEP Christel Schaldemose (S&D) is worried about her MEP colleagues travelling to or from areas with coronavirus infections and then meeting in the European Parliament buildings. Reacting to a letter from the parliament to its staff asking to stay home after travels to these areas, she told public broadcaster DR "if it is about keeping the risk of infection down, it should apply to us as well."

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[Ticker] Parliament to staff: stay home if travelled to corona areas

Added: 26.02.2020 6:06 | 4 views | 0 comments

In an internal email, the European Parliament has asked employees who travelled to areas with multiple coronavirus infections to stay at home. It concerns those who visited within the past 14 days the Italian regions of Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna or Veneto, as well as China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore or South Korea. They are also asked to check their body temperature twice a day during these two weeks.

MEPs complain of 'no action' on Hungary and Poland

Added: 25.02.2020 6:09 | 6 views | 0 comments

Five European Parliamentary groups warned EU member states that if they don't act on breaches of EU rules and values in Poland and Hungary, the EU's integrity and credibility will be undermined.

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EU civil war: Merkel threatens MEPs after European Parliament 'scuppers' budget deal

Added: 22.02.2020 10:51 | 35 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL has threatened a showdown with the European Parliament if they refuse to backdown over their EU budget demands.


German spy suspect disappears from EU lobbying register

Added: 21.02.2020 21:21 | 9 views | 0 comments

Gerhard Sabathil no longer listed as having European Parliament accreditation.

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Merkel's EU masterplan: How German Chancellor confessed bloc WILL be federalised

Added: 21.02.2020 18:24 | 33 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL claimed that the EU will eventually be federalised - the European Commission will become a government, the Council of member states an "upper chamber" and the European Parliament more powerful, unearthed reports reveal.


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