The European Parliament (EP) is the legislative branch of the European Union and one of its seven institutions. Together with the Council of the European Union, it adopts European legislation, normally on a proposal from the European Commission. The Parliament is composed of 705 members (MEPs). The Parliament represents the second-largest democratic electorate in the world and the largest trans-national democratic electorate in the world.
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.. Reuters - Published
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan meets European Parliament President David Sassoli in Belgium. Ahead of the visit, Mr Khan said that Londoners who are heartbroken over Brexit should be allowed to keep their..
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There were tearful scenes in Brussels on Friday evening as the Union Flag was lowered just a few hours before the UK's departure from the EU. The Flag of Europe was raised in its stead in an official..
The UK will leave the European Union on Friday with a deal in place after the European Parliament approved the Withdrawal Agreement by 621 votes to 49. Pro-Remain MEPs burst into a chorus of Auld Lang..
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage reflects on being asked to leave the European Parliament following his speech in Brussels. Farage and his allies waved Union flags following the speech, with the UK set..
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The European Commission will present a new strategy to fight cancer by the end of the year, its president Ursula von der Leyen, who lost her younger sister to the disease, told the European Parliament.. WorldNews - Published
BRUSSELS, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Top European Union (EU) leaders sent a message of unity and hope on the day of the United Kingdom's departure, vowing that a smaller bloc would not translate into a weaker.. WorldNews - Published
Britain's Union Jack was removed from lines of EU member state flags at the European Council and European Parliament buildings in Brussels on Friday evening ahead of the United Kingdom's exit from the.. Reuters - Published
The presidents of the EU‘s three major institutions have heralded Brexit Day with an apparent warning to the UK: “every choice has its consequences”. European Commission president Ursula von der.. WorldNews - Published
Asserting that the CAA is an internal matter of India, the MEA said it has noted the EU Parliament's decision to not put to vote a resolution on the citizenship law and will continue to engage with the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Here's the latest for Thursday January 30th: Senate impeachment trial witness vote could come Friday; People buying masks due to coronavirus; L.A. church raided in immigration fraud bust; European.. USATODAY.com - Published
The groups, which jointly introduced the anti-CAA resolution — from centre-right to far-left — account for more than 500 MEPs in the 751-member house. But when the resolution was taken up, of the.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA
Britain’s departure from the European Union was set in law Wednesday as, amid emotional scenes, the bloc’s parliament voted to ratify the divorce papers. France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters
A joint motion, combining five different resolutions tabled by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) against India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), has been placed on the final agenda for debate.. IndiaTimes - Published
PM Modi is scheduled to visit Brussels in March for the India-EU summit while foreign minister S Jaishankar is expected to visit in mid-February. India is ramping up diplomacy in Brussels and.. IndiaTimes - Published
With the European Union Parliament set to introduce an anti-CAA resolution, the govt on Sunday urged sponsors and supporters of the draft to engage with India to get a full and accurate.. IndiaTimes - Published
The European Union is prepared to discuss further support for Turkey over refugees from Syria, the European Parliament's new rapporteur on Turkey said on Friday, describing cooperation over the issue.. Reuters - Published
Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on.. Reuters - Published
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has taken his seat as a member of the European Parliament in Strasbourg despite facing an arrest warrant against him in Spain. The former Catalan president and new EU.. WorldNews - Published
Catalan separatist leaders Carles Puigdemont and Antoni Comin took their seats in the European Parliament on Monday, vowing to force their secessionist cause onto Europe's agenda just days after Spain.. Reuters - Published
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish Supreme Court judge asked the European Parliament on Friday to strip the Catalonia region's ex-leader and another fugitive Catalan politician of the legal immunity they have.. WorldNews - Published
Spain's Supreme Court on Friday formally asked the European Parliament to strip Catalan separatist leaders Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comin of their immunity as members of parliament. Reuters - Published
Spain's Supreme Court said on Thursday it had told the European Parliament that Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras will not be released from prison to claim his seat as an MEP despite an EU.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Catalan separatist leaders Carles Puigdemont and Antoni Comin received temporary accreditation as members of the European Parliament on Friday, a day after the European Union's highest court issued a.. Reuters - Published
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court on Friday overturned a decision preventing fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont from taking a seat in the European Parliament, in a fresh.. WorldNews - Published
The European Parliament has called for targeted sanctions to be imposed against Chinese officials over the treatment of the Uighur minority, in a fresh attack against Beijing. MEPs said tools used so.. WorldNews - Published