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#EU Parliament

# eu-parliament - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

EU Parliament rejects emissions trading reform over 'watering-down' by right-wing parties
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

EU Parliament rejects emissions trading reform over 'watering-down' by right-wing parties

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 8:05 PM 11,894 Views 6 Comments

MEPs also voted to back a European Commission proposal for a total ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2035.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 20 May, 2021

EU investment deal with China formally frozen until sanctions are lifted, after landslide vote
# Blocked
# Blocked

EU investment deal with China formally frozen until sanctions are lifted, after landslide vote

May 20th 2021, 5:05 PM 15,714 Views 14 Comments

The resolution passed by 599 votes in favour, 30 against with 58 abstentions.

# eu-parliament - Monday 19 October, 2020

'Deliberately misleading': Farmers' group calls for ban on use of 'burger' and 'steak' on vegan products
# Where's The Beef
# Where's The Beef

'Deliberately misleading': Farmers' group calls for ban on use of 'burger' and 'steak' on vegan products

Oct 19th 2020, 8:03 PM 37,460 Views 124 Comments

The European Parliament will vote this week on terminology used for vegan products.

# eu-parliament - Friday 22 February, 2019

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael
# Europe
# Europe

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 45,518 Views 90 Comments

Walsh won the Rose of Tralee in 2014.

# eu-parliament - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

EU parliament president shocked at 'hotbed of harassment' claims
# EU Parliament
# EU Parliament

EU parliament president shocked at 'hotbed of harassment' claims

Oct 24th 2017, 10:37 AM 11,124 Views 28 Comments

More than a dozen women spoke to the Sunday Times this week and accused politicians of harassment.

# eu-parliament - Monday 14 November, 2016

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Nov 14th 2016, 4:16 PM 13,692 Views 17 Comments

“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Nigel Farage's Eurosceptic EU parliament group has collapsed
# Efdd
# Efdd

Nigel Farage's Eurosceptic EU parliament group has collapsed

Oct 16th 2014, 5:34 PM 15,775 Views 79 Comments

It puts UKIP at risk of losing millions of euros in funding from Brussels.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Laughter and applause for Phil Hogan, as Sinn Féin challenge falls flat
# Good Hearing
# Good Hearing

Laughter and applause for Phil Hogan, as Sinn Féin challenge falls flat

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:30 PM 48,703 Views 236 Comments

Big Phil’s anticipated ‘Big Grilling’ failed to materialise at the EU Parliament this morning, and the agriculture committee has now voted to back him as commissioner.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly
# On The Trail
# On The Trail

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly

May 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,395 Views 17 Comments

“The decision was made a number of months ago. Whether I agreed or disagreed with it, it’s over and done with…”

# eu-parliament - Thursday 20 March, 2014

"End to the era of massive bailouts" as EU reaches deal to complete banking union
# Bust Banks
# Bust Banks

"End to the era of massive bailouts" as EU reaches deal to complete banking union

Mar 20th 2014, 11:44 AM 6,682 Views 33 Comments

MEPs now say that a problem bank can be closed down in the space of a weekend to avoid markets turmoil on a Monday.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Childers will run in European elections "barring something serious happening"
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Childers will run in European elections "barring something serious happening"

Dec 12th 2013, 4:18 PM 4,844 Views 16 Comments

Former Labour MEP Nessa Childers says she has not made a final decision on her candidacy and is facing a “dilemma”.

# eu-parliament - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy
# Flight Time
# Flight Time

Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy

Oct 9th 2013, 2:42 PM 7,184 Views 16 Comments

Rest days have been increased and night flights shortened but unions in Ireland and Britain say it could effectively increase flight times in some states.

# eu-parliament - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Menthol ban part of compromise EU deal on tobacco control
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Menthol ban part of compromise EU deal on tobacco control

Oct 8th 2013, 12:03 PM 5,337 Views 44 Comments

65 per cent of packaging will be covered by warnings as opposed to the 75 per cent advocated by anti-tobacco lobby and the 50 per cent pushed for by those in the industry.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 22 November, 2012

€670 million in EU aid for Italy earthquake victims approved
# Italy
# Italy

€670 million in EU aid for Italy earthquake victims approved

Nov 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 2,388 Views 0 Comments

Earthquake victims in Italy’s Emilia Romagna region are to receive get €670 million in EU solidarity aid.

# eu-parliament - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

MEPs call for better online protections for children
# Digital Citizens
# Digital Citizens

MEPs call for better online protections for children

Nov 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 1,977 Views 4 Comments

MEPs have called for children, parents and teachers to be given education in new digital media for young people.