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# EU Parliament

Last month
January 2024
Unethical but legal: All the things MEPs can get away with
What is legal is not always ethical.
Integrity investigation finds 25% of Europe’s MEPs were involved in a scandal
In December 2022, police found €900,000 in alleged bribe cash stuffed in bags at the EU Parliament’s Vice President Eva Kaili’s home. How could corruption of such scale happen at the heart of the EU? Was this just one isolated incident or the tip of the iceberg?
Data collected by The Journal, Noteworthy and other European media partners reveals 3% of MEPs have been convicted by a court.
The months-long investigation unearthed 253 previously reported blemishes.
The most serious cases related to 45 corruption incidents and 44 events relating to fraud and theft.
Last year
2023
EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness won’t contest the next European Parliament elections
MEPs push to scrap airline charges for carry-on luggage and to standardise dimensions
Public asked to give views on which part of the country should get another MEP seat
Opinion: We've just had the hottest week on record and we're cheering a gutted EU Nature bill?
MEPs pass resolution calling for EU-led search and rescue mission in Mediterranean
Poll: Do you know who your MEPs are?
Countdown starts on EU election as MEPs race to finish new laws
EU condemns Italian violation of same-sex parents' rights
EU states aim to double continent's renewable energy usage by 2030
MEPs vote for Europe to decarbonise buildings and help nature to trap carbon
EU parliament president urges Ukraine membership talks during visit to the country
EU parliament cleared as Kurdish protest group cause security alert
New Electoral Commission formally established with Supreme Court judge as chairperson
EU Parliament chief moves to lift two MEPs' immunity amid corruption scandal
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Four arrested in Brussels over suspected corruption by Qatari officials at EU parliament
'Pro-Kremlin group’ launches cyber attack on EU Parliament website after Russia ‘terrorism’ vote
EU Parliament rejects emissions trading reform over 'watering-down' by right-wing parties
EU investment deal with China formally frozen until sanctions are lifted, after landslide vote
'Deliberately misleading': Farmers' group calls for ban on use of 'burger' and 'steak' on vegan products
Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael
EU parliament president shocked at 'hotbed of harassment' claims
Drones will face new rules to cut risks
Nigel Farage's Eurosceptic EU parliament group has collapsed
Laughter and applause for Phil Hogan, as Sinn Féin challenge falls flat
Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly
"End to the era of massive bailouts" as EU reaches deal to complete banking union
Childers will run in European elections "barring something serious happening"
Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy
Menthol ban part of compromise EU deal on tobacco control
€670 million in EU aid for Italy earthquake victims approved
MEPs call for better online protections for children