European Ceremony of Honour for Helmut Kohl        

EU affairs 

EP President Antonio Tajani, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and former US President Bill Clinton honoured Helmut Kohl at a ceremony on 1 July.


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Simone Veil        

EU affairs 

MEPs honoured former European Parliament President Simone Veil, who passed away on 30 June at the age of 89, with a ceremony held in Strasbourg on 4 July.

Coming up in Strasbourg: from Turkey to tax transparency        

EU affairs 

The fight against corporate tax avoidance, a possible end to the accession talks with Turkey and a bilateral agreement with Cuba are all on the plenary agenda for this week.

Helmut Kohl_        

EU affairs 

Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, who passed away on 16 June, will be honoured for his contribution to Europe with a ceremony hosted by Parliament in Strasbourg on 1 July.

Honouring Simone Veil: a woman of many firsts        

EU affairs 

Simone Veil, noted feminist and former European Parliament president, has passed away. Parliament pays tribute to her great contribution to European integration

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