The EU’s long-term budget and new rules on energy and telecom were among the highlights of the November plenary. Woman at War won this year’s Lux Film Prize.
Parliament wants all workers to benefit from minimum rights on working conditions, including those on non-traditional contracts.
Parliament will play a crucial role in approving the Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU.
Woman at War has won this year’s Lux Film Prize. In an interview, director Benedikt Erlingsson talked about climate change and the challenges it poses to democracy.
The European Parliament has approved new EU targets increasing the use of renewables and improving energy efficiency. Learn more in our video.
MEPs have backed new rules strengthening rail passenger rights across the EU, including higher compensation in case of delays and more assistance for people with disabilities.
Calls to other EU countries will soon be cheaper, while telecom companies will benefit from clearer rules for longer-term investment in network infrastructure under new EU rules.
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"We thank the people of Europe and its leaders for the role they played in bringing an end to apartheid in South Africa,“ President Cyril Ramaphosa told MEPs on 14 November.
Discover how EU research and innovation improves everyday life in a conference organised by the European Parliament and the European Commission on 27 November.
Parliament is calling on the Council to reach an agreement on the EU’s long-term budget soon or risk EU programmes being affected.
New rules to improve energy efficiency, plans to reduce the cost of calls and the Lux Prize are on the 12-15 November plenary agenda.
To allow asylum seekers to reach Europe without putting their lives at risk, Parliament is currently considering a proposal for a new EU humanitarian visa system.
The European Parliament will host a Human Rights Week from 19 to 23 November to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The EU's long-term budget, trade relations with Japan and new rules on crowdfunding are on Parliament’s agenda this week.
Negotiations on the EU's 2019 budget have started. Find out about Parliament's priorities in our interview with leading MEP Daniele Viotti, an Italian member of the S&D group.
Improving drinking water quality, limiting the use of antibiotics on farm animals and a ban on plastic straws and cutlery were among the highlights of this week’s plenary session.
New rules on road use charges will ensure fairer rates across Europe and help reduce CO2 emissions of vehicles.
Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is this year’s winner of the European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The award ceremony will be held in Strasbourg on 12 December.
Find out key facts about plastic in the ocean with our infographics, as well discover their impact and how the EU is acting to reduce plastic litter in the seas.