The European Parliament has approved new EU targets increasing the use of renewables and improving energy efficiency. Learn more in our video.
MEPs are set to back new rules strengthening rail passenger rights across the EU, including higher compensation in case of delays and more assistance for people with disabilities.
Parliament is calling on the Council to reach an agreement on the EU’s long-term budget soon or risk EU programmes being affected.
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.
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.
Humanitarian visas would allow asylum seekers to reach Europe without putting their lives at risk. MEPs vote on a resolution calling for this in the EU on 14 November.
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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Discover how EU research and innovation improves everyday life in a conference organised by the European Parliament and the European Commission on 27 November.
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.
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.
MEPs adopted new rules to limit the use of antibiotics in farming in order to keep drug-resistant bacteria out of our food.
To reduce car emissions MEPs proposed tougher CO2 limits on cars and a new target for rolling-out e-cars on 3 October. Here’s what you should know the plans.
In a busy plenary week, MEPs will be looking to stem plastic pollution, improve the quality of drinking water and ensure the safety of personal data in Facebook.
MEPs adopted new rules on 23 October to further improve the quality of and access to drinking water for all people and reduce plastic waste from water bottles.
Find out how the European Parliament is strengthening the Schengen system and improving border security in Europe.