During the last plenary session before May’s elections, MEPs approved new measures requiring life-saving technologies in vehicles and EU-wide standards to protect whistle-blowers.
MEPs have approved plans to give the EU Border and Coast Guard Agency a standing corps of 10,000 border guards by 2027 to boost Europe's security.
The EU is set to invest billions in high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and digital skills after MEPs approved funding for these projects for 2021-27.
With growing demand for cross-border online shopping in the EU, MEPs are working to ensure Europeans receive a high standard of protection regardless of where they carry out their purchases.
Find out how new EU rules will improve the rights of the most vulnerable workers and ensure better working conditions.
MEPs have adopted new measures to improve road safety and reduce accidents. The rules will make a number of safety features compulsory in new cars.
From 23 to 26 May 2019, people in the EU vote for the next European Parliament. It’s the moment to make your voice heard. Find out all about it below.
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