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In the eyes of a growing number of citizens, belonging to the EU is a good thing. According to the latest Eurobarometer survey of Europeans’ attitudes, figures are virtually back at their pre-crisis levels in 2007. (Read more: Belonging to the EU is a good thing, say a growing number of citizens )

 

EP urges Venezuela to restore democratic order and free all political prisoners

Plenary Session External relations27-04-2017 - 13:57

Venezuela’s government must ensure the full restoration of the democratic order and immediately release all political prisoners, urged Parliament on Thursday. (Read more: EP urges Venezuela to restore democratic order and free all political prisoners )

 

Court of Auditors: Parliament endorses Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz as member for Hungary

Plenary Session Budgetary control27-04-2017 - 13:43
MEP Ildikó Gáll-Pelczné  

The appointment of European Parliament Vice-President Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz as a member of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) was endorsed in plenary on Thursday by 326 votes to 126, with 193 abstentions. (Read more: Court of Auditors: Parliament endorses Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz as member for Hungary )

 

EU’s farthest-flung fisheries need funding, say MEPs

Plenary Session Fisheries27-04-2017 - 13:36

Young fishermen and fish farmers in the EU’s outermost regions (ORs) need financial help and incentives, including money for new boats, said Parliament on Thursday. (Read more: EU’s farthest-flung fisheries need funding, say MEPs )

 

EU spending for 2015 approved

Plenary Session Budgetary control27-04-2017 - 13:28

The Commission managed the 2015 EU budget funds according to the rules, so MEPs granted it a “discharge” approval for that year, in a resolution voted on Thursday. (Read more: EU spending for 2015 approved )

 

Textilimporte: Abgeordnete drängen auf EU-Regeln gegen Ausbeutung von Arbeitern

Plenartagung Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit27-04-2017 - 13:24
Viele Textilarbeiter leiden unter langen Arbeitszeiten, niedrigen Löhnen, Ungewissheit, Gewalt und gefährlichen Arbeitsbedingungen  

Textil- und Bekleidungsunternehmen sollen EU-weit verpflichtet werden, Arbeitnehmerrechte zu achten, so die Abgeordneten in einer am Donnerstag verabschiedeten Entschließung. (Fortsetzung lesen: Textilimporte: Abgeordnete drängen auf EU-Regeln gegen Ausbeutung von Arbeitern )

 

Eurogroup Head expects agreement on Greek bailout by end May

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs27-04-2017 - 12:45
Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem updating MEPs on Greek bailout  

MEPs from across the political spectrum urged Greece’s creditors on Thursday to swiftly conclude negotiations over the Greek bailout package, highlighting the pain that Greeks have endured. (Read more: Eurogroup Head expects agreement on Greek bailout by end May )

 

Proper funding for 2018 - European Year of Cultural Heritage

Plenary Session Culture27-04-2017 - 11:59

MEPs secured €8 million for cultural projects aiming to protect and promote Europe’s shared cultural heritage, as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. (Read more: Proper funding for 2018 - European Year of Cultural Heritage )

 

MEPs close multinationals’ tax loopholes

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs27-04-2017 - 11:56

Loopholes used by some of the world’s multinationals to avoid paying tax were closed by Parliament in a vote on Thursday. (Read more: MEPs close multinationals’ tax loopholes )

 

Abgeordnete fordern Neubewertung der EU-Türkei-Beziehungen

Plenartagung Außenbeziehungen27-04-2017 - 11:30

Die Tür zu Europa steht für die Türkei weiter offen, doch die jüngsten Entwicklungen in dem Land veranlassen die EU, Alternativen zu einem Beitritt zu erwägen, so die Abgeordneten in einer Debatte mit Erweiterungskommissar Johannes Hahn am Mittwoch. (Fortsetzung lesen: Abgeordnete fordern Neubewertung der EU-Türkei-Beziehungen )