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Latest news, events and information about the European Parliament

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Friday, 4th October 2019, London

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Brexit is the biggest upheaval many of us will have known in our lifetimes. It has dominated the political scene for over three years and all of us will be affected by it in some way. 
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News

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European Parliament’s newly constituted Brexit Steering Group chaired by Guy Verhofstadt met with EU negotiator on 24 July following the change of Prime Minister in the UK.
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The three films competing for Parliament's 2019 LUX Film Prize are: Cold Case Hammarskjöld; God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya; and The Realm.
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In a debate with MEPs, Ursula von der Leyen outlined her vision as Commission President. MEPs will vote on her nomination, held by secret paper ballot, at 17.00 BST.
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MEPs are on their way to Strasbourg this morning for the secondplenary session of March 2019. Here are the highlights to look forward to.
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Public Interest

If you hold the nationality of an EU Member State, you are also an EU citizen. EU citizenship does not replace your national citizenship, it adds to it. EU citizenship gives you many freedoms and opportunities, such as the right to travel, live and work throughout the EU, and the right to vote and stand as a candidate in municipal and European Parliament elections wherever you live in the EU.
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Citizens' app
The European Parliament has launched a new mobile application designed to help citizens to discover what the EU has done, is doing and plans to do, is now available.
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Do you know what the EU does in your region? Do you know which European Union policies are important in your daily life? Do you feel that the EU does many things but you can never say any specific action? The European Parliament has launched What Europe does for me, a ground-breaking website demonstrating the EU’s positive impact on individual citizens.

 
EHIC CARD
The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is a free card that gives you access to medically necessary, state-provided healthcare during a temporary stay in any of the 28 EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, under the same conditions and at the same cost (free in some countries) as people insured in that country.
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children online protection
Children watch more and more videos on the Internet. That is why MEPs want to strengthen the protection of minors online against harmful content.
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Mobile app
Europe has experienced a boom in mobility over the last thirty years. Community legislation has therefore been introduced for all modes of transport to protect passenger rights and ensure they are not lost in a myriad of national rules.
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Brexit

EU, UK and other Member States' flags
The European Parliament has commissioned dozens of impact assessments or studies on Brexit from experts, across a broad range of policy areas, which are publicly available online. This webpage will be regularly updated to include further relevant publications.
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EU and Member States flags
How will Brexit work? What is the European Parliament’s role in the Brexit negotiations under Article 50? In this section of our website, we have been collecting information, studies, and articles from different sources in order to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments related to Brexit.
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Educational Resources

Remember EYE2014? EYE2016 now a distant memory? EYE2019 long gone. Well, those three inspiring days with more than 6,000 young participants from all over Europe gather together to come up with ideas for a better Europe.
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The Prize is awarded annually to projects undertaken by young people which foster understanding, promote the development of a shared sense of European identity, and offer practical examples of Europeans living together as one community. Participate with your own project!
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Events

We regularly host free events that are open to the public. Come along to listen and engage on a range of issues relating to the European Parliament in the UK context.

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Photo by Natasha Spencer from Pexels
Brexit is the biggest upheaval many of us will have known in our lifetimes. It has dominated the political scene for over three years and all of us will be affected by it in some way. 
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Photo by Natasha Spencer from Pexels
This is your day. A unique opportunity to tell us what matters about living and working in Norfolk, Suffolk or the East of England, and why you care about being part of Europe.
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A history of public events hosted by the European Parliament Office in the UK

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Office in Edinburgh

The European Parliament Office in Edinburgh aims to help increase awareness of the Parliament and the impact of its activities in Scotland as well as highlighting the work of the six Scottish Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). The Office is located in Edinburgh, near the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood.

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Public events hosted by the European Parliament Office in Edinburgh.

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