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Information for journalists and all the latest news and press releases from the European Parliament.

 

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The latest EU public opinion survey, conducted in September 2018, reveals a clear and growing appreciation for EU membership, reaching a record high of 68%
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Sakharov prize bilboard in front of the EP building in Brussels
Non-governmental organisations saving migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, Oleg Sentsov and Nasser Zefzafi were shortlisted for the 2018 Sakharov Prize on Tuesday.
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During a debate on the EU summit, MEPs welcomed the EU’s unified approach on Brexit and criticised the Council’s inaction on key dossiers, such as migration and social policies.
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Continuing the PEACE and Interreg programmes after Brexit, as the EU Commission intends, is crucial to peaceful development in Northern Ireland, MEPs say.
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Forthcoming events

 
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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.

West Bromwich EU democracy café
We remind young EU citizens living in the UK that they have a voice in shaping the future of the European Union by engaging with them over a coffee and explaining how can they vote in the European Parliamentary Elections in May next year.
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Andrei Sakharov
The demand to “take back control” played a central role in the Leave campaign. The UK was to regain power not only over its borders, but also over its way of life and its laws. UK citizens would be re-empowered through their democratically elected national, for some regional, and local representatives, whom they could hold to account at the ballot box. Parliament was to become sovereign again, able to change legislation it deemed no longer appropriate. Laws and rules applicable in the country would be made here once again, freeing the country from the shackles of the European Court of Justice and the supremacy of EU over UK law.
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Our newsletter

MEPs are on their way to Strasbourg this morning for the second plenary session in October. Here are the highlights to look forward to.
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Euromyths

For you it may be the long, warm evenings but for us a clear sign of summer coming is the papers’ interest in EU infrastructure. Summer must be here if articles popping up are as full of inaccuracies as you might want your pitcher to be with Pimm’s.
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Accreditation & Resources

We are here to help you with any European Parliament query. From accreditation to archive footage, FAQs and best contacts.

Fancy joining us in Brussels or Strasbourg? We run a media visits programme and organise seminars for journalists regularly.

 
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Past Events

 

A history of public events hosted by the European Parliament Office in the UK.

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