A deal between Parliament and Finnish Presidency negotiators on reforming the road transport sector was approved by the Transport and Tourism Committee on Tuesday.
MEPs want to make life easier for consumers and cut electronic waste through the introduction of a common charger for all mobile devices.
Parliamentary committees will this week deal with Brexit, a free trade deal with Vietnam and discuss security matters with Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg.
Parliament is fighting to protect the rights of EU citizens in the UK and of British citizens in the EU after Brexit.
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Find out how Europe wants to fund projects to tackle climate change and support regions that are most affected by the transition to a green economy.
Working women in the EU earn on average 16% less per hour than men. Find out how this gender pay gap is calculated and the reasons behind it.
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