MEPs reaffirmed support for the EU position on Brexit and backed Christine Lagarde as the next president of the European Central Bank during this week's plenary session.
Find out about this year's nominees for the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Parliament’s committees will assess the fitness of the commissioners-designate for their proposed posts in public hearings between 30 September and 8 October. Watch it live online.
Before the commissioners-designate can take office, Parliament exercises its power of democratic scrutiny by holding public hearings to assess their suitability for the job.
Christine Lagarde, the candidate for European Central Bank president, received the support of the European Parliament in a plenary vote on 17 September.
Will it still be possible to reach an agreement before the UK leaves the EU? MEPs discussed challenges and consequences in a debate on the Brexit talks.
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the effects will be felt by people and companies across Europe. The EU has adopted measures to mitigate the impact of a disorderly withdrawal.
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