thenewsmarket.com > Trending > EU News https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/trending/eu-news 405f926f-7104-4ec6-952e-86a066b55e36/Erasmus+: More simple, more fans, made for everyone https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/erasmus----more-simple--more-fans--made-for-everyone/s/405f926f-7104-4ec6-952e-86a066b55e36 Erasmus+: More simple, more fans, made for everyone Thanks to Erasmus+, since 2014 around 4 million young Europeans have had the opportunity to study abroad, learn about other cultures and develop personally and professionally. The European... ]]> 2/21/2019 3:11:00 PM 1057edff-74dd-4efa-b280-9e1af6c331f4/Malta and Slovakia: EPP Group calls for action to protect journalists and uphold the rule of law https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/malta-and-slovakia--epp-group-calls-for-action-to-protect-journalists-and-uphold-the-rule-of-law/s/1057edff-74dd-4efa-b280-9e1af6c331f4 Malta and Slovakia: EPP Group calls for action to protect journalists and uphold the rule of law Following the murders of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak in 2018, the European Parliament set up a Rule of Law Monitoring Group to look into rule of law... ]]> 2/19/2019 4:44:00 PM 617159e3-5a49-4758-9a09-dd65ce8eafc9/EU-Singapore Trade Deal, Screening Investment, Cross-border payments, Future of Europe https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-singapore-trade-deal--screening-investment--cross-border-payments--future-of-europe/s/617159e3-5a49-4758-9a09-dd65ce8eafc9 EU-Singapore Trade Deal, Screening Investment, Cross-border payments, Future of Europe The European Parliament gave its green light to a new trade accord with Singapore, the EU’s largest trading partner in Southeast Asia with 10,000 European companies based there. The EPP Group’s... ]]> 2/14/2019 11:44:00 AM 6ff15d46-1694-4f62-b678-c14167ca7592/EPP Group debates the causes of populism and how to counter it https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-debates-the-causes-of-populism-and-how-to-counter-it/s/6ff15d46-1694-4f62-b678-c14167ca7592 EPP Group debates the causes of populism and how to counter it During a conference entitled “The perverse charm of populism”, the EPP Group debated what populism is, its roots and how to counter it. Participants set out their analyses of this trend - which we... ]]> 2/6/2019 12:52:00 PM af9a78dc-dc40-4fb9-a0fb-3c2fa6f76ad7/CDU leader calls for a Europe that is even stronger than it is today https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/cdu-leader-calls-for-a-europe-that-is-even-stronger-than-it-is-today/s/af9a78dc-dc40-4fb9-a0fb-3c2fa6f76ad7 CDU leader calls for a Europe that is even stronger than it is today Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Germany, attended an EPP Group meeting. She backed Manfred Weber as the best candidate for the job as the... ]]> 2/6/2019 10:48:00 AM 7e69fde8-5d62-4566-9b42-bd3b4d8df8fb/The EU needs to send Russia a clear message about possible further sanctions https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-eu-needs-to-send-russia-a-clear-message-about-possible-further-sanctions/s/7e69fde8-5d62-4566-9b42-bd3b4d8df8fb The EU needs to send Russia a clear message about possible further sanctions The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has approved a Report on EU-Russia relations. Sandra Kalniete MEP, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group, wrote the Report which lists a number of Russian... ]]> 2/5/2019 4:20:00 PM 8dfe0e98-2319-47c8-bbdf-f2c000efe155/EPP Group leads the charge to recognise Juan Guaidó as interim President of Venezuela https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-leads-the-charge-to-recognise-juan-guaid--as-interim-president-of-venezuela/s/8dfe0e98-2319-47c8-bbdf-f2c000efe155 EPP Group leads the charge to recognise Juan Guaidó as interim President of Venezuela A long simmering crisis in Venezuela is reaching boiling point. There have been serious allegations of fraud during recent presidential elections, an opposition boycott and widespread protests... ]]> 1/31/2019 1:15:00 PM 46fd7be5-8f25-4f48-9bb8-996fe1bb8105/Fight money laundering with EU-wide Magnitsky Law https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/fight-money-laundering-with-eu-wide-magnitsky-law/s/46fd7be5-8f25-4f48-9bb8-996fe1bb8105 Fight money laundering with EU-wide Magnitsky Law Russian money laundering in the EU is having a damaging effect on the economy and politics, and must be fought with people-targeted sanctions like the so-called Magnitsky Law, says the EPP Group´s... ]]> 1/30/2019 3:12:00 PM 0b1c418e-c458-4778-8374-5722f5fee3b0/"I don´t want to shout, but I cannot remain silent",says the widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/-i-don-t-want-to-shout--but-i-cannot-remain-silent--says-the-widow-of-slain-gdansk-mayor-pawel-adamo/s/0b1c418e-c458-4778-8374-5722f5fee3b0 "I don´t want to shout, but I cannot remain silent",says the widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament The widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament, says everyone must take responsibility for hate speech blamed on the assassination. Magdalena Adamowicz says... ]]> 1/30/2019 12:54:00 PM 17026eb8-e9dd-4ebc-b387-62cb4ab9d17a/Ensuring visa free travel for UK and EU citizens post Brexit https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ensuring-visa-free-travel-for-uk-and-eu-citizens-post-brexit/s/17026eb8-e9dd-4ebc-b387-62cb4ab9d17a Ensuring visa free travel for UK and EU citizens post Brexit In a vote on 29 January, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee has approved a European Commission proposal designed to ensure visa free travel for EU and UK citizens after Brexit,... ]]> 1/29/2019 4:36:00 PM 9aaa33ea-62c0-44ad-83a4-8a578e5479fb/Polish Ombudsman on the state of democracy and the media in Poland https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/polish-ombudsman-on-the-state-of-democracy-and-the-media-in-poland/s/9aaa33ea-62c0-44ad-83a4-8a578e5479fb Polish Ombudsman on the state of democracy and the media in Poland Poland has been under the EU spotlight for several years now, with the European Commission having issued recommendations about the rule of law in the country. Dr Adam Bodnar, the Polish Ombudsman,... ]]> 1/23/2019 4:05:00 PM 7a33d9d1-8839-40d5-bb66-833951db6417/Serbia-Kosovo tensions: EU hopefuls must reconcile https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/serbia-kosovo-tensions--eu-hopefuls-must-reconcile/s/7a33d9d1-8839-40d5-bb66-833951db6417 Serbia-Kosovo tensions: EU hopefuls must reconcile At a European Parliament hearing, EU and NATO officials press Kosovo and Serbia - both seeking EU membership - to settle their differences and ease tensions. The EPP Group´s Eduard Kukan, head of... ]]> 1/23/2019 3:01:00 PM 915e4795-5f3e-4734-ae21-77978eb88627/New EU rules on single use plastics to help reduce pollution https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-eu-rules-on-single-use-plastics-to-help-reduce-pollution/s/915e4795-5f3e-4734-ae21-77978eb88627 New EU rules on single use plastics to help reduce pollution The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved new EU rules designed to cut pollution. The new EU rules proposed by the European Commision - including a complete ban on some products... ]]> 1/22/2019 4:11:00 PM 6f9fb943-304d-4bf7-9643-42557598ac47/Euro at 20, InvestEU, Brexit, Crop protection https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/euro-at-20--investeu--brexit--crop-protection/s/6f9fb943-304d-4bf7-9643-42557598ac47 Euro at 20, InvestEU, Brexit, Crop protection At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament celebrated the Euro’s 20th birthday and approved the new InvestEU plan to follow the Juncker Plan by boosting investment by €700 billion from... ]]> 1/17/2019 12:06:00 PM ac54fa46-9f3c-4c96-a15c-baec51269b00/Self-driving vehicles: EU should step on the gas https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/self-driving-vehicles--eu-should-step-on-the-gas/s/ac54fa46-9f3c-4c96-a15c-baec51269b00 Self-driving vehicles: EU should step on the gas A new Report by the European Parliament calls for stepped-up efforts to support, develop and regulate self-driving vehicles. The Report, authored by the EPP Group’s Wim van de Camp, calls for more... ]]> 1/16/2019 3:17:00 PM 6f53aa27-96bf-480d-8e6e-de3ded6fb805/Anti-terror, Sakharov Prize, Brexit, Cyprus, Japan trade https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/anti-terror--sakharov-prize--brexit--cyprus--japan-trade/s/6f53aa27-96bf-480d-8e6e-de3ded6fb805 Anti-terror, Sakharov Prize, Brexit, Cyprus, Japan trade At the latest European Parliament plenary session, which took place the same week as a terrorist attack on the Strasbourg Christmas market, MEPs approved a Special Committee report on terrorism,... ]]> 12/13/2018 2:41:00 PM 84601981-ea10-4a21-9aed-60f706efd0d5/More transparency, less politics in pesticide approval process https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/more-transparency--less-politics-in-pesticide-approval-process/s/84601981-ea10-4a21-9aed-60f706efd0d5 More transparency, less politics in pesticide approval process Members of the European Parliament have backed the draft Report of a Special Committee examining the EU’s pesticide approval process. The Report calls for more public transparency following the... ]]> 12/6/2018 3:48:00 PM 8292b320-48fd-4b83-bbfb-0768230f20ca/Balkans’ progress to join EU, but long reform road ahead https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/balkans--progress-to-join-eu--but-long-reform-road-ahead/s/8292b320-48fd-4b83-bbfb-0768230f20ca Balkans’ progress to join EU, but long reform road ahead The European Parliament has approved the latest EU reports on the Western Balkans’ progress towards EU membership, but many reforms remain outstanding. Foreign Affairs Committee Chair David... ]]> 11/29/2018 1:43:00 PM 4ab9a13e-11b9-4af6-af8c-b962e6ca0b02/MPs and MEPs close ranks, look to elections https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/mps-and-meps-close-ranks--look-to-elections/s/4ab9a13e-11b9-4af6-af8c-b962e6ca0b02 MPs and MEPs close ranks, look to elections EPP Group MEPs and national MPs discussed the future of Europe and their efforts ahead of the upcoming European elections. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber, the Group’s candidate to head the next... ]]> 11/27/2018 4:40:00 PM c76001b0-7eb7-4750-87fa-c68a61bc8aba/Boosting research and innovation in Europe beyond 2020 https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-research-and-innovation-in-europe-beyond-2020/s/c76001b0-7eb7-4750-87fa-c68a61bc8aba Boosting research and innovation in Europe beyond 2020 The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee has approved two reports on Horizon Europe, a major EU research and innovation programme. Horizon Europe is about ensuring that... ]]> 11/21/2018 2:55:00 PM a9d2b09e-2403-415f-a427-6f217400898a/Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/future-of-europe--eu-budget--energy--telecom-reform/s/a9d2b09e-2403-415f-a427-6f217400898a Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform The European Parliament’s latest plenary session included a debate on the future of Europe with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. MEPs backed increasing the EU 2021-27 budget to include more money... ]]> 11/15/2018 3:06:00 PM 777f6b59-3a70-4a05-81aa-acd2c078161a/The EPP kicks-off its EU election campaign with a strong top candidate https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-epp-kicks-off-its-eu-election-campaign-with-a-strong-top-candidate/s/777f6b59-3a70-4a05-81aa-acd2c078161a The EPP kicks-off its EU election campaign with a strong top candidate More than two thousand representatives from forty-one European countries representing forty-nine political parties gathered in Helsinki and have chosen Manfred Weber to be the Party’s top... ]]> 11/8/2018 1:42:00 PM 49d16da4-5b2a-4869-9c5e-70c03e15bdda/EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-highlights-the-eu-s-long-term-need-for-young-farmers/s/49d16da4-5b2a-4869-9c5e-70c03e15bdda EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers The EPP Group held its fifth European Congress of Young Farmers in the European Parliament in Brussels. The number of young people taking up farming is relatively low and there is growing concern... ]]> 10/18/2018 3:39:00 PM e9e2da94-28cd-48a1-a6cb-8a20f7be9066/Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-eu-citizens--access-to-cross-border-healthcare/s/e9e2da94-28cd-48a1-a6cb-8a20f7be9066 Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare Quality of care and patient safety under the EU’s Cross-Border Healthcare Directive were at the heart of this EPP Group hearing with health professionals in the European Parliament. This piece of... ]]> 10/17/2018 4:04:00 PM 3df471dd-0340-4da1-83d4-90b4ea604e83/Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tighter-eu-rules-on-single-use-plastics/s/3df471dd-0340-4da1-83d4-90b4ea604e83 Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics The European Parliament´s Environment Committee has approved legislation aimed at reducing waste from single-use plastic products polluting oceans and clogging landfills. The legislation,... ]]> 10/11/2018 8:30:00 AM d5751e4e-e91d-4147-a347-cb8ededc74a3/MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-seek-to-boost-railway-passengers--rights/s/d5751e4e-e91d-4147-a347-cb8ededc74a3 MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved a Parliament Report on European Commission proposals to boost the rights of railway passengers across the European Union. The new EU... ]]> 10/10/2018 10:15:00 AM 33992f35-645d-4e80-96e8-367a5a285c52/New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-5th-freedom-in-eu-single-market--data-flow/s/33992f35-645d-4e80-96e8-367a5a285c52 New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow New legislation approved by the European Parliament allows the free movement of data, with safeguards, within the EU. It aims to stir greater competition in cloud computing and services, giving... ]]> 10/9/2018 1:11:00 PM 49d05fb2-694b-4ca3-9742-f49b1a78d949/Brexit, audio-visual, fighting crime and corruption https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--audio-visual--fighting-crime-and-corruption/s/49d05fb2-694b-4ca3-9742-f49b1a78d949 Brexit, audio-visual, fighting crime and corruption At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated Brexit talks with EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber criticising UK plans to limit freedom of movement. Parliament approved legislation... ]]> 10/4/2018 9:53:00 AM 9d80d519-c239-4b0b-9cfc-3f924d3b70a8/Boosting economic and social cohesion in the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-economic-and-social-cohesion-in-the-eu/s/9d80d519-c239-4b0b-9cfc-3f924d3b70a8 Boosting economic and social cohesion in the EU The European Union aims to reduce economic and social disparities between different regions across the EU through its cohesion policy. From 2014 to 2020, nearly one third of the EU’s budget was... ]]> 9/26/2018 4:09:00 PM 6783e2e2-0409-4970-8e5d-4d00e16aaa16/Copyright law, defending consumers, State of the Union, EU Future https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/copyright-law--defending-consumers--state-of-the-union--eu-future/s/6783e2e2-0409-4970-8e5d-4d00e16aaa16 Copyright law, defending consumers, State of the Union, EU Future The European Parliament has approved legislation to help content creators earn their fair share through a stronger EU copyright law, and to stop companies from selling different quality goods... ]]> 9/13/2018 11:25:00 AM 0734003f-3bd3-414a-8f5a-cdccfff9fbc5/Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ensuring-that-consumers-have-the-same-quality-of-product-across-the-eu/s/0734003f-3bd3-414a-8f5a-cdccfff9fbc5 Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU Last year it emerged that there were differences in the quality of food and non-food products being sold in different EU countries - between, for example, Bulgaria and Germany. The European... ]]> 7/12/2018 10:37:00 AM 2ec3922b-c0a7-4a8c-804f-b7e739de626e/Common defence, traveller database, Bulgarian Presidency, mobility package https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/common-defence--traveller-database--bulgarian-presidency--mobility-package/s/2ec3922b-c0a7-4a8c-804f-b7e739de626e Common defence, traveller database, Bulgarian Presidency, mobility package At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament approved spending to strengthen Europe’s defence industry and in turn EU military capacity. It gave the green light for an EU database to... ]]> 7/5/2018 11:17:00 AM 2efd2ccd-7252-45c0-9a29-e77e6d388215/Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/crop-protection-that-s-good-for-consumers-and-farmers/s/2efd2ccd-7252-45c0-9a29-e77e6d388215 Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers A special European Parliament committee heard from regulators, farmers and experts to determine what reforms are needed to tackle how pesticides are approved in the EU. The panel's EPP Group... ]]> 6/28/2018 4:34:00 PM 03c27930-00f4-4d0a-82d0-fd64be58fdc2/Empowering Europeans’ petition drives https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/empowering-europeans--petition-drives/s/03c27930-00f4-4d0a-82d0-fd64be58fdc2 Empowering Europeans’ petition drives In a bid to help citizens petition the EU for legislation, a European Parliament committee has approved a plan to overhaul the European Citizens’ Initiative. The author - EPP Group MEP György... ]]> 6/21/2018 10:05:00 AM 11167855-db51-449a-abb2-64b11da9c02f/MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-in-legal-affairs-committee-back-new-copyright-legislation/s/11167855-db51-449a-abb2-64b11da9c02f MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation In a vote in the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee, MEPs have backed new EU copyright rules that are better adapted to the digital world. The Parliament’s Rapporteur on this... ]]> 6/20/2018 3:30:00 PM c1bd7b2b-b86a-480d-85e9-5a325de4582f/EU trade relations, Tackling migration, Civil aviation safety https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-trade-relations--tackling-migration--civil-aviation-safety/s/c1bd7b2b-b86a-480d-85e9-5a325de4582f EU trade relations, Tackling migration, Civil aviation safety During the latest plenary session, MEPs debated EU trade relations, how to tackle migration and new civil aviation safety rules. The EPP Group called on EU governments to respond to the US move to... ]]> 6/14/2018 10:27:00 AM 8b75e577-e525-4784-881c-c955f030ef13/DiscoverEU: Free interrail passes for young Europeans https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/discovereu--free-interrail-passes-for-young-europeans/s/8b75e577-e525-4784-881c-c955f030ef13 DiscoverEU: Free interrail passes for young Europeans Young Europeans who have reached the age of 18 by 1 July can apply for a free Interrail pass to travel across Europe this summer. They will need to travel in at least one and up to four country... ]]> 6/12/2018 2:58:00 PM 0632c9a3-e382-4d82-b288-3edc37f1e84d/EU future, terror financing, journalist murders, Facebook scandal https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-future--terror-financing--journalist-murders--facebook-scandal/s/0632c9a3-e382-4d82-b288-3edc37f1e84d EU future, terror financing, journalist murders, Facebook scandal The European Parliament debated the French President’s future-minded EU reform ideas with the EPP Group calling for greater security for Europeans. Parliament approved legislation to intensify... ]]> 4/19/2018 11:09:00 AM d8b6693b-06da-4b6a-a3c0-9afb80e889bb/Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/post-brexit-cap--defending-farmers-and-consumers/s/d8b6693b-06da-4b6a-a3c0-9afb80e889bb Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy should maintain the same budget after Brexit, says the EPP Group’s author of a European Parliament Report on the CAP’s budget from 2021. Herbert Dorfmann says... ]]> 4/16/2018 8:59:00 AM ba53ff61-cdbb-417b-a35f-53085ec8d8ef/Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/beware-of-russian-trojan-horses-in-the-eu/s/ba53ff61-cdbb-417b-a35f-53085ec8d8ef Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU At an event in the European Parliament, MEPs and analysts urged the EU to remain vigilant against Russian meddling in Europe’s affairs following Putin’s re-election and the poisoning of a former... ]]> 4/11/2018 10:41:00 AM e5f4df1b-11cd-4b01-8d14-8f45f9d7caa9/Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/protecting-the-rights-of-victims-of-terrorism-in-the-eu/s/e5f4df1b-11cd-4b01-8d14-8f45f9d7caa9 Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU The European Parliament’s Special Committee on Terrorism held a public hearing on the rights of victims of terrorism. In 2016 and 2017, terrorism claimed the lives of 203 people in the European... ]]> 3/22/2018 12:48:00 PM a0034584-f0c0-4a99-804f-5a51fae6d39b/Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/enabling-people-from-the-middle-east-and-africa-to-gain-skills-to-help-rebuild-their-countries/s/a0034584-f0c0-4a99-804f-5a51fae6d39b Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries Hungary’s government has given young Christians from Middle Eastern and African countries who lack access to high quality education the opportunity to go on a study programme in Hungary. The core... ]]> 3/21/2018 11:33:00 AM 00ac2e18-7ca2-468f-8827-4479b9f8a9ca/EPP Group MEPs debate the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-meps-debate-the-pan-european-personal-pension-product--pepp-/s/00ac2e18-7ca2-468f-8827-4479b9f8a9ca EPP Group MEPs debate the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) Europe’s population is ageing with people living longer and having fewer children. With less money coming into the state pension pot and greater demands on that same pot of money, there may well... ]]> 1/31/2018 5:33:00 PM 1637a2f9-f584-404e-95bb-c787454ecef1/Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/revamped-europass-to-help-europeans-train-and-work-across-the-eu/s/1637a2f9-f584-404e-95bb-c787454ecef1 Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU The European Parliament’s Education and Employment Committee has approved an agreement to revamp the Europass, a kind of online European Union CV, to help Europeans find jobs and get training in... ]]> 1/23/2018 4:11:00 PM 97fceaf7-4fd3-4d6b-8470-ab0cfa3b0e91/EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-plenary-report--future-of-europe--bulgaria-s-eu-presidency--russian-disinformation--renewa/s/97fceaf7-4fd3-4d6b-8470-ab0cfa3b0e91 EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s priorities with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boïko Borissov, and the future of Europe with Ireland’s Prime... ]]> 1/18/2018 2:24:00 PM 4d52990b-896c-45cf-813d-7f78d48e6c0b/Brexit, Sakharov Prize, EU investment, Kebab ban defeated https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--sakharov-prize--eu-investment--kebab-ban-defeated/s/4d52990b-896c-45cf-813d-7f78d48e6c0b Brexit, Sakharov Prize, EU investment, Kebab ban defeated At its final plenary of 2017, the European Parliament approved a Resolution on the Brexit talks, backing the move to phase 2 but insisting on citizens’ rights and Irish border arrangements.... ]]> 12/14/2017 2:11:00 PM 5f4925dc-49a2-4dbf-adc4-ec4a27c517db/Kebab ban rejected, saving jobs, businesses https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/kebab-ban-rejected--saving-jobs--businesses/s/5f4925dc-49a2-4dbf-adc4-ec4a27c517db Kebab ban rejected, saving jobs, businesses The European Parliament has rejected a bid to outlaw phosphates in frozen kebab meat, pending a study in 2018 by the European Food Safety Agency. The EPP Group’s Renate Sommer argued that banning... ]]> 12/13/2017 1:50:00 PM d66efe4e-519e-407c-814f-1e81352e375b/Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/common-eu-defence--economy--erasmus/s/d66efe4e-519e-407c-814f-1e81352e375b Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus The 26 th European summit between EPP Group MEPs and MPs lent its support to the PESCO common defence initiative. They also discussed Brexit, improving Europe’s economy, and a reinforced Erasmus... ]]> 12/6/2017 10:45:00 AM 8e85727e-9f05-4299-bc02-3b4768f5157d/Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ending-geoblocking-to-boost-digital-single-market/s/8e85727e-9f05-4299-bc02-3b4768f5157d Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has approved a Parliament/European Council/Commission agreement on legislation to ban geoblocking on digitally sold goods and services within... ]]> 12/5/2017 1:18:00 PM 88f7792c-99a8-4e26-ab5a-ff356078a15d/EU budget, development security, pro-taxpayer financial reform https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-budget--development-security--pro-taxpayer-financial-reform/s/88f7792c-99a8-4e26-ab5a-ff356078a15d EU budget, development security, pro-taxpayer financial reform At the latest European Parliament plenary, MEPs approved the budget for 2018 that maintains funding for innovation, jobs, youth and Interrail for 18-year-olds. They green-lighted a €100m plan to... ]]> 11/30/2017 4:36:00 PM 9394e042-221e-4bc0-b8f0-1778bbddcbbb/Improving Contract Law for Digital Content and Copyright Law for Broadcasts in the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-contract-law-for-digital-content-and-copyright-law-for-broadcasts-in-the-eu/s/9394e042-221e-4bc0-b8f0-1778bbddcbbb Improving Contract Law for Digital Content and Copyright Law for Broadcasts in the EU In committee, MEPs have approved a new law creating an EU-wide standard set of contract rules for digital content provided by businesses to consumers. In committee, they also agreed to new rules... ]]> 11/21/2017 5:50:00 PM f54b6df5-ee27-4a15-8133-dde83c794fc8/Improving the emergency services for EU citizens https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-the-emergency-services-for-eu-citizens/s/f54b6df5-ee27-4a15-8133-dde83c794fc8 Improving the emergency services for EU citizens The EPP Group hosted a cross-party event in the European Parliament in Brussels at which MEPs met representatives from the emergency services from across the European Union. The aims of the event... ]]> 10/18/2017 3:29:00 PM 8d4cca62-bed9-4574-a18a-2a4d1a7ab554/Making online shopping easier with fair shipping prices https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/making-online-shopping-easier-with-fair-shipping-prices/s/8d4cca62-bed9-4574-a18a-2a4d1a7ab554 Making online shopping easier with fair shipping prices The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved legislation that would require more transparency and closer regulatory oversight of parcel delivery prices. The aim is to make shipping... ]]> 10/12/2017 2:51:00 PM 78b9c3df-6b78-4e95-b091-37c267bbf7ac/Post-disaster rebuilding with EU Solidarity Fund https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/post-disaster-rebuilding-with-eu-solidarity-fund/s/78b9c3df-6b78-4e95-b091-37c267bbf7ac Post-disaster rebuilding with EU Solidarity Fund The EU has just approved a record €1.2 billion from its Solidarity Fund to help rebuild quake-struck central Italy. On EPPTV’s monthly programme People First, MEP Giovanni La Via talks about how... ]]> 10/10/2017 9:07:00 AM ddcde05c-da96-4c55-a591-ea1638317271/Brexit, Catalonia, Cybersecurity, EU Fraudbusters https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--catalonia--cybersecurity--eu-fraudbusters/s/ddcde05c-da96-4c55-a591-ea1638317271 Brexit, Catalonia, Cybersecurity, EU Fraudbusters At its latest plenary session, the EPP Group backed the EU Brexit negotiators’ demand that the UK agrees on the divorce price tag before advancing to talks on trade and future relations. In the... ]]> 10/5/2017 11:29:00 AM 02e821ef-4ea5-497e-bf62-ae0064327d6d/In new Brexit talks, UK must clarify its goals https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/in-new-brexit-talks--uk-must-clarify-its-goals/s/02e821ef-4ea5-497e-bf62-ae0064327d6d In new Brexit talks, UK must clarify its goals In the latest round of Brexit talks in Brussels this week, the EPP Group says the UK must make concrete proposals. Group Chairman Manfred Weber says while UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent... ]]> 9/26/2017 3:18:00 PM b11f5f5c-ff1c-463c-8900-a0b79a27d453/EPP Group’s Manfred Weber optimistic of new pro-European German government https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-s-manfred-weber-optimistic-of-new-pro-european-german-government/s/b11f5f5c-ff1c-463c-8900-a0b79a27d453 EPP Group’s Manfred Weber optimistic of new pro-European German government After the latest German elections, EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber says he believes Chancellor Angela Merkel will be able to form a multi-party coalition that will support a strong European Union. ]]> 9/26/2017 2:54:00 PM 94b6ae12-364d-4d2b-ba5a-c31cf4f0f70c/State of the Union, Fipronil scandal, Turkey, Venezuela https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/state-of-the-union--fipronil-scandal--turkey--venezuela/s/94b6ae12-364d-4d2b-ba5a-c31cf4f0f70c State of the Union, Fipronil scandal, Turkey, Venezuela At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker proposed plans to strengthen the EU27 as Brexit talks proceed. Parliament also debated action on the... ]]> 9/14/2017 10:43:00 AM c67e172b-286d-41af-9991-bd05815d30b4/Post-Brexit talks - future EU-UK ties - possibly in 2018, says Barnier https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/post-brexit-talks---future-eu-uk-ties---possibly-in-2018--says-barnier/s/c67e172b-286d-41af-9991-bd05815d30b4 Post-Brexit talks - future EU-UK ties - possibly in 2018, says Barnier With little progress in the Brexit talks, EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier says the second phase of negotiations focusing on a trade accord and other future ties may not begin until early next... ]]> 9/13/2017 2:49:00 PM d11dbd82-b80e-41c0-9fb1-4e5ef67233b4/MEPs discuss how to tackle contaminated eggs scandal https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-discuss-how-to-tackle-contaminated-eggs-scandal/s/d11dbd82-b80e-41c0-9fb1-4e5ef67233b4 MEPs discuss how to tackle contaminated eggs scandal In August, contaminated eggs were found in over half of European Union countries. EU countries reacted by shutting down certain farms and removing contaminated eggs and egg products from... ]]> 8/31/2017 4:23:00 PM 23637077-8a73-4907-a28e-d04a3df409c7/Smart Borders: stepped-up security, better ID system https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/smart-borders--stepped-up-security--better-id-system/s/23637077-8a73-4907-a28e-d04a3df409c7 Smart Borders: stepped-up security, better ID system The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee OKs a proposed a digital Entry/Exit System for visitors to the EU. It is part of the European Union’s Smart Borders package of measures that... ]]> 7/12/2017 2:56:00 PM 8156c439-f066-4ec4-8496-8614140f8fc0/EPP MPs and MEPs Tackle Globalisation https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-mps-and-meps-tackle-globalisation/s/8156c439-f066-4ec4-8496-8614140f8fc0 EPP MPs and MEPs Tackle Globalisation The EU needs to step up efforts to adapt to globalisation to address voter concerns and create sustainable employment, say EPP MPs and MEPs meeting at the European Parliament. The regular EPP... ]]> 6/26/2017 3:46:00 PM 841c60f1-c5f3-4737-a969-716284c54a90/Free WiFi for all in Europe https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/free-wifi-for-all-in-europe/s/841c60f1-c5f3-4737-a969-716284c54a90 Free WiFi for all in Europe An EU programme to install WiFi in thousands of communities across Europe will help people build skills and businesses to benefit from the digital revolution, says Anne Sander, EPP Group... ]]> 6/22/2017 1:07:00 PM eb5de320-ecff-4ad3-91e4-bc12fd1215ad/Digital Revolution to Help Europeans Adapt and Profit from it, says Mariya Gabriel https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/digital-revolution-to-help-europeans-adapt-and-profit-from-it--says-mariya-gabriel/s/eb5de320-ecff-4ad3-91e4-bc12fd1215ad Digital Revolution to Help Europeans Adapt and Profit from it, says Mariya Gabriel At her Parliament Commissioner-designate hearing, Mariya Gabriel promised to seek new measures to benefit from the digital revolution. The Bulgarian EPP Group MEP said they include helping workers... ]]> 6/20/2017 5:59:00 PM 47647075-e21a-4bf6-ae27-77785f542b5e/Suspend Accession Talks Unless Turkey rethinks Reforms https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/suspend-accession-talks-unless-turkey-rethinks-reforms/s/47647075-e21a-4bf6-ae27-77785f542b5e Suspend Accession Talks Unless Turkey rethinks Reforms The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee approves Parliament’s review of the latest European Commission progress report on accession talks with Turkey. The resolution calls for the... ]]> 6/20/2017 10:56:00 AM 3b338b61-b322-4671-bf0a-95b0120e8ccf/Climate change, energy efficiency labelling, Erasmus https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/climate-change--energy-efficiency-labelling--erasmus/s/3b338b61-b322-4671-bf0a-95b0120e8ccf Climate change, energy efficiency labelling, Erasmus At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, EU leaders stressed that the EU will press on with its environmental commitments despite the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal. Also... ]]> 6/15/2017 10:58:00 AM c9b0b812-049b-4e28-b01a-f659f8968b07/No more roaming charges as of June 2017 https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/no-more-roaming-charges-as-of-june-2017/s/c9b0b812-049b-4e28-b01a-f659f8968b07 No more roaming charges as of June 2017 As of 15 June, people will no longer pay roaming charges to use their mobile phones abroad in the EU. It follows lengthy debates kick-started by the EPP Group some ten years ago. The European... ]]> 6/14/2017 1:00:00 PM f89ce852-9e75-4ea8-9bef-16f96fd0cb1b/Armenia's 25th Anniversary at the IMF https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/armenia-s-25th-anniversary-at-the-imf/s/f89ce852-9e75-4ea8-9bef-16f96fd0cb1b Armenia's 25th Anniversary at the IMF On their 25th anniversary of being a member at the IMF, Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang congratulates Armenia on being part of the international community ]]> 6/9/2017 5:17:00 PM c0d3afb9-55f1-4eac-a0bf-13ce8b35cdca/Copyright rules fit for the digital age https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/copyright-rules-fit-for-the-digital-age/s/c0d3afb9-55f1-4eac-a0bf-13ce8b35cdca Copyright rules fit for the digital age EU lawmakers want to ensure that new copyright rules based on European Commission legislative proposals are fit for the digital age. They want to ensure broad access to online content whilst... ]]> 6/9/2017 7:39:00 AM a748bdb7-5dfd-4e90-a5f4-c6b9ea4a86f4/Strengthening cybersecurity is EPP Group priority https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/strengthening-cybersecurity-is-epp-group-priority/s/a748bdb7-5dfd-4e90-a5f4-c6b9ea4a86f4 Strengthening cybersecurity is EPP Group priority An EPP Group hearing on cybercrime and cybersecurity, organised by Elissavet Vozemberg-Vrionidi MEP, examined the situation in the EU and discussed proposals to contribute to the Group’s priorities. ]]> 6/8/2017 9:04:00 AM 33a4bcbf-59f8-41d3-b680-ef0e350ce029/Citizens’ rights a red line in Brexit talks https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/citizens--rights-a-red-line-in-brexit-talks/s/33a4bcbf-59f8-41d3-b680-ef0e350ce029 Citizens’ rights a red line in Brexit talks At a European Parliament hearing, the Civil Liberties Committee discusses the Brexit negotiations with concerned citizens and civil society. Across party lines are calls to guarantee citizens’... ]]> 5/11/2017 5:21:00 PM 738ae457-e9f9-4d15-883d-f7eff3fbcf79/French Elections: EPP Group support for ‘les Républicains’ in French Parliamentary Vote https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/french-elections--epp-group-support-for--les-r-publicains--in-french-parliamentary-vote/s/738ae457-e9f9-4d15-883d-f7eff3fbcf79 French Elections: EPP Group support for ‘les Républicains’ in French Parliamentary Vote The next step for France is to vote for a new Parliament; France needs a clear and very convincing reform agenda. ‘Les Républicains’ are the driving force in this regard. They have a clear plan... ]]> 5/9/2017 1:18:00 PM bda7005e-3276-44a3-b452-6bda9afd25fe/Step up fight against Russian anti-EU fake news https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/step-up-fight-against-russian-anti-eu-fake-news/s/bda7005e-3276-44a3-b452-6bda9afd25fe Step up fight against Russian anti-EU fake news The EU must combat Russian undercover efforts to hijack politics in the West by coordinating its counterintelligence efforts and by providing more funding and staff to combat disinformation... ]]> 4/25/2017 10:29:00 AM 1fc81f15-cddd-4cf1-990b-3c2f6ad450fd/EPP Group meeting: Together we will succeed after Brexit https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-meeting--together-we-will-succeed-after-brexit/s/1fc81f15-cddd-4cf1-990b-3c2f6ad450fd EPP Group meeting: Together we will succeed after Brexit The EPP Group gathered in Malta to discuss the prospects of the European Union on the day that the British government activated Article 50 of the Treaty to leave the EU. EPP Group Chairman Manfred... ]]> 3/30/2017 10:07:00 AM 5a407783-c240-464d-9ebe-e13817889e57/Weber: Brexit day is a sad day, but London has to respect citizens, businesses and Northern Irish rights https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/weber--brexit-day-is-a-sad-day--but-london-has-to-respect-citizens--businesses-and-northern-irish-ri/s/5a407783-c240-464d-9ebe-e13817889e57 Weber: Brexit day is a sad day, but London has to respect citizens, businesses and Northern Irish rights “Today, it’s a sad day for Europe, a historic mistake”, says EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber. He hopes that the British Government and the EU Institutions will carefully take into consideration... ]]> 3/29/2017 4:04:00 PM ac381cef-4f4c-40a3-bd1d-b837ceeffe43/Dijsselbloem should resign over vulgar and insulting remarks row, says EPP Group chief https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/dijsselbloem-should-resign-over-vulgar-and-insulting-remarks-row--says-epp-group-chief/s/ac381cef-4f4c-40a3-bd1d-b837ceeffe43 Dijsselbloem should resign over vulgar and insulting remarks row, says EPP Group chief EPP Group chairman Manfred Weber asks for the resignation of the head of Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, after sexist and offending remarks made against southern member states of the European... ]]> 3/29/2017 7:27:00 AM 01b933f9-dc76-44bb-8a14-c34cb306d336/As Article 50 is Triggered, Here is a Look Back at the Early Days of the EU https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/the-newsmarket/as-article-50-is-triggered--here-is-a-look-back-at-the-early-days-of-the-eu/s/01b933f9-dc76-44bb-8a14-c34cb306d336 As Article 50 is Triggered, Here is a Look Back at the Early Days of the EU Treaty of Rome: 60 years of peace and a better life for Europeans, says Manfred Weber The Treaty of Rome that founded the European Union 60 years ago has ended centuries of conflict and improved... ]]> 3/28/2017 10:53:00 AM 2ea8dc0f-b3a7-464b-8c89-2986d75c2991/Treaty of Rome: 60 years of peace and a better life for Europeans, says Manfred Weber https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/treaty-of-rome--60-years-of-peace-and-a-better-life-for-europeans--says-manfred-weber/s/2ea8dc0f-b3a7-464b-8c89-2986d75c2991 Treaty of Rome: 60 years of peace and a better life for Europeans, says Manfred Weber The Treaty of Rome that founded the European Union 60 years ago has ended centuries of conflict and improved Europeans’ daily lives. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber comments on how far the EU has... ]]> 3/28/2017 7:30:00 AM 379c7d17-8968-419d-8398-0e04eb9426ba/The 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-60th-anniversary-of-the-treaty-of-rome/s/379c7d17-8968-419d-8398-0e04eb9426ba The 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome EPPTV presents a lively look at the intrigue behind the signing of the European Union’s founding document, the Treaty of Rome, which was signed 60 years ago on 25 March 1957. The short documentary... ]]> 3/24/2017 9:30:00 AM c6268fca-0aa0-43eb-93c6-96e8a74a046c/Brexit on thenewsmarket.com https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/the-newsmarket/brexit-on-thenewsmarket.com/s/c6268fca-0aa0-43eb-93c6-96e8a74a046c Brexit on thenewsmarket.com Follow the latest developments in UK referendum on thenewsmarket.com All related content can be found at our dedicated page – Brexit If you have any comments, questions or content requests regarding o ]]> 3/2/2017 9:00:00 PM 50ef272f-c1ca-418b-a704-2a38746f6d29/More transparency in EU energy deals https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/more-transparency-in-eu-energy-deals/s/50ef272f-c1ca-418b-a704-2a38746f6d29 More transparency in EU energy deals In an important step towards Energy Union, the European Parliament approves legislation that requires Member States to report energy agreements with third parties to the European Commission for... ]]> 3/2/2017 2:30:00 PM 254c85c9-9abe-4192-b1f5-7811e8e50c43/CETA approved, EU future, Fighting terrorism, Ukraine conflict https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ceta-approved--eu-future--fighting-terrorism--ukraine-conflict/s/254c85c9-9abe-4192-b1f5-7811e8e50c43 CETA approved, EU future, Fighting terrorism, Ukraine conflict The European Parliament finally approved the EU-Canada free-trade agreement CETA. The EPP Group faced off with Euroskeptics in a debate on the future of the EU, Parliament backed a report calling... ]]> 2/16/2017 1:13:00 PM 9ed00878-da76-418a-86db-8e1a455eb3e8/Anti-terror law with tougher measures against terror networks https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/anti-terror-law-with-tougher-measures-against-terror-networks/s/9ed00878-da76-418a-86db-8e1a455eb3e8 Anti-terror law with tougher measures against terror networks A new EU anti-terror law before the European Parliament this week aims to step up the fight against terror recruitment, planning, training and financing, as well as caring for the victims. EPP... ]]> 2/15/2017 3:38:00 PM b92b26c8-3bc8-469f-9470-ebe71ebaa906/EU legislation to avoid car manufacturers cheating on gas emissiona https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-legislation-to-avoid-car-manufacturers-cheating-on-gas-emission/s/b92b26c8-3bc8-469f-9470-ebe71ebaa906 EU legislation to avoid car manufacturers cheating on gas emissiona EU legislation to avoid car manufacturers cheating on gas emissiona ]]> 2/9/2017 3:17:00 PM fe19e32a-ede2-4bb3-96be-48b1e9c530fc/Free up platform economy as springboard for SMEs https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/free-up-platform-economy-as-springboard-for-smes/s/fe19e32a-ede2-4bb3-96be-48b1e9c530fc Free up platform economy as springboard for SMEs Successful European online platform startups like Spotify and Booking.com called for less regulation but a level playing field to encourage more success stories. They spoke at a hearing where... ]]> 2/8/2017 6:18:00 PM 7ca325e0-06d6-4124-9658-aefa309e1608/EU roaming breakthrough to slash wholesale rates https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-roaming-breakthrough-to-slash-wholesale-rates/s/7ca325e0-06d6-4124-9658-aefa309e1608 EU roaming breakthrough to slash wholesale rates MEPs are hailing the European Parliament, Council and Commission agreement to slash wholesale mobile roaming rates by up to 90%, a boost to cross-border mobile use and Europe’s Digital Single Market. ]]> 2/7/2017 5:07:00 PM 853b8af4-8702-491a-b437-9945f9f4b6a1/CETA a step closer to EU approval, an answer to Trump https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ceta-a-step-closer-to-eu-approval--an-answer-to-trump/s/853b8af4-8702-491a-b437-9945f9f4b6a1 CETA a step closer to EU approval, an answer to Trump The EU-Canada trade accord CETA has taken an important step toward ratification, with the European Parliament´s International Trade Committee giving it the go-ahead. CETA would eliminate a half... ]]> 1/24/2017 5:49:00 PM d9c1a7ea-dd93-4539-8765-66affb25eb1c/EU-Canada trade pact CETA a step closer https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-canada-trade-pact-ceta-a-step-closer/s/d9c1a7ea-dd93-4539-8765-66affb25eb1c EU-Canada trade pact CETA a step closer The European Parliament’s International Trade Committee backs the CETA trade accord between the EU and Canada, an important step toward ratification. The EPP Group’s MEP Artis Pabriks, who wrote... ]]> 1/24/2017 5:48:00 PM 78559504-e10e-406d-b02e-2c5cac588f11/Manfred Weber asks for an EP Counter-terrorism Committee of Inquiry https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/manfred-weber-asks-for-an-ep-counter-terrorism-committee-of-inquiry/s/78559504-e10e-406d-b02e-2c5cac588f11 Manfred Weber asks for an EP Counter-terrorism Committee of Inquiry The Chairman of the EPP Group explains why the European Union needs a European Parliament committee of inquiry and what it can do for EU citizens. ]]> 1/23/2017 11:31:00 AM f6249555-8240-4d16-a64d-7b800fd8e4dd/"Europe is united and strong" – Manfred Weber on Donald Trump criticism https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/-europe-is-united-and-strong----manfred-weber-on-donald-trump-criticism/s/f6249555-8240-4d16-a64d-7b800fd8e4dd "Europe is united and strong" – Manfred Weber on Donald Trump criticism The Chairman of the EPP Group comments on the start of Donald Trump’s occupancy of the White House as President of the United States. ]]> 1/19/2017 12:23:00 PM 9d350465-3e5f-43f1-b19d-ba10a3e3393e/EPP Group succeeds in electing Antonio Tajani as EP President and 4 vice-presidents (Short bio presentation) https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-succeeds-in-electing-antonio-tajani-as-ep-president-and-4-vice-presidents--short-bio-prese/s/9d350465-3e5f-43f1-b19d-ba10a3e3393e EPP Group succeeds in electing Antonio Tajani as EP President and 4 vice-presidents (Short bio presentation) Antonio Tajani, an Italian MEP and Vice President of the European Parliament with considerable experience of Italian and EU politics. Prior to his career as a politician, he was a professional... ]]> 1/18/2017 3:43:00 PM e77041ef-ba13-4428-acae-cb647bdccf6d/Rules on robotics to protect citizens and boost the sector https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/rules-on-robotics-to-protect-citizens-and-boost-the-sector/s/e77041ef-ba13-4428-acae-cb647bdccf6d Rules on robotics to protect citizens and boost the sector A European Parliament report on robotics calls for rules ethics, legal issues and employment, while encouraging the sector as a growth engine. Approved by the Legal Affairs Committee, it now goes... ]]> 1/13/2017 11:17:00 AM cf7d80f1-3ed4-48be-8dc5-fe1b9fb3897a/EU to modernise copyright rules fit for the digital world https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-to-modernise-copyright-rules-fit-for-the-digital-world/s/cf7d80f1-3ed4-48be-8dc5-fe1b9fb3897a EU to modernise copyright rules fit for the digital world With Europeans increasingly consuming news, music and film content online, a big problem is the amount of illegal content available online. The EU is considering a whole package of copyright... ]]> 1/12/2017 3:32:00 PM d63c9aeb-3575-4710-ba58-ac3dbaef7071/A deal is a deal for European Parliament President https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/a-deal-is-a-deal-for-european-parliament-president/s/d63c9aeb-3575-4710-ba58-ac3dbaef7071 A deal is a deal for European Parliament President The EPP Group is pressing other mainstream parties to stick to an agreement that they all support its candidate Antonio Tajani to be the new European Parliament President, alternating with the... ]]> 1/10/2017 3:40:00 PM 8ea65735-03d2-4b9a-92de-5c520073b81f/Tajani for EP President, Visa Emergency Brake, Energy, Railways https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tajani-for-ep-president--visa-emergency-brake--energy--railways/s/8ea65735-03d2-4b9a-92de-5c520073b81f Tajani for EP President, Visa Emergency Brake, Energy, Railways At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, the EPP Group chose Italian MEP Antonio Tajani as its candidate for Parliament President. MEPs approved an ‘emergency brake’ for visas, allowing talks... ]]> 12/15/2016 10:43:00 AM d1a9db13-37e7-44a0-a19d-70f95db7844b/Building bridges in Parliament to elect Antonio Tajani as President https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/building-bridges-in-parliament-to-elect-antonio-tajani-as-president/s/d1a9db13-37e7-44a0-a19d-70f95db7844b Building bridges in Parliament to elect Antonio Tajani as President The EPP Group aims to build bridges with other groups to ensure its candidate Antonio Tajani is elected President of the European Parliament. Mr Tajani, chosen by the EPP Group on Tuesday as its... ]]> 12/14/2016 12:03:00 PM 3e1e7b28-44af-4891-86df-3a3f1ce7bd0f/Antonio Tajani elected as EPP Group nominee for Parliament President https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/antonio-tajani-elected-as-epp-group-nominee-for-parliament-president/s/3e1e7b28-44af-4891-86df-3a3f1ce7bd0f Antonio Tajani elected as EPP Group nominee for Parliament President The EPP Group has today elected Antonio Tajani as its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament. Antonio Tajani (63) has been a Member of the European Parliament since 1994.... ]]> 12/13/2016 8:58:00 PM db474e71-3437-4321-a85c-6294c8e9ad8e/The Belavezha Accords Paved The Way For The Europe of Today https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-belavezha-accords-paved-the-way-for-the-europe-of-today/s/db474e71-3437-4321-a85c-6294c8e9ad8e The Belavezha Accords Paved The Way For The Europe of Today 25 years ago, on 8 December 1991, six leaders from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus signed the accords. The Soviet Union was dissolved. The dissolution of the Soviet Union formed the Europe of today -... ]]> 12/8/2016 4:59:00 PM b75f70d1-e20f-472f-a825-27676211864c/Booming collaborative economy needs EU-wide rules https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/booming-collaborative-economy-needs-eu-wide-rules/s/b75f70d1-e20f-472f-a825-27676211864c Booming collaborative economy needs EU-wide rules With the digital economy booming, the collaborative economy is a fast-growing part of it and has the potential to create many more jobs and revenues. At an EPP Group hearing in the European... ]]> 12/7/2016 4:41:00 PM e7e9a5d1-47f3-4b5e-bfdd-5340145bbfb3/Green Light to EU - US Data Criminal Law Sharing https://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/green-light-to-eu---us-data-criminal-law-sharing/s/e7e9a5d1-47f3-4b5e-bfdd-5340145bbfb3 Green Light to EU - US Data Criminal Law Sharing The European Parliament today approved the agreement between the EU and the US on sharing data between the two continents in the area of law enforcement. This agreement will complement the... ]]> 12/1/2016 5:31:00 PM