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If Brunei’s inhuman new stoning law is enforced, EU should impose tough sanctions

At the initiative of Socialist and Democrats, the European Parliament condemned today Brunei’s new penal code which made adultery and gay sex

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EPP and far right vote against restricting the spread terrorist content online

The European Parliament yesterday evening backed new rules to force social media companies to restrict content that could promote terrorism on their

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European Parliament backs extra 10,000 staff to strengthen EU’s external borders

The European Parliament today voted in favour of significantly expanding the European Border and Coast Guard Agency. The expansion will include the

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LIFE programme is key to shift to a sustainable economy both for people and for the environment, say S&Ds

Today the European Parliament backed a deal reached with the EU Council for a new LIFE programme 2021-2027. It is the only programme dedicated

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Horizon Europe: S&Ds strengthen criteria for excellence and social impact of Research and Innovation grants

The next Horizon Europe (2021-2027) research and innovation programme will build on the success of Horizon 2020 to drive scientific excellence and

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'Connecting Europe': Better infrastructure will strengthen cohesion, sustainability and innovation all over the EU, say S&Ds

Trans-European Networks in the areas of transport, energy and telecommunications have the potential to reduce growing inequalities between regions in

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Parliament backs rules to make medicines cheaper and boost competitiveness of EU manufacturers

The European Parliament today backed new rules that will help reduce costs of medicines for people living in the EU and allow EU-based manufacturers

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New rules on short-stay visas will boost EU tourism while cutting down on abuses

The European Parliament today voted on an updated EU visa code, to modernise the granting of short-stay visas to the EU for third-country nationals.

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S&Ds welcome appearance of Greta Thunberg in environmental committee of the European Parliament

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg today and spoke in an open meeting of the environment committee. S

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We have shielded the European Food Safety Agency against pressures from the industry, say S&Ds

After a long political battle, today the European Parliament backed a deal reached with the EU Council to adopt a new regulation that will ensure