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Brexit fallout dominates debate in European Parliament

MEPs dissected Jean-Claude Juncker's annual policy address which aimed to heal Brexit wounds and address migration crisis questions.

MEPs dissected Jean-Claude Juncker's annual policy address which aimed to heal Brexit wounds and address migration crisis questions.

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Ask Juncker: live interview with YouTube 'stars'

Following the State of the Union speech, European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker will meet with three young YouTube stars.

Following the State of the Union speech, European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker will meet with three young YouTube stars.

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''Chères collègues, do not let Scotland down now!"

Scottish MEP Alyn Smith has urged those inside the European Parliament to stand by his country following the dramatic Brexit result.

Scottish MEP Alyn Smith has urged those inside the European Parliament to stand by his country following the dramatic Brexit result.

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Feisty Farage tells MEPs 'You're not laughing now'

In a highly-charged session in the European Parliament in Brussels on the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt slammed the tactics of the ‘Leave’ campai

In a highly-charged session in the European Parliament in Brussels on the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt slammed the tactics of the ‘Leave’ campai

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Brexit: bitter exchanges inside EU parliament

There have been bitter and emotional exchanges inside the European Parliament in Brussels during a special session on the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

There have been bitter and emotional exchanges inside the European Parliament in Brussels during a special session on the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

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Europe Weekly: EU and Turkey trade blows over visa deal

In this edition of Europe Weekly: Brussels and Ankara trade barbs over a planned visa-free travel deal for Turkish residents; Workers protest over

In this edition of Europe Weekly: Brussels and Ankara trade barbs over a planned visa-free travel deal for Turkish residents; Workers protest over

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Martin Schulz - in fighting mood

Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament, is a busy man these days and not surprisingly so, since his self-proclaimed goal is to save

Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament, is a busy man these days and not surprisingly so, since his self-proclaimed goal is to save

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German workers protest over China steel 'dumping'

German steel workers have protested outside the European Parliament over alleged dumping by China. They oppose China being declared a market economy

German steel workers have protested outside the European Parliament over alleged dumping by China. They oppose China being declared a market economy

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MEPs warn Turkey over visa deal

MEPs have warned Turkey that they won’t just rubber-stamp a deal to give the country’s citizens visa-free travel in Europe. The debate took place on

MEPs have warned Turkey that they won’t just rubber-stamp a deal to give the country’s citizens visa-free travel in Europe. The debate took place on

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Two European parliament drivers carrying ISIL propaganda - reports

Two drivers for a private company serving the European parliament have been found carrying compact discs containing propaganda for militants from the

Two drivers for a private company serving the European parliament have been found carrying compact discs containing propaganda for militants from the

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MEPs back sharing airline data to 'fight terrorism'

The European Parliament has backed sharing airline passenger data across the EU as part of the fight against terrorism. The European Commission first

The European Parliament has backed sharing airline passenger data across the EU as part of the fight against terrorism. The European Commission first

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Martin Schulz expels Golden Dawn MEP Synadinos

Strong words were exchanged at the European Parliament during a debate on the EU-Turkey deal. A Greek MEP landed himself in hot water for his

Strong words were exchanged at the European Parliament during a debate on the EU-Turkey deal. A Greek MEP landed himself in hot water for his

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EU parliament urges Saudi arms embargo

The European Parliament has voted for an EU-wide arms embargo against Saudi Arabia. Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favour of the embargo on

The European Parliament has voted for an EU-wide arms embargo against Saudi Arabia. Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favour of the embargo on

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EU's Schulz slams Hungary's 'populist' migrant referendum

Hungary’s decision to hold a referendum on the EU’s relocation scheme for refugees and migrants has been branded as ‘populist’ by the European

Hungary’s decision to hold a referendum on the EU’s relocation scheme for refugees and migrants has been branded as ‘populist’ by the European

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Deal to avoid Brexit 'irreversible', Tusk tells MEPs

European Council President Donald Tusk has told MEPs that a deal struck by EU leaders last week aimed at keeping Britain in the bloc is irreversible and cannot be annulled by EU judges.

European Council President Donald Tusk has told MEPs that a deal struck by EU leaders last week aimed at keeping Britain in the bloc is irreversible and cannot be annulled by EU judges.

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'No guarantees' for UK's Cameron over EU reform demands in Brussels

David Cameron is at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, seeking support for his EU reform demands for Britain. A late arrival was not the

David Cameron is at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, seeking support for his EU reform demands for Britain. A late arrival was not the

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Iranian FM visit to Brussels heralds better ties with EU

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in Brussels on a mission to broaden ties with Europe. He’s set to meet EU Parliament President Martin Schulz

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in Brussels on a mission to broaden ties with Europe. He’s set to meet EU Parliament President Martin Schulz

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VW scandal: EU deal allows vehicles to exceed pollution limits

EU politicians have backed a compromise deal which will allow vehicles to exceed official pollution limits. It flies in the face of calls for more

EU politicians have backed a compromise deal which will allow vehicles to exceed official pollution limits. It flies in the face of calls for more

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Cracks in European Parliament over draft deal for Britain

The draft deal to try and keep Britain in the EU has been on the agenda at a European Parliament meeting in Strasbourg, where it has divided opinion

The draft deal to try and keep Britain in the EU has been on the agenda at a European Parliament meeting in Strasbourg, where it has divided opinion

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FIFA candidates accused of own goal after Brussels no-show

Four of the five candidates to become the next man to run global football have scored a spectacular own goal. Only one of the people seeking to take

Four of the five candidates to become the next man to run global football have scored a spectacular own goal. Only one of the people seeking to take

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Polish PM to face MEPs

Poland’s prime minister Beata Szydło is to face MEP’s later amid concerns over the state of the rule of law there. It looks set to be quite a

Poland’s prime minister Beata Szydło is to face MEP’s later amid concerns over the state of the rule of law there. It looks set to be quite a

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Bid to reveal MEPs' expenses data taken to EU's highest court

A team of investigative journalists has taken its campaign to find out what MEPs spend their expenses on to the EU’s highest court. The MEPs Project

A team of investigative journalists has taken its campaign to find out what MEPs spend their expenses on to the EU’s highest court. The MEPs Project

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EU parliament honours Paris attack victims in silence

After singing the French national anthem, La Marseillaise, the members of the European Parliament, joined by European Commission President Jean

After singing the French national anthem, La Marseillaise, the members of the European Parliament, joined by European Commission President Jean