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Socialist group leader bids for European Parliament presidency

The leader of the European Parliament’s socialist group (S&D) Gianni Pittella has thrown his hat into the ring to become the institution’s next president.

The leader of the European Parliament’s socialist group (S&D) Gianni Pittella has thrown his hat into the ring to become the institution’s next president.

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Martin Schulz, from Bookshops to Berlin?

Martin Schulz has dedicated his life to European politics. He has attempted to inject the European Parliament with a new dynamism in a bid to make politics more relevant.

Martin Schulz has dedicated his life to European politics. He has attempted to inject the European Parliament with a new dynamism in a bid to make politics more relevant.

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Martin Schulz stands down as EU parliament president

There is speculation that Schulz will return to German politics after the grand coalition government backed his party ally, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as Germany's next president.

There is speculation that Schulz will return to German politics after the grand coalition government backed his party ally, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as Germany's next president.

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EU leaders call for halt to Turkey membership talks

The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

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Yazidi IS survivors win EU's rights prize

MEPs have decided that two Yazidi women are the winners of the EU’s annual human rights prize.

MEPs have decided that two Yazidi women are the winners of the EU’s annual human rights prize.

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‘A very regrettable matter’: UKIP members face probe after bust-up

What we know UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe and contender for the party’s leadership ‘collapsed’ after a dispute with fellow UKIP member Mike Hookem in the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday (6…

What we know UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe and contender for the party’s leadership ‘collapsed’ after a dispute with fellow UKIP member Mike Hookem in the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday (6…

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UKIP MEP collapses outside EU parliament

Steven Woolfe, the favourite to become the next leader of UKIP, is in in hospital after collapsing outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Steven Woolfe, the favourite to become the next leader of UKIP, is in in hospital after collapsing outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

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MEPs back UN climate accord

MEPs have given their backing to the UN climate deal agreed in Paris last year.

MEPs have given their backing to the UN climate deal agreed in Paris last year.

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MEPs urge whistleblowers to come forward

A group of parliamentarians are calling on whistleblowers to pass on any information about alleged tax avoidance.

A group of parliamentarians are calling on whistleblowers to pass on any information about alleged tax avoidance.

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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.