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MEPs urge EU to take ‘concrete’ action over Hungarian media crackdown
Viktor Orban addresses the Hungarian parliament in Budapest
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MEPs urge EU to take ‘concrete’ action over Hungarian media crackdown

Demand comes as Viktor Orban strips last independent radio station of broadcast license
15 Feb 2021
Inside the EU’s €750bn Covid recovery package summit
EU leaders
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Inside the EU’s €750bn Covid recovery package summit

EU27 leaders clash over size of spending plan and rule of law restrictions
21 Jul 2020
Uproar and songs as MEPs ratify Brexit agreement
MEPs sing Auld Lang Syne
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Uproar and songs as MEPs ratify Brexit agreement

Farage waves Union Jack flags and members of European Parliament sing Auld Lang Syne as Britain bows out
30 Jan 2020
Black MEP says he was asked to leave EU parliament
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Black MEP says he was asked to leave EU parliament

Green Party member claims he was stopped on his first day in the building
4 Jul 2019
Should the EU have an official anthem?
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Should the EU have an official anthem?

Brexit Party MEPs accused of being disrespectful after parliamentary stunt over ‘federal anthem’
3 Jul 2019
Farage faces European Parliament ban over undisclosed gifts
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Farage faces European Parliament ban over undisclosed gifts

Former UKIP leader summoned for formal hearing to explain reports he received £450,000 in the year after the EU referendum
5 Jun 2019
What European election results mean for the rest of the EU
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What European election results mean for the rest of the EU

A populist surge fails to materialise as Greens and liberals make gains
28 May 2019

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How to vote in the European elections in the UK today
Dog at polling station
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How to vote in the European elections in the UK today

Whether you’ve had enough of Brexit or want to support Farage, here’s how to have your say
23 May 2019
European elections: how the vote works
European elections ballot paper
In Depth

European elections: how the vote works

If ballot papers for this election seem longer than usual, that’s because they are
22 May 2019
What do MEPs do and how much do they earn?
Nigel Farage watching the World Cup in Brussels
In Depth

What do MEPs do and how much do they earn?

Three years after Brexit referendum, UK’s Members of the European Parliament to take up their seats this summer
20 May 2019
What is the European Parliament and what does it do?
European flags fly in front of the European Parliament
In Depth

What is the European Parliament and what does it do?

Next month’s elections could have profound implications for the future of the EU
18 Apr 2019
MEP elections: when are the votes and will the UK take part?
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In Depth

MEP elections: when are the votes and will the UK take part?

Both the EU and Britain say all 28 member states must participate if Brexit is delayed beyond June
18 Mar 2019
Battle lines drawn ahead European Parliamentary elections
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Battle lines drawn ahead European Parliamentary elections

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator warns European project faces destruction at the hands of a populist ‘Nigel Farage in every country’
9 Nov 2018
What is behind the ‘Green surge’ in Europe?
Green party Bavaria Germany
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What is behind the ‘Green surge’ in Europe?

Movement saw large gains in recent elections in Luxembourg, Belgium and Bavaria
19 Oct 2018
Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament
Protesters don Mark Zuckerberg mask before his Senate hearing
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Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament

Facebook founder to answer questions about data privacy in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal
17 May 2018
EU budget: How does the EU spend its money?
The EU is facing a funding shortfall after the UK leaves
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EU budget: How does the EU spend its money?

How much does Britain contribute to the EU, what does it gets back, and how will the EU fill its post-Brexit funding shortfall?
2 May 2018
Monsanto lobbyists banned from EU parliament
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Monsanto lobbyists banned from EU parliament

Agrochemicals giant barred after refusing to attend meeting on glyphosate
29 Sep 2017
EU overspends its translation budget by £3m
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EU overspends its translation budget by £3m

All official documents must be translated into 24 languages - and Irish is the most expensive
31 Aug 2017
What is TTIP and why is it causing controversy?
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What is TTIP and why is it causing controversy?

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership aims to create the world's biggest free trade zone
17 Jun 2015
ELECTIONS: What the parties have to say for themselves
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In Depth

ELECTIONS: What the parties have to say for themselves

Upcoming vote will give people a chance to make their feelings clear about the EU and immigration
22 May 2014
UKIP: Farage 'may sue' over EU expenses story
Nigel Farage
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UKIP: Farage 'may sue' over EU expenses story

Ukip leader faces investigation into £60,000 of 'missing' European Union funds
15 Apr 2014