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CANCER 01:51 News

Women's cancers: boosting preventive care

Society - 20.10.2017 10:00

One in four deaths in the EU is caused by cancer, with certain forms predominantly or exclusively affecting women such as cancer of the breast, uterus, cervix and ovaries. Breast cancer is the most fatal for women. Experts join lawmakers to look at the current situation in the prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment of women's cancers in the EU. MEP Daniela Aiuto says access to preventative care must be improved especially in poorer member states.

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Lux Film Prize: shining a light on identity and prejudice

Society - 18.10.2017 10:00

The three finalists for the 2017 Lux Film Prize all tackle themes of identity and prejudice: from Sweden's 'Sámi Blood' by director Amanda Kernell, 'Western' by German director Valeska Grisebach, to France's Oscar contender for this year, 'BPM' by Robin Campillo.

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MEPs probe football's world of big money

Society - 25.09.2017 17:00

Representatives of FIFA, UEFA and the European Football Agents Association will be questioned by a special parliamentary inquiry committee on money laundering and tax fraud. Allegations of high-level corruption have been revealed by the largest data leak in the sport's history.

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Wifi for all: filling the gap

Society - 07.09.2017 09:00

As the EU moves towards building a truly digital society, bridging the digital divide between urban and rural areas is crucial. The WiFi4EU scheme aims to bring high-quality, free internet connection to thousands of local communities.

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European Health Insurance Card: keeping you safe abroad

Society - 06.07.2017 15:55

Maybe it's a ski trip gone wrong or slipping at the swimming pool – everyone has a travel horror story. When travelling in Europe, the European Parliament wants you to have access to the health care you need with the European Health Insurance Card.

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Swimming safely in European waters

Society - 06.07.2017 09:33

Everyone enjoys a refreshing summer swim. The European Parliament believes in keeping Europe's bathing waters clean. This is why the water quality of swimming sites is tested regularly so everyone knows the safest bathing sites in Europe. Enjoy the waves!

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The role of women in Europe’s construction

Society - 27.06.2017 12:54

Women play a major role in the construction and evolution of Europe. In this video, the European Parliament explores the roles of eight extraordinary women in creating the Europe we know today.

Infographics 04:57 News

Portraits of the Erasmus Generation

Society - 13.06.2017 09:24

Christine studied architecture in Athens, Michele went to Budapest - both as Erasmus students. They are part of a generation whose life was shaped by the Erasmus programme.

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Bringing 'legal highs' to a low

Society - 07.06.2017 17:26

New psychoactive substances (NPS) are rapidly proliferating. More than 600 new substances are being monitored, with over 75% detected in the last six years alone. The European Parliament is looking at legislation to better respond to the problem.

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Cookies explained

Society - 07.06.2017 14:58

Cookies: pieces of stored data that track your online behaviour. New legislation aims to simplify the process: asking you only once whether you accept cookies or not.