MEPs want to make it quicker and easier to swap chemical pesticides for bio alternatives.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day at the European Parliament, Nazi hunter Beate Klarsfeld said "there are more battles to fight, like the one against populism in Europe".
MEPs have proposed a new framework to help developing countries deal with global challenges like migration, climate change, seeking alternative energy sources and political instability.
EU lawmakers elected a new president, called for emergency winter aid for refugees, voted on European social rights and discussed the EU black list on money laundering and pollution in freight transport.
MEPs call for the European Pillar of Social Rights to set concrete proposals for social rights in a changing, digital economy.
MEPs elected former Commissioner Antonio Tajani (EPP) to replace Martin Schulz (S&D) as President of the European Parliament, after an historic series of four ballots.
The moment the Commission 1st VP forgot his script, immortal truths about cycling (and the EU) and other highlights from the session in Strasbourg.
MEPs adopt their position on the 2017 budget, intending to give Europe the means it needs to face up to its challenges.