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Your rights while travelling in Europe

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Have you ever experienced a delay or cancellation? Find out more about your EU passenger rights when travelling within Europe. You may be entitled to anything from refreshments to compensation. Passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility enjoy additional rights too.

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Swimming safely in European waters

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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!

A man lying on the ground and rubbing his injured head beside a swimming pool. 00:48

European Health Insurance Card: keeping you safe abroad

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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.

Animation representing Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK. News 01:23

Red lines on Brexit negotiations

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The United Kingdom has begun the formal process to withdraw from the European Union. The European Parliament has identified its red line issues for the negotiations. They include putting citizens' interests first and the UK honouring its commitments to the EU budget. This video provides insight into the Parliament's priorities.

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End of roaming

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Why should it cost extra to call friends and family from another EU country? As of June 2017, roaming surcharges are abolished in Europe. The European Parliament has fought for this ban by consistently capping charges since 2007. Now you can call, text or surf from anywhere in the EU for the same price as at home.


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