Five numbers to take away from the plenary: a commitment to relocate refugees, Hungary’s breach of EU values, cross-border online streaming, a visit from the UN and ways to reduce food waste.
Border checkpoints for Europeans may be a thing of the past, but what about the borders that exist online? A new legislation adopted by the European Parliament allows consumers to take their online content with them wherever they go in the EU.
Amid international concern sparked by a reported crackdown on gay people in Chechnya, the European Parliament stands up for the defence of fundamental LGBTI rights in the Russian region and in the world.
On the plenary agenda are the latest guidelines on Brexit negotiations, the use of on-demand platforms across borders, the EU's role in ending conflict in Syria and a visit from the UN's top chief.
The Parliament’s office for scientific and technological issues (STOA) joined forces with the European Commission and hosted a workshop on blockchain technology. This new digital storage system could change our lives, or at least, the way we do transactions.
Have you ever been present at an historic moment? Francesco Fresi is a former EU official, one of the last living witnesses to the signing of the Treaty of Rome. In challenging times, he reminds us of our shared values, which laid the foundations for the European Union we know today.
It used to be a place where disadvantaged children could get their teeth checked. It’s now the House of European History, with a permanent exhibit of more than 4,000 square meters on foundational events in Europe’s recent history up to the present day.
At present, there is no legally binding legislation regulating private security companies or PSCs. A parliamentary committee wants to strengthen accountability and oversight of some 40,000 PSCs in the EU.