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Bribery, collusion, cover-up... EU must act over Kosovo corruption claims

The EU tonight confirmed that an independent investigator is being brought in following claims European officials were implicated in serious corruption in Kosovo - while on a mission designed to... Read more

It is our moral duty to save those in distress at sea - we cannot just let them die

Claude Moraes MEP, Labour MEP for London and chair of the European Parliament civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee, responds to the UK government's withdrawal of support for the... Read more

Labour MEP calls on new transport commissioner to reverse decline in sleeper services

A Labour MEP today called on the new transport commissioner to do more to reverse the decline in European sleeper services after the outgoing commissioner ruled out action at EU... Read more

Labour MEPs urge European leaders to agree ambitious climate targets

Labour MEPs have called on Europe's leaders, who meet this week for the European Council summit in Brussels, to agree ambitious, binding targets to save energy and reduce emissions. Read more

Labour MEP demands answers over UK exports of tear gas to China

A Labour MEP told the European Parliament today the UK government had serious questions to answer over the export of tear gas to China. Read more

Labour MEPs push for EU budget reform to deliver growth, jobs and innovation for the UK

Labour MEPs voted today against a number of measures which would have seen the overall EU budget increase. They voted to focus the EU budget more heavily upon investment for... Read more

Labour MEPs call on Juncker's new Commission to tackle climate change, unemployment and extremism

MEPs formally voted in the new team of European Commissioners today, 423 votes to 209, with 67 abstentions. Read more

Victory as medicines and medical devices return to Health

It was announced today medicines and pharmaceutical and medical devices would return to the health portfolio, having previously been switched to industry. Read more

Hitler-defenders and misogynists - UKIP's sickening new allies

UKIP have joined forces with even more extreme allies in a bid to resurrect their European Parliament group. Read more

Criminals will cheer Eurosceptic demands for no European Arrest Warrant

Labour MEPs today warned any u-turn on opting back into the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) will hamper the fight against crime by making it harder to bring criminals to book.... Read more

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