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Turkey: Europe must stand united against Erdogan's war on free speech

As millions mourn the shooting of journalists in France, the European Parliament convening this week in Strasbourg today extended the fight for freedom of expression to legal threats, harassment and... Read more

Labour MEPs back powers for national governments to ban GMOs

Labour MEPs voted today to give national governments the power to limit or ban the cultivation of genetically modified organisms. Read more

TTIP: Commission must come up with alternatives to ISDS, say Labour MEPs

Labour MEPs today called on the European Commission to come up with alternatives to inclusion of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), following its... Read more

Labour MEPs welcome launch of the European Year for Development

Labour MEPs have welcomed the European Year for Development, which was launched this morning in Riga, Latvia. Read more

Labour MEPs call on European Commission to publish TTIP documents on services

Labour MEPs have called on the European Commission to follow up today's publication of TTIP papers on legal texts with the release of documents on services. Read more

Labour MEPs: Clegg must fire "rocket boosters" to save the NHS in any TTIP deal

Labour MEPs today welcomed Nick Clegg's pledge never to endorse a EU-US trade deal if it is not "crystal clear that we are allowed to do what we want with... Read more

Labour MEPs lead the fight for value for money in the EU budget

Labour MEPs voted today against an increase in next year's EU budget and against what has been dubbed 'fresh money' at the end of this year's budget. Read more

Labour MEPs call on UK govt to join EU countries to coordinate support for UN bid for Palestine statehood

A European Parliament vote in favour of official recognition of Palestinian statehood today has been led by Labour's MEPs. Read more

Commission must take real action to tackle tax avoidance

  Labour MEPs today called on the European Commission to take strong, definite action on tax evasion following the unveiling of its 2015 Work Programme. Read more

Labour MEPs angry at withdrawal of key environment and health packages from Juncker's Work Programme

Labour MEPs today attacked Jean-Claude Juncker for withdrawing two key environment and health packages from the European Commission's Work Programme, which will be presented to MEPs next week. Read more

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