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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

UKIP group's demise a blow for Farage but makes little difference to Britain

UKIP's group in the European Parliament was dissolved today following the resignation from the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group of a Latvian MEP. Read more

Labour MEP receives Outstanding Leadership Award

Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour MEP for the East Midlands and Labour's European spokesperson on health, today received the Award for Outstanding Leadership from the Belgian Association of Clinical Researchers. Read more

Labour MEPs welcome Council's belated publication of TTIP mandate

Labour's MEPs today welcomed the publication of the negotiation mandate for the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) by the European Commission and European Council. Read more

Labour MEPs call on David Cameron to learn from Lord Hill's hearings

Labour's MEPs on the European Parliament economic and monetary affairs committee (ECON) have urged David Cameron to learn the lessons of Lord Hill's difficult hearing process after being endorsed by... Read more

Labour MEPs play leading role in EU enlargement process for former Yugoslavia states

Labour MEPs are playing a leading role in championing EU accession for Western Balkans countries as progress reports on the countries were released in the European Parliament today. Read more

Commission says yes to power plant that will bring £2bn to UK, create 25,000 jobs and power 5m homes

The European Commission today gave the go ahead to the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant project in Somerset, under a deal that will bring 25,000 jobs. Read more

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