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Labour MEPs: "Palestinian recognition can be delivered through EU common position"

A coordinated EU "common position" could deliver international recognition of a Palestinian state, the European Parliament was told this afternoon. Read more

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Labour MEPs have praised Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, who received the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in the European Parliament today.

Labour MEPs praise Sakharov Prize winner for life-saving work with war zone rape victims

Labour MEPs have praised Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, who received the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in the European Parliament today. Read more

Labour MEPs: EU measures to combat violence against women are welcome but more needs to be done

Labour MEPs today backed EU proposals to combat violence against women, but called on the Commission to go further. Read more

European Parliament to debate "highly symbolic" Palestinian recognition

The proposal for official recognition of Palestine as a state is being raised in parliaments across Europe and will be debated in the European Parliament tomorrow, when MEPs will hear... Read more

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Labour MEPs voted today for the EU to support the UN's sustainable development goals. MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the measures, by 541 votes to 96, with 29 abstentions.

Labour MEPs back new global plan to tackle inequality, combat tax dodging and protect the environment

Labour MEPs voted today for the EU to support the UN's sustainable development goals. MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the measures, by 541 votes to 96, with 29 abstentions.... Read more

Labour MEPs welcome Commission's TTIP transparency

Labour MEPs today welcomed trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström's announcement the European Commission will be more transparent on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations. Read more

Britain cuts in half job help to disabled people, and is the "least generous" in Europe, report reveals

Disabled people in Britain are getting a raw deal compared to their counterparts across Europe according to a new European Parliament report released today. Read more

Labour MEPs welcome top lawyer's claim that EU bonus cap is "valid"

Labour's MEPs on the European Parliament economic and monetary affairs committee have welcomed today's comments by the European Court of Justice's lead advocate that an EU-wide bankers' bonus cap is... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK govt must take urgent action to combat air pollution

Labour MEPs have urged the government to take concrete action to tackle air pollution, following today's European Court of Justice ruling that called on the UK to establish an air... Read more

TTIP is yet to be written, we need to seize the pen

It could create jobs, lower the cost of everyday household items and open thousands of new opportunities for business in the UK. That’s what we know a trade deal with... Read more

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