European Parliament

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Brexit Party MEP tells EU to ‘do one’ at European Parliament

Brexit Party MEP tells EU to ‘do one’ at European Parliament

Michael Heaver MEP told the EU "no thanks, no deal, you can do one" at the European Parliament 2020 budget session.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Candidate for top EU job 'ready' to extend Brexit deadline

Candidate for top EU job 'ready' to extend Brexit deadline

Jean-Claude Juncker's potential successor has said she is willing to grant another extension to the Brexit deadline.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

David Lammy denounces ‘offensive’ Anne Widdecombe slave speech

David Lammy denounces ‘offensive’ Anne Widdecombe slave speech

The Labour MP slammed Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe for her debut speech comparing Brexit to slaves rising up “against their owners”.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Brexit Party protest ‘disgusting, childish and disrespectful’

Brexit Party protest ‘disgusting, childish and disrespectful’

Liberal Democrat MEP Caroline Voaden denounced newly-elected Brexit Party MEPs for turning their backs to the European Parliament’s anthem.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Incoming Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney said the European Parliament believes it is “next to impossible” the Brexit deadline can be met.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Facebook to increase fact-checking ahead of EU elections

Facebook to increase fact-checking ahead of EU elections

Facebook has expanded its use of independent fact-checking groups in Europe ahead of the European Parliament elections.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

A British MEP has warned that Tommy Robinson – real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon – poses a potential “security risk” to the European Parliament after being appointed as a personal advisor to UKIP’s leader Gerard Batten.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

'Natural Death' funeral directors welcome EU formaldehyde ban

'Natural Death' funeral directors welcome EU formaldehyde ban

'Natural Death' funeral directors welcome EU formaldehyde ban

The EU has proposed restrictions to formaldehyde, which is used in embalming bodies, over fears it could increase the risk of cancer

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says EU requires greater clarity before trade discussion

Brexit: MEPs vote not to begin next phrase of talks without 'major breakthrough'

Brexit: MEPs vote not to begin next phrase of talks

Nigel Farage accuses lawmakers of treating Britain 'like a hostage'

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Brexit: German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain as negotiations continue

Brexit: German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain as negotiations continue

German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain in Brexit negotiations

Hans-Olaf Henkel gave an interview for The Times, where he claimed the EU chief negotiator sought to make an example of the UK

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Guy Verhofstadt calls for Jeremy Corbyn to be involved in Brexit negotiations

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Guy Verhofstadt called for the Labour leader to have a say because he claimed the election result was a 'rejection' of Theresa May's hard Brexit plans

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

European Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn (L) and Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik (R) attend a meeting to discuss Turkey's European Union membership bid on July 6, 2017, in Ankara

European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks

European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks

European Parliament has consistently tried to stop membership discussions

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

European Parliament calls on Moscow to investigate torture of LGBT people in Chechnya

US denied visas to 40 gay Chechen refugees - report

US denied visas to 40 gay Chechen refugees - report

New report suggests LGBT individuals wishing to flee Russia rejected by US authorities

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading academic

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading British academic

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading British academic

Professor Anthony Clifford Grayling gave an interview which was published in 'La Tribune' in France

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Theresa May launches extraordinary attack on top EU officials

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

The Prime Minister accused them of trying to torpedo Brexit and meddle in the UK general election

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Article 50: Should no deal for the UK be acquired, could it be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

The formal process for the United Kingdom to leave the EU was triggered in March, and the two-year negotiation period has begun

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

European Parliament claims Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost '€5 million'

European Parliament claims Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost €5 million

Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost €5 million, claims European Parliament

An ongoing probe in whether the former leader of the Front National paid her assistants with parliamentary funds for work completed in France

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference days after being banned from Brussels meeting

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Ayman Soussan was invited to a meeting to discuss the conflict at the Russian cultural centre in a move which angered French ministers

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Leaked European Parliament response to Article 50 shows tough measures on UK

Brexit day: Leaked European Parliament memo on Article 50 hints it will punish UK

European Parliament memo on Article 50 hints it will punish UK

The resolution says Britain won't receive a free trade deal in the next two years and will only get a three-year transition period

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Labour puts up socialist MEP to contest Manchester Gorton seat

Labour puts up socialist MEP Afzal Khan to contest Manchester Gorton by-election against George Galloway

Labour puts up socialist MEP to contest Manchester Gorton seat

The long-standing MEP will battle it out with Galloway to win the seat after the death of its former occupant, Sir Gerald Kaufman, in February

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits', says Guy Verhofstadt

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits' says top Brussels negotiator

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits'

The European Parliament's chief negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, spoke to BBC Radio 4 on Friday morning about citizens' rights after Brexit

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Marine Le Pen immunity removed by MEPs over Isis Twitter images

Marine Le Pen could be jailed over Isis Twitter images

Marine Le Pen could be jailed over Isis Twitter images

The leader of the Front National party potentially faces legal action over images she put on the social network

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

EU figures distance themselves from idea of 'punitive' Brexit deal

Czech minister says Amber Rudd migrant speech makes him 'worried' about Brexit

Czech minister says his country is "worried" by Brexit and Amber Rudd speech

Theresa May said it would an act of 'calamitous self-harm' if the EU aimed to punish the UK for leaving the union

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Robot kill switch: 'We're at the point where we have to consider this', says futurologist

Robots can learn to kill their own kill switches, says futurologist

Robots can learn to kill their own kill switches, says futurologist

Tom Cheesewright, a futurologist, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the MEP report which calls for all robots to have a mandatory kill switch

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

EU leaders to discuss Brexit without Theresa May

EU leaders to discuss Brexit without Theresa May

EU leaders to discuss Brexit without Theresa May

The other EU member states are to discuss their plans for the upcoming negotiations

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

The Electoral Commission is looking into whether the party breached UK election laws after a ruling in the European Parliament

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Trump, Brexit and Leicester - the crazy things that have happened in 2016

Trump, Brexit and Leicester: has there ever been a crazier year than 2016?

Trump, Brexit and Leicester: has there ever been a crazier year than 2016?

2016 has been an eventful year, to say the least

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

UKIP - MEPs Mike Hookem and Steven Woolfe reported to police over altercation

UKIP MEPs Mike Hookem and Steven Woolfe reported to police over Strasbourg brawl

UKIP - MEPs Mike Hookem and Steven Woolfe reported to police over brawl

The incident in the European Parliament left Woolfe hospitalised and led to his resignation from the party

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

UKIP - "We're not in crisis, we're huge in Hartlepool', says Elizabeth Jones

UKIP: 'We're not in a death spiral, we're huge in Hartlepool' says Elizabeth Jones

UKIP - "We're not in crisis, we're huge in Hartlepool', says Elizabeth Jones

The national executive member and former leadership candidate also slammed Steven Woolfe for 'betraying grassroot members'

Friday, October 7, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

Ukip crisis: 'These people have lost the thing that binds them together', says former head of media

Ukip Steven Woolfe brawl shows Brexit has torn the party apart, says former Nigel Farage aide

Steven Woolfe brawl shows Brexit has torn Ukip apart, says former Farage aide

Ukip's former head of Media Alex Phillips spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of the events in Strasbourg which have rocked the party

Steven Woolfe: Inquiry into Ukip fight might not discover what happened, warns party chairman

Steven Woolfe: Ukip chairman warns truth might never emerge after Mike Hookem denies throwing punch

Steven Woolfe: Ukip chairman warns truth might never emerge

Steven Woolfe is now recovering after a fight collapsing in the European Parliament

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Ukip Stephen Woolfe attack: Meet Mike Hookem, the former soldier caught up in Strasbourg scuffle

Stephen Woolfe attack: Meet Mike Hookem, the soldier turned Brexit hardliner

Hookem has previously courted controversy for his views on migrants and Isis - now he faces further scrutiny

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

'EU chiefs are trying to protect their beloved project even as it crashes down around them', says Nigel Farage

Brexit: EU leaders are fiddling while Rome burns, says Nigel Farage

EU leaders are fiddling while Rome burns, says Nigel Farage

Ukip leader says Britain has an 'ace hand' in Brexit negotiations