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European Parliament

April 24, 2024

EU Parliament votes in favour of stricter air pollution limits

The European Parliament gave the green light on Wednesday for stricter limits on air pollution.

April 24, 2024

German official detained over spying for China

The aide is charged with acting as an agent for a foreign secret service.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
April 23, 2024

European parliament approves ‘right to repair’ law

Five hundred and eighty-four EU lawmakers voted in favour of the law, just three voted against it, while 14 abstained.

European Parliament
March 20, 2024

EU tariffs on Ukrainian agricultural exports to resume

According to the parliament, this specifically concerns eggs, poultry, sugar, maize, oats, groats, and honey.

March 13, 2024

European parliament passes Media Freedom Act

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a draft law intended to protect media freedom in the European Union.

European Parliament
January 31, 2024

EU Commission to extend tariff exemption for Ukraine produce

The move renews a past suspension set to expire in June 2024.

January 24, 2024

EU Commission lays out stricter rules for foreign trade, investment

The EU executive arm also wants the bloc to monitor investments made outside the EU over 12 months and assess the risks involved.

EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis
December 5, 2023

EU negotiators agree to halt destruction of unsold clothes

Exceptions are planned for goods such as cars and military products.

September 28, 2023

EU ministers to meet on contested migration reform

Capitals and the European Parliament have been negotiating for years to agree on a sweeping reform of the bloc’s common asylum system.

September 14, 2023

Tunisia turns back EU lawmakers

In July, Brussels offered Tunis one billion euros (1.07 billion U.S. dollars) worth of aid in the controversial deal.

Tunisian flag (Credit: Britannica)