‘Overwhelming majority’ of European citizens support single seat

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Putting an end to the ‘travelling circus’ between Brussels and Strasbourg is a matter of ‘self determination’, according to outgoing MEP Gerald Häfner.

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EU food labelling rules do ‘not go far enough’


The EU’s ‘may contain’ labelling and cross contamination information on food product packaging is not keeping European citizens informed and can lead to ‘core nutrition issues’, a European parliament conference has heard.

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EU urged to seize ‘opportunity’ of personalised medicines


Harnessing the potential of personalised medicine could transform Europe’s healthcare systems by delivering more value and better, more individualised treatment.

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Commission presents amendments to stop future market abuse

The European commission has presented amendments to prevent any future market abuse as well as a directive to criminalise such behaviour.

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Senior UK MEP calls for parliamentary hearing into Libor scandal

Senior MEP Arlene McCarthy has called for a full European parliamentary hearing into the London interbank offered rate (Libor) interest rigging scandal.

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Commissioner underlines importance of agriculture to European economy

Young farmers, job creation and ‘greening’ are all top priorities for the common agricultural policy (CAP) reform, says agriculture and rural development commissioner Dacian Ciolos.

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