The parliament's president says it will bring in a series of reforms aiming to win back trust after a corruption scandal hit one of its senior lawmakers. Arrested MEP Eva Kaili may lose her immunity from prosecution.
European Parliament President Roberta Metsola said the attack was claimed by a pro-Kremlin group. It comes after lawmakers voted to name Russia a "state sponsor" of terror.
The European Parliament has called on the European Commission to take urgent action, saying that Hungary could "no longer be considered a democracy."
16 Jul 2022
The proposal to label natural gas and nuclear energy as "green" as a guide for private investors has been met with resistance along the way. A tight vote is expected.
9 Jul 2022
The European Parliament voted to make abortion a fundamental right in the 27-nation bloc. The move is a reaction to the US Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.
24 Jun 2022
The European Union should change the way it does business with Africa to redress imbalances left over in part from the colonial era, EU lawmakers have said.
19 Jan 2022
Maltese conservative politician Roberta Metsola is the new president of the European Parliament. While many praise the 43-year-old as a bridge-builder, others criticize her anti-abortion stance.
19 Dec 2021
At a European Parliament ceremony in Strasbourg, representatives of the jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have accepted the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on his behalf.
12 Feb 2021
The package could help the European Union recover from the pandemic by boosting environmental schemes and digital transformation. The stimulus was endorsed by an overwhelming majority of EU lawmakers.
9 Oct 2020
The EU's three main bodies have put forth three different sets of climate protection goals. The most ambitious came from lawmakers, but everyone will have to agree for anything — other than the climate — to change.
6 Feb 2020
Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo visits the European Parliament to discuss his movie "Dark waters". In front of journalists and political representatives, he speaks about the issue of toxic chemical levels in water sources, asking leaders to 'be the heroes'. of Mark Ruffalo at the EU Parliament.
2 Feb 2020
EU lawmakers supported the Brexit deal in Brussels, clearing the last major hurdle for the UK's departure. Under the terms, the UK officially leaves the political institutions of the bloc late on Friday.