The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a landmark deforestation law to ban imports into the European Union that come from any land that was deforested since December 31, 2020.
The European Parliament approved the draft regulation ending the sale of new petrol- and diesel-powered vehicles by 2035, it was reported Tuesday. The measure was passed by 340 votes in favor, 279 against, and 21 abstentions.
Police in Belgium have arrested Greek Socialist MEP Eva Kaili, one of 14 European Parliament vice-presidents, in connection with an investigation into a criminal organization, corruption, and money laundering that involves an unidentified Gulf state, but apparently, Qatar reported the Interpol office.
Fishing organizations from 14 European Union countries, representing a community of 22.000 fishing people and 7,000 vessels launched last week in the European Parliament the European Bottom Fishing Alliance, EBFA.
The European Parliament voted last week an end to the so called “golden passports”, extended by some members of the EU to rich individuals, in this case mainly Russian oligarchs.
On Wednesday the Vice President of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala announced the decision by the European Parliament's Conference of Presidents to award Alexei Navalny with the 2021 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
This Monday most European countries, plus the United States and Canada recalled that 23 August is the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, known as Black Ribbon Day.
The European Commission has voted last week to ban the sale of vehicles that run on gasoline or diesel by the year 2035 to change the energy matrix in transport.
The European Parliament (EP) Wednesday approved using a digital certificate attesting to a person's situation regarding covid-19, which will allow travellers to prove if they have been vaccinated, overcome the disease, or obtain a negative result to a PCR test.
The European Parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of lifting immunity from the former leader of Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont. Lawmakers also waived immunity for Toni Comin, the former Catalan health minister, and former regional education minister Clara Ponsati.