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Claude Moraes MEP (UK, S&D): “The problem with MEPs from extreme parties is that it’s all just talk, but no action”
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Claude Moraes MEP (UK, S&D): “The problem with MEPs from extreme parties is that it’s all just talk, but no action”

MEP Claude Moraes (48) is considered to be one of the key figures of the British Labour party and the S&D in the European parliament. Moraes, who is of Indian origin and who has worked as a lawyer for several NGOs before going into politics, has been member of the plenary since 1999 and was … Continue reading

Interview with Ulrike Trebesius, MEP for the German conservative party Alternative für Deutschland and the ECR
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Interview with Ulrike Trebesius, MEP for the German conservative party Alternative für Deutschland and the ECR

“The elections of Schulz and Juncker are two totally wrong signals to EU citizens” All across the EU, the results of the May 2014 European elections brought substantial gains for Eurosceptic parties in the European parliament. In the coming legislative term, more than 200 of the 751 MEPs of the plenary will be occupied by … Continue reading

Jean-Claude Juncker’s programme: for Europeans to be truly « united in diversity »
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Jean-Claude Juncker’s programme: for Europeans to be truly « united in diversity »

On 15 July, Jean-Claude Juncker was elected President of the European Commission by the European Parliament with 422 votes. Appearing before MEPs as the candidate nominated by the Member States at the European Council in late June, the Luxembourg candidate from the EPP – the European People’s Party, which brings together the Conservatives and Christian … Continue reading