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Demesmaeker: Europe must stop outsourcing its plastic waste problems

A report by ECR MEP Mark Demesmaeker that makes a series of firm recommendation on dealing with plastic waste was adopted by an overwhelming...

S&Ds back EU strategy to end plastic litter by 2030

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are leading the transition to a circular economy, where all products are designed to be either recycled,...

No more plastic in the European Parliament

The use of all plastic water bottles and other single-use plastic items used in canteens will be phased out of the European Parliament, according...

Brussels prepares ban on plastic waste

The European Commission is hammering out a draft directive aimed at reducing plastic pollution. Brussels has warned that if no action is taken, there...

UK, EU battle over plastic straw ban

Britain’s Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, has taken to Twitter to battle with Brussels over a plastic straw...

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Von der Leyen urges EU defence industry to meet the Kremlin challenge

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen declared that...

Parliament warns the rule of law at risk in EU member states

In June, the European citizens will vote for their...

EU Ombudsman calls for new search and rescue rules to allow Frontex do its job

European Union Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has called for new...

MEPs: EU must actively support Russia’s democratic opposition

The Russian state, and Vladimir Putin personally, bear criminal...

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