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Music at the start of the EP's firt plenary session on 1st July 2014 (Photo credit: © European Union 2014 - European Parliament. (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons license))

EP: New parliament, new dynamics?

July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Trygve Børsting       Last week saw the first meeting of the European Parliament (EP), which was elected in May. During the election to this new parliament the significant rise in eurosceptic parties...

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By: Niels Goet Follow @NielsGoet     The 2014 European Elections cast a long shadow on the European Union’s (EU) future course. Eurosceptic parties made important gains in, for example, France, Denmark, and the United...

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 By: Diana Ondža Follow @DianaOndza   Diana Ondža is a Macroeconomics Analyst at the Latvian Ministry of Finance, and a Member of the European Students’ Forum/AEGEE. Diana holds a MA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics:...

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By: Frederick Richters Follow @Fred_Richters     On Monday morning there was a consensus in the media on both sides of the Channel on how to describe the result of the 2014 European elections. While...

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By: Elko BrummelmanFollow @ElkoBrummelman Elko Brummelman holds an MA in International Relations/ European Integration from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. ‘It’s a historical day, because today the liberation will start. From the European elite,...

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By: Niels Goet Follow @NielsGoet     In 2014, 300 million eligible voters across the European Union (EU) will have the opportunity to cast their vote in the elections for the second-largest legislative body in...

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By: Robin Harskin      In a press conference, the leader of the British Labour party said that Labour would emphasize its strategy for economic growth, in place of the present waste and inefficiency which...

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By: Robin Harskin     On Tuesday 5th February, days before entering into the discussions on the EU Budget with the other 26 Heads of Government, François Hollande delivered an important speech to the European...

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