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GDPR MUST WORK

The EU must adopt a wait and see approach after the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) before introducing further legislation, Daniel Dalton MEP said today.

EU-KOREA RELATIONS BUILDING

The Chairman of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with the Korean Peninsula, who is engaged in behind the scenes negotiations to defuse tensions between the North and South, has welcomed today's landmark meeting between the North's Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea. But

Time to tackle 'match fixing'

A major conference exploring how match-fixing in football can be ended warned that unless the practice was stopped fans and players would be “alienated”.

CONSERVATIVES BACK CLAMPDOWN ON TERROR FUNDING

Conservative MEPs have helped shape proposals to cut the flow of money to jihadist radicals.

The European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee today backed a series of recommendations aimed at starving groups such as ISIS of crucial funding.

MEPs ON PESTICIDES

The licensing of pesticides continues to be used as a political football following the establishment today of a special European Parliament committee.

EU URGED TO JOIN POSITIVE TALKS

Responding to the Prime Minister's Mansion House speech today, Conservative MEPs' leader Ashley Fox said:

“The Prime Minister has today clearly laid out the UK’s position, adding significant detail to her previous speeches in Lancaster House and Florence.