EPP TV Newsroom > Latest News > Reactions to current issues http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/reactions-to-current-issues d11dbd82-b80e-41c0-9fb1-4e5ef67233b4/MEPs discuss how to tackle contaminated eggs scandal http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/meps-discuss-how-to-tackle-contaminated-eggs-scandal/s/d11dbd82-b80e-41c0-9fb1-4e5ef67233b4 MEPs discuss how to tackle contaminated eggs scandal In August, contaminated eggs were found in over half of European Union countries. EU countries reacted by shutting down certain farms and removing contaminated eggs and egg products from... ]]> 8/31/2017 4:23:00 PM 47647075-e21a-4bf6-ae27-77785f542b5e/Suspend Accession Talks Unless Turkey rethinks Reforms http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/suspend-accession-talks-unless-turkey-rethinks-reforms/s/47647075-e21a-4bf6-ae27-77785f542b5e Suspend Accession Talks Unless Turkey rethinks Reforms The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee approves Parliament’s review of the latest European Commission progress report on accession talks with Turkey. The resolution calls for the... ]]> 6/20/2017 10:56:00 AM a483beba-50e8-41e2-8fd3-4ce75256ad6f/Visa-free travel for Ukrainians at long last http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/visa-free-travel-for-ukrainians-at-long-last/s/a483beba-50e8-41e2-8fd3-4ce75256ad6f Visa-free travel for Ukrainians at long last Following a lengthy procedure during which Ukraine has put in place major reforms, the EU grants visa-free travel to Ukrainians. ]]> 5/17/2017 4:33:00 PM ac381cef-4f4c-40a3-bd1d-b837ceeffe43/Dijsselbloem should resign over vulgar and insulting remarks row, says EPP Group chief http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/dijsselbloem-should-resign-over-vulgar-and-insulting-remarks-row--says-epp-group-chief/s/ac381cef-4f4c-40a3-bd1d-b837ceeffe43 Dijsselbloem should resign over vulgar and insulting remarks row, says EPP Group chief EPP Group chairman Manfred Weber asks for the resignation of the head of Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, after sexist and offending remarks made against southern member states of the European... ]]> 3/29/2017 7:27:00 AM 254c85c9-9abe-4192-b1f5-7811e8e50c43/CETA approved, EU future, Fighting terrorism, Ukraine conflict http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/ceta-approved--eu-future--fighting-terrorism--ukraine-conflict/s/254c85c9-9abe-4192-b1f5-7811e8e50c43 CETA approved, EU future, Fighting terrorism, Ukraine conflict The European Parliament finally approved the EU-Canada free-trade agreement CETA. The EPP Group faced off with Euroskeptics in a debate on the future of the EU, Parliament backed a report calling... ]]> 2/16/2017 1:13:00 PM 78559504-e10e-406d-b02e-2c5cac588f11/Manfred Weber asks for an EP Counter-terrorism Committee of Inquiry http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/manfred-weber-asks-for-an-ep-counter-terrorism-committee-of-inquiry/s/78559504-e10e-406d-b02e-2c5cac588f11 Manfred Weber asks for an EP Counter-terrorism Committee of Inquiry The Chairman of the EPP Group explains why the European Union needs a European Parliament committee of inquiry and what it can do for EU citizens. ]]> 1/23/2017 11:31:00 AM 80539ed5-adab-42a1-8e21-68a9069fa510/EP next president, Turkey talks frozen, CETA, Climate talks, tackling sexual violence http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/ep-next-president--turkey-talks-frozen--ceta--climate-talks--tackling-sexual-violence/s/80539ed5-adab-42a1-8e21-68a9069fa510 EP next president, Turkey talks frozen, CETA, Climate talks, tackling sexual violence With the future European Parliament presidency suddenly wide open, the EPP Group says it will consult with other political forces on who should take the helm. MEPs, including those from the EPP... ]]> 11/24/2016 1:48:00 PM e53ca5c7-46fd-4db1-af86-5acffb7d1a73/Victims of Terror Call for More EU Support http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/victims-of-terror-call-for-more-eu-support/s/e53ca5c7-46fd-4db1-af86-5acffb7d1a73 Victims of Terror Call for More EU Support At a hearing in the European Parliament, victims of terror attacks backed a call by the EPP Group for a European Directive to support terror victims, including more protection and assistance. The hear ]]> 3/3/2016 10:57:00 AM 902bfac1-7c76-4bcf-b1b7-4562da539fe5/EPP Group and National Parliaments Develop Strategies To Counter Terrorism http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/epp-group-and-national-parliaments-develop-strategies-to-counter-terrorism/s/902bfac1-7c76-4bcf-b1b7-4562da539fe5 EPP Group and National Parliaments Develop Strategies To Counter Terrorism At a European Parliament hearing, MEPs and MPs discussed a wide range of issues relating to counterterrorism with the EU's counterterrorism coordinator and the EU's counterterrorism agency Europol. Th ]]> 2/18/2016 9:56:00 AM 5753254c-e0f9-43ed-ba98-50627a99db69/End of mobile roaming charges Corporate tax transparency Increasing Refugees provision in 2016 Budget http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/end-of-mobile-roaming-charges-corporate-tax-transparency-increasing-refugees-provision-in-2016-budget/s/5753254c-e0f9-43ed-ba98-50627a99db69 End of mobile roaming charges Corporate tax transparency Increasing Refugees provision in 2016 Budget The European Parliament votes to end all EU roaming charges by 2017 as key part of a pledge to deliver a Single Digital market. Parliament also approved new measures to improve corporate tax transpare ]]> 10/29/2015 11:36:00 AM d6be0859-8a8a-4994-bb32-7ea58dc3088e/EPP Group Chairman sets conditions for EU Budget negotiations / Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) debate http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/epp-group-chairman-sets-conditions-for-eu-budget-negotiations-multiannual-financial-framework-mff-debate/s/d6be0859-8a8a-4994-bb32-7ea58dc3088e EPP Group Chairman sets conditions for EU Budget negotiations / Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) debate Doing more with less money. This is what the European Council believes with the adoption of the conclusions of the MFF, the European Union's Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020. For the first ti ]]> 2/19/2013 3:04:00 PM 14e46330-84c9-4dc2-b287-66f1470c04bf/EPP Group Toughen Stance on Syria and Demand Sanctions Against al Assad Regime http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/epp-group-toughen-stance-on-syria-and-demand-sanctions-against-al-assad-regime/s/14e46330-84c9-4dc2-b287-66f1470c04bf EPP Group Toughen Stance on Syria and Demand Sanctions Against al Assad Regime The European Parliament, during its plenary session this week in Strasbourg, showed its support for a proposal to send a joint UN-Arab League peace force to Syria to end violence in the country. ]]> 2/15/2012 5:32:00 PM 3e954a51-2283-4359-bfd7-77854f83f2c7/EPP Group Chairman Joseph Daul Questions the Intentions of the Commission on Greece http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/epp-group-chairman-joseph-daul-questions-the-intentions-of-the-commission-on-greece/s/3e954a51-2283-4359-bfd7-77854f83f2c7 EPP Group Chairman Joseph Daul Questions the Intentions of the Commission on Greece Joseph Daul has outlined his Group's priorities within today's debates, in the European parliament, on the preparation of the next European Council meeting. He also regrets the statement by Neelie ]]> 2/15/2012 11:53:00 AM 42182ff1-40b4-43f1-aa23-1331d3b4d448/European Commission's Plan to Tighten Data Protection Law Welcomed by EPP Group Spokesman Axel Voss http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/european-commissions-plan-to-tighten-data-protection-law-welcomed-by-epp-group-spokesman-axel-voss/s/42182ff1-40b4-43f1-aa23-1331d3b4d448 European Commission's Plan to Tighten Data Protection Law Welcomed by EPP Group Spokesman Axel Voss The information age has transformed people's lives and given everyone so many opportunities, particularly on the internet: everything from shopping to social networking. But it's also created a vast ]]> 1/31/2012 4:51:00 PM 2450d038-2b62-4855-bbe1-93bf68aa94dc/A Positive Ruling for Football Fans by the European Court of Justice http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/a-positive-ruling-for-football-fans-by-the-european-court-of-justice/s/2450d038-2b62-4855-bbe1-93bf68aa94dc A Positive Ruling for Football Fans by the European Court of Justice Watching top-flight football across the European Union is set to become both easier and cheaper thanks to a ruling by the European Court of Justice. The court ruled that fans can buy a satellite ]]> 10/5/2011 10:25:00 AM 544ca0a9-9dd8-49c7-9be2-b5ba6614125f/European Parliament and Council Strike a Deal on Economic Governance Package http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/european-parliament-and-council-strike-a-deal-on-economic-governance-package/s/544ca0a9-9dd8-49c7-9be2-b5ba6614125f European Parliament and Council Strike a Deal on Economic Governance Package EU governments and the European Parliament have reached an agreement on the economic governance package, with senior members of the EPP Group who negotiated the so-called 'six pack' saying the deal ]]> 9/16/2011 9:35:00 AM 14e1bc94-5cc1-4aa4-ae66-02be33fb3d0d/EPP Group on the 9/11 Anniversary: Remembering the Victims of Terrorism, Then and Now http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/epp-group-on-the-911-anniversary-remembering-the-victims-of-terrorism-then-and-now/s/14e1bc94-5cc1-4aa4-ae66-02be33fb3d0d EPP Group on the 9/11 Anniversary: Remembering the Victims of Terrorism, Then and Now Joseph Daul, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament extends a note of solidarity for the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. He says: 'We should remember this day every year so that our ]]> 9/8/2011 5:39:00 PM cb579c75-f0b0-4097-8388-d9e639eff2ef/German Constitutional Court Judged with a European Spirit, Says Chairman of EPP Group http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/german-constitutional-court-judged-with-a-european-spirit-says-chairman-of-epp-group/s/cb579c75-f0b0-4097-8388-d9e639eff2ef German Constitutional Court Judged with a European Spirit, Says Chairman of EPP Group The ruling of the German Constitutional Court on September 7 decided that the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) and bilateral loan guarantees to Greece are constitutional and do not ]]> 9/7/2011 12:37:00 PM