MEPs in the News Archive
José Manuel Barroso reelected European Commission president
José Manuel Barroso has vowed to fight "national egoisms" and push ahead with further integration after being re-elected president of the European Commission.
EU Parliament urged to back Taiwan's role in international community
Parliament is this week expected to demand that Taiwan be allowed to take part in the World Meterological Organisation.
Federalists accused of 'hijacking' European Parliament opening
Federalists have been accused of hijacking the official opening of the new European Parliament session after soldiers raised the EU flag to the tune of Europe's official anthem Ode to Joy.
Public told to snoop on lightbulb law breakers
From September 1, it will be illegal to import conventional pearl or frosted bulbs of any shape or wattage. Traditional incandescent bulbs of 100 watts will also be banned under European law aimed at reducing energy bills and carbon dioxide emissions
At last! Age of the universal phone charger dawns
The days of scrabbling around to find the correct mobile phone charger are to end after a landmark agreement between the leading manufacturers.