German MP tries to stop EU Constitution ratification

A German MP is filing a legal complaint to the country's constitutional court against the German parliament's proposed ratification of the European Constitution next month.

Centre-right MP Peter Gauweiler on Monday (25 April) presented the constitutional court with the legal action which he is hoping will stop the bill to pass the EU charter on 12 May.

The MP says that the Constitution will take power away from the German parliament arguing in a written statement that the EU chart...

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