Tuesday

23rd Jan 2018

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Parts of EU parliament building closed

A section of the EU parliament was closed on Monday after building inspections revealed cracks in three wooden beams above the plenary chamber. A spokesperson said the problem had been discovered in time as "a result of a rigorous inspection system." Parliamentary business will otherwise continue as normal.

MEPs may bar killer drones from EU research cash

EU defence fund is expected to hand out €500m to companies across the EU if they work together on 'defence products'. Under the current proposal, the development of weapons of mass destruction would not be excluded.

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Europe's social democrats are having a hard time

All across Europe, social democratic parties are struggling to stay relevant, leading to a crisis in one of the continent's oldest political ideologies. An overview of the data behind the current situation.

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