20th Mar 2018


Cyprus hosts first-ever gay Pride

Cyprus, one of the EU's more conservative countries, held its first-ever gay Pride march on Saturday. Reuters reports that 3,500 people attended the event. The day was mostly peaceful, barring minor clashes between an anti-gay group and police. Orthodox clerics also joined a small, but noisy, anti-Pride protest near parliament.

EU to probe UK 'election-rigging' firm

MEPs are to investigate whether UK firm Cambridge Analytica and Facebook misused private data to sway votes amid increasingly lurid revelations.


'Denial' - is meat the new climate change?

The European Parliament's agriculture committee meets on Tuesday, with speculation that the EPP will vote against a report on the EU plant protein plan if it mentions switching away from animals to plant-based diets.

'Decisive step' in Brexit ahead of EU summit

The UK and the EU have reached a legal agreement on citizens' rights and the financial settlement, but with still little progress on the future of the Irish border.


Moria refugee camp is no place for people

Two years on from the highly-controversial EU-Turkey deal, many thousands of refugees are still trapped on Greek islands. One of them offers an open invitation to EU leaders to see their inhospitable conditions at the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos.

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