21st Oct 2016


More women in the European Parliament

The percentage of women in the European Parliament increased from 35.05% in 2009 to 36.88% in 2014, an overview from the newly elected assembly shows. Most German MEPs, 69.79% got re-elected while none of their Greek colleagues were. The oldest MEP is 92 years old and the youngest 26 years.

News in Brief

  1. Canada and Wallonia end talks without Ceta deal
  2. Juncker hopes for Canada accord in 'next few days'
  3. Romania drops opposition to Ceta
  4. Difficulties remain on Ceta deal, says Walloon leader
  5. Brexit could lead to 'some civil unrest' in Northern Ireland
  6. ECB holds rates and continues quantitive easing programme
  7. Support for Danish People's Party drops, poll
  8. Spain's highest court overturns Catalan ban on bullfighting

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  1. Dieselgate MEPs ask colleagues to 'reject status quo'
  2. Ceta failure deepens EU trade policy crisis
  3. Poland buttonholes Juncker on Russian pipeline
  4. Dieselgate: German environment officials 'heard only rumours'
  5. Wallonia still refuses to buy the Ceta "cat in a bag"
  6. Women shake Poland's pillars of power
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  8. British PM asserts her role in EU 'nest of doves'