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27th Apr 2017

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MEPs abolish roaming from 15 June

MEPs have voted to abolish phone roaming charges in the EU from 15 June, making this summer the first without surcharges after 10 years of European Commission promises. “Europeans will no longer be in a state of shock when they get their telephone bills”, Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, a Finnish MEP, said. Andrus Ansip, an EU commissioner, said it would have a "positive impact on the life of millions of Europeans".

EU starts legal action against Hungary

The EU Commission is to launch a legal probe into Hungary's attack on a Soros-funded university, but Hungary's Orban was unrepentant the he faced MEPs.

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