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10th Dec 2019

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All 118 UK bishops condemn Johnson's language

In a rare statement, all 118 bishops and archbishops called the language prime minister Boris Johnson used in the parliament "not worthy of our country". "In the last few days, the use of language, both in debates and outside parliament, has been unacceptable. We should speak to others with respect," the statement said. Earlier, several MPs reacted with shock to the PM's language in Wednesday's parliament debate.

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EU must manage climate and industry together

For Romanian centre-right MEP Adina-Ioana Valean, the previous chair of environment committee and current chair of industry, research and energy (ITRE), climate and industrial policy-making must go hand-in-hand to bring sustainability and prosperity to Europe.

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Does Malta's Labour Party now belong in S&D?

The Maltese Labour Party is a curious creature. No minister, MEP, MP, president, or former president has yet criticised Joseph Muscat publicly and outright over the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Zahradil 'conflict of interest' probe may flounder

The European Parliament's internal body, designed to sanction MEPs for conflicts of interests, has failed to deliver any meaningful verdicts. Some are hoping a future proposal for a new independent ethics body will help hold MEPs accountable.

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