The leadership of the Euro Parliament has called off a crucial vote on TTIP due to fear of defeat against the hated free-trade deal, writes NICK DEARDEN
Thursday 11th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
TODAY’S European Parliament vote on a key resolution concerning the service-wrecking TTIP free trade deal was suspended yesterday to give MEPs more time to consider amendments.
Over two million people have signed a petition against the secretive trade pact, with Global Justice...
Wednesday 10th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TWO million people have now signed the European Citizen's Initiative (ECI) petition demanding an end to TTIP.
This is a record. The ECI was supposed to trigger an EU review of the process when it hit one million signatures last year, but the European Commission was quick to rule it out...
Tuesday 9th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
BRITISH Labour MEP David Martin hails as a victory the deal cooked up in the European Parliament by the Socialists and Democrats group and the conservative European People’s Party.
He claims that the decision by the “parliament’s” trade committee, backing a...
Friday 29th May 2015
THE trial of a former Ukip MEP accused of fraudulently claiming tens of thousands of pounds in parliamentary assistance allowance begins today.
Ashley Mote denies a string of fraud-related offences including forgery and obtaining a money transfer by deception.Prosecutors expect...
Tuesday 21st Apr 2015
Ukip leader recruits Polish MEP to keep EU cash flowing
Wednesday 22nd Oct 2014
posted by Richard Bagley in Britain
Wednesday 13th Aug 2014
Tuesday 15th Jul 2014
posted by Morning Star in World
We can never have real democracy while MEPs are forced to represent such large areas, argues DAVID HAMILTON
Tuesday 3rd Jun 2014
Manuel Valls insists his government will not resign and will press on with tax cuts and other reforms despite a record victory for the far-right National Front in European parliament elections
Tuesday 27th May 2014