European Parliament

Zovko and Tolic become two Croatian members of European Parliament

Zeljana Zovko and Ivica Tolic on Monday took oath as Croatian members of the European Parliament replacing Andrej Plenkovic and Davor Ivo Stier, who have become Croatia's Prime Minister and...

EU governments, lawmakers seek to hash out deal on 2017 budget

EU member states sought Wednesday to reach a deal with the European Parliament on the bloc's spending plans for 2017, with extra security and migration costs weighing on the traditionally fraught...

EP okays inclusion of Port of Rijeka into Baltic-Adriatic Corridor

Two Croatian members of the European Parliament -- Jozo Rados and Ivan Jakovcic -- on Tuesday expressed satisfaction with the decision of the European Parliament to give a go-ahead to the plan to...

EU parliament could impose fines in UKIP "altercation" probe

European Parliament President Martin Schulz launched a disciplinary inquiry Friday over events that led to the hospitalization of an EU lawmaker from Britain's UK Independence Party (UKIP), with...

Plenkovic visits Ukraine at helm of EP delegation

The chair of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, Andrej Plenkovic, visited Kiev on Wednesday at the head of a European Parliament delegation for talks with Ukrainian officials...

EP endorses establishment of European Border and Coast Guard

Plans to set up an integrated EU border management system, with a flagship European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG) agency, bringing together Frontex and national border management authorities, were...

Leading Brexit campaigner Farage won't give up his EU parliament seat

The head of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage, a leading voice for the successful referendum campaign to pull Britain out of the European Union, said Tuesday he would not give up his seat in...

European Parliament rapporteur accuses Bosnian Serb authorities of constant obstruction

The European Parliament's rapporteur onr Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cristian Dan Preda, has accused Bosnian Serb authorities of obstructing the country's progress on the path to EU membership, saying...

Croatian MEP on Brexit: Bad day for EU

A Croatian member of the European Parliament, Ivan Jakovcic of the Istrian Democratic Party (IDS) said on Friday that Britain's referendum decision to leave the European Union was a bad day for...

EU Parliament to block Turkey visa file until terrorism reforms made

The European Parliament will not deliberate on a proposal to grant Turkish citizens visa-free access to the European Union until Ankara changes its terrorism laws, officials said Tuesday.

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European Parliament accuses Turkey of "serious backsliding" on rights

The migration deal struck between the European Union and Ankara should be separate from Turkey's negotiations to join the bloc, the European Parliament stressed on Thursday, as pressure grows on...

Brussels terrorist attacker held summer jobs in EU Parliament

One of the perpetrators in last month's terrorist attacks on Brussels twice held a summer job as a cleaner in the European Parliament several years ago, the institution said Wednesday.

EP greets Montenegro's reform efforts, urges Macedonia to deal with political crisis

The European Parliament said on Thursday that Montenegro was making good progress on the road to the EU and that the EU should start accession talks with Macedonia if it held free and fair...

Croatian smart bench exhibited outside EU parliament building

Mrvos said that the first version of the smart bench had been installed in about a dozen Croatian cities and abroad. The latest smart bench provides Wi-Fi phone charging and a Wi-Fi spot to...

Croatian MEPS warn about Serbia's outstanding issues with Croatia

Croatian MEPs said during a debate in the European parliament about Serbia's progress on Wednesday that Belgrade needed to ensure a better treatment of ethnic minorities, underlining the...