Write to your MEPs 23rd May 2013 A committee of MEPs will soon vote on proposals that could increase transparency of clinical trials. However, there are 350 lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry at the European Parliament and MEPs are now hearing their arguments against transparency every day. Show More Summary
Huge salaries and lavish expenses are allowing Members of the European Parliament to live like ‘latter-day Roman senators’, a report warned yesterday.The shocking study found that cosseted MEPs now have incomes up to 20 times higherShow More Summary
The Euro law makers table a resolution to exclude audiovisual services from the negotiations with the US set to start next month. read more
Oil & Gas UK is pleased that a plenary vote in the European Parliament may see the introduction of a directive on offshore safety and environment. Robert Paterson,
The head of the European Commission has told the European Parliament he wants EU-wide exchange of income data as part of the fight against tax evasion.Jose Manuel Barroso said he would urge Wednesday's summit of EU leaders to support...Show More Summary
The European Parliament, meeting in a plenary session in Strasbourg, France, adopted today a resolution stating that "changes in EU member state's media laws that make it easier for governments to interfere in the media should be monitored every year at EU level."...
With Tim Cook being fried on Capitol Hill, it is perhaps ironic that the issue of taxes is front-and-center in the European parliament today. However, as usual, the always-willing-to-tell-the-truth Nigel Farage points out the gross hypocrisy...Show More Summary
This video appear last week and shows the extremism of the “Golden Dawn” movement in Greece, which is now reaching out to other European countries. As with Nazism in Germany, the movement has emerged from the economic chaos of Greece to offer hate and violence as a way to express the frustration of the people […]
The UKIP leader took to the floor of the European Parliament yesterday to expose sanctimony and fraud. Just your typical Nigel Farage speech.
David Cameron's authority suffered a huge blow when more than 100 Conservative MPs defied him by voting for a referendum on the European Union.Britain moved closer to an in/out referendum as Nick Clegg told MPs: "It is a question ofShow More Summary
Pirate Bay cofounder Peter Sunde is apparently tired of being accused of breaking the law, so now he wants to start making the law instead. TorrentFreak reports that Sunde is planning to run for the European Parliament next year as a candidate for Finland’s Pirate Party. Show More Summary
Peter "brokep" Sunde -- who co-founded The Pirate Bay and founded Flattr, a system for allowing fans to directly pay the artists they love -- is standing for the European Parliament in Finland on behalf of the Finnish Pirate Party. Sunde was raised in Sweden, but has Finnish roots, and is able to run there. [...]
Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde is planning to run for the European Parliament in 2014. The Pirate Bay co-founder wants to run as a candidate for the Finnish Pirate Party, he said in a blog post on Tuesday announcing his candidacy to the European Union's directly-elected legislative body. Show More Summary
Well, let’s be frank here and accept the fact that the Pirate Bay website has indeed done the most of us a huge favor. Hell, we probably wouldn’t get our hands on some great content that’s unavailable on the shores ….
The Pirate Party of Sweden famously got two MEPs elected to the European Parliament in its last election, and now in an interesting move, Peter Sunde -- probably best known as the former spokesperson for The Pirate Bay -- has announced...Show More Summary
Peter Sunde has announced he will run in the European Parliament elections next year. Sunde, the former spokesman for The Pirate Bay, will participatefor the Finnish branch of the Pirate Party. Sunde has yet to sit out a prison sentence...Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Europe Eases Corporate Tax Dodge as Worker Burdens Rise, by Jesse Drucker: In early November, members of the U.K. Parliament assailed executives from Google, Starbucks and Amazon for moving billions of dollars in profits into tax havens. Less than a month later, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said...
I sometimes wonder if political ‘experts’ in the media ever think at all about what they are saying. Why is there such a fuss about a referendum on British, sorry, I mean Ukay, membership of the European Union? Has Parliament...
A man stretches a giant flag of the European Union in front of Romania's parliament building in Bucharest on May 9, 2013. A private TV station installed the flag, weighing over 1,750 pounds and measuring 459 feet by 328 feet, to mark Europe Day. The stars were sewn on by hand aft …
Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to give voters a "proper choice" between staying in a reformed European Union and leaving, in an in/out referendum during the next parliament if a Conservative government is re-elected.It comes...Show More Summary