Latest European Parliament Stories

2010-11-10 08:27:00

BRUSSELS, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethiopian general elections, held in May 2010, fell short of international standards, according to the assessment of the EU Election Observation Mission (EOM).

2010-10-30 13:06:58

'Space represents our future.' 'Europe could become world leader in a certain number of domains that use space.' These were some of the statements made by top-level European leaders at the conference held at the European Parliament’s hemicycle on October 26-27 under the theme 'A new space policy for Europe'.

2010-10-12 11:44:11

Europe’s future in space and the opportunities it will offer to us all will be discussed at a conference in Brussels on October 26–27 under the aegis of the European Parliament.

2010-10-05 13:31:28

Members of the European Parliament are calling on the Presidency of the EU and Member States to tackle urgently the problem of chronic non-communicable diseases that are responsible for 86% of all deaths in the WHO European Region.

2010-07-07 05:30:00

An Italian member of the European Parliament has called on European Union governments to open their secret UFO files, saying the public needs to be made aware of alien encounters.

2010-01-19 04:00:00

SAINT NICOLAS, Belgium, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In the coming decade, Europe will be hit by abnormal heat waves more often, meaning additional air conditioning, higher energy costs and more CO2 emissions.

2010-01-11 08:43:00

BRUSSELS, January 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of Members of the European Parliament are extremely disappointed to note that the Pakistan media has reported the newly elected Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan as saying that his government would constitute a legal committee within a month to determine whether the region could be given the status of Pakistan's fifth province. They would like to emphasise that Gilgit Baltistan has, for the first time, been finally given a modicum of...

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.