EU citizenship for Brits idea not dead yet

Since its announcement in November, the idea to allow Brits to become EU citizens after Brexit has gained immense support from many members of the public.

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The battle to save European nature has been won

The Birds and Habitats Directives protect more than 1,400 threatened species and one million square kilometres of natural habitats in the UK and Europe.

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Lib Dem MEP condemns violent attacks against EU citizens in the UK

The European Parliament, following a cross-party initiative initiated by the Liberal Democrats, has forced a debate on the shocking rise in hate crime against EU nationals in the UK, following the Brexit referendum.

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MEPs declare war on wildlife traffickers

Today MEPs have voted for tough measures to combat the growing trade in illegal wildlife products which is destroying the planet’s ecosystem.

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UKIP and Tory MEPs vote to let tax evaders off the hook

Tax authorities have been given new powers to investigate money laundering activity.

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Lib Dem MEP attacks government over deadly air pollution at Heathrow airport

Today MEPs narrowly approved a review of the National Emissions Ceiling Directive (NECD) which sets targets for EU governments to cut premature deaths from air pollution by 50% in 2030.

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Human rights abuses and deforestation in Cameroon

MEPs for Wildlife have written a letter to President Biya of the Republic of Cameroon on alleged human rights abuses of the Baka people by a trophy-hunting company.

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EU visa proposal would mean extra paperwork and travel tax for holidays to Europe

Commenting on today’s Commission proposal to establish a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS), Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder said:

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MEP in talks to ensure associate EU citizenship on the table

A plan to offer associate EU citizenship to citizens of former EU countries has been tabled in the European Parliament this week.

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Liberal Youth present petition to save Erasmus+ in European Parliament

Today Liberal Youth delivered their petition to save the Erasmus+ exchange programme to Catherine Bearder MEP and member of the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education, Yana Toom MEP.

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