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The European Parliament (EP) is the legislative branch of the European Union and one of its seven institutions. Together with the European Commission and the Council of the European Union it exercises the tripartite legislative function of the European Union. The Parliament is composed of 751 members (MEPs), intended to become 705 starting from the 2019–2024 legislature because of specific provisions adopted about Brexit, who represent the second-largest democratic electorate in the world and the largest trans-national democratic electorate in the world.

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The leaders of Italy’s coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over..
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Members of Labour's top policy team are angry over a decision by their party in the European Parliament to support a new Commission president, questioning an..
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German politician Ursula von der Leyen was elected by the European Parliament on Tuesday to become the first female president of the European Commission, but her..
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A clearly relieved Ursula von der Leyen was adamant after her election as European Commission president that, as the German expression has it, “a majority is a..
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Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration, taxes, climate change and the rule of law to secure even a wafer-thin margin of support in..
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Liberal lawmakers at the European Parliament will support German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president, the leader of the..
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Ursula von der Leyen promised a "united and strong" European Union after being narrowly confirmed by the European Parliament as the next head of the executive..
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The European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed Ursula von der Leyen, a German conservative, as the next president of the executive EU Commission by 383 votes to..
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EU Parliament narrowly approves Ursula von der Leyen as new head of European Commission.
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The European Parliament confirmed Ursula von der Leyen as EU Commission president in a secret ballot on Tuesday. She succeeds Jean-Claude Juncker to become the..
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Two-thirds of the European Parliament's Social Democratic members will vote in favor of Ursula von der Leyen's appointment to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a new defence minister would be found quickly after Ursula von der Leyen announced she would resign regardless of the..
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German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says she is resigning from Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet to focus on becoming the next head of the European..
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The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Monday she would step down as German defense minister..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized the efforts by the German Social Democrats (SPD) to torpedo the nomination of Defense Minister Ursula von der leyen to..
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A newly-elected British Green Party MEP, who has been a passionate EU supporter before entering Parliament, has given a damning verdict on his first two weeks..
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