Entries by European Parliament Web Team from 02/2012

Love Without Limits

| Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Politics

As love birds everywhere prepare to get their budding romance to blossom on Valentine's Day, the European Parliament is fidgeting over how to weed out some of the problems unique to international couples.

Shedding Light on a Controversial Agreement

| Posted 02.21.2012 | UK Politics

If a decision has the potential to touch the lives of millions of people, the least you can do in this democratic age is conduct your deliberations out in the open, where everyone can see the arguments for and against and judge the outcome in the light of all the facts.

Tobin or Not to Be

| Posted 02.28.2012 | UK Politics

Although taxes are inevitably taxing, a proposal for a minimum rate of 0.1% set for shares and bonds and of 0.01% for derivatives in Europe has led to a fierce debate about what should be done to discourage reckless speculation.