Martin Schulz

Spectacular Nigel Farage Rant In Brussels Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has returned to the European Parliament for its new session with a characteristically passionate rant against the EU. After leading h...

WATCH: The Moment Nigel Farage Literally Turned His Back On The EU

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage led his fellow Ukip MEPs in an act of protest against the European Parliament as they turned their backs while the European Union's anthe...

The EU Has Had Its Challenges When It Comes to Ethics, But It Is Serious About Addressing Them

Sajjad Karim MEP | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Politics
Sajjad Karim MEP

The notion that the European Parliament is a gravy train riddled with waste and financial scandal is simple to pedal, especially when you need to score easy political points back home. However those that often pedal it, fail to acknowledge the reforms that are quietly taking place.

EU Chief's Speech On Palestinian Plight Sparks Israeli Fury

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

Israeli MPs have walked out of a speech by the chief of the European Parliament after he raised the plight of Palestinians in the West Bank. Martin...

Only With Fresh Budget Ideas Can the EU Meet the Challenges It Faces

Martin Schulz | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Martin Schulz

Today's approval by the European Parliament of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2014-2020 is an extremely important vote. It means much needed EU funds can be invested into programmes ranging from combatting youth unemployment, support for less-well off regions in the EU via the structural funds, to much needed funding in research and development and support for agriculture. However, the amounts available from the MFF are far from perfect...

Cyprus and the Economic Crisis: Time to Put People First

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

After endless hours of discussions, litres of coffee and a copious amount of frustration, an agreement on the rescue of Cyprus's banks has finally been hammered out.

European Parliament President Warns David Cameron May 'Break-Up' EU

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Politics

The president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, has warned David Cameron that his attempt to negotiate a new relationship with the Europe cou...

Shaping and Engaging the EU Should Trump Exclusion and Repatriation

Martin Schulz | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Politics
Martin Schulz

Attempting to repatriate competences from the EU may well play well in parts of the notoriously eurosceptic media and in parts of the Conservative Party but I would question whether it is truly in the British and European long-term interest.