Minister hails 'legally binding' changes after PM's dash to Strasbourg.
Cherif Chekatt died in a shootout with police.
The 29-year-old man believed to have killed three people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg has died after a two day manhunt. Cherif Chekatt opened fire the moment police tried to arrest him and was shot dead.
'With the death of this terrorist ... citizens like me are relieved'
Dozens of elite officers are hunting for the gunman who shot three people dead near a Christmas market.
A manhunt is underway in France after a gunman killed at least three people and injured several others at a Christmas market in Strasbourg. Police have named the suspected gunman as Chérif Chekatt, who was known to intelligence services as a potential security risk. The motive hasn't been confirmed. Over 300 security agents are still trying to track down the shooter as France has raised its security threat level to the highest possible.
France remains on high alert after a wave of attacks.
Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.
"Staying in the EU will make the UK more vulnerable to Paris-style terrorist attacks," said Iain Duncan Smith, a senior British
In the wake of the last few days, the thoughts of the world are undoubtedly with those suffering the effects of a seminal
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I'm trying really hard to remember a time when we could go a whole week without having to have a national moan about "Europe"*. I mean I get it, I really do. All that great food, fantastic culture and nice weather. Not to mention Germany and France's positively infuriating collective predilection for paying people properly and according them proper employment rights.
The limits of the European Parliament are currently being debated by MEPs. After Croatia joins the EU in July, the number of seats will go up to 766, a number that will have to be brought down to 751 for the 2014 parliamentary elections, in line with Lisbon Treaty rules.
Should social democrats (like myself) be quietly thanking David Cameron for delivering us an early Christmas gift by blocking the passage of a bloated and wasteful EU budget? Not quite, if Santa Cam has his way this gift will be a Trojan Horse.
David Cameron is seeking to change the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) so that it no longer serves as an automatic
What we used to refer to as a proposal for a directive on combatting child sexual abuse, sexual exploitation of children and child pornography is now a finished item. Well more or less. It went through the European Parliament in Strasbourg earlier today, unamended.