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Ireland: Sinn Fein prepares for Lisbon Treaty vote as Greens fail to take clear position

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Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has called for a "robust, energetic and vigorous campaign" against the European Union's Lisbon Treaty, the renamed European Constitution.

Left MEPs: New energy and climate change package a litmus test for EU

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Welcoming the proposals for energy and climate change presented to the European Parliament by European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, Italian Communist refoundation and United Eu

Does a European Commissioner support inhuman measures in Gaza ?

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"Such is the question, at a time when civil liberties in the Gaza strip are seriously restrained by the actions taken by Israel," declared Kyriacos Triantaphyllides, United Left group (GUE/

UK: MPs expose EU funding of pro-Lisbon Treaty NGOs

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An Early Day Motion, a parliamentary device which allows MPs to raise topics of immediate concern, has been tabled at Westminster by a group of MPs who note that charities openly supporting the EU's r

EU: Termination of “Benelux Train” shows reality of European Union

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The radical left Socialist Party of the Netherlands (SP), which led the successful 'No' campaign in the 2005 referendum on the EU Constitution, is fighting to save a train connection which enables Dut

More action needed to improve the role of women in industry, say Left MEPs

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Introducing her report to MEPs during the plenary session in Strasbourg this week, Portuguese United Left Group (GUE/NGL ) Euro-MP Ilda Figueiredo said her report intended giving greater visibility to

EU: Slovenian Presidency

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Greeting the first presidency held by one of the member states admitted in the 'Big Bang' of 2004, President of the United Left Group (GUE/NGL) of Euro-MPs Francis Wurtz had this to say:

Council of Europe parliamentarians attack EU plans for undocumented migrants

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"An EU proposal to fix at 18 months the maximum period of detention for irregular migrant

Left MEPs: Self-criticism, not self-congratulation, should be the order of the day following EU summit

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Regretting the level of self-congratulation on display during Tuesday's so-called “extraordinary session” of the European Parliament in Brussels, United European Left (GUE/NGL) President Francis Wurtz

Left MEPS: EPAs must be replaced by real economic partnership

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MEPs from the United European Left (GUE-NGL) lined up at this week's European Parliament debate in Strasbourg to condemn the proposed Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), the euphemistically title

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