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Is the GUE-NGL unwilling to advise against Brexit? If so, why?

130 of the eighth and current European Parliament's 751 members have signed a letter urging the UK to reconsider its decision to withdraw from the EU. All are members of EPP, S&D, ALDE or Greens-...
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How can we apply the Bundestag election model to European elections? (model building)

I have looked into electoral systems and am trying to build a model of what the 2019 EU election would have looked like if it had used the Bundestag election system. Disclaimer: I am fully aware ...
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What's Hans-Olaf Henkel's position on the EU?

In a speech that was vociferously interrupted, MEP Hans-Olaf Henkel accused Juncker of being the "[Commission] president who lost Britain" and said that Junker's pinning of the blame on Cameron was "...
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Who exactly was in the Schuman group (that left the EPP in 2000 during “Haider affair”) and what (other) group did they form in 2004?

I've read that: On 13 April 2000, for instance, several representatives of the EPP-ED (including some Belgian, Dutch and Italian Christian democrats as well as the French UDF) created a centre-...
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What are the implications for India with EU Parliament getting 2020/2519(RSP) resolution discussed and passed?

I came across certain news articles from Indian media outlets mentioning a motion for passing a resolution 2020/2519(RSP) - on India’s Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, that would be discussed in the ...
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How does ECR-style Euroscepticism differ from ID-style Euroscepticism?

Both ECR and ID are Eurosceptic groups positioned on the right of the EPP in conventional presentations. How does the Euroscepticism of the ECR (self-dubbed "Eurorealism") differ from that of the ID ...
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Did the EU cookie consent law have a pilot scheme?

Was the EU ePrivacy Regulation law subject to prior testing? ePrivacy was introdued in 2009 and updated in 2017. A key goal was: The new rule will streamline the overload of consent requests for ...