Claude Moraes

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 Coast guard divers prepare to go down to salvage a migrant boat that capsized and sunk  off Lampedusa, southern Italy. Photograph: Pasquale Claudio Montana Lampo/EPA

When an unspeakable tragedy occurs, it’s often hard not to think of the final moments of those involved. Thirty-nine people dead in the back of a lorr(...)

Ursula von der Leyen reacts after the European Parliament voted in favour of her as the new European Commission president. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

Newly-elected European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen would back a further Brexit extension beyond October 31st, she told MEPs in Strasbour(...)

Laura Codruta Kovesi: Romania’s ruling Socialists fiercely oppose her bid to lead the new European Public Prosecutor’s Office, having seen her successfully pursue some of its leading members as head of the country’s anti-corruption agency. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

European Parliament committees have backed Romania’s Laura Codruta Kovesi to be the EU’s first chief prosecutor, putting them at odds with member stat(...)

Cambridge Analytica’s offices in London. Following the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data breach, the MEPs highlighted the need for better monitoring of the agreement, given that both companies are certified under the EU-US framework.

MEPs have called on the European Commission to suspend the EU-US Privacy Shield framework for personal data transfers, saying it fails to provide enou(...)

The European Parliament in Strasbourg passed a law protecting seasonal workers from outside the European Union

Seasonal workers from outside the European Union who work within Europe will be entitled to better working conditions under a law passed by the Eur(...)