Article - Gabriele Zimmer re-elected as GUE/NGL group chair
%title% General : Gabriele Zimmer, a German member of Die Linke party, has been re-elected as the chair of the European United Left / Nordic Green Left group in the European Parliament. She already held the office in the previous legislative term from March 2012 onwards, when she replaced Lothar Bisky, a fellow German member of Die Linke party. Watch the video interview to find out more about her group's political course and the appointment of the Commission president. Source : © European Union, 2014 - EP

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Article - Parliament starts its new term with seven political groups
%title% General : Seven political groups have now been recognised as fulfilling the necessary criteria and will be starting their work at next week’s plenary session in Strasbourg where Parliament’s top posts will be decided by MEPs. Parliament rules foresee that political groups should have at least 25 MEPs from seven different member states. Read on to find out more about the political groups and their leaders. Source : © European Union, 2014 - EP

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Article - Powering up: the energy challenges facing Europe
%title% General : Securing energy supplies at affordable prices, improving energy efficiency and reducing harmful emissions will be high on the agenda of the European Parliament for the coming months and years. These issues will also be discussed at the Council summit in Ypres and Brussels on 26-27 June during a week dedicated to sustainable energy and marked by hundreds of events throughout Europe. Source : © European Union, 2014 - EP

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Article - Conference of Presidents in Rome
%title% General : Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi welcomed the Parliament's Conference of Presidents, chaired by interim EP president Gianni Pittella, to Rome, ahead of his country taking over the presidency of the EU Council on 1 July. Source : © European Union, 2014 - EP

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Article - The secrets behind Parliament's colourful calendar
%title% General : Red, blue, pink, turquoise... These are not the different shades of the rainbow, but the colours marking the activities of the Parliament. The weeks in the Parliamentary calendar are coded with different colours each indicating that period’s particular activities. Here is a short guide to the colours that will be directing the work of the new Parliament for the next five years. Source : © European Union, 2014 - EP

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Article - World Refugee Day: more people being offered protection in the EU
%title% General : Every year conflicts, persecution and natural disasters force millions of children, women and men to flee their homes in search of safety. Some look for refuge in EU. Last year alone member states offered protection to 135,700 asylum seekers, nearly half of which were given refugee status. In honour of World Refugee Day on 20 June, we take a look at what the Parliament and the EU are doing to help. Source : © European Union, 2014 - EP

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