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EU must follow UK ban on ivory trade

The EU is being urged to follow the UK's lead and introduce a near total ban on the sale of ivory.

The House of Commons last night signalled its support for what, when enacted, will be amongst the world's toughest restrictions on ivory sales.

EU must not ban theatre stage lighting

European officials should extend stage lighting's exemption from energy efficiency rules or risk forcing theatres to close, Conservative MEPs' leader Ashley Fox warned today.

2019 EU elections vulnerable to Russian meddling

Next year's European elections are at risk of Russian meddling unless action is taken warns a senior Conservative MEP.

Sajjad Karim's warning comes as the European Parliament begins its one year countdown to its next polls.