The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics to counter pollution in seas, fields and waterways.
Rock star Bono has called on artists to celebrate the “romance” of Europe at a time when the value of the EU has come under question.
A second Ukip MEP has quit the party in protest at the “extreme nationalist and reactionary” views of leader Gerard Batten.
UK music industry figures have welcomed the European Parliament’s decision to pass changes to EU copyright laws which intend to update them for the digital age.
The European Parliament's environment committee has voted against proposals which would give member states the powers to ban genetically modified (GM) food or feed.
Alyn Smith is now the only Scots voice on the European Parliament's agricultural committee.
Ukip's Nigel Farage turned the sights of his "people's army" towards Westminster yesterday as the established parties struggled to stem the fall-out from the European elections.
The UK Independence Party (Ukip) has secured its first seat north of the border in the European Parliament elections.