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“Brexit” consequences: European Parliament becoming smaller

The United Kingdom will leave the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020 (at midnight). This will have some consequences for the composition of the European Parliament.

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Focus on Europe

Facts on the EU Member States in the run-up to the European elections

All over the EU citizens took part in the European Parliament elections from the 23rd to 26th of May. The direction in which the European Union is heading in is the subject of political debates all over Europe at the moment. The EU is facing a number of challenges, including the ageing of society, the question of social cohesion, the opportunities arising from increasing digitalization and climate change. How are the EU and its Member States faring as far as these topics are concerned?