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#Martin Schulz

# martin-schulz - Thursday 24 November, 2016

This Irish woman is in the running for the European Parliament presidency

McGuinness said that she hoped her gender doesn’t influence the decision either way, and that the position was by no means secured.

# martin-schulz - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Phil Prendergast will canvass with Gilmore - even though she doesn't want him to lead Labour

The Tánaiste said he has a “very frank discussion” with Prendergast in his office earlier today.

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe's top MEP can ease his Labour pains

It’s been a tough 24 hours for the Tánaiste but he has a big visitor today.

# martin-schulz - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall

The emergency finance is needed because revenue from import duties fell below EU forecasts.

# martin-schulz - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget MFF

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget

Enda Kenny welcomed an agreement and said it was an important day for “youth, the unemployed and the impoverished”.

# martin-schulz - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

EU budget: Following talks, leaders agree to hold more talks

EU leaders agreed to hold further discussions on agreeing a budget for the next seven years as well as plugging a shortfall in this year’s finances following negotiations, chaired by Ireland, in Brussels.

# martin-schulz - Sunday 7 April, 2013

EU hails Ukraine pardon for Tymoshenko ally

“Fair and independent justice is needed in Ukraine, and the release of Mr Lutsenko is a step in the right direction,” the president of the European Parliament said today.

# martin-schulz - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

MEPs shoot down leaders' proposals for seven-year EU budget

The budget for 2014 to 2020 was comprehensively beaten in a vote by MEPs, whose president Martin Schulz welcomed the vote.

# martin-schulz - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Barroso: 'We can see light at the end of the tunnel'

The President of the European Parliament affirms, however, that MEPs will probably not pass the EU’s draft seven-year Budget.

# martin-schulz - Monday 26 November, 2012

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced EU

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced

The Government will meet the president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, and chairpersons of the Parliament’s political groups, on Thursday.

# martin-schulz - Thursday 4 October, 2012

European Parliament president calls for deal on Irish debt before 2013

Martin Schulz told the Dáil the public must have trust in European leaders – who therefore have to act on their promises.

# martin-schulz - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Howlin says a 'better deal on debt' would improve voting atmosphere

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said the Government is continuing to work for a better deal.

# martin-schulz - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

The European Parliament has a new president... but who is he? Martin Schulz This post contains videos

The European Parliament has a new president... but who is he?

Well, he’s a former bookseller, a football fan – and Silvio Berlusconi once compared him to a concentration camp guard.

# martin-schulz - Thursday 25 November, 2010

UK MEP suspended after roaring Nazi slogan at German

A UKIP member of the European Parliament is kicked out of the chamber for Nazi jibes, and refusing to apologise.