Influential MEP calls for shale gas regulation

Jo Leinen is proposing a European directive that would penalise or even ban the exploitation of the controversial fossil fuel

Fiona Harvey Guardian [UK] 30 June 2011

One of the most influential members of the European parliament is proposing a new directive that would penalise or even ban the exploitation of shale gas, the controversial […]

It’s fine to call Eurosceptics Nazis, but woe betide them if they return the insult

Daniel Hannan Telegraph [UK] 24th Nov 2010

British Euro MPs Gerard Batten (R) and Godfrey Bloom (L), both of the UK Independence Party, in the demonstration in June 2008 that made Martin Schulz 'think of Hitler'. JOHANNA LEGUERRE/AFP/Getty Images

Godfrey Bloom was thrown out of the chamber of the European Parliament today after […]