A revolutionary social network site designed to democratise online content sharing has been launched by two young women entrepreneurs from Coventry.
Mattie Rahati and Beverley Eve are the co-founders of 'VoteMyLink', which they hope will follow in the footsteps of Facebook and Twitter and become a global brand.
Lib Dem MEP Phil Bennion, now back in Brussels after observing the Pakistan election, has backed the preliminary findings of the EU Election Observer Mission that despite some irregularities, the contest was competitive and the outcome not in doubt.
Phil Bennion MEP during his mission as an EU Observer of the Pakistan election: voting in Lahore was 'free and fair.
Dogs, cats and other household pets have been given much greater rights to travel around Europe after a vote by MEPs in the European Parliament.
The new arrangements build on the success of 'pet passports' legislation approved a decade ago.
Phil Bennion MEP has welcomed the U-turn by the European Commission abandoning a ban on re-fillable olive oil bottles in restaurants.
The news comes after LIb Dem MEPs demanded a rethink of a plan by middle-ranking officials which would have required olive oil only to be served in labelled bottles.
West Midlands UKIP MEP Mike Nattrass has come under Lib Dem fire after he voted against an EU plan to raise safety standards for offshore oil and gas drilling, including the North Sea.
The new directive, which a majority of MEPs in the European Parliament voted to support, will ensure that all countries involved in offshore drilling now follow much higher safety and environmental standards.
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