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Migration: MEPs call for more EU solidarity

While countries such as Italy, Greece and Spain are dealing with an influx of asylum seekers and migrants, a bottleneck is forming in the French port city of Calais, where the numbers of migrants hoping to make it to England have reached staggering proportions. 

We have compiled a package with video footage on border checks in Spain and the 'Fence' in Morocco; video and photo reportages of the migrant camp in Calais; as well as the recent visit of an MEP delegation to Italy.

Telecom package: Roaming charges
The EU has been reducing roaming charges since 2007 and Parliament has repeatedly asked for them to be scrapped altogether. On 30 June negotiators from Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a compromise on a telecoms package that foresees abolishing roaming charges from 15 June 2017.

For more information, including the table of maximum regulated retail roaming charges, read: All you need to know about the end of roaming charges

Joint mission of the Committees BUDG and LIBE to Sicily
- extracts from the press conference

Joint mission to Sicily of the Committee on Budgets and the Committee Civil Liberties, Justice and Homes Affairs to examine how resources from the EU budget are spent to manage migration and refugee flows, as well as the system for reception, identification and retention of migrants.
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