The best way to help Greece and tackling the migration crisis in the Mediterranean were hotly debated by MEPs during the plenary session on 24 June. The debate was held ahead of the European Council on 25-26 June when European leaders will be discussing migration, security and economic governance.
An official delegation from the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education is visiting the Amphipolis archaeological site (June 17th to 19th, 2015). The visit was decided following proposals made by the Greek MEPs G. Grammatikakis and Th. Zagorakis (ND).
Commission opens formal investigation on antritrust issues into Amazon's e-book distribution arrangements, and specifially into the contracts with the publishers. The Commission has concerns that such clauses may make it more difficult for other e-book distributors to compete with Amazon.