In the run-up to the 2024 EU elections, the European Parliament seeks to increase its number of seats. The European Ombudsman wants to investigate Frontex’s role in a deadly shipwreck off the coast of Greece. France and Austria want to prepare the European Union for the accession of new members.
Europe in brief: Ukrainian people win Sakharov Prize, former Italian president Silvio Berlusconi defends Putin, and MEPs give a clear vote against Frontex
This week in Europe: The EU parliament awarded the Ukrainian people its human rights prize, former Italian president Silvio Berlusconi caused some reactions over his remarks on Putin, and the European Parliament refused to discharge Europe’s border agency Frontex.