The UK is still part of our European family, say MEPs

MEPs at the first UK Friendship Group including founder Terry Reintke, third from right

A new MEP UK Friendship Group has formed – Oliver Rowland spoke to its founder Terry Reintke

A UK Friendship Group set up at the European Parliament in December already has 75 members and has decided on its first action: to sing Auld Lang Syne after the Withdrawal Agreement vote takes place.

Founder and German MEP Terry Reintke said: “We will need some strong singers, but I hope it happens.

“We should all stand up, sing and be sad together.

“When people say goodbye, they need rituals and space to feel their emotions. In politics, we are often very serious and don’t leave space for that.”

'We should stand up, sing Auld Lang Syne and all be sad together' says MEP Terry Reintke

She said the vote ...

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