Parliament's offices close from 24 December until 4 January.
Business resumes on 5 January, with a week of meetings of
parliamentary committees and political groups to prepare for the
12-15 January plenary session
Grooming homegrown talent: MEPs selected 27 young film buffs to attend the Venice International Film Festival. Could they go on to win the Lux Prize one day, the Parliament’s own prestigious film accolade?