EU parliament launches misconduct probe into UKIP scuffle
The European Parliament launched a disciplinary inquiry on Friday into a scuffle between members of the UK Independence Party that left one British MEP in hospital with a head injury.
Martin Schulz, the speaker of the EU legislature, wished UKIP leadership hopeful Steven Woolfe a swift recovery.
"The reported facts are extremely serious," he added in a statement.
"It goes without saying that disrespectful and violent behaviour does not have a place in the European Parliament."
Schulz, a German Social Democrat who has had a combative relationship with the eurosceptic... read more
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