Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Vice President of the European Parliament, resigns amid claims that she plagiarised her doctoral thesis.
The European Parliament votes 621–49 to pass the 2020 Brexit agreement, making today the last day Britain will be represented in the EU Parliament. MEP and Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage applauds its passage by saying "we'd be better off out", while UK Labour MEP Judith Kirton-Darling tearfully states it "attacks the very foundation of our identity".
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatens to open Turkey's borders to allow refugees and migrants to reach Europe after the European Parliament votes to temporarily freeze talks of Turkey's accession to the EU.
The Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group in the European parliament, set up by Eurosceptic parties after the European elections, is dissolved after Latvian MEP Iveta Grigule left the group.
The European Parliament calls on Canada to ensure visa-free travel for all EU citizens in a wide-ranging resolution, while expressing hope that the EU-Canada summit will speed up negotiations on a comprehensive trade agreement.