Today's vote makes it crystal clear that there is overwhelming scientific, political and public support for a ban.
Those countries opposing a ban have failed. Now, the Commission must draw the only conclusion possible and immediately halt the use of these pesticides as a first step to protect European food production and ecosystem.
More top news
Kate is now an advanced diver after passing a Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) advanced open water diver qualification.
The Queen and other members of the Royal family have been photographed in striking "quadruple" portraits.
A student who contracted a deadly strain of meningitis has urged teenagers to get vaccinated.