And with that, tonight's sitting comes to an end.
MEPs will be back tomorrow from 08.00 BST, when they will first be debating the summit of EU leaders taking place in Brussels later this month.
After this, they will discuss the implications of Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement.
Newly-elected Maltese PM Joseph Muscat will join MEPs in the afternoon to give his side of the story over corruption allegations that led him to call a snap election last month.
The country is coming to the end of its time in the six-month EU presidency.