FOR STORY - EUROPE'S TRAVELING PARLIAMENT - Boxes belonging to various MEPs wait to be loaded on trucks for transportation from the European Parliament building in Brussels to Strasbour

 

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FOR STORY - EUROPE'S TRAVELING PARLIAMENT - Boxes belonging to various MEPs wait to be loaded on trucks for transportation from the European Parliament building in Brussels to Strasbourg in France, on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The EU set up two parliaments, one at headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, and the other in Strasbourg, France, so in a whirl of trunks, trolleys and backpacks, hundreds of European Union parliamentarians and their staff move some 350-kilometer (220-mile) across the continent for four days of meetings, at an annual cost of about euro 1.3 billion (US dlrs 1.8 billion). (AP Photo/Thierry Charlier)