It has been quite a year. From European elections, which brought many new faces to Parliament, to electing the new European Commission and approving laws, 2019 was busy.
Check out our photo gallery to catch up with some of the highlights of the year and read our article for a reminder of key moments: from the hearings of candidate commissioners to approving a ban on single use plastics and cutting emissions.
In 2020, the new Parliament and Commission will have to live up to the pledges made to the people of Europe in the context of the elections. Find out about some of the key issues coming up in our article on 1 January.