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European Parliament approves proposal to end daylight savings time

Staff Writer | February 8, 2018
Changing the clocks every summer and winter could soon be a thing of the past after the European Parliament voted in favour of retaining the same time all-year round.
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MEPs say it now puts the pressure firmly on the European Commission - which has in the past been reluctant to change the system - to implement their decision.

Many claim that putting the clocks forward and backward can negatively affect people's mental and physical health.

It is believed that some parents also think it affects their babies' sleeping patterns.

Research suggests that the one-hour time change twice a year can throw off your body clock, at least temporarily.