The World: Hamburg - Scholz wins EUR26m task for European Parliament

The European Parliament has appointed the Germany-based network Scholz & Friends to handle its information and communication campaigns.

The advertising programme is being backed by a budget of EUR26 million over the next four years. Sholz & Friends will run the campaign through partner offices in all 27 European Union member countries. Frank-Michael Schmidt, the Scholz & Friends chief executive, said: "It is a very demanding job for us."