President Klaus signed the Lisbon Treaty only hours after the highest court of the Czech Republic had ruled that the Treaty does not violate the Czech constitution.
In Sweden, two new EU parliamentarians will have to prepare for life in Brussels and Strasbourg, as the Lisbon Treaty means Sweden will go from 18 to 20 EU parliament seats.
Jens Nilsson from the Social Democrats is currently the Mayor of Östersund who will start working in the EU-parliament after the new year. Amelia Andersdotter from the Pirate Party will with her 22 years of age become the youngest member of the EU-parliament. She is currently studying Economics at the university.