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Updated: 5 hours 41 min ago

Sweden's far-right is most anti-Green Deal party in EU

6 hours 23 min ago
Sweden Democrats, the rightwing populist party, of all far-right and populist parties in the EU votes the most against regulations involving the Green Deal.
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[Stakeholder] Strengthening recovery, resilience and democracy in regions, cities and villages

8 hours 17 min ago
Help us empower the local and regional level, by proposing or participating in an EPP Local Dialogue in your village, city or region to discuss how to make Europe a better place to live in.
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[Opinion] Why Hungary cannot be permitted to hold EU presidency

9 hours 34 min ago
Just think of the creative ways in which autocratic leaders aligned with Viktor Orbán would gain more access to the EU.
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Subcontracting rules allow firms to bypass EU labour rights

11 hours 14 min ago
The EU Commission is reviewing its posted workers directive. In recent years, subcontracting has lengthened EU supply chains, making it harder to detect labour abuses — and those responsible for them.
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[Agenda] Asylum and SLAPP positions in focus This WEEK

16 hours 5 min ago
Home affairs ministers will work on trying to clinch a common position among EU governments on the migration management system regulation and the asylum procedure regulation, two key parts of the bloc's asylum reform.
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Spanish PM to delay EU presidency speech due to snap election

Fri, 06/02/2023 - 15:10
The Spanish government has officially requested to postpone the presentation of its upcoming EU presidency priorities in the European Parliament's plenary chamber until September.
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EU data protection chief launches Frontex investigation

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 17:02
Warsaw-based Frontex is likely violating rights by data dumping migrant testimonies with the EU's police agency Europol, according to a data protection authority.
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Madrid steps up bid to host EU anti-money laundering hub

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 16:55
Next year, the EU will have a new anti-money laundering agency. Madrid has offered its tallest skyscraper rent-free, but other cities are also in the running.
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[Opinion] How EU leaders should deal with Chinese government repression

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 16:26
If the EU can map out a strategy to "de-risk" economic and trade relations with Beijing, it can do so on human rights.
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MEPs pile on pressure for EU to delay Hungary's presidency

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 13:40
MEPs have adopted a non-binding resolution that "questions" if Hungary is fit to hold the EU's presidency in the second half of 2024, given persistent concerns over the country's democratic backsliding.
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IEA: World 'comfortably' on track for renewables target

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 13:23
The global energy crisis has become a driving force behind the rapid growth of solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power, according to a report by the International Energy Agency.
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[Exclusive] Europe's TV union wooing Lavrov for splashy interview

Wed, 05/31/2023 - 16:15
The European Broadcasting Union is wooing Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov for a splashy TV interview, despite his record of bizarre anti-Ukraine hate speech.
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ECB: eurozone home prices could see 'disorderly' fall

Wed, 05/31/2023 - 15:30
The European Central Bank in its Financial Stability Review warned EU home prices could see a 'disorderly' fall as high mortgage rates are making houses unaffordable for households and unattractive for investors.
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Adapting to Southern Europe's 'new normal' — from droughts to floods

Wed, 05/31/2023 - 14:54
Extreme weather events in recent months have worsened agricultural production in southern Europe, prompting concerns for authorities in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. As countries will likely face dryer conditions, experts urge adaptation measures for the 'new normal'.
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[Opinion] Want to stop forced migration from West Africa? Start by banning bottom trawling

Wed, 05/31/2023 - 12:21
The EU could be a global leader in marine sustainability and significantly reduce forced migration, if only it would challenge those who profit from ransacking African resources.
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Germany unsure if Orbán fit to be 'EU president'

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 19:13
Germany has raised doubts on Hungary's 2024 EU presidency, amid an European Parliament vote on rethinking prime minister Viktor Orbán's eligibility.
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EU Parliament chief given report on MEP abuse 30 weeks before sanction

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 18:48
EU Parliament head Roberta Metsola knew final details of a harassment case more than 30 weeks before she sanctioned the accused MEP.
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EU clashes over protection of workers exposed to asbestos

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 16:04
EU parliament is calling for more protection for workers exposed to asbestos, the main cause of workplace fatalities in the EU, while member states remain more cautious and will call for a review of its mandate.
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[Exclusive] EU to blacklist nine Russians over jailing of dissident

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 15:44
The Kremlin's main tormentor of 'foreign agents' is to join an EU blacklist for sending dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza to die in jail.
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[Column] Russia-Ukraine relations the Year After the war

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 11:24
After the war ends Ukraine should work to make Russia a safe place, which respects independent and sovereign neighbours as well as Nato.
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