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Far-right party seeks to kick EU out of Italian constitution

EURACTIV News - 4 hours 23 min ago
According to treaties, EU law supersedes national legislation. This is precisely what a far-right party in Italy wants to change, by introducing amendments to the constitution. Emanuele Bonini has the story in EUelectionsItaly.blog.
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Sheep milk prices cause Salvini headache, Italy’s agri-boss meets Hogan

EURACTIV News - 4 hours 46 min ago
Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini has tried to placate Sardinian farmers ahead of regional elections this week, sending Italy's agriculture minister to Brussels to get the green light to introduce support measures that set a fixed price for sheep milk.
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EU climate laws completed as truck rules get green light

EURACTIV News - 5 hours 2 min ago
European Union negotiators hauled the first ever set of rules for heavy vehicle CO2 emissions across the line early on Tuesday morning (19 February), rounding off the current generation of climate laws.
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Vestager ranked best EU Commissioner, favourite to succeed Juncker

EURACTIV News - 6 hours 47 min ago
EU antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is the clear favourite to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as the next President of the European Commission, according to the results of a Europe-wide online survey unveiled today (19 February).
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France rallies to denounce anti-Semitic insults at protests

EURACTIV News - 7 hours 25 min ago
Mass rallies are planned in Paris and other French cities Tuesday (19 February) to denounce a flare-up of anti-Semitic acts which culminated in a violent tirade against a prominent writer during "yellow vest" anti-government protests last weekend.
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The Capitals: Labour exodus gives Corbyn headache

EURACTIV News - 7 hours 32 min ago
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s newsroom network.
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Pro-EU parties join forces in Poland to face off conservatives

EURACTIV News - 7 hours 40 min ago
Poland's centre-right Civic Platform (European People’s Party) has joined forces with other opposition parties in a “European Coalition” in order to challenge the ruling conservative Law and Justice party (PiS). EURACTIV Poland reports.
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‘Digital gangsters’: UK parliament slams Facebook on data protection, disinformation

EURACTIV News - 7 hours 42 min ago
A UK Parliamentary report has singled out Facebook for failing to effectively protect user data and stem the spread of disinformation across its platform, saying that the tech giant "is unwilling to be accountable to regulators around the world."
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Car giant Honda to scrap 3,500 jobs at UK plant – reports

EURACTIV News - 7 hours 44 min ago
Japanese carmaker Honda is expected to confirm that it will shutter its Swindon factory in 2022, where 3,500 workers ply their trade, according to media reports on Monday (18 February). Uncertainty caused by Brexit has been cited as the main driving factor.
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Ireland expresses ‘frustration’ at Brexit uncertainty

EURACTIV News - 7 hours 46 min ago
Ireland's deputy prime minister expressed annoyance on Monday (18 February) at Britain's continued failure to ratify a deal on its orderly withdrawal from the European Union.
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Navracsics: ‘Health lifestyle is more than sport’

EURACTIV News - 7 hours 46 min ago
EU Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics praised the involvement of "a wide range of actors" in promoting physical activity in Europe, and called on the private sector to ensure that healthy choices are easier and more affordable for everyone.
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EU Commission accused of ignoring science on e-cigarettes

EURACTIV News - 7 hours 50 min ago
The European Commission’s recent statement comparing electronic cigarettes to “poison” has prompted a strong reaction from stakeholders, who accused the EU executive of disregarding scientific evidence.
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Albania’s opposition MPs to resign in protest

EURACTIV News - 8 hours 7 min ago
Albania's centre-right opposition said Monday (18 February) its MPs would resign from parliament, the latest in a series of dramatic protests against Prime Minister Edi Rama, who they accuse of corruption.
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Truck safety: A lack of vision and a loss of life

EURACTIV News - 8 hours 31 min ago
Cynthia Barlow’s daughter died after being struck by a truck while out cycling. When she realised how casually her child's death was treated by the legal system, she resolved to take action.
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French debate on setting migration quotas reopened

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2019-02-18 16:36
The question of setting migration quotas in France has come back to the forefront through the 'great debate' initiated by Emmanuel Macron.
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The Brief – Worlds apart, but still together

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2019-02-18 16:04
Is the once powerful transatlantic bond dying? If the last few weeks are anything to go by, one might well wonder… The disarray between Washington and its European allies became even more strikingly evident as US Vice President Mike Pence...
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Crisis over, crisis continues

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2019-02-18 15:59
The migration crisis in Europe is over. According to the statistics, at least. The political crisis over how and whether to reform the bloc's immigration and asylum rules remains as deadlocked as ever.
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Europe warns of ‘swift’ response to potential US car tariffs

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2019-02-18 15:47
The European Commission said on Monday (18 February) that the EU will respond in a “swift and adequate manner” to the possibility that the US may impose tariffs on European cars, following the submission of a US report on whether car imports represent a national security threat.
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Is Russia behind climate change protests in EU? ‘Definitely yes’, says Ukraine

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2019-02-18 15:41
Ukraine is sure that Russia actively supports the recent protests in EU countries against global warming, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told a group of Brussels journalists on Monday (18 February).
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Ukraine seeks EU help to prevent Russia from ‘suffocating’ its Azov Sea shore

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2019-02-18 14:34
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told Brussels journalists on Monday (18 February) his country was asking the EU and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to engage in efforts to avoid the “suffocation” of a strategic territory coveted by Russia.
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