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Experts warn of low consumption of whole grain in the EU and say schools are key

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 17:47
Whole grains must be integrated into diets early in life to create healthy habits and curb life-threatening diseases, say experts, who call for the inclusion of grains into the EU School Scheme and public procurement of food. While sugar and...
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Early HIV testing key to Europe’s 2030 targets – report

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 17:34
A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report released ahead of Friday (1 December), World AIDS Day, argues that there is still a long way to go to hit global HIV reduction targets by 2030, underlining the importance of early and tailored testing.
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Delayed implementation of medical device regulations pose shortage risks

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 16:30
Implementation of two regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices is failing, despite the tweaks made earlier this year, posing shortage risks on one hand and outdated certification rules on the other. 
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Safety groups urge ministers not to allow teenagers to drive trucks

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 16:12
Safety campaigners have written to EU ministers urging them to reject moves to lower the age at which young people can begin training to drive a heavy-duty vehicle, arguing it could lead to higher numbers of serious road accidents.
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The Brief – Loss and damage fund offers opportunity for EU leadership

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 15:20
The agreement on the loss and damage fund to compensate the victims of climate change is the first major success of the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, but in practical terms, the figures put on the table will not make...
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Dormant conflict between Poroshenko and Zelenskyy comes to light

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 15:17
A long-standing conflict between the former president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the incumbent Volodymyr Zelenskyy came to the light as Ukraine’s authorities stopped the former head of state from a visit the US, where he had important meetings planned.
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Commission’s late payments proposal misses its target

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 15:06
The EU's proposed rules on late payments will deprive SMEs of the flexibility they require from their business partners, argues Alena Mastantuono.
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EU socialists slam EPP’s ‘silence’ over Spanish far-right attacks

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 14:14
EU socialists are “appalled” by the centre-right European People's Party's silence in the face of attacks by their partner, Spanish far-right party Vox, against socialist offices in Spain and Brussels, the secretary-general of the Party of European Socialists (PES) said on Thursday. 
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EU health ministers seek coordinated approach to climate change health threats

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 12:20
The EU must take concrete actions to address the public health effects and health systems threats of the climate crisis, EU health ministers urged on Thursday (30 November).
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AI Act’s COREPER mandates, CRA final agreement

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 11:33
Welcome to Euractiv’s Tech Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The compromise proposal addresses general purpose AI models (hereinafter: GPAI models), which ensures that the approach is technology-neutral. The...
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Spain’s Digital Take-off: Identifying Opportunities and Strategic Commitments for Europe [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 11:00
In the current dynamic geopolitical and economic environment, the European Union has an opportunity to position itself on the world stage as a technological powerhouse. This leadership role will prove crucial in boosting the region's strategic autonomy, economic competitiveness and sustainability goals.
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Hungary’s Orbán doubles down on blocking Ukraine accession talks

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 10:15
Ukraine’s EU membership currently does not coincide with Hungary's national interests and the EU should propose a "strategic partnership" with Ukraine before starting accession talks with the war-torn country, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday (1 December).
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EU institutions finalise agreement on cybersecurity law for connected products

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 10:02
European Union policymakers reached a political deal on the Cyber Resilience Act on Thursday evening (30 November), bridging their differences on the last outstanding issues. The Cyber Resilience Act is a legislative proposal to introduce security requirements for connected devices,...
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Swiss mediator appointed for PSOE-Catalan meeting in Geneva amid ‘huge mistrust’

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 09:35
The meeting between Spanish Socialists and Catalan independentists scheduled for Saturday in Geneva will be mediated by a representative of Swiss think tank Henry Dunant’s Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue – the same mediator that helped during negotiations with Basque terrorists...
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Insight: How Qatar swayed Israel and Hamas to make a truce work

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 09:21
As world leaders feted Qatar for brokering the truce between Israel and Hamas last week, its negotiators doubled down on their mediation efforts, fearful the ceasefire was about to collapse before it started.
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Inclusive reconstruction of Ukraine: What’s at stake?

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 09:20
War destruction offers a ‘chance’ to rebuild Ukraine in a way that considers its changing identity -- and with special attention for people with disabilities such as soldiers-amputees, writes Anna Romandash.
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How the war on terroir was won – Part 1

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 09:09
In just a decade, geographical Indications (GIs) have passed from being a largely European niche – a Eurobsession some say – to a globally recognised and appreciated form of intellectual property right, writes a former top Commission's trade negotiator.
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Agrifood Brief: AGRI’s got a blank space, baby

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 08:35
It’s well known by now that most of Europe’s agricultural land is in the hands of greying farmers: more than half of farmland is managed by farmers over the age of 55, while only 6% of the total land area is managed by farmers under 35.
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Rutte: Frontrunner for NATO top job with no certainty to get it 

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 08:00
With less than a year to go, former Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte has become a frontrunner in the race to succeed outgoing NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. But the informal selection criteria have once again shone a light on the complexity of the process.
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Taxing the rich isn’t radical – not taxing them is

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-12-01 07:42
Welcome to Euractiv’s weekly Economy Brief. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. The new European Citizens’ initiative, which seeks to implement a European wealth tax to support the green transition comes with a healthy dose of EU direct democracy...
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