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Grand Duke dismisses accusations of mistreatment

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:50
Grand Duke Henri dismissed accusations of staff mistreatment within the Grand Ducal Court when asked during a press conference at the end of his four-day Latvia trip on Wednesday. The Grand Duke, Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn, Economy Minister Franz Fayot,...
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UK expected to ban TikTok from government devices

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:48
The UK is expected to soon ban the Chinese social media app TikTok from government devices, following in the footsteps of the US, Canada, Denmark, Belgium and the EU institutions. The ban is expected to be announced as soon as...
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Austria’s social democrats decide to hold leadership race

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:46
Following weeks of infighting, the Social Democrats decided on Friday to give its members the chance to select the party’s future leader before the summer, marking the start of a race between candidates for the top position It was agreed...
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Danish centrist party joins EU’s Renew

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:44
The recently-founded Moderaterne centrist party of former prime minister and current Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen joined the Renew Europe political group in the EU Parliament as his son unexpectedly switched to another party. Bergur Løkke Rasmussen, former MEP for...
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Romanian agriculture faces collapse amid mass Ukrainian grain imports

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:43
Farmers in countries neighbouring Ukraine, including grain-producing Romania, need help to compete with the proliferation of cheap grain from the war-torn state.
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Slovakia joins ‘anti-combustion engine ban club’

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:40
Slovakia’s environment ministry must join Germany, Austria, Poland, Italy and the Czech Republic in opposing the EU’s de facto combustion engine ban from 2035, according to a resolution voted by Slovak lawmakers on Wednesday.
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Russia’s Wagner puts $15 million bounty on Italian defence minister

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:39
Russia’s mercenary Wagner group has put a $15 million bounty on Italian Defence Minister Guido Crosetto (FDI/ECR), who blamed the group for causing the increased migration wave to Italy, a report by the Italian intelligence services reads. News of the...
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Top UN official seeks progress in visit to divided Cyprus

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:38
A senior United Nations official made her first trip to the divided island of Cyprus Wednesday (15 March) looking for "a way forward" as positions harden in one of the world's longest-running disputes.
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CO2 removals: The case for establishing a European Carbon Central Bank

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:25
As part of the EU's carbon market, the control of CO2 removal certificates could be managed by a Carbon Central Bank to ensure security for all players, write Wilfried Rickels, Roland Rothenstein, and Felix Schenuit.
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Moldova no longer needs Russian gas, minister says

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2023-03-16 05:21
Ex-Soviet Moldova is no longer receiving Russian gas or enduring the "blackmail" imposed by gas giant Gazprom over its difficulties in paying for supplies, the country's energy minister said.
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EU institutions silent over anti-abortion conviction in Poland

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 17:21
The European Commission and European Parliament President stated they will not comment on the Polish court's landmark decision to convict a woman for helping to provide another woman with abortion pills, while cross-party EU lawmakers denounced the verdict.
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EU lawmakers ask UEFA to exclude Belarus from Euros qualifiers

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 17:06
European lawmakers called on Europe’s football governing body UEFA to ban the Belarusian national football team from the Euros qualifiers, in a letter seen by EURACTIV.
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EU lawmakers call for minimum income schemes set above poverty line

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 16:21
EU lawmakers called on member states on Wednesday to ensure that national minimum income schemes are set above poverty thresholds and urged the European Commission to consider a directive in that respect, though centrist and right-wing deputies did not support the initiative.
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The Brief — A cross-Channel bromance

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 15:20
The 'renewed' relationship between France and the UK is surprising if you look in the rear-view mirror. But it is first and foremost a personal relationship between two men, which will hopefully lead to steady appeasement.
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Industrial drop saves Germany’s compliance with 2022 climate targets

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 15:12
German industry reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 10% in 2022 compared to the previous year, enabling the country to stay in line with its overall emissions target despite additional emissions caused by an increased reliance on coal-fired power generation.
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What’s new in teaching Europe’s past?

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 14:43
History is more than just a set of dates or kings and queens to memorise. And while history teaching is unique in shaping national identity and memory, there is invariably more than one interpretation of facts and historical events. How...
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Bulgaria’s coal giant stands on feet of clay

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 14:18
Bulgarian politicians' gambling with the fate of people in coal regions and those affected by toxic air and the climate crisis is immoral and unacceptable, and a workable alternative for an energy future is needed, Apostol Dyankov writes.
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Kazakhstan impounds Russian property at Baikonur Cosmodrome

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 11:32
Kazakh authorities have impounded property of Russia's main operator of spacecraft launching sites in Baikonur in the Central Asian nation's southern region of Qyzylorda.
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Health brief: The ‘unsafe’ world of healthcare workers

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 11:22
European doctors are sounding the alarm over the growing incidence of physical and verbal aggression against healthcare workers. 
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France welcomes inclusion of nuclear in EU power market reform

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-15 11:13
France has welcomed the European Commission's proposal to overhaul the EU's electricity market which was unveiled on Tuesday (14 March), as it offers France the chance to develop and refurbish its nuclear fleet.
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