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Danish government project needs ‘reconfirming’ if Frederiksen gets NATO top job

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 04:34
The ruling coalition’s political project must be ‘reconfirmed’ should Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen leave her post to become NATO’s next Secretary General, Moderate Party leader and Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said on Monday. As Frederiksen met US President...
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French warn Irish bottle labelling sets ‘dangerous precedent’

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 04:33
French wine exporters have criticised Ireland’s plans to require extensive health labelling on alcoholic beverages that received the European Commission’s stamp of approval in January, saying it sets a dangerous precedent and could distort competition on the EU single market....
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French left must unite ahead of EU elections, says Mélenchon

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 04:32
France’s recently created left-wing alliance NUPES won’t last if a single left-wing list is not presented at the European elections next year, according to far-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon, although opinions differ widely across the alliance. Formed in June of last year,...
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Greens warn right-wing coalitions will ruin climate policies

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 04:31
The Greens seek to fight the rise of right-wing governments across the EU and a conservative majority in the EU parliament by facilitating a credible alternative, but it will be a tricky mission. The Greens’ “main political risk at the...
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German economy at risk as companies plan to leave country

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 04:31
A growing number of businesses are moving jobs and production abroad, with many others considering taking concrete measures, a study by the Federation of German Business (BDI) found, as concerns about the German economy continue to grow. While 16% of...
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Ukraine has enough weapons to begin counter-offensive, says foreign minister

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 04:22
Ukraine has enough weapons to begin its counter-offensive against Russia, and the operation will give the country the victory it needs to join NATO, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba told Reuters on Monday (5 June).
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US sanctions target Russian influence campaign in Moldova

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 04:07
The United States imposed sanctions on Monday (5 June) on members of a Russian intelligence-linked group for their role in Moscow's efforts to destabilize democracy and influence elections in Moldova, the Treasury Department said.
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ECB-Lagarde says corporate profits contributed to inflation

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 03:55
ECB President Christine Lagarde acknowledged the role of increased corporate profits in worsening inflation, calling for better data on corporate profits and closer scrutiny from competition authorities.
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Shelling, looting in Sudan’s capital as military factions battle for eighth week

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-06-06 03:31
Shelling and heavy clashes hit areas of Sudan's capital on Monday (5 June), residents said, with reports of spreading lawlessness in Khartoum and in the western region of Darfur after more than seven weeks of conflict between rival military factions.
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EU Greens launch Spitzenkandidaten process, ‘pressure’ other parties to follow

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 17:33
The European Greens Party have formally started the so-called spitzenkandidaten process ‘to put political pressure’ on the other European parties, the co-chairs of the European Greens Party Thomas Waitz and Mélanie Vogel told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
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EU leaders race over outreach initiatives to anticipate AI rules

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 17:08
Top EU officials have set out several competing initiatives to engage with industry players and international partners before Europe’s new AI rulebook starts to bite.
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Union boss: EU single market boosts exploitation of construction workers

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 16:44
As the EU celebrates 30 years of its single market and freedom of movement, for construction workers, there are many problems associated with it, according to union boss Johan Lindholm.
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Subcontracting and posted workers in the EU

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 16:44
According to trade unions, subcontracting tasks to posted workers may erode social standards and lead to the exploitation of workers, especially in the construction sector.
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EU’s digital COVID-19 certification system scaled up to global level

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 15:19
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the European Commission have launched the global digital health certification network, building up on the EU digital COVID certificate's framework. 
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US, India ‘change the paradigm’ for defence cooperation

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 14:58
India and the United States have concluded a roadmap for defence industry cooperation for the next few years, the two countries said on Monday (5 June), a landmark move expected to bolster New Delhi's defence manufacturing ambitions.
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Stakeholders warn of need to manage post-transplantation expectations

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 14:40
Despite the widespread belief that organ transplantation is a permanent solution, in most cases it is the start of another lifelong journey which needs to be carefully managed, as Professor Anna Forsberg found out through contact with patients and relatives.
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The Brief — Hostage diplomacy

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 14:20
Last week Belgium celebrated what appears to be a major diplomatic success: It managed to liberate after 455 days in jail its national Olivier Vandecasteele, an aid worker taken as hostage by Iran. The news made headlines and caused immense joy among Belgians, who had strongly mobilised to secure his release.
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Code of Practice on Disinformation signatories regroup with AI focus

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 13:49
Signatories to the Code of Practice on Disinformation gathered in Brussels on Monday to discuss the revised initiative’s first year of progress in the wake of Twitter’s withdrawal from the voluntary programme last week. 
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Belgium investigating whether its weapons were used inside Russia

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 13:42
Belgium will ask Ukraine for clarification on reports that rifles made in Belgium had been used by pro-Ukrainian forces to fight Russian troops inside Russia's western border, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said on Monday (5 June).
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MEPs start to scratch the surface of new product liability rules

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 13:10
EU lawmakers started examining the first compromise amendments on the new EU's product liability rules, but the most controversial topics are not on the agenda this week.
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