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EPP wades in on Albania-Greece drama, Prime Minister Edi Rama reacts

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-09-06 04:39
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has reacted to the centre-right European People’s Party resolution on allowing the imprisoned mayor-elect of Himare, Fredi Beleri, to be sworn in, passed in the European Parliament on Tuesday. Beleri, the winning candidate of an...
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Bulgaria urged to recognise same-sex couples

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-09-06 04:35
Bulgaria must create a legal status to recognise same-sex couples – who are currently wholly deprived of rights on the country’s territory – to obtain protection for their private and family life, the Strasbourg–based European Court of Human Rights recently...
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Czechia pledges support for Ukraine’s 2024 elections

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-09-06 04:34
Czechia is ready to help Ukraine hold parliamentary and presidential elections in 2024 after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy indicated that they would need help from Western allies, Foreign Ministry spokesman Daniel Drake told “The organisation of elections in the...
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Dutch Animals Party demands 75% livestock decrease to lower emissions

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-09-06 04:33
Livestock numbers must be cut by 75% to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Dutch Party for the Animals (PvdD/Greens) states in its election programme for the upcoming national elections, as tensions over the issue simmer between the outgoing cabinet and...
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Italy could lower electoral threshold ahead of next year’s EU elections

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-09-06 04:31
Italy’s majority and minority parties are considering lowering the voting threshold ahead of the upcoming EU elections, while Matteo Renzi’s party remains opposed and aims for an alliance with the centre and the left in Brussels. Ahead of the European...
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EU defence agency signs first joint procurement ammunition deals for Ukraine

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-09-06 04:30
The European defence agency signed eight contracts European industry for the joint procurement of 155mm ammunition to Ukraine on Tuesday (5 September), in the first ever move to use the EU to purchase weapons collectively.
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Mould, fires: Substandard housing threatens health of Europeans

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 15:41
A report published by the Fondation Abbé Pierre and the European federation working with the homeless highlights poor housing conditions in Europe and the threat they pose to the health and safety of those affected, including certain cancers.
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Slovak elections: How platforms counter political misinformation under DSA

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 14:39
Slovak will vote on 30 September, the first to take place since the EU's DSA enforcement which obliges social media platforms to combat electoral manipulation.
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The Brief – EU rentrée blues

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 14:20
It is a bit slow around Schuman these days, isn't it? Yet the clock on this European Commission has already started ticking.
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European Parliament sceptical of Digital Euro

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 14:17
The Economic Affairs Committee of the European Parliament voiced concerns over the digital euro, including costs for banks and its use by EU citizens, during questions posed to European Central Bank Executive Fabio Panetta on Monday (4 September).
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Message to President von der Leyen: Europe’s industrial workers can’t wait for next year’s SOTEU [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 14:00
European industrial workers, worried about the future of their jobs and communities, need to be reassured of the EU’s support for industry. They are calling for a robust industrial plan for Europe, which is essential for tackling climate change, building strategic autonomy, creating a prosperous EU, leaving no region behind and for peace.
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Apple cites privacy concerns to refuse detection of child sexual abuse material

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 13:18
US tech giant Apple, which decided to halt the development of a photo-scanning tool to detect child sexual abuse material last December, has now offered data privacy concerns as the main reason behind the decision.
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France ‘confident’ about EU electricity market reform

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 13:04
Energy Transition Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher said she was “confident” that France's requirements under the EU electricity market reform will be met, just weeks before formal negotiations are due to resume following the collapse of talks at the end of June.
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Borrell confirms Swedish EU diplomat held illegally in Iran

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 13:00
The European Union's top diplomat confirmed on Tuesday (5 September) that Johan Floderus, a Swedish diplomat working for the EU, has been held captive in Iran for more than 500 days.
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New Bulgarian commissioner smoothly passes grilling in EU Parliament

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 12:17
Iliana Ivanova, Bulgaria’s commissioner-designate for innovation, research, culture, education and youth, successfully sailed through an almost three-hour European Parliament hearing on Tuesday (5 September), winning applause from MEPs.
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Will the promise of CO2-neutral e-fuels hold?

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 11:16
German transport minister Volker Wissing argued that e-fuels should be permitted as a climate neutral alternative to electric mobility for road transport. But whether e-fuels are truly climate neutral is a matter of controversy.
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EU considers reopening wolves high protection status as rural tensions mount

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 11:12
The European Commission has hinted it might review the high protection status of wolves on the back of increasing tension around the predator in rural areas, but the move has been slammed by environmentalists as a political pandering ahead of upcoming elections. 
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E-fuels won’t be CO2 neutral by 2035, says German transport minister

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 11:07
The registration of new cars with internal combustion engines running on e-fuels should be allowed after 2035, even if the fuels are not 100% climate neutral, German transport Minister Volker Wissing (FDP/Renew Europe) said at an e-fuels conference on Monday (4 September).
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Berlin mulls asking EU for derogation on fertilisers

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 10:33
The German agriculture ministry is considering starting talks with Brussels on partially exempting grassland farms from rules on fertiliser use, three months after the European Commission closed its nitrate pollution case against Berlin.
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Agri-diesel debate: Can tractors be climate friendly?

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-09-05 10:32
The German government appears to have dropped a much-debated idea of cutting diesel subsidies for farmers for now, but the question of what climate-friendly alternatives there are for tractors and other agricultural machinery remains.
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