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Nordic social democrats want to strengthen cooperation on security

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:58
To plan a common defence policy across Nordic countries, security matters should be more deeply rooted in the everyday work of parliaments, including creating a Nordic security and defence body, social democratic leaders from Nordic countries said at a meeting...
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Commission dashes Portuguese proposal of EU-wide Iberian mechanism

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:57
Creating an emergency clause similar to the Iberian mechanism as part of reforming the EU electricity market, as pushed for by Portugal is risky the European Commission said in response to a written position the government sent to the EU...
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Socialists in Brussels welcome new PD leader amid ambiguous Ukraine stance

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:56
New Democratic Party leader Elly Schlein (PD), who vows to upset Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s government but remains ambiguous about her position on Ukraine, is set to be welcomed by Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament with open arms....
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Danish parliament advised against using TikTok

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:52
As controversies continue to swell around the Chinese social media platform TikTok, parliament advised its members and employees against using it in light of the uncertainties around the use of data, parliament warned in a press release published Tuesday. “The...
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UK Border Force told to ‘deprioritise’ gun, drug checks to ease queues

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:48
Airport managers asked Border Force officers to “deprioritise” customs work – which includes searching for guns and drugs – in order to shorten passport queues so as to not frustrate travellers. According to The Guardian, there were leaked emails that...
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Austria, Morocco agree to cooperate more on irregular migration

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:46
Austria and Morocco agreed to cooperate better in the fight against irregular migration, by focusing on smugglers and rapid repatriation, according to an agreement between Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer and his Moroccan counterpart Aziz Akhannouchs as part of Nehammer’s three-day...
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Macron approves vaccination campaign against HPV in middle schools

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:45
The launch of a generalised vaccination campaign against human papillomavirus (HPV) in middle schools from 5th grade will start in September, President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday. The vaccination will be free and offered to both girls and boys. “This...
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Russians intensify assault on Bakhmut, Ukrainian forces try to dig in

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:38
Russian forces carried out sustained attacks on the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut on Tuesday (28 February) in their quest for a breakthrough in the year-long war, although one US official predicted few short-term territorial gains for Russia.
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SLAPP cases of growing concern, says Croatian democracy watchdog

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:32
Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) are a growing problem in Croatia, representatives of Zagreb-based democracy and human rights NGO GONG said during an event at the European Parliament on Tuesday. The event in Strasbourg was organised by PATFox, a...
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Hungary on mission to debunk ‘fake news’ from Sweden

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:30
As the Hungarian parliament will discuss Sweden’s NATO membership this week, Budapest sent a delegation to Sweden to address “legitimate concerns” regarding Sweden spreading “fake news” about Hungary over the last few years. The Hungarian parliament, set to discuss Sweden’s...
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Poland, Commission launch initiative to trace abducted Ukrainian children

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:30
Poland will launch a joint initiative with the European Commission to trace Ukrainian children who have been abducted by Russia during the invasion of Ukraine, ensuring those responsible are brought to justice. Under the leadership of European Commission President Ursula...
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Berlin could obstruct migrant rescue boat work

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 05:29
Changes to Germany’s ship security rules foresee restricting the work of migrant rescue boats in the Mediterranean, many of which operate under the German flag, leaked plans from the Transport Ministry reveal. The draft regulation, seen and reported on by...
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Windsor Framework unlikely to be applied for ‘several months’, warn UK officials

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2023-03-01 04:57
The agreement unveiled by EU and UK to govern trade between Britain and the island of Ireland is unlikely to come into force for several months, officials have warned. 
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EU debt rules: Member states edge closer to agreement on reform

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-28 18:57
According to draft conclusions for an EU leaders' meeting at the end of March, seen by EURACTIV, member states seem to agree on more country-specific fiscal paths instead of relying on one-size-fits-all numerical targets.
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EU lawmakers back action plan for rare diseases

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-28 18:53
A group of more than 40 EU lawmakers backed the idea of an EU action plan for rare diseases, in a letter addressed to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and seen by EURACTIV.
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EU-US data transfer framework: European privacy authorities put forth caveats

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-28 17:35
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) welcomed with reservations the new Data Privacy Framework, meant to provide the legal framework for transatlantic data flows.
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How Europe weighs the geopolitical risks of its energy supplies

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-28 17:00
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has forced the EU to drastically rethink its energy supply and wean itself off Russian fossil fuels. But the EU’s diversification efforts don’t come without new risks. Russia was traditionally the EU’s key supplier of fossil...
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Commission trade chief: EU cannot only trade with ‘like-minded countries’

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-28 16:31
Europe must strengthen its network of free trade agreements (FTAs) beyond liberal democracies, Sabine Weyand, head of the European Commission’s trade unit (DG TRADE) said in Berlin on Tuesday (28 February).
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Putin tells FSB to raise its game against Western spy agencies

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-28 15:52
Russian President Vladimir Putin told the FSB domestic security service on Tuesday (28 February) to step up its activity to counter what he said was increasing espionage and sabotage against Russia by Ukraine and the West.
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Wheat surplus makes phasing out biofuels obsolete, say producers

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-28 15:51
Amid plans by the German agricultural and environmental ministries to phase out conventional biofuels by 2030, energy crop producers argue that with the current oversupply of grain in countries neighbouring Ukraine, their justification has become obsolete.
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