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Dutch propose price cap for filling gas storage

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2022-12-07 05:27
The Netherlands has proposed a new idea to prevent gas price spikes in the EU in a document circulated to EU capitals and seen by EURACTIV. EU countries are currently trying to find common ground on a gas price cap...
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Greek MEP takes wiretapping scandal to EU court

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2022-12-07 05:24
Nikos Androulakis, an EU lawmaker and head of the Greek socialist party (Pasok) whose phone was bugged by Greek secret services, has decided to take his case to the EU Court to find out why he was put under surveillance....
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Western Balkans welcome EU’s geo-strategic enlargement shift amid Ukraine war

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 19:00
Western Balkan leaders on Tuesday (6 December) welcomed the EU’s new mindset to strengthen ties with the region, a drive reinvigorated by Russia’s war in Ukraine and a series of agreements that include reduced roaming charges and integration in the...
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Many actions can be taken on health before changing treaties, say MEPs

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 17:23
There are many more accessible actions that can be taken on health before getting onto the bigger question of changing the EU treaties, EU lawmakers said in a health committee meeting on Monday (5 December).
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French unions warn “major social conflict” over Macron’s pension reform

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 16:51
France's main trade and student unions say they are ready to stage countrywide strikes and protests that could lead to major social conflict if the government's reform plans, soon to be submitted to parliament, are not changed.
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Greens eye second EU election wave

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 16:49
After several decades of being dismissed as idealists on the political fringes, the European Greens believe that they are positioned to take advantage of a political discourse dominated by energy and environmental policy. 
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European auditors criticise EU efforts to digitalise public services

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 16:00
The European Commission fell significantly short in its plan to digitalise public services across the EU, with key gaps in implementation and monitoring, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA).
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Hungary vetoes EU financial aid for Ukraine

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 15:29
In a bid to unlock EU funds for itself, the Hungarian government vetoed a proposal to provide additional macrofinancial assistance to Ukraine during a meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels on Tuesday (6 December).
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The Brief — Beijing’s COVID-19 pain is Europe’s gain

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 15:20
As China’s capital city heads into lockdown and COVID-19 cases in the world's second-largest economy are on the rise, Europe is set to benefit from China’s continued low demand for liquefied fossil gas (LNG).
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The EU’s phase of power

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 15:06
Russia’s war on Ukraine and its consequences for Europe’s security order usher the European integration project into a new chapter: The phase of power, writes Ricardo Borges de Castro.
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Empowering consumers in the green transition – The potential of digital solutions for waste collection and product labelling

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 14:30
Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to learn what potential there is for harmonised digital solutions for separate collection of waste and labelling in the EU. How can challenges like multi-language packaging be addressed? What are the advantages and limitations of digital labelling and digital product passports?
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German media reignite debate on ‘unfair’ EU farm subsidy distribution

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 14:18
Research by various German media has reignited the debate on the distribution of EU agricultural subsidies since funds are largely allocated based on agricultural area, which benefits large agricultural corporations in particular.
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German constitutional court: EU debt lawful as a crisis response

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 13:48
Next Generation EU loans do not overstep the EU's competences as long as they are clearly linked to the economic crisis that was triggered by the COVID pandemic, the German constitutional court ruled on Tuesday (6 December).  
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With France decision, EU empowers member states to ground flights

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 13:41
Brussels gave France the green light Friday (2 December) to ban domestic short-haul flights where a train journey under two-and-a-half-hours is available, paving the way for member states to force a shift from sky to rail on environmental grounds.
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EU countries endorse agreement on European digital identity

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 13:03
The EU Council formalised its position on the European digital identity at the Telecom Council meeting on Tuesday (6 December).
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Anti-government protests held during EU-Western Balkan Summit in Tirana

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 12:53
The EU-Western Balkans Summit took place in Tirana on Tuesday (6 December), parallel to a large, opposition-led protest which erupted into scuffles, with protestors accusing the government of corruption.
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Balanced deal on platform workers rules reached, leading MEP says

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 12:42
The European Parliament reached a deal on the platform workers’ directive, pending confirmation by the Employment and Social Affairs Committee on 12 December.
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EU redrafts proposal on Serbia-Kosovo ties as Pristina sets sight on membership

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 12:15
The EU has handed over an updated draft of its proposal for the normalisation of ties between Kosovo and Serbia to the two Western Balkan countries, with a timeline and an outline of actions, has learnt.
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Pfizer CEO still refuses to meet MEPs over COVID contracts

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 11:15
The boss of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Albert Bourla, has once again refused to meet lawmakers on the European Parliament's Special COVID Committee and answer their questions regarding the vaccine contracts the EU purchased during the pandemic.
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Serbia’s dangerous liaisons

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 11:06
Serbia is getting dangerously close to the bloc of autocratic and aggressive regimes, such as those in Moscow and Tehran, and thus, turning its back on its Western partners, writes Orhan Dragaš.
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