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Brussels ready to finance much-awaited strategic infrastructure in Italy

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:48
Transport Minister Matteo Salvini and Industry Commissioner Adina-Ioana Valean penned an agreement on Monday to secure funding for a bridge connecting Sicily with the rest of Italy and the European continent. The Strait of Messina Bridge, which, if constructed, would...
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Finland far off EU’s women on boards criteria

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:46
Finland is still far behind the recently agreed EU target to boost gender balance in companies, despite having made considerable progress in increasing the number of women on corporate boards over the past decade. At the end of November, the...
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In Tirana, EU aims to reassure Western Balkans amid enlargement disillusionment

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:45
EU leaders meet with their Western Balkans counterpart in Albania's capital Tirana on Tuesday (6 December)  to reassure the region of a future in the bloc amid fears of rising Russian and Chinese influence, but are expected to walk a fine line between maintaining a united front on enlargement and avoiding fallouts.
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Dutch company buys out farmers for extra nitrogen space

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:44
The Schiphol Group has bought out a number of livestock farmers to get extra nitrogen space for nature permits at both Schiphol and Lelystad Airport. Once Lelystan Airport obtains a nature permit, it will be able to open. The Schiphol...
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Belgian companies, banks involved in Israeli settlements, activists say

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:44
Four Belgian banks, an airline and a chemicals company are involved with Israeli settlements on Palestinian territory, with chemicals company Solvay supplying the drone supplier of Israel’s military, a report published by the Don’t Buy Into Occupation, a coalition of...
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Austrian government wants to double down on reckless speeding

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:42
The government’s plans to reform the criminal code have been clarified, with Green Transport Minister Leonore Gewessler announcing that drivers who drive beyond the speed limit could face on-the-spot vehicle confiscation. Two years ago, Gewessler announced that the government would...
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Slovenia to inject state capital into state-owned power giant HSE

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:40
State-owned power utility Holding Slovenske Elektrarne (HSE), the largest domestic producer and seller of electricity on Slovenia’s wholesale market, has received a capital hike of almost half a billion from the state to shore up its liquidity amid major problems...
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‘Around 300’ dead in east DR Congo massacre

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:39
Around 300 people died in an attack on villagers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week blamed on the M23 rebel group, government minister Julien Paluku said on Monday (5 December).
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Spanish socialists predicted to win 2023 elections, fresh poll shows

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:34
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s socialist PSOE party could win the next Spanish general election set to take place in December 2023, a fresh poll published Monday predicts. According to the 40dB barometer for El País and private radio station Cadena...
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Czech minister: Ukraine arms smuggling risk part of Kremlin propaganda

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:34
European countries must continue supporting Ukraine with weapons even though there is a risk these may be smuggled back to the EU, the Czech interior ministry said, adding that the Kremlin continues to peddle its arms smuggling narrative to weaken...
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Sudan’s military, civilian factions sign deal seeking to end crisis

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:27
Sudan's military and civilian leaders signed Monday (5 December) an initial deal aimed at ending a deep crisis caused by last year's military coup, prompting sceptical protesters to cry betrayal.
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Chad jails 262 in mass trial after deadly protests

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:16
A Chadian court has handed jail terms of between two and three years to 262 people who were arrested after deadly protests in October, the public prosecutor said on Monday (5 December).
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Rama: EU accession not an ‘exam you can cheat on’, more work needed

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:01
The EU accession process of the Western Balkans is not an exam you can cheat on as Greece did, and its importance has increased because of the geopolitical situation facing the region and the bloc, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama...
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Registered MEP-lobbyist meetings just tip of iceberg, warns transparency group

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 17:02
The nearly 30,000 registered meetings between MEPs and lobbyists over the last three years are just the tip of the iceberg, transparency campaigners have said. 
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The Brief — Macron’s diplomatic plight

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 15:19
In the context of the ongoing war in Ukraine, bashing Emmanuel Macron has become fashionable in EU circles. The French president has repeatedly said that he would continue speaking to Vladimir Putin. On Saturday, he went further by saying that...
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EU Council completes first review of Media Freedom Act

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 14:34
The EU Council completed on Monday (5 December) the first revision of the European Media Freedom Act at the technical level, with significant work still to be done on fundamental aspects of the proposal. The meeting of the Audiovisual and...
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Packaging makers ‘still concerned’ about reuse targets in new EU law

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 13:41
The European Commission's new packaging law has drawn criticism from stakeholders, who warn against a shift of focus from recycling to reusing materials. While the new proposal is watered down, concerns remain.
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LIVE NOW – Precision Agriculture – What do EU farmers want?

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 13:30
This EURACTIV-GIGAEurope Digital Debate will examine the role that digital technologies can play in global efforts to address food security issues and make agriculture more sustainable. Questions to be addressed include: - What are the current attitudes and adoption rates of precision agriculture tools of Europe’s farms? - What environmental challenges do farmers face and what is the role precision agriculture can play in tackling these? - What is industry doing to address farmers’ concerns around privacy and data ownership? - What sort of regulatory assurances can policymakers provide if farmers invest in precision farming tools?
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EU prepares support measures for Western Balkans to curb illegal migration

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 12:30
On the eve of a key EU-Western Balkans summit, the European Commission on Monday (5 December) presented an ‘action plan’ to tackle the rise in migrants entering the EU via the region. The European Commission’s plan includes 5 pillars, which...
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Media Partnership – The role of satellite technology in the green transition [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 11:00
In this webinar we will look into how European satellite technology is used to effectively and strategically support and monitor Europe’s green transition. Experts in the field will discuss what the needs in the future are likely to be – and who will deliver the technologies we will need.
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