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Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili ‘poisoned’ in prison: doctors

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 10:37
Georgia's jailed ex-president, Mikheil Saakashvili, had been "poisoned" in custody by heavy metals and risks dying without proper treatment, according to a medical report distributed on Monday by his legal team.
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Agrifood Podcast: Carbon farming, packaging & Italian pride

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 09:31
This week, EURACTIV’s OG’s talk you through two major proposals presented by the Commission – one on carbon certification and another on packaging – explaining how this will impact the agrifood sector and how they have been received by stakeholders.
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Germany, others demand clarity on EU plan on telco network costs

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 08:49
Germany and five other countries on Friday joined in a debate that has drawn support and opposition from interest groups as they asked the European Commission for clarity on plans to make Big Tech pay some of the costs of Europe's telecoms network.
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Why is all quiet on Russia’s Western Balkan front?

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 08:47
Amid the new upsurge in tensions in most of the Balkan states, Russia has remained largely on the sidelines, sticking to its previous tactics and narratives, writes Maxim Samorukov.
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Campaigners push EU-backed ‘renovation loan’ to decarbonise buildings

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 07:51
Buildings are a challenge to decarbonise because of the high upfront investment associated with renovation, but campaigners say new financial instruments could help fix this.
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Bulgaria furious at Rutte’s ‘offensive’ Schengen comments

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:56
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Bulgaria's response to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's comments on Schengen accession, the windfall tax stunning Finnish industry, and so much more.
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To reach zero-emission goal, Uber urges drivers to purchase EVs

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:24
Global ride-hailing giant Uber has set a target of 100% zero-emission vehicles by 2030 in Europe and by 2040 in all markets – an ambition that requires their self-employed drivers to ditch their petrol and diesel cars for cleaner technologies.
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Albanian opposition holds first ever electoral primaries

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:09
Voting for selecting Democratic Party (PD) mayoral candidates ahead of next year’s local elections took place across Albania, a first for the Western Balkan country. More than 50,000 party members and supporters were invited to vote for candidates of the...
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Albania braces for protest same day as EU-Western Balkans summit

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:01
As Tirana prepares to hold a historic EU-Western Balkan summit, the opposition party led by the former prime minister and president Sali Berisha is getting ready to stage a protest, despite police warnings. On 6 December, the centre of the...
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Croatia denies presence of secret Chinese police

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:00
Croatia has no information about the presence of illegal Chinese police stations on its territory, the police said in a statement on Sunday, reacting to a CNN report that explicitly mentioned Croatia. Bejing has set up more than 100 overseas...
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Self-regulation: responsible advertising for the green transition [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:00
Advertising self-regulation contributes to responsible advertising for the green transition. Helping protect consumers from greenwashing for decades, it now uses A.I. technology to monitor online ads at scale and supports the industry in enhancing advertising as a force for good....
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Bulgaria fumes at Rutte’s ‘offensive’ Schengen comments

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:59
Bulgaria’s president and caretaker ministers snapped back at Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for his comments about crossing the Bulgarian border with a €50 bribe as part of his reasons to block Bulgaria’s bid to join the EU’s visa-free Schengen...
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Slovenia, Hungary mull natural gas connection

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:56
Slovenia and Hungary are considering building a natural gas pipeline connecting the two countries as a means of reducing Hungary’s reliance on natural gas from Russia. The announcement came as Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor...
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Czechia needs until 2024 to shake off Russian fossil fuel dependence

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:53
Czechia, which is currently exempt from the EU’s embargo on Russian oil imports, will solve its current dependence on Russian fossil fuels imports in 2024, said Trade and Industry Minister Jozef Síkela the day before the embargo came into force....
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New shipment of US military equipment delivered to Poland

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:53
Eight hundred pieces of American military equipment, including cars and tanks, arrived in Poland over the weekend and were unloaded at the port of Gdynia. As part of the Atlantic Resolve operation, the equipment and American soldiers from the 1st...
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Slovak foreign ministry may back Orban in EU funds row with Commission

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:51
Slovak Finance Minister Igor Matovič may support Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in his dispute over the release of EU funds for Hungary with the European Commission, according to the finance ministry’s latest position ahead of the Council meeting. The...
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Spanish Tobin tax falls far short of collection target

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:49
Spain has collected €26 million for the financial transactions tax known as the “Spanish Tobin Tax” in the first ten months of this year, falling far short of the €372 million forecast for the whole year, an official report has...
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Meloni says Italy can lead in EU-Africa cooperation

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:48
Italy can lead the say in countering extremist radicalism and promoting collaboration and growth between the European Union and African nations, Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said in Rome over the weekend. During the two-day (Med)iterranean Dialogues in Rome, Meloni presented...
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Finnish energy industry stunned by government’s high windfall tax plan

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:46
Energy companies are worried about the government’s recently announced windfall tax proposal, which plans to tax 33% of excess profits from power companies in 2023, a more ambitious proposal than the baseline bloc ministers agreed to in September. The finance...
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UK Labour’s Starmer supports plans to spread power away from Westminster

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 05:38
British opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer will on 5 December support plans to spread power away from the political centre, aiming to offer people more control over their lives and local politicians a greater say on transport, housing and jobs.
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