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Energy sufficiency, a French political concept still misunderstood in Europe

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:58
France has made energy sufficiency – the deliberate reduction of energy consumption – one of the three pillars of its decarbonisation strategy, alongside nuclear and renewables. However, Brussels and other European capitals have yet to fully embrace the approach.
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Rutte defends migration policy against own party criticism

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:58
Prime Minister Mark Rutte (VVD/Renew) addressed criticism from members of his own party for lack of a clear-cut plan on the country’s migration crisis during a party congress on Saturday, stating he remains cautions to ensure ‘stability of the cabinet’....
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Russia says it thwarted major Ukrainian offensive, Kyiv’s reaction enigmatic

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:57
Russia said on Monday (5 June) that its forces had thwarted a major Ukrainian offensive at five points along the front in the southern Ukrainian region of Donetsk and killed hundreds of pro-Kyiv troops.
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Poll: German far-right head to head with SPD as opposition leads

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:57
Germany’s far-right party AfD has now caught up with Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Social Democrats (SPD) as the two are polling at 19% in latest opinion polls, while the leading opposition party, the conservative union of CDU and CSU, is polling...
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Kurti says conflict aims to divide country, former FM wants US to take lead in dialogue

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:52
Prime Minister Albin Kurti has called the recent violence in the north of Kosovo a push to divide the country or create a version of Republika Srpska, while former foreign minister Meliza Haradinaj said Kosovo should review EU participation in...
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Greek centre-right set to win second election round

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:48
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ centre-right New Democracy is leading current polls with enough predicted votes to win a majority of seats ahead of a snap election that was called after no party won a majority to form a government in...
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Urgency felt but political will missing, says health workforce expert

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:39
Member states need to take the lead in addressing healthcare labour shortages, and the EU needs to establish monitoring and funding schemes as part of a common European response, global health policy researcher at WEMOS Corinne Hinlopen told EURACTIV. While...
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Romania’s Social Democrats threaten early elections if no PM switch

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:34
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will trigger early elections if the prime minister switch that was agreed to within the ruling coalition in December and which was supposed to have already taken place is not respected, said Social-Democrat MEP Victor...
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Accelerating the energy transition in European cities

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:30
Achieving the green transition requires rapid and large-scale investment from cities, national governments and the private sector acting in unison, writes Mark Watts.
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Czech PM: EU’s centre-right groups gradually to prevent left-wing majority

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:29
The European People’s Party (EPP) and the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) groups are gradually converging to prevent the emergence of a left-wing majority in the European Parliament after the 2024 elections, said Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala (ODS, ECR)....
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Salvini: joining EPP ‘not on the agenda’

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:27
Lega’s entry into the European People’s Party (EPP) is not on the agenda amid differences on key issues, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told The T before adding that he will continue to work for an agreement of the centre-right...
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Migration hardliner Doksozil confirmed as Austria’s social-democratic party chief

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:26
Austria’s Social Democratic SPÖ party elected migration hardliner Hans Peter Dosksozil to lead the party at a special party convention in Linz on Saturday, kickstarting an internal process to decide the party’s direction ahead of the 2024 legislative elections. On...
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Finland, US eye 6G to reduce Chinese tech dependence

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-06-05 04:25
Finland and the US have signed a Joint Statement on Cooperation in Advanced Wireless Communications in Helsinki, which was seen as the ”free world’s” response to Chinese technology. Following the signing at the Helsinki Town Hall, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka...
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