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EU could catch up with North America on carbon removal, experts say

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 14:32
North America currently dwarfs the EU on carbon capture and storage though it seems like the Franco-German duo is on its way to embracing such methods. Those were the main takeaways at an climate event on Wednesday (20 July) in Paris, also attended by EURACTIV. 
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The Brief – Listen to the South

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 14:19
It is well established that in the world of international summitry and diplomacy, a handful of countries rule the roost. The G7, G20, OECD, and UN Security Council are dominated by the same group of countries. The Global South is almost entirely shut out but most of the time, few notice. 
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French lawmakers agree €20 billion bill to plug inflation

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 14:04
French lawmakers in the lower house adopted a government-tabled emergency bill earmarking €20 billion to tackle inflation and the resulting social risks in the early hours of Friday (22 July). The bill still requires the Senate's approval to become law.
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EU gives Hungary a month to act before moving to suspend funds

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 13:45
The European Commission gave Hungary a final month to address its concerns about the rule of law before asking European Union governments to suspend some of the funds Hungary is to get under the bloc's 2021-2027 budget.
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Berlin bails out Uniper for €15 billion

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 13:30
The German government has announced that it will bail out Uniper, one of the world’s largest gas importers, who had been hung out to dry by Russian gas supplier Gazprom, for €15 billion.
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Ukraine war rekindles Europe’s demand for African oil and gas

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 13:29
Europe's thirst for oil and gas to replace sanctioned Russian supply is reviving interest in African energy projects that were shunned due to costs and climate change concerns, industry executives and African officials said.
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EU launches new legal moves against UK over Northern Ireland

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 13:01
The European Commission on Friday (22 July) launched four new legal proceedings against Britain over London's failure to implement Brexit divorce terms to govern trade with Northern Ireland.
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What do the Tory two mean for EU-UK relations?

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 12:57
Bigwigs in the UK Conservative Party are fond of saying that their members compose ‘the most sophisticated electorate in the world’. It is certainly one of the peculiar quirks of British democracy that prime ministers can be elected solely by the 150,000 Tory party members. 
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Jihadists attack Mali’s main military base, situation ‘under control’

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 12:38
Suspected Islamist militants on Friday (22 July) attacked the main military base where Mali's interim president lives outside the capital Bamako, but the armed forces said they had repelled the assault and had the situation under control.
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Cypriots call for vital citizen participation in municipal spending

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 12:30
Participatory budgeting, the process allowing citizens to decide how to spend a part of the city budget, is not yet common in Cyprus. However, residents on the island agree that citizen participation is vital when it comes to allocating municipal...
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Reports of dead in Libya as clashes strike capital

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 12:21
Intense clashes erupted between rival factions in Libya early on Friday (22 July) with reports of several people killed amid growing concern that a political standoff could prompt renewed conflict.
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Iran seeks nuclear deal guarantees so as ‘not to be stung twice’

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 10:49
Iran is seeking economic guarantees from the US to revive a long-stalled 2015 nuclear deal so as "not to be stung twice" the same way, its foreign minister said.
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Tech Brief: AI gets narrower, Commission gets sued, LIBE’s mission to Ireland

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 10:43
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tech Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The basic concepts from the OECD definition of an AI system have been kept, and additionally the concept of...
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French fibre-optic deployment may get substantial makeover

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 10:28
French network operators could be forced to radically change their practices in the deployment of the fibre optic network if a bill tabled by Les Républicains Senator Patrick Chaize gets to be written into law.
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Newborn screening programmes key to improve lives of SMA patients

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 10:22
If Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) was a part of all newborn screening programmes, many people could avoid irreversible disease progression, says Marie-Christine Ouillade, a long-term advocate for SMA patients.
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Belgium reaches initial to prolong nuclear power by 10 years

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 10:17
Belgium has reached an initial accord with French utility group Engie to extend the use of nuclear power by 10 years after Russia's invasion of Ukraine forced the government to rethink plans to rely more on natural gas.
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‘The biggest concern of ours is climate change’, according to Pernod Ricard CEO

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 10:10
Alexandre Ricard is the CEO of Pernod Ricard, the world's second-biggest alcohol distiller by sales. In an exclusive interview for EURACTIV, he discussed the major issues and challenges facing the European Union today, from supply chain disturbances to digitalisation and unemployment among young people. 
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Complying with the Digital Services Act

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 09:34
As the DSA will enter into force soon, the next question is how companies will comply with it. Louis-Victor de Franssu made DSA compliance its very business model and co-founded the start-up Tremau, which supports start-ups and scale-ups in meeting...
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Digital knowledge gap can be an inter-generational bridge, study shows

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 08:50
The current digital gap between young and elderly people can offer an opportunity to enable more significant interactions and inter-generational cohesion, according to a recently published study.
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Germany tightens gas-savings plan, increases storage targets

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2022-07-22 07:07
To reduce gas consumption, the German government announced on Thursday an energy security package that includes mandatory gas saving measures for companies and stricter regulations for the level of gas storage tanks.
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