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German SPD’s lead EU candidate sparks debate on EU nuclear warheads

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2024-02-14 05:35
The lead candidate for Germany’s Social Democratic Party in the EU elections and European Parliament Vice-President Katarina Barley has sparked a debate at a national level about the EU building its own nuclear arsenal after former US president Donald Trump said NATO allies did not deserve protection if they failed to live up to their spending commitments.
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Von der Leyen: Putin sped up EU green transition

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2024-02-14 05:33
Speaking at the 50th anniversary of the International Energy Agency (IEA) at the OECD on Tuesday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine had forced the EU to speed up its energy transition.
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Weimar Triangle could be used to boost Europe’s defence, experts say

EURACTIV News - Wed, 2024-02-14 05:00
Leaders in Berlin, Paris, and Warsaw are pitching the ‘Weimar Triangle’ as a new centrepiece for Europe’s joint defence in response to concerning signals from the United States. While experts see potential for synergies, they warn that the three-way approach will hardly suffice.
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Bulgaria’s parallel reality. Authorities accused of aggravating medicines shortages

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 19:57
The Bulgarian authorities are accused of aggravating shortages of scarce medicines by imposing administrative obstacles to parallel trade, the Bulgarian Association for the Development of Parallel Trade in Medicines (BADPTM) has claimed.
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Sweden opens new advanced therapy medicinal centre for children

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 18:39
The first advanced drug therapies centre for children in the Nordics is opening its doors in Sweden, and it is welcoming patients from neighbouring countries.
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EU should seek legal framework to end unpaid traineeships, MEP says

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 18:33
A legally binding instrument to ensure quality traineeships in the EU is needed to prevent precariousness and abuse of young people in work, Renew MEP Monica Semedo told Euractiv in an interview.
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More equal access to medicines needed, says EU Pharmaceutical roundtable

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 18:26
Patients need access to medicines, equally and unobstructed across the European Union. This was the message echoing throughout the EU Pharmaceutical Roundtable, organised by MEP Adam Jarubas (EPP) at the European Parliament.
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New EU migration rules loosen protections for minors in gathering of biometrics

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 17:59
The EU's new migration rules make it mandatory for EU border guards to gather biometrics from irregular migrants over the age of six, even allowing for "proportionate coercion" if a child is resisting, according to a leaked legislative text.
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EU-Mercosur unlikely to be finalised before the EU elections

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 17:39
It is highly unlikely that the hotly-contested EU-Mercosur free trade agreement will be concluded before the EU elections in June, French and German MPs familiar with the matter told Euractiv France.
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Four Apple and Microsoft services to be left out of Digital Markets Act

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 17:35
The European Commission announced on 13 February that it decided not to designate Apple and Microsoft as gatekeepers for certain platform services under the Digital Markets Act.
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MEPs call for the creation of task force to combat pests

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 17:29
As part of the revision of plant health legislation voted through the European Parliament on Tuesday (13 February), MEPs are proposing the creation of an EU plant health emergency team to help Member States or third countries prevent the emergence of organisms harmful to plants.
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Delivery failure: Belgium Presidency’s platform work directive undermines single market

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 16:47
The latest agreement on the platform work directive brings less legal clarity than the status quo, and fails to give platforms and workers alike harmonised rules and protections across the EU's single market, Tomas Prouza writes for Euractiv.
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France shuts down anti-abortion website

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 16:44
The "Les Survivants" website, which was behind an anti-abortion campaign on self-service bicycles in Paris last year, has been closed down, Paris City Council said in a press release on Tuesday 13 February.
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EU’s new rules to protect children from harmful chemicals in toys

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 15:57
The European Parliament's Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee on Tuesday (13 February) adopted new rules to ensure safety and protect children from harmful chemicals present in toys.
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Parliament transport committee set to support heavier trucks on roads

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 15:49
The transportation committee of the European Parliament is set to confirm a position supporting longer and heavier trucks on roads Wednesday (14 February), according to EU lawmaker Isabel Garcia Munoz with the centre-left S&D group.
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The Brief – Combative in Europe

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 15:21
To reverse bad ratings at home, German liberals have taken the fight for their causes to the EU level, seeking to raise their visibility and distance themselves from Germany's floundering coalition government.
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Germany’s Baerbock voices ‘concern’ about Israel’s looming military operation in Rafah

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 14:30
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on Tuesday (13 February) ahead of her trip to Israel that she is concerned about Tel Aviv's looming military offensive in the Palestinian city of Rafah, striking a more critical tone towards the country than before.
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The scramble to push through the EU’s Migration Pact should concern us all

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 14:12
This week, the European Parliament’s civil liberties committee, LIBE, will vote on the EU’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum. Hope Barker and Sonja Grabowsky explain what is at stake.
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Spain’s PP looks to bury controversy of Feijóo mulling pardon for Catalan separatists

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2024-02-13 14:08
The conservative Spanish People's Party (Partido Popular - EPP) sought on Tuesday (13 February) to quell the fallout caused by media reports that its conservative leader Alberto Núñez Feijóo would be willing to grant conditional pardons to several Catalan separatist leaders.
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