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5G and IoT licensing: Are we better connected?

1 hour 2 min ago
A vital first step to making a European success story of 5G and the ‘Internet of Things’ is to help businesses manufacturing connected products understand the wireless technology licensing environment. That is why a group of innovative European companies have published a detailed draft guidance to help inform them.
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Traditional parties hammered in Belgian local election

2 hours 54 min ago
Greens, leftists and the far-right have made strong gains in Belgium’s local elections on Sunday (14 October), in what commentators said was a nation-wide rehearsal for federal and European elections to be held next year.
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Church leader: John Paul II left a legacy in Kazakhstan

2 hours 56 min ago
Religious dialogue in the service of peace is a brainchild of the President of Kazakhstan, inspired by the visit of Pope John Paul II to Kazakhstan in September 2001, a Catholic priest who helped organize the visit told EURACTIV.
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Caruana Galizia’s murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

3 hours 1 min ago
A year after a car bomb killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, those who ordered the murder remain free while others continuing her work in the EU's smallest state are branded traitors.
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Salvini condemned for moving migrants from ‘model’ town

3 hours 16 min ago
Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Sunday (14 October) defended his decision to move hundreds of migrants out of a southern Italian town widely seen as a model of successful integration as opposition groups accused him of racism.
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Brexit talks stall before midweek EU summit

3 hours 25 min ago
The stubborn problem of Britain’s land border with Ireland thwarted a drive to clinch a Brexit deal before a European Union summit this week, as negotiators admitted defeat after marathon talks and pressed pause for the coming days.
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Luxembourg election delivers uncertain outcome, greens score high

3 hours 52 min ago
Luxembourg voters delivered an uncertain outcome in an election on Sunday (14 October), leaving the liberal-led coalition with just enough seats to stay in government and the traditionally dominant centre-right also capable of returning to power.
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Macedonia parliament to vote on name change deal with Greece

4 hours 7 min ago
Macedonia's parliament will vote Monday (15 October) on whether to ratify a deal to change the country's name, in a bid to finally settle one of Europe's longest running disputes.
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Italy resists EU push to impose sanctions over cyberattacks

4 hours 19 min ago
Italy is resisting a European Union push to impose sanctions on states who carry out cyberattacks, a move that appears in line with Rome’s calls to de-escalate tensions with Russia but that could alienate Italy from its EU allies.
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Bavarian elections stability test for Merkel’s grand coalition

5 hours 2 min ago
The Christian Social Union (CSU), German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s sister party, has lost its absolute majority in Sunday’s (14 October) state elections. With major parties further weakened and in search for culprits, the fragile German “grand coalition” experiences another defeat....
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Banned plastics: European Parliament’s list grows longer

5 hours 9 min ago
MEPs in the environment committee are extending the ban on single-use plastics. They are also targeting takeaway packaging, bottles and cigarette butts. EURACTIV France’s media partner, the Journal de l’environnement reports.
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An EU anti-smog fund for Poland

5 hours 9 min ago
Poland has some of the worst air quality in the EU. But fighting smog is expensive. The Modernisation Fund set up as part of the Emissions Trading Scheme could help here, writes Joanna Maćkowiak-Pandera.
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Civil Protection needs more and targeted EU involvement

5 hours 10 min ago
Climate change has been described as one of the biggest global threats of the 21st century. Dimitris Dimitriadis explains what the European Union needs to do to improve its civil protection capacities.
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EU to the rescue: priorities for a positive multilateralism

5 hours 10 min ago
We are a long way from 2015. That year, the world committed to the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate – promising to end extreme poverty, address corrosive inequality, boost peace and prosperity, and stop climate change,...
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Green Party ends conservative CSU’s 61-year political dominance in Bavaria

Sun, 2018-10-14 20:08
In a vote it called "historic", the Green Party ended the absolute majority of conservative Christian Social Union (CSU) in Bavaria on Sunday (14 October) and became the second strongest political force in a state election whose result will resonate in Berlin and beyond and further dent Chancellor Angela Merkel's position.
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Cohesion Policy must work on a people-based approach, stakeholders say

Fri, 2018-10-12 15:25
Cohesion Policy is one the most important but still insufficiently known tools for EU integration, stakeholders highlighted during a EURACTIV forum in Brussels on Wednesday (10 October), where they called for a better communication to counter Euroscepticism.
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The Brief – Sing a song of Spitz-pence

Fri, 2018-10-12 14:50
Contenders to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker are coming in thick-and-fast. There's been a marked difference between how each candidate has chosen to kick-off their presidency bids, so what can we learn from their different styles?
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The EU’s patchwork social pillar on work-life balance

Fri, 2018-10-12 14:45
The patchwork of policies on work-life balance across the EU reflect differing levels of commitment to the EU's Social Pillar.
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Economic growth: The party’s over, says IMF

Fri, 2018-10-12 14:38
The International Monetary Fund has lowered its forecast for economic growth in the global economy as the trade conflict between the USA and China becomes a real threat. But the situation in Europe is not exactly rosy either. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner WirtschaftsWoche reports.
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Europe’s black politicians stand by Kyenge in Salvini race trial

Fri, 2018-10-12 14:27
Black politicians and community leaders from across Europe have backed Italian MEP Cécile Kyenge, who faces a controversial defamation trial brought by Matteo Salvini, the far-right leader of the League party, for calling his party racist.
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