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EU and European innovators must take part in shaping global 5G standards. Here’s why. [Promoted content]

12 hours 12 min ago
In If the core technologies connecting the world end up in the hands of just a few, there is no guarantee that standard development will continue to be open, collaborative and consensus-based. What's at stake in an IoT world where everything is connected could be European innovation, growth and jobs.
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Socialists and Podemos reach deal for a ‘progressive’ government in Spain

Tue, 2019-11-12 19:16
Spain's ruling Socialists and leftist Unidas Podemos have reached an agreement for a “progressive” government after Sunday's general elections, acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and the leader of Unidas Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, announced on Tuesday (12 November).
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EU expands military cooperation with 13 new joint projects

Tue, 2019-11-12 16:54
EU defence ministers on Tuesday (12 November) signed off on the third wave of 13 new proposals under the EU's Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) framework, raising the number of agreed joint military projects to 47 initiatives.
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Products from the occupied territories must be labelled, says EU top court

Tue, 2019-11-12 16:21
Products from Israeli settlements in the Occupied Territories must be labelled to avoid confusion with products that come from Israel itself, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday (12 November), in a move that provoked an angry response from pro-Israel lobbyists.
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The Brief, powered by BP – Macron’s crush on Serbia

Tue, 2019-11-12 15:53
Last August French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a 5-minute speech in Serbian in Belgrade. The effect of this most extraordinary effort on the audience was huge. Just like for Kennedy in 1963, the magic worked.
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European banks face massive capital raising in challenging times

Tue, 2019-11-12 15:51
Europe will “faithfully” implement new international standards that will force its banks, struggling to regain investor trust, to raise around €135 billion in additional capital to face future crises, the European Commission said on Tuesday (12 November).
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British MEP: Orban is not an extremist, would be ‘interesting’ to have him in ECR

Tue, 2019-11-12 14:53
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has done nothing really outrageous except to challenge the “EU orthodoxy” in some areas, and has been unfairly labelled as an extremist, the leader of British conservatives in the European Parliament, told EURACTIV.
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Clothing imports to the EU: Achieving sustainability & transparency in the supply chain

Tue, 2019-11-12 14:34
The EU’s retail clothing sector sources textiles and clothes from all over the world. In addition to sourcing at the most competitive rates, they must also consider how industries, such as cotton production, are regulated in different countries, both in terms of the environment and international labour standards.
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Europe can be ‘power broker’ between US and China, Macron says

Tue, 2019-11-12 14:12
French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Europe can be a "power broker" between the United States and China, as the two countries continue to quarrel over the details of a future deal aimed to end the current trade impasse.
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Von der Leyen locks horns with Macron over EU enlargement

Tue, 2019-11-12 13:48
The new European Commission has yet to be approved, but its president-elect has already locked horns with French President Emmanuel Macron over the future of EU enlargement.
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20 Visions for Europe: ‘Start thinking about the interests of children’

Tue, 2019-11-12 13:00
Two members of  the Eurochild Children’s Council, which includes children aged 11-16 years from 12 European countries, share their visions for Europe.
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Moldova’s government voted down, EU sees ‘worrying signals’ for the reform

Tue, 2019-11-12 12:28
Moldova’s government was brought down by a no-confidence vote on Tuesday (12 November), threatening more instability just five months after pro-Western Prime Minister Maia Sandu took office promising to fight corruption.
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EU advocate general: jailed Catalan leader has right to immunity as MEP-elect

Tue, 2019-11-12 12:21
The jailed Catalan pro-independence leader Oriol Junqueras has the right to immunity as a result of being elected member of the European Parliament in May, the EU Advocate General Maciej Szpunar said in his conclusions on Tuesday (12 November). 
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Elimination of child and forced labour in the Uzbek textile sector [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-11-12 11:06
Adkham Ikramov, Chairman of the Chamber of Trade and Industry of Uzbekistan, commended the efforts of Uzbekistan’s government since 2013 to eliminate child and forced labour in the cotton harvesting sector.  
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Sky-high tax, safety quest & oenophiles in space

Tue, 2019-11-12 10:00
Welcome to EURACTIV’s weekly Transport Brief – your one port of call for all the news moving the world and much more! 
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Poland: Independence march of nationalism

Tue, 2019-11-12 10:00
Thousands of Poles took part in a nationalist march through the capital Warsaw on Monday (11 November), chanting "God, Honour, Fatherland", with the march leaders protesting against same-sex liberties, globalism and abortion.
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Fake attack on TV studio flags erosion of media freedom in Ukraine

Tue, 2019-11-12 09:46
Many viewers in Ukraine were taken in by what looked like an anti-terrorist forces swoop on a TV studio during a live show on Thursday (7 November). It now appears that journalists had staged the fake attack to flag the authorities’ pressure on their work.
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Bulgaria says it will be gas independent from Russia in 2020

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:53
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today’s edition of the Capitals, feel free to have a look at...
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Europeans ‘extremely concerned’ after nuclear watchdog confirms Iranian breach

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:47
France, Germany, the UK and the EU urged Iran to stand by its 2015 nuclear deal commitments on Monday (11 November), after the UN's nuclear watchdog said in a new report that it detected uranium particles at an undeclared site in Iran, revealing even more cracks in the accord.
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Catalan independence protesters block major Spain-France highway

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:42
Hundreds of Catalan pro-independence protesters blocked a border point on the AP-7 highway that connects Catalonia with France on Monday (11 November), stopping traffic in both directions the day after a parliamentary election in Spain.
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