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MEPs have high hopes for the EU’s new food policy

Tue, 2019-10-29 15:26
Lawmakers in the European Parliament expect an ambitious Commission's proposal on the new EU long-term and integrated food policy, that ensures safe, quality and affordable foodstuffs to all European citizens but without harming actors in the food supply chain.
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Unclogging one of the most congested cities in the world

Tue, 2019-10-29 15:26
Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, is one of the most congested in the world. In an effort to improve the dire situation on its roads, public transport heads have turned to Europe for inspiration.
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Indonesian transport boss: European buses win Jakarta hearts

Tue, 2019-10-29 15:25
European manufacturers provide the majority of the buses that service Indonesia's sprawling capital city. As Jakarta pledges to go all-electric by 2030, the city's transport heads want to stick with their current providers and also learn a thing or two from Europe.
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MEP Lange: World seeks trade deals with EU, not with ‘small island’ of post-Brexit UK

Tue, 2019-10-29 13:41
No one except Donald Trump himself benefits from the ongoing trade wars, which harm the global value chain, Bernd Lange, head of the European Parliament's International Trade Committee told EURACTIV Poland.
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20 Visions for Europe: ‘China and EU facing global challenges together’

Tue, 2019-10-29 13:21
China will as always firmly support European integration, writes Ambassador Zhang Ming, the head of the Chinese Mission to the EU.
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Only 1.5% of France’s waters are truly protected, expert says

Tue, 2019-10-29 11:42
To what degree are French waters genuinely protected? In an interview with EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'Environnement, conducted after the fourth National Marine Protected Areas Congress (23-24 October), Élodie Martinie-Cousty of the France Nature Environnement (FNE) explained the situation.
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Used Cooking Oil biodiesel: best in class to decarbonise road transport [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-10-29 10:23
The Used Cooking Oil biodiesel (UCO) is best in class to decarbonise road transport and therefore, it attracts “bullying", writes EU waste biodiesel producers (EWABA).
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Indonesia inspired, night trains cometh & a ratty race

Tue, 2019-10-29 09:58
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Italy’s PM Conte in a tight spot amid wrongdoing allegations

Tue, 2019-10-29 09:26
After emerging as the clear winner from this summer's political crisis in Italy, Giuseppe Conte has found himself besieged by problems only eight weeks after resuming office again prime minister.
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Bulgaria expels Russian diplomat over espionage case

Tue, 2019-10-29 07:56
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Media-shy Czech mogul buys TV empire spanning five EU countries

Tue, 2019-10-29 07:53
The PPF investment group owned by Petr Kellner, who keeps a low profile despite being the Czech Republic's wealthiest man, said Monday (28 October) it had sealed a deal for the CME media group running 30 TV stations in five Central European states.
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EU-mediated Russia-Ukraine gas talks in deadlock

Tue, 2019-10-29 07:49
Russia and Ukraine need a sense of urgency in their talks on gas transit for Europe, the European Union's energy chief said after the latest round in Brussels on Monday (28 October) failed to yield progress.
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Slovak parliament bans opinion polls 50 days before elections

Tue, 2019-10-29 07:45
Slovakia's ruling leftist Smer party pushed a bill through parliament on Monday (28 October) extending a ban on opinion polls to 50 days before elections, one of the longest periods in the world.
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White House official saw pressure on Ukraine as national security risk

Tue, 2019-10-29 07:39
A White House official plans to tell Congress Tuesday (29 October) that he witnessed efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate President Donald Trump's rival Joe Biden, and that he reported it as a national security risk.
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German companies suffer Brexit extension angst

Tue, 2019-10-29 07:36
German businesses are nonplussed with the new Brexit extension, thanks to the uncertainty it preserves. But export forecasts are nonetheless seeing an increase, something which has more to do with Donald Trump than with the UK's pending EU exit. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Draghi attempts to heal divided ECB in farewell speech

Tue, 2019-10-29 07:31
Departing ECB president Mario Draghi tried to restore unity among eurozone central bankers  in his farewell speech on Monday (28 October) but he continued to defend his recent controversial monetary decisions.
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CEEP: Join us at the Public Services Summit – 12 December, Brussels [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-10-29 07:00
CEEP represents at European level employers and providers of public services and services of general interest. Our members provide essential services such as energy, public transport, water, healthcare, social services or education. They therefore play a key role in ensuring...
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British MPs block Johnson’s bid for 12 December election

Tue, 2019-10-29 06:56
British lawmakers on Monday (28 October) blocked an attempt by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to hold an early general election on 12 December, as he sought to break the political deadlock over Brexit. A total of 299 MPs voted in...
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Commission sets out 2020 fishing quotas in the Atlantic and North Sea

Mon, 2019-10-28 16:30
On 24 October, the EU proposed to significantly reduce total allowable catches (TACs) in the North-East Atlantic and the North Sea for cod starting in 2020. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'Environnement reports. 
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The Brief – Resurrection

Mon, 2019-10-28 15:43
The much unloved grand coalition in Germany has succeeded in spite of itself what Emmanuel Macron achieved so masterfully in France in 2017: hammering the last nails into the coffins of the traditional parties.
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