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20 Visions for Europe: ‘A vision for Europe in 20 years? Progress is not linear’

Tue, 2019-10-22 12:00
“20 Visions for Europe” gathers unique visions from public officials, intellectuals, artists, diplomats, athletes, civic actors and business representatives. The project is part of EURACTIV’s celebration of 20 years of free, independent reporting with European values at its core. Conny...
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Skopje on fire as MEPs slam EU leaders’ failure to open accession talks

Tue, 2019-10-22 11:39
Postponing the start of accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania was a "serious mistake" and "grave error", European Council President Donald Tusk and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs on Tuesday, as negative effects already started showing in the Western Balkans.
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‘Green’ jobs see slight rise in Germany

Tue, 2019-10-22 11:27
In 2017, 263,883 people were employed in the environmental sector in Germany, which was about 12,600 more than in the previous year. Although this means that the amount of so-called "green jobs" saw a slight rise in Germany, the stagnating wind industry continues to hamper growth. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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In search of Brexit reciprocity

Tue, 2019-10-22 10:22
When the Belgian government assured British expatriates that they could stay in place and work without a permit in the event of a no-deal Brexit until 2020, the twenty-five thousand Belgian and British citizens who currently live and work in each others’ countries breathed a sigh of relief.
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EU investment plan helped create 1.1 million jobs

Tue, 2019-10-22 10:03
Outgoing European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, announced on Tuesday (22 October) that the investment plan launched at the beginning of his mandate helped create 1.1 million jobs in Europe and boosted the European economy by 0.9%.
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EU auditors, not just lawmakers, recognise the potential of digital farming tools

Tue, 2019-10-22 10:02
Although greeted with scepticism at the beginning, precision farming is gaining more and more relevance among farmers and lawmakers. Even EU auditors now extoll the high value of the information provided by digital tools in agriculture.
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Commitment to quality: At the heart of everything we do [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-10-22 10:00
Building long-lasting relationships with our distributors and their customers is based on a core element: trust.
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EU data watchdog raises concerns over Microsoft contracts

Tue, 2019-10-22 09:12
Microsoft’s contracts with European Union institutions do not fully protect data in line with EU law, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said in initial findings published on Monday (21 October).
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Fab funding, souped-up shipping & space slip-up

Tue, 2019-10-22 08:57
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What’s driving mobility into the 2020s?

Tue, 2019-10-22 08:37
Road transport faces a number of challenges heading into the next decade, as competition, environmental and social issues all exert influence over the sector. Here is an overview of the challenges on the road ahead. For all matters related to...
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An EU health policy for rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases

Tue, 2019-10-22 07:48
Rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) represent one of the more burdensome chronic diseases affecting around 25% of EU citizens of all ages. The European League Against Rheumatism (Eular) says that, beyond the impact on individuals, RMDs impose an enormous burden...
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EU warns Belgrade over free trade deal with Russia’s Eurasia

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:58
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
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Joker movie opens a Pandora’s Box in Greek politics

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:50
Greek politicians have been bickering for two days over a police raid at a cinema to remove almost 20 underage children, who were watching Joker, a blockbuster psychological thriller film.
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Sánchez praises Spanish police, as far-right rises in polls

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:40
Spain's caretaker socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has praised the National Police deployment in Catalonia saying it is “an example of professionalism and vocation of public service”. Meanwhile, the far-right and conservatives are expected to benefit from the violence in Catalonia.
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Commission tells member states to adjust their economies further

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:39
The European Commission is putting the final touches to a number of letters to various national governments that are at risk of missing their fiscal targets for 2020. Brussels wants more information on how they intend to to balance their public finances.
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Health research is where the EU can leave a mark, lawmakers agree

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:20
Promoting medical research and innovation is the policy field where the European Union can really make a difference in tackling and preventing chronic diseases such as rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs), according to MEPs Roberta Metsola and Theresa Griffin.
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Explainer: As Johnson pushes ahead with Brexit, what happens now in UK’s parliament?

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:18
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try to drive the legislation needed to take Britain out of the European Union through parliament in the next 10 days, or else break his "do or die" pledge to leave on 31 October.
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‘Smart villages’ could slow problem of rural depopulation, MEP says

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:15
‘Smart villages’ comprising highly digitised local infrastructure could help slow down Europe’s problem of rural depopulation, EPP’s MEP Franc Bogovič has told EURACTIV.
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Germany proposes security zone for northern Syria

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:00
German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday (21 October) suggested the creation of a security zone in northern Syria to protect displaced civilians and ensure that the fight continues against Islamic State militia.
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 SR Brexit – Raising awareness for hidden Europeans

Tue, 2019-10-22 05:50
Raising awareness of the need for EU citizens in the UK to apply for EU Settled Status is one of the main challenges facing the UK government and activists. And it’s proving to be harder than many in the government expected.
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