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Poland to open electric vehicle factory, build tailor-made car

Wed, 2019-02-20 14:48
Polish energy companies are set to pool their resources and build an electric vehicles factory, as Warsaw targets 1 million EVs on the road by 2025.
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France, Russia and USA ‘working closely together’ on Nagorno-Karabakh

Wed, 2019-02-20 14:42
The positive momentum in the search of a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia has been confirmed in recent days, with fresh meetings and more shuttle diplomacy in the region.
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Croats increasingly pull money from bank savings to avoid tax

Wed, 2019-02-20 14:41
Croatian citizens and entrepreneurs that keep their money in current and giro accounts, rather than in savings, are growing in number at historically high rates. Bundles of banknotes are more and more common in house vaults, socks and mattresses. EURACTIV Croatia reports.
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German social democrats’ manifesto: What’s the role of environmental protection?

Wed, 2019-02-20 14:40
The German SPD published its manifesto for the European elections on Monday (18 February), clearly setting set social justice and fair taxation as priorities. But what about environmental protection? EURACTIV Germany reports.
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EU countries back copyright reforms aimed at Google, Facebook

Wed, 2019-02-20 14:00
European Union countries on Wednesday (20 February) endorsed an overhaul of the bloc’s copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram.
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What comes after the last chance Commission?

Wed, 2019-02-20 11:12
After nearly five years of Jean-Claude Juncker's 'last chance Commission', the EU still appears to be stumbling from one summit to the next. What comes next after May's European elections, asks Steven Blockmans.
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Time to address Europe’s hot and cold homes crisis

Wed, 2019-02-20 10:48
Most European countries have significant energy poverty problems and are unable to keep their citizens warm during winter. In fact, that applies as much to cooling as to heating, writes Adrian Joyce.
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Microsoft detects cyberattacks on EU research groups

Wed, 2019-02-20 09:57
Microsoft has detected a range of coordinated cyberattacks against European think tanks and non-profit organizations which focus on issues related to "democracy, electoral integrity, and public policy" and have close connections with government officials.
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Bulgarian PM destabilised by revelations about hidden political alliance

Wed, 2019-02-20 09:23
In Bulgaria, the European elections are seen as a test for Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, at a time when his conservative GERB party are polling neck-and-neck with the socialists. Krassen Nikolov tells the inside story for EUelectionsBulgaria.com.
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Commission gives go-ahead to Italy’s milk plan, anticipates new EU cap for state aid

Wed, 2019-02-20 07:59
Support measures to help sheep milk prices recover are not state aid, said Italy’s Minister Centinaio after a meeting with EU Commissioner Hogan, who prepared the ground for increasing the ceilings up to which agriculture state aid can be provided.
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CO2 removals ‘increasingly necessary’ to avoid climate disaster, scientists warn

Wed, 2019-02-20 07:54
The failure to reverse growth in greenhouse gas emissions means the world is now increasingly dependent on unproven technologies to remove CO2 from the atmosphere in order to avert dangerous climate change, scientists warned on Tuesday (19 February).
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The Capitals: Prespa Agreement shows first ‘tangible’ benefits

Wed, 2019-02-20 07:46
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s newsroom network.
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May in Brussels again, seeking Brexit movement

Wed, 2019-02-20 07:45
British Prime Minister Theresa May makes another trip to Brussels on Wednesday (20 February), hoping European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker may prove more yielding than of late to salvage her Brexit deal.
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Greece and North Macedonia agree to end roaming charges

Wed, 2019-02-20 07:43
Athens and Skopje have signed an agreement to gradually decrease roaming charges and remove them completely by 2021.
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IRENA chief: Renewable energy is ‘defence policy of the future’

Wed, 2019-02-20 07:42
Renewable energy will rewrite the geopolitical map, according to the man tasked with taking clean energy global. Adnan Z. Amin also told EURACTIV that any politicians not worried by the “truly frightening” risks of climate change are not in the right job.
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‘Small platforms’ are the target of online terrorist content regulation, MEP says

Wed, 2019-02-20 07:28
The EU is taking regulatory measures to clamp down on the dissemination of terrorist content online. In the European Parliament, the file is being dealt with by the Civil Liberties Committee, with MEP Daniel Dalton leading the report. EURACTIV sat down with Dalton to discuss the finer details of the plans.
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French people have subtler view of EU than their politicians

Wed, 2019-02-20 07:26
A new survey has shown that the French have a nuanced view of the EU, neither being totally for nor against it, often disappointed and carrying many hopes. 59% of French people said they were “attached” to the EU. EURACTIV France reports.
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Hungary’s ruling party doesn’t belong in EPP, says Juncker

Wed, 2019-02-20 06:38
The party of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán should leave the mainstream European center-right grouping, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said, comparing Orbán to French far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
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Why Europe needs a local shift [Promoted content]

Wed, 2019-02-20 06:30
In exactly three months, Europeans will decide upon which future they want. They will elect their representatives at the European Parliament. During these three months, political parties and candidates will present their programmes and answer the many questions concerning the future of our Union.
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France, Germany call for a change of European regulatory rules

Tue, 2019-02-19 18:31
Less than two weeks after the European Commission blocked the merger of Siemens and Alstom, France and Germany published a joint industrial manifesto on Tuesday (19 February)  calling for the EU merger rules to be changed.
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