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Something fishy this way comes

Mon, 2019-10-14 04:57
We can have more fish in the sea and secure a profitable future for our fishermen and women if we respect the sustainable limits of catches and let the stocks recover, writes Chris Davies.
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The Brief, powered by the Martens Centre – Mind the gap (or lose)

Fri, 2019-10-11 14:59
Poland's ruling conservative Law and Justice party (PiS) is on track for a remarkable re-election win this Sunday, in what many call the country’s most fateful ballot in years.
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Fair enough? The EU’s guilty neglect of fair trade

Fri, 2019-10-11 14:22
EU policy makers need to stop conflating free trade with fair trade and instead promote trade deals and radical trade reforms that will genuinely deliver trade justice, write Jan Orbie and Deborah Martens.
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Exposed: Europe’s accounting tricks on energy savings

Fri, 2019-10-11 13:58
A growing number of EU member states are planning to use accounting tricks, including changes in fuel taxes introduced in the past, to claim “additional” energy savings as part of their EU climate obligations, EURACTIV can reveal.
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EU-Morocco: stage set for a new partnership

Fri, 2019-10-11 13:55
EU/Morocco relations have enjoyed a resurgence after a period in the doldrums. Now they can move forward towards an ambitious partnership, writes James Moran.
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Deutsche Bahn’s credit rating boosted thanks to German climate law

Fri, 2019-10-11 13:33
Germany’s railway service has had its credit rating score raised in response to a new climate law that will levy air and road travel, while cutting VAT for train journeys, in what has been hailed as a first in Europe.
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Germany is a ‘developing country’ when it comes to tobacco regulation, expert says

Fri, 2019-10-11 13:24
Although Germany is being branded a 'developing country' in terms of tobacco regulation, experts warn of a new wave of cancer illnesses related to the consumption of E-cigarettes. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Brexit talks enter crucial ‘tunnel’ phase, but gaps on substance remain

Fri, 2019-10-11 13:13
Talks on a new Brexit deal have entered a potentially decisive last phase, as officials from the EU and the UK appear to be closing in on a last-ditch agreement that could avert the UK's messy cliff-edge exit on 31 October.
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Three countries agree mini Schengen in the Balkans

Fri, 2019-10-11 12:56
Three Western Balkan EU hopefuls, Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia, have decided to advance regional cooperation by forming the so-called "mini-Schengen" in order to improve life and the economy in the region until the EU opens its doors to them.
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Sustainable finance drive can help address EU’s political challenges

Fri, 2019-10-11 12:20
Sustainability and inclusivity have correctly been placed as guiding principles for Europe’s finance policy. The next few months – with decisions on the EIB and the start of a new European Commission – will be decisive in order to put those principles into action, write Tom Jess and Sandrine Dixon-Declève.
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Ethiopia’s PM wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending Eritrea standoff

Fri, 2019-10-11 11:45
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday (11 October) for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea.
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Fourteen mayors sign declaration to promote sustainable food policies in their cities

Fri, 2019-10-11 11:25
Fourteen cities announced on Thursday (10 October) that they would pay particular attention to the sustainable and healthy food supply in their cities in the future. This way, they aim to save 60% of the carbon emissions in the food sector. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Tokarczuk’s Nobel is good news for Polish liberals ahead of Sunday’s vote

Fri, 2019-10-11 10:19
With this award, Europeans can see how strong, powerful, but most of all, resourceful, the liberal Poland is, writes Piotr Maciej Kaczyński.
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Commissioner Hearings: Best Of

Fri, 2019-10-11 09:41
A compilation of some of the best moments of the 24 hearings.
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Ukraine, Russia resume blame game as peace process hits roadblock

Fri, 2019-10-11 07:57
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday accused Russia of delaying a summit aimed at resolving the conflict between Kyiv and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s east, but Moscow said Kiev needed to pull back its troops first.
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EU livestock sector hits back at criticism on animal farming

Fri, 2019-10-11 06:58
Over a dozen livestock stakeholders have been campaigning across metro stations in Brussels as well as online, in a bid to fight back against the narrative propagated by NGOs and environmentalists on animal farming. At stake is the very conception of modern animal farming practices in Europe.
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EU centre-right ‘celebrates’ rejection of Macron’s candidate

Fri, 2019-10-11 06:54
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Climate change leads to spread of Pneumonia-causing bacteria, expert says

Fri, 2019-10-11 06:50
A warmer climate and Europe's ageing population create a favourable breeding ground for legionella bacteria, which cause a type of pneumonia known as Legionnaires' disease, Professor Martin Exner said in an interview.
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Greece calls for more NATO ships to patrol Aegean Sea following Turkey’s Syria offensive

Fri, 2019-10-11 06:32
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday (10 October) called on NATO to increase naval patrols in the Aegean Sea after a threat by Turkey to open Europe's doors to more than three million migrants.
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‘Almost impossible’ to rival China’s business clout in Central Asia

Fri, 2019-10-11 06:06
“China is coming with an offer nobody can refuse, while the EU is coming with an offer nobody can understand." For many in Central Asia, that phrase – although intended as a joke – best summarises the European way of doing business.
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