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2,500 scientists urge EU to reform environmentally ‘damaging’ CAP

Tue, 2019-11-05 14:19
More than 2,500 scientists across the EU have joined forces and reached out to the EU parliament in a letter urging them to “to act on the science, and undertake a far-reaching reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) without delay.”
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Macron plays ‘European’ card on state visit to China

Tue, 2019-11-05 14:07
French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Shanghai on Monday (4 November), accompanied by a European Commissioner and a German minister. Europeans finally feel they have a card to play against China, while Washington remains opposed to Beijing. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.
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Ukraine ready to stop the transit of Russian gas

Tue, 2019-11-05 14:00
Ukraine is ready to stop completely the transit of Russian gas through its territory unless there is a new gas transit contract with Moscow after the current one expires on 31 December, Ukraine's Energy Minister Oleksiy Orzhel announced on Monday (4 November).
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Barnier sees difficult talks on post-Brexit trade deal

Tue, 2019-11-05 13:34
The European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday 95 November) that negotiations on a future trading relationship with Britain would be “difficult and demanding,” as the bloc “will not tolerate unfair competitive advantage”. “The UK should not think...
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Awating IAEA report, EU admits preserving Iran nuclear deal ‘increasingly difficult’

Tue, 2019-11-05 13:29
President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday (5 November) that Iran would resume uranium enrichment at an underground plant south of Tehran in its latest step back from a troubled 2015 agreement with major powers.
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Amid Brexit and trade wars, European industry faces economic gloom

Tue, 2019-11-05 12:56
The eurozone's manufacturing sector contracted for the ninth consecutive month in October, based on the latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) calculated by the Markit firm. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.
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Sassoli in Skopje: ‘Don’t lose hope’

Tue, 2019-11-05 11:18
Visiting European Parliament President David Sassoli urged North Macedonia on Monday (4 October) not to lose hope after the recent failure of the European Council to reach a decision for opening EU accession talks.
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The EU asking the impossible [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-11-05 11:00
Cloud Infrastructure Providers are the wrong target of the EU Regulation on illegal terrorist content takedown and their inclusion will lead to unintended consequences.
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Human trafficking in Romania: an integrated approach needed in the era of open borders

Tue, 2019-11-05 10:32
Trafficking of human beings is by definition a transnational crime and can only be tackled through more integrated and supranational structuresр write Elena Petrescu and Yannis Karamitsios.
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Poland’s 2017 judicial reform broke EU law, bloc’s top court rules

Tue, 2019-11-05 10:27
Poland's change to the retirement age of its judges breaks EU law, the bloc's top court ruled on Tuesday (5 November), intensifying a standoff over basic democratic standards between Brussels and the conservative government in Warsaw.
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Hungary to cooperate with Huawei in 5G network rollout

Tue, 2019-11-05 10:10
Hungary will cooperate with Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in building its high-speed 5G network, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said at an event in China, national news agency MTI reported on Tuesday. Szijjarto said Huawei would cooperate with Vodafone and Deutsche...
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Electric edition, tax attack & the Eagles are coming

Tue, 2019-11-05 09:56
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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‘Hurt’ by climate crisis, German conservatives now eye Greens

Tue, 2019-11-05 07:54
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First impeachment transcripts go public, Trump denounces ‘Democrat hoax’

Tue, 2019-11-05 07:39
Witness transcripts in the impeachment probe into Donald Trump were made public for the first time Monday (4 November), with the former US ambassador to Kyiv telling investigators she felt threatened by the president in his call to Ukraine's leader.
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Huawei’s billion-euro pitch to Vestager

Tue, 2019-11-05 07:38
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has released 2018 figures showing its presence in Europe provided a €12.8 billion stimulus to the EU's economy, backing the company's claim that it has become an essential element of Europe's digital ecosystem.
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Germany decries Iran’s move to speed up nuclear work, urges return to accord

Tue, 2019-11-05 07:26
Iran's announcement that it has developed advanced machines to speed up uranium enrichment jeopardises a 2015 accord with world powers, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday (4 November), urging Tehran to return to the pact.
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Norwegian scientist: ‘No way’ of reaching climate neutrality without hydrogen

Tue, 2019-11-05 07:16
Europe has to get serious about the hydrogen economy if it really wants to reach net-zero emissions as quickly as possible, says Nils Anders Røkke. This is why decarbonised natural gas, using carbon capture and storage (CCS), will be crucial to ramp up hydrogen production in the short term, he argues.
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EU-wide innovation support is key to electrolysis in Europe

Tue, 2019-11-05 07:15
The German government should support the establishment of an EU-wide framework for green hydrogen to keep electrolysis manufacturing competitive, write Matthias Deutsch and Andreas Graf. Matthias Deutsch is a senior associate at Agora Energiewende, a German think tank and policy...
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US formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Tue, 2019-11-05 07:15
The United States on Monday (4 November) formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement.
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Fresh victims in Iraq’s largest anti-government protests

Tue, 2019-11-05 06:56
Iraqi security forces killed at least five people when they opened fire on protesters in Baghdad on Monday (4 November), a Reuters witness said, as thousands took part in the largest wave of anti-government protests for decades.
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