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Estonia ‘e-residency’ offers Brexit Brits EU loophole

Mon, 2017-08-14 05:19
As British citizens brace for the upheaval that Brexit will bring, some are turning to Estonia's e-residency digital ID programme to keep doing business across the European Union.
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Cutting consumption is key to cutting energy bills

Mon, 2017-08-14 05:02
Westminster’s latest attempt to manage energy bills looks increasingly like an attempt to manage headlines about energy bills. Much more must be done to cut consumption, writes Tom Burke.
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Western powers concerned at Kosovo political deadlock

Mon, 2017-08-14 04:57
Leading western powers voiced concern yesterday (13 August) at political deadlock in Kosovo, which has still not formed a government two months after snap elections in the tiny country, a former Serbian province.
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Italy applauds Tripoli’s decision to keep NGO ships far away from Lybian coasts

Mon, 2017-08-14 04:31
The Italian government yesterday (13 August) welcomed Libya's decision to bar foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast, a move that has prompted almost all international charities to halt migrant search and rescue operations in the area.
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EU member states to take China to the court over fake geographical indications

Fri, 2017-08-11 10:47
Eight member states of the European Union will take legal action against China over 25 counterfeit trademarks on the Chinese market that mislead consumers on the origin of products protected by the EU's geographical indications.
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Cyprus president: Turkish side acting ‘outside UN parameters’ in reunification talks

Fri, 2017-08-11 08:01
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades expressed his willingness to return to the negotiations for a solution to the Cyprus problem after the failure of the talks last month.
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Commission calls meeting on egg crisis to end member states ‘blaming and shaming’

Fri, 2017-08-11 06:56
The European Commission will call an emergency meeting of ministers over insecticide-tainted eggs in a bid to end "blaming and shaming" over the scandal, health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Friday (11 August).
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Melinda Gates ‘deeply troubled’ by Donald Trump’s planned budget cuts

Fri, 2017-08-11 05:57
Melinda Gates said she is “deeply troubled” by Donald Trump’s decision to cut funding for family planning, a move that threatens to reverse progress made on expanding services to women in some of the poorest parts of the world.
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Worried UK businessmen ask May for a bit of clarity on EU divorce

Fri, 2017-08-11 05:57
The UK business community is concerned about the uncharted waters of the Brexit negotiations and has asked Theresa May’s government to give a clearer idea of how the EU divorce might look.
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China silent as Trump warns North Korea to ‘be very nervous’

Fri, 2017-08-11 05:41
President Donald Trump on Thursday (10 August) warned North Korea it should be "very, very nervous" about the consequences if it even thinks of attacking US soil after nuclear-armed Pyongyang said it was readying missile launch plans on the Pacific territory of Guam.
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Contaminated eggs: Arrests made as scandal spreads East

Fri, 2017-08-11 05:31
Luxembourg became the latest European country hit by a scare over tainted eggs, with a major supermarket chain pulling them from the shelves and other firms affected, authorities said on Thursday (10 August).
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Four tips from peacebuilders on working with young people to transform violent extremism

Fri, 2017-08-11 05:00
If violent extremist groups recognise the power and potential of young people, why don’t those combatting them? Fien De Baere from the organisation Search for Common Ground lays out four tips to help young people avoid violence.
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Bundestag MPs want EU staff to use German more after Brexit

Thu, 2017-08-10 16:13
Three members of Germany's Bundestag are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to pressure EU institutions to use the German language more.
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EU expands sanctions against North Korea amid growing threats

Thu, 2017-08-10 13:44
The European Union on Thursday (10 August) expanded its North Korean sanctions blacklist as fiery rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang sent tensions soaring. The 28-nation EU has steadily increased asset freezes and travel bans on North Korea over its repeated violation of UN resolutions on its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. After tests of an […]
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EU imposes import duties on some Chinese steel to counter subsidies

Thu, 2017-08-10 11:45
The European Union has imposed provisional import duties of as much as 28.5% on certain Chinese corrosion-resistant steels after an eight-month investigation found that the products benefited from unfair subsidies.
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Despite labour shortage, British farmers aim for post-Brexit food self-sufficiency

Thu, 2017-08-10 08:29
British fruit farmers have warned the future of their sector is at risk because they cannot find enough seasonal workers to pick their produce. However, Farmers still see Brexit as an opportunity to adopt policies that would make the country more food self-efficient.
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France says to target Airbnb ‘unacceptable’ tax regime

Thu, 2017-08-10 06:37
France said on Wednesday (9 August) it would team up with Germany to address an "unacceptable" tax situation for homesharing website Airbnb and other digital platforms like Google and Amazon.
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Europe’s south in discussions to form an alliance ahead of EMA vote

Thu, 2017-08-10 06:03
The Southern EU member states are exploring the possibility of forming a united camp regarding the relocation of the European Medicines Agency from London after Brexit, Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister George Katrougalos said.
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EU gun control push undermines trust in EU, Czech minister claims

Thu, 2017-08-10 06:00
The European Union’s plans to restrict gun ownership are nonsensical, undermine people's trust in the EU and have a negative impact on the internal security of the Czech Republic, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec said.
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Belgium lashes out at the Netherlands, says it knew about eggs scandal

Thu, 2017-08-10 05:37
Belgium accused the Netherlands on Wednesday (9 August) of failing to inform it that eggs were tainted with insecticide despite knowing about the problem since last November, as Europe's latest food safety scandal deepened.
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