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European clocks slowed by Serbia-Kosovo power grid row

Thu, 2018-03-08 05:14
European power operators called yesterday (7 March) for an end to a row between Serbia and Kosovo that has sapped the continent's electricity grid and caused electronic clocks to run several minutes late.
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Women’s rights and corporate abuses: Waiting for Godot?

Thu, 2018-03-08 05:05
Nearly two centuries have passed since the famous New York women’s march. Today, women and society itself, need policy-makers that live up to their obligations, make business enterprises respect human rights, and grant victims of abuses access to justice, write Claudia Saller and Adriana Espinosa.
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EU could hit peanut butter, orange juice, whiskey in Trump trade row

Wed, 2018-03-07 17:59
The EU warned US President Donald Trump on Wednesday to step back from the brink of a trade war or it would hit flagship US products, such as peanut butter and whiskey.
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Commission passes the ball on sovereign debt rules

Wed, 2018-03-07 17:36
European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis said on Wednesday (7 March) that he does not intend to amend the regulatory treatment of sovereign debt held by banks following inconclusive discussions at international level.
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Never mind ‘hard’ or ‘soft’, Brexit must not be brutal on youth

Wed, 2018-03-07 16:17
Never mind ‘hard’ or ‘soft’, an Italian MEP has warned against a ‘brutal’ Brexit.
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The Brief, powered by PLATFORMA – Would you Buymayr or Selmayr?

Wed, 2018-03-07 16:10
As a Twitter sage asked yesterday, would you Buymayr or Selmayr at this point?
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No winners from post-Brexit trade pact, warn EU leaders

Wed, 2018-03-07 14:48
There will be no winners from a post-Brexit EU-UK trade agreement, EU leaders warned on Wednesday (7 March) as they unveiled the blueprint for a new partnership with Britain.
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Game Changers: Nuria Oliver on Artificial Intelligence

Wed, 2018-03-07 14:40
Nuria Oliver talks about why we are currently living in the “Golden Age” of AI, how she personally got involved in the field, and her thoughts on how Europe can be a global leader in AI.
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Greece authorises Monsanto’s Roundup for five years

Wed, 2018-03-07 14:01
The Greek ministry of agriculture officially approved on Tuesday (6 March) the re-authorisation of the world's most commonly used weedkiller, Monsanto’s Roundup, which contains controversial chemical substance glyphosate.
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What the new German grand coalition means for Europe

Wed, 2018-03-07 13:40
With the end of political uncertainty in Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel is about to face crucial political decisions – including a possible reform of the eurozone. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner “Der Tagesspiegel” reports.
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European People’s Party: What role for the regions and cities in EU 2019 elections? [Promoted content]

Wed, 2018-03-07 12:30
The European People's Party local dialogues are a central part of the grassroots engagement for the 2019 European elections, an initiative to be launched in Sofia, Bulgaria on 9 March 2018.
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Going into the real world to gather cancer data

Wed, 2018-03-07 12:25
In view of the growing burden of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), data on recurrence of the disease is urgently needed to support further research into the specific needs of patients.
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EU socialists seek alternatives to avoid Parliament’s ‘Germanisation’

Wed, 2018-03-07 12:11
A number of socialist MEPs are looking for alternatives to German Udo Bullmann's candidature for the presidency of the group, after Gianni Pittella resigned following his election to the Italian Senate.
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Chinese firm Huawei leads European patent applications

Wed, 2018-03-07 11:43
For the first time in the history of the European Patent Office, a Chinese company came on top in terms of patent applications in 2017, a year that saw a new record in the number of requests for intellectual property protection in Europe.
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System flexibility as the key to a decarbonised and resilient European power system

Wed, 2018-03-07 11:03
In a decentralising energy system where the proportion of renewable energy penetration increases, enabling greater system flexibility of the EU energy market is crucial.
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Trump claims EU has made it ‘almost impossible’ for US firms

Wed, 2018-03-07 07:00
President Donald Trump lashed out at European Union trade rules yesterday (6 March), saying the bloc has made life near "impossible" for US firms, and threatening to ramp up tariffs on imports into the US.
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UK faces ‘cliff edge’ over EU trade pacts, warn MPs

Wed, 2018-03-07 06:50
Rolling over EU trade agreements after Brexit must be treated as “an urgent priority” if the UK is to avoid a trade ‘cliff edge’, UK MPs have warned.
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Belgium offers radiation-busting tablets for all as EU anti-nuclear alliance builds

Wed, 2018-03-07 06:36
Belgian pharmacies will now provide radiation-busting iodine tablets free-of-charge to anyone as part of the country’s new nuclear strategy, while Benelux partner Luxembourg has come out fighting against atom-smashing.
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Italian left mulls 5-Star deal to end deadlock

Wed, 2018-03-07 06:33
Senior members of Italy's vanquished Democratic Party yesterday (6 March) eyed a possible deal with the triumphant 5-Star Movement (M5S), following an election that left the country with a hung parliament and anti-establishment and far-right parties vying to form a government.
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EU defence ministers hold ‘historic’ first meeting in PESCO format

Wed, 2018-03-07 06:29
EU defence ministers yesterday (6 March) held their first meeting in the 'PESCO format'. This means that, although ministers from all EU member states were present, only those participating in the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) pact were involved in adopting legal acts.
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