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EFSA report offers snapshot into pesticide residues on food

Tue, 2020-04-07 15:29
EFSA published its annual report on pesticide residues found in food in the European Union on Thursday (2 April) which found that the food commodities analysed were “unlikely to pose concern for consumer health.”
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The Brief – At war with the virus

Tue, 2020-04-07 14:32
Today is World Health Day. More than any time before, societies realise that doctors and medical personnel are of paramount importance. They are the true heroes of our time and will be applauded from windows and balconies.
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A basic confinement income for European citizens, now is the time

Tue, 2020-04-07 14:15
EU citizens need a guaranteed universal income until normal economic activity returns, argues Pere Aragonès.
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Spain records second-highest number of virus infections globally

Tue, 2020-04-07 14:02
Spain’s daily coronavirus fatalities jumped on Tuesday (7 April) after four days of decline, according to new data collected at the weekend, although health authorities said there was an overall downward trend in figures.
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Saving the serving sector: Europe’s cultural heart needs protecting during lockdown [Promoted content]

Tue, 2020-04-07 14:00
The extraordinary measures being taken to restrict the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, such as shutting down bars, restaurants and festivals to prevent social gatherings, have been keenly felt by the whole hospitality sector and its suppliers.
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Netherlands denies blocking Sassoli from coronavirus talks

Tue, 2020-04-07 13:38
The Netherlands has never said that European Parliament President David Sassoli should be excluded from talks on the EU's response to the coronavirus crisis, a Dutch spokesperson told EURACTIV.com following a report in Spanish newspaper El Pais.
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Aerospace giants face massive virus disruption to order books

Tue, 2020-04-07 13:22
The economic crisis caused by the coronavirus is also threatening the aviation industry. While Boeing's production of commercial aircraft is virtually at a standstill, Airbus intends to downsize production. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.
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EP’s Strasbourg seat to host virus screening centre

Tue, 2020-04-07 12:21
The European Parliament's Strasbourg facilities will host a screening centre and a COVID-19 consultation centre, according to France's European minister Amélie de Montchalin. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.
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EU, UN join forces to help Eastern neighbours fight organised crime

Tue, 2020-04-07 11:57
The EU and the UN's Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) yesterday (6 April) launched a programme to help Eastern Partnership countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine - claw back assets linked to organised crime.
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COVID could turn Moria camp into ‘ticking time bomb’, aid organisations warn

Tue, 2020-04-07 11:55
The Greek authorities have largely sealed off Camp Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos to prevent a coronavirus outbreak as massive restrictions apply to its approximately 18,000 inhabitants. Aid organisations are raising the alarm about the conditions in the camp. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Commission to put forward updated MFF by end of April

Tue, 2020-04-07 11:04
The European Commission is planning to present an updated multi-annual financial framework proposal on 29 April, as part of the recovery strategy to tackle the economic fallout of the coronavirus, according to an internal document seen by EURACTIV.com.
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COVID-19 teaches us about the need for a unified approach to health

Tue, 2020-04-07 10:27
Could World Health Day 2020 mark a milestone in global health history? Perhaps, but not in the way that one might immediately imagine, writes David S. Evangelista.
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How to finance virus response in a sustainable way? Scale up synergies with the Green Deal

Tue, 2020-04-07 10:20
EU member states should not have to choose between financing the COVID-19 response, undertaking crucial long-term investments to tackle the climate crisis, and debt sustainability, write Irene Monasterolo and Ulrich Volz.
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Lithium tipped for EU list of critical raw materials

Tue, 2020-04-07 09:59
The soft, silvery-white alkali metal is expected to enter the EU list of critical raw materials later this year because of its strategic importance to the automotive industry, EURACTIV has learned.
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Council ready to start negotiations on bridging CAP divide

Tue, 2020-04-07 09:39
Agriculture sherpas rubber-stamped a partial negotiating mandate to discuss with MEPs the transition period that will allow EU farming subsidies to flow even without an agreement on post-2020 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
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Skyfall, carmakers plot for post-virus life & Belgian UFOs

Tue, 2020-04-07 08:50
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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EU urged to bring building ‘renovation wave’ into recovery plan

Tue, 2020-04-07 07:20
The European Commission should make its future pandemic recovery plan conditional on commitments to the green transition, says Bendt Bendtsen, a former MEP who is now leading a Danish interest group lobbying for energy efficiency.
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Airlines urge UN aviation body to rethink climate measures

Tue, 2020-04-07 06:56
Airlines are putting pressure on the UN to make it easier for them to curb emissions in the 2020s, as the industry reels from the collapse of air travel because of the coronavirus. EURACTIV's partner Climate Home News reports.
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EU Parliament president sidelined in coronavirus talks

Tue, 2020-04-07 06:35
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about German minister Maas and Scholz calling for greater solidarity, Romania extending its state of emergency and so much more.
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Serbian NGO ‘Women in Black’ commemorate the siege of Sarajevo

Tue, 2020-04-07 06:31
Members of Serbian NGO Women in Black (Zene u crnom) commemorated on Monday the siege of Sarajevo on its 28th anniversary, N1 reported.  “The siege of Sarajevo by Serb armed formations came after Bosnia’s recognition as an independent country, on...
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