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With one year to go, UK and EU have much to prove to the young generation

Fri, 2018-03-30 12:56
Policymakers on both sides of Brexit negotiations owe a duty of care to the young Britons who overwhelmingly voted “Remain” by delivering a fair deal and putting the future above political intentions, writes Andrianos Giannou.
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Macron eyes AI at European level

Fri, 2018-03-30 12:04
Emmanuel Macron unveiled the French strategy for artificial intelligence, stressing the need for Europe to get on board.
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2019 European elections: Is the ‘Italian situation’ a harbinger for next May?

Fri, 2018-03-30 11:20
The 2019 European elections are already casting a shadow. In the political circles of Brussels and Strasbourg, there are fears that the 'Italian situation' could spread. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Greek court says e-cigarettes do not differ from traditional smoking

Fri, 2018-03-30 10:41
A top Greek court has decided that electronic cigarettes should have the same legal restrictions as traditional smoking does when it comes to bans in public places and advertising.
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Europe En Marche says “not compatible” with Italian 5 Star Movement

Fri, 2018-03-30 08:19
The Italian press wrote that Europe En Marche was reaching out to the 5 Star Movement, this was then clearly refuted by En Marche.
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Commission official: ‘We want to improve CAP’s agro-environment architecture’

Fri, 2018-03-30 07:53
The European Commission is "aiming high" in the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), a Commission official said, pointing out the need to increase the link to climate and environment policies.
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Tweets of the Week: Puidgemont is arrested, Oettinger is tested, Zuckerberg won’t attest it!

Fri, 2018-03-30 06:00
This week in Germany, Puigdemont is arrested, defending Martin Selmayr, Oettinger is tested, and Facebook tampering with Brexit? Zuckerberg won’t attest i
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Faria MEP: Offshore Safety Directive is ripe for reform

Fri, 2018-03-30 05:57
The Portuguese lawmaker behind the most recent European Parliament resolution on the safety of offshore drilling, told EURACTIV why he opposes moves to open up oil and gas fields in European waters, not least in his home country Portugal.
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Offshore oil facing countdown to comply with new EU safety rules

Fri, 2018-03-30 05:32
Oil companies operating in European waters are racing to comply with a 19 July deadline to implement new EU safety rules on offshore drilling adopted in the aftermath of the disastrous BP oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Breaking the silence on North Africa: A new EU-Africa partnership after 2020

Fri, 2018-03-30 05:18
The EU will soon open negotiations with the 78 countries of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific group on the future of their partnership with the EU in September 2018. This could breathe new life in the relations between the two continents. However, getting there will not be easy, writes Alfonso Medinilla.  
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Leaked EU overhaul gives tech companies 10 days to share ‘e-evidence’ data with police

Fri, 2018-03-30 05:18
EXCLUSIVE / Messaging apps and other digital services will be forced to give their users’ data to law enforcement authorities within ten days of receiving requests, or six hours in emergencies, according to a leaked draft of an upcoming EU legal overhaul.
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Over A Coffee with Danuta Hübner, Polish MEP

Fri, 2018-03-30 04:43
Danuta Hübner meets Brian Maguire over a coffee to talk about the complexities and risks of Brexit, Poland’s delicate relationship with Brussels, and next year's European Parliament elections.
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Croatia’s gas import dreams continue to prove controversial

Fri, 2018-03-30 04:43
Croatia’s long-held plan to import liquified natural gas and become an EU energy hub has moved forward this year. But problems persist, even after a government-appointed committee said an LNG terminal would have no negative impact on the environment or economy of the island of Krk. EURACTIV reports from Croatia.
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Generic industry boss: SPC manufacturing waiver won’t harm originators’ innovation

Fri, 2018-03-30 03:31
The generic industry’s request for an SPC (supplementary protection certificates)  manufacturing waiver, which would allow them to produce in the EU SPC-protected drugs for other markets, does not influence or harm innovators’ rights, Marc–Alexander Mahl told in an interview. He...
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EU’s Timmermans to visit Poland over court reforms

Thu, 2018-03-29 22:55
European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans will visit Warsaw on April 9, the Polish government said on Thursday, amid conflict over Poland's controversial court reforms.
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The Brief, powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) – Bulgaria’s mid-term review

Thu, 2018-03-29 14:59
Three months of Bulgaria’s EU presidency have elapsed. So how is the bloc’s poorest member faring in its debut at the helm?
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German economy and environment ministries clash over coal commission

Thu, 2018-03-29 13:25
The German ministries for economic affairs and energy (BMWi) and environment (BMU) are clashing over who should lead a highly strategic future commission that is tasked with preparing the country’s coal exit.
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Kiev mayor Klitschko: “Every day is like a fight”

Thu, 2018-03-29 13:07
Former boxing champion Vitali Klitschko spoke to EURACTIV's media partner "Der Tagesspiegel" about his work as the mayor of Kiev, the sanctions against Russia and his personal plans for the future.
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EU citizens’ initiative demands protection for minority communities

Thu, 2018-03-29 11:29
There is still one week left to collect signatures for the European Citizen’s Initiative, which aims to introduce common EU standards to protect national minority groups. EURACTIV Poland’s media partner “Gazeta Wyborcza” reports.
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WWF France calls gold mine project ‘ecological disaster and economic mirage’

Thu, 2018-03-29 10:44
The French government will open a public debate on 3 April on the Montagne d’Or, a largely controversial gold mine project in French Guyana. But WWF France demands that the project be abandoned and calls for a move toward an ecologically and socially sustainable development in the overseas department.
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