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Cybersecurity agency warns of ‘extremely dangerous’ risks of 5G technology

Thu, 2018-03-29 08:46
Superfast 5G mobile networks come with “extremely dangerous” cybersecurity risks, the EU cybersecurity agency ENISA has warned. 5G is expected to become available to European consumers by 2025.
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Airbus says EU should keep Britain in Galileo space project despite Brexit

Thu, 2018-03-29 07:40
The chief executive of aerospace firm Airbus said Britain should not be frozen out of the European Union's Galileo space programme after Brexit, calling on both sides to find a long-term solution in the interest of security.
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Europe to extend qualifications ‘passports’ for refugees

Thu, 2018-03-29 06:20
A Council of Europe project to help refugees to have their qualifications recognised abroad was extended to include more countries on Wednesday (28 March).
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Implement referendum result despite Brexit ‘shambles’, say UK voters

Thu, 2018-03-29 05:57
Theresa May’s government should just get on with Brexit, say UK voters, despite more than four in ten of them condemning its ‘shambolic’ handling of the exit talks.
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Gabriel: Facebook users ‘need to know what happened with their data’

Thu, 2018-03-29 05:29
Facebook users “need to know what happened with their data” following reports over a week ago that millions of profiles on the social media platform were secretly used to help political campaigns, EU Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel said.
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Sharing is caring. So why are European cities falling behind?

Thu, 2018-03-29 05:00
New mobility services like Uber and Lyft offer the potential to get cities moving, improve quality of life and reduce emissions. But this will only happen if new and traditional mobility services can be integrated to make a more attractive offering that finally persuades drivers out of their cars, write Greg Archer and Yoann Le Petit.
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Cretu: EU’s Interreg programmes need to be revised, simplified

Thu, 2018-03-29 04:50
The European Territorial Programmes, known as Interreg, will need to be reshaped and streamlined because they are fragmented and often hampered by red tape and national borders, Commissioner Corina Crețu told an event in the European Parliament.
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The misguided logic of digital taxation

Thu, 2018-03-29 04:39
The European Commission’s proposal on digital taxation demonstrates a completely new logic of taxation. It contains all the wrongs you can achieve in one proposal, writes Gunnar Hökmark. 
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Erasmus+ becomes increasingly popular in France

Thu, 2018-03-29 04:36
The number of beneficiaries of the Erasmus+ programme in France increased in 2017, thanks to a greater budget for the European exchange programme.
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New climate strategy will set out a pathway to meet higher targets

Thu, 2018-03-29 04:30
Last week, EU leaders sent a clear message to the European Commission to ramp up its work to implement the Paris Agreement and accelerate the ongoing transition away from fossil fuels, writes Wendel Trio.
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Let us make freedom of movement fair

Thu, 2018-03-29 04:23
On this single issue, David Cameron was right. Member states must have the option to index child benefits to the cost of living where the benefits are paid out, write Morten Loekkegaard and Troels Lund Poulsen.
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EU lawmakers tone down row over Selmayr’s ‘coup-like’ rise

Wed, 2018-03-28 19:55
EU lawmakers on Wednesday (28 March) criticised the "coup-like" promotion of European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's top aide Martin Selmayr, but stopped short of asking the decision to be reversed.
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The Brief, powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) – The drugs don’t work

Wed, 2018-03-28 14:45
Ask someone in the Brussels bubble what the biggest breakthrough in improving global health would be, and they will probably talk about the need for effective vaccines for malaria, HIV/Aids and tuberculosis.
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Consumers hail proposal to limit transaction costs in EU

Wed, 2018-03-28 14:24
The European Commission’s proposals to limit transfer costs to non-euro members and currency conversions abroad were welcomed by consumer and transparency activists, although NGOs complained that it would not benefit migrants’ remittances.
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Rule of law: Chance for compromise between Warsaw and Brussels?

Wed, 2018-03-28 13:44
Members of Poland's Law and Justice (PiS) party have proposed amendments to the controversial laws governing the Polish judicial system that put Warsaw in the crosshairs of the European Commission. It is still unclear if these changes will soothe the dispute or if they are just empty gestures. EURACTIV Poland reports.
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Africa takes steps to make medicine more affordable

Wed, 2018-03-28 13:31
Faced with the numerous difficulties of access to medicine in Africa, African states want to organise the market to increase local production, which currently accounts for 3% of world output.
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The challenges of the petroleum sector [Promoted content]

Wed, 2018-03-28 13:27
How can the refining sector contribute to the reduction of transport greenhouse gas emissions and the improvement of air quality?
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Chocolate firms still have long way to go to have sustainable policies

Wed, 2018-03-28 13:16
Chocolate companies still have “a huge amount of work to do” in implementing truly sustainable policies, with some doing much better than others, the Washington-based NGO Mighty Earth concluded in a consumer guide ranking chocolate producers, published a few days ahead of Easter.
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Food insecurity on the rise

Wed, 2018-03-28 12:53
According to the United Nations, conflicts and droughts increase the number of food-insecure people in the world, many of whom need urgent help. EURACTIV’s partner Euroefe reports.
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Shell opens first-of-its-kind hydrogen refuelling station

Wed, 2018-03-28 11:18
Shell has unveiled a new hydrogen refuelling station at one of the UK's busiest service stations, in the same week as the Government delivered multi-million-pound funding for hydrogen refuelling infrastructure. EURACTIV's media partner reports.
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