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Commission tells China to deliver on promise to open up its market

Tue, 2018-11-06 06:31
EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com that China should deliver on its promise to open up its market, as European companies complain about the difficulties they face in the country.
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EU to offer Irish border compromise in Brexit talks – sources

Tue, 2018-11-06 06:23
The European Union is preparing to back a compromise proposal on the Irish border to resolve the last major hurdle in Brexit negotiations, the Times newspaper reported on Monday (5 November).
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Eurozone ministers urge inflexible Italy to drop budget defiance

Tue, 2018-11-06 06:20
Eurozone finance ministers urged Italy on Monday (5 November) to reverse course on its rule-breaking budget amid fears of market turmoil and a return of the debt crisis.
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Time for a European game-changing movement on infertility [Promoted content]

Tue, 2018-11-06 06:00
Fertility Europe – the umbrella organisation for infertility patient associations – is launching the 3rd edition of the European Fertility Week from 5-11 November 2018 to raise awareness about the issues faced by all those experiencing infertility.
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EU business lobby dismisses China’s latest opening pledge

Tue, 2018-11-06 05:40
The EU business lobby in China has dismissed President Xi Jinping's latest market-opening pledge as a rehash of earlier unkept promises, saying European companies had become "desensitised" to Chinese vows.
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Fragmentation of French left in European elections sharpens appetites

Tue, 2018-11-06 05:23
From Ségolène Royal to Benoît Hamon and citizens’ pressure groups, the ambitions of the French left are multiplying in the run-up to the May 2019 European elections, with the risk of cancelling each other out. EURACTIV France reports.
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CPMR chief: Effective solutions to daily challenges are key to get closer to citizens

Tue, 2018-11-06 05:10
Only weeks before a European Council meeting in December is to define funding for regional development across Europe beyond 2020, regions are still in the dark about what will be the final decision on the future of Cohesion Policy.
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Timmermans to be Socialist Spitzenkandidat after Sefcovic withdraws

Mon, 2018-11-05 16:41
Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans will be the lead candidate of the Party of European Socialists in next year's EU elections, the party announced on Monday (5 November) after his rival Maroš Šefčovič withdrew from the race and backed the Dutchman instead.
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The Brief , powered by EFPIA – How Helsinki could kill off Spitzenkandidaten

Mon, 2018-11-05 15:57
This week the EPP’s Helsinki conference will finally tell us who will lead the largest European party into the elections next year. German MEP Manfred Weber and ex-prime minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb, go head-to-head in a debate that will...
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EU set to test AI guards to protect external borders

Mon, 2018-11-05 15:37
An EU-funded project is developing an ‘intelligent control system' to test third-country nationals who reach the EU's external borders, including a sophisticated analysis of their facial gestures. The project will be tested over the next six months.
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Some countries ‘more comfortable’ with interim deal on digital tax, EU diplomats say

Mon, 2018-11-05 15:31
Some EU member states are likely to feel “more comfortable” with a temporary agreement on the EU’s digital tax plans rather than wait for international consensus, EU diplomats said on Monday (5 November), ahead of a meeting of EU finance ministers.
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Can Germany’s Grand Coalition survive Merkel’s withdrawal?

Mon, 2018-11-05 15:18
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be handing over the CDU chair, which will have an impact on the governing parties, the CDU, the CSU and the SPD. The coalition government is shaking. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
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Mineral oils: from cradle to clean [Promoted content]

Mon, 2018-11-05 11:00
Printing inks, car tyres, lip balm, baby oil… do you know what they have in common? They are all made using mineral oils.
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Macron loses out in polls as Le Pen surges forward

Mon, 2018-11-05 06:52
France's far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party has overtaken President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist LREM in the latest poll of voting intentions ahead of the 2019 European Elections.
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‘Total disaster’ as Italy storms kill at least 30

Mon, 2018-11-05 06:35
Floods killed 12 people on the island of Sicily, including nine members of a single family, pushing Italy’s week-long storm toll beyond 30, rescuers said Sunday (4 November). After a river burst its banks, the bodies of the family including...
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Steel industry moulds EU carbon market to its advantage

Mon, 2018-11-05 06:22
By authorising the steel industry to burn blast furnace gases until 2026, the European Commission has backtracked on its earlier position. EURACTIV France reports.
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China responds to Trump’s barriers by opening its wallet

Mon, 2018-11-05 06:22
Chinese president Xi Jinping promised on Monday (5 November) to continue opening up his nation's economy and to increase imports by fuelling citizens’ spending power, as a response to growing protectionism and unilateralism.
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Building a stronger Europe – the case for listed real estate [Promoted content]

Mon, 2018-11-05 06:00
Listed real estate plays a key role in all aspects of our everyday lives and should be strongly represented in EU policymaking. From spearheading transparency to creating jobs across Europe, the unique contributions of listed real estate is more vital than ever to the EU economy, writes Tobias Steinmann.
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Czech activists collect signatures for laying off animal cages across Europe

Mon, 2018-11-05 05:47
Nearly all rabbits, hens, pigs or quails spend their entire life cramped in breeding cages. A European citizens initiative to improve these living conditions was launched in September and was supported by several NGOs in the Czech Republic. EURACTIV.cz reports.
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Why Europe needs Alex Stubb

Mon, 2018-11-05 05:32
University Professor Brent F. Nelsen explains why his former student, Alexander Stubb, should be the next European Commission president.
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