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Tackling migration through cohesion: what role for regions and civil society?

3 hours 40 min ago
With the EU’s New Pact on Asylum and Migration presented recently, the issue of migration remains on the top of the agenda for decision-makers across the bloc. Though most often thought of as the competence of national governments, local and...
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The Brief, powered by ENTSO – Macedonia dreamin’

4 hours 13 min ago
On 11 November, North Macedonia is likely to face a Bulgarian veto, preventing it from opening long-awaited membership negotiations with the EU.
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Avian flu threat looms large in EU after cases detected in Netherlands

4 hours 14 min ago
The detection of several cases of avian influenza in the Netherlands has set the EU on red alert for the possibility of spread elsewhere, leaving the country itself on 'high alert' and preparing a mass culling of animals.
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Are we one step closer to the Capital Markets Union?

5 hours 6 min ago
The European Commission continues to show a lack of ambition when it comes to constructing a Capital Markets Union, writes Isabel Benjumea.
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Dodging a bullet: lead ammunition banned in Environment Committee vote

5 hours 13 min ago
The European Parliament's Environment Committee voted to ban the use of lead ammunition in wetlands hunting on Thursday (29 October) in the first step towards an EU-wide ban.
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An open society should be defined by open debate, not smears

5 hours 18 min ago
ADF is a faith-based legal advocacy organization that protects fundamental freedoms and promotes the inherent dignity of all people. We receive funds from private donors who believe in our vision but there is nothing 'dark' about our money, writes Lois McClatchie.
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Czech Republic wants to be AI leader, but companies lack state support

6 hours 10 min ago
In the Czech Republic, Artificial Intelligence has been a widely discussed topic. Experts, politicians, and other stakeholders realise that research, development and use of AI will be crucial in near future. And that is why the country rejects strict regulations at the European level.
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Reporting about Roma: Empathy desirable, but right terminology mandatory

6 hours 12 min ago
People’s mentality and their attitude towards Roma people depend on a vast historical and cultural context in Romania and they are difficult to change. But they need to be reshaped and myths should be either confirmed or busted, , with the help of the media.
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Agrifood Brief: Brussels revives hunger for (sustainable) vegemite

6 hours 45 min ago
Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet.   In the EU’s capital, the week after the crucial votes on the...
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Digital Brief, powered by Google: Big Tech Breakup, Finland data breach, data governance leak

8 hours 3 min ago
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “I’m very reluctant to start with the ‘sharpest sword’ with the breakup or structural division of companies.” – Armin...
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Wastewater coronavirus testing shows promise as a means to detect outbreaks [Promoted content]

8 hours 57 min ago
In the quest to control the pandemic, our best defense might be flowing underground. According to Science magazine, researchers in Paris spent several weeks this year sampling sewage for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. In Germany, CNN reports that microbiologists are checking wastewater...
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Green recovery led by industry or government – America’s choice between two futures

9 hours 21 min ago
With the American presidential election next week, the climate policy of Joe Biden and lack of policy from Donald Trump has come into the spotlight: America will have to adapt to green technologies to keep up with the world and the question is whether its administration will dig its heels in or not.
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Data sharing services must be ‘established in the EU,’ leaked regulation reveals

9 hours 45 min ago
In the establishment of EU common data spaces as part of the bloc's forthcoming data strategy, providers of new data sharing services must both be established in the EU and should avoid 'conflicts of interest' in collecting new troves of data, a copy of the Commission's Data Governance Act, obtained by EURACTIV, reveals.
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Hydrogen trade hopes boosted by Australia-Germany deal

10 hours 21 min ago
A bilateral agreement aimed at increasing German imports of hydrogen produced from solar power plants in Australia could set a milestone in efforts to establish a global hydrogen market.
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Global Europe Brief: US votes, Europe hopes

11 hours 12 min ago
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski. You can subscribe here. /// EDITOR’S TAKE Next Wednesday, Europe will be able to mind its own...
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Bulgaria’s ‘golden passports’ scheme bring little investment

12 hours 28 min ago
Bulgarian citizenship has been available for sale for eight years now, but the scheme hasn’t brought any significant foreign investment in the country, a journalistic investigation by EURACTIV Bulgaria has found.
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How can we elect such MEPs?

12 hours 37 min ago
Croatian MEP Mislav Kolakušić has sent a letter to his colleagues in the European Parliament complaining about the closure of the EU House due to the new COVID-19 outbreak. For him, COVID-19 is just a cold while personally, he has...
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Romania calls for mutual recognition of COVID-19 tests

12 hours 42 min ago
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romanian President Klaus Iohannis caling for a unified EU approach on the mutual recognition of COVID-19 tests, the French army reinforcing the number of soldeiers to protect places of worship and schools, and so much more.
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Serbia’s lead epidemiologist opposes state of emergency

12 hours 45 min ago
Serbian authorities should not introduce a state of emergency due to the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, said epidemiologist Predrag Kon on Thursday. “The first and basic thing” was for people to respect existing measures, he added. Kon, who is...
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Romania calls for EU approach on mutual recognition of COVID-19 tests

12 hours 47 min ago
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has called for a unified EU approach on the mutual recognition of COVID-19 tests, but also for isolation and quarantine procedures. The president also emphasised the need to raise funding available under the Emergency Support Instrument...
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