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Fri, 2021-10-15 17:00
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Agrifood Brief: Beef game

Fri, 2021-10-15 16:22
The worldwide success of the newest Netflix series, 'Squid Game', showed how Korean culture can be easily exported across Europe. But when it comes to food, South Korea is also getting ready to import European beef (again).
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German SPD chief Scholz moves closer to succeeding Merkel as chancellor

Fri, 2021-10-15 15:56
The leader of Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), Olaf Scholz, took a major step towards succeeding Angela Merkel as chancellor on Friday (15 October), announcing that he and the leaders of two smaller parties aimed to move into formal coalition...
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EU anti-child abuse law could open doors for mass surveillance, report says

Fri, 2021-10-15 14:50
Security experts warn that the tools used by tech giants to detect child abuse online pose serious security and privacy risks, raising concerns around upcoming EU legislation.
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EDPS on the future of privacy

Fri, 2021-10-15 14:47
We have asked the European Data Protection Supervisor Wojciech Wiewiorowski about its recent proposal to organise a conference to review the enforcement of GDPR, the EU privacy law.
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The Brief, powered by APPLiA — A tax needs global defence

Fri, 2021-10-15 14:44
Global agreements on tax and international finance are so rare that it is tough to begrudge politicians for leaping on them. No surprise, then, that last week’s OECD tax deal was followed by a collective round of back–slapping and self–congratulation. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen described it as “a historic moment”.
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Digital Brief: DMA & DSA compromise texts, roaming adoption, Europol nears recast mandate

Fri, 2021-10-15 14:39
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The European Council reviewed progress on the digital agenda and key legislative files. It encourages the co-legislators to […]...
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Orbán’s potential challengers in Hungary pledge pro-European course

Fri, 2021-10-15 14:38
Ahead of next year's parliamentary elections in Hungary, EURACTIV spoke to the two contenders who hope to end the 12-year-long rule of Viktor Orban's nationalist Fidesz.
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Dobrev: Post-Orbán Hungary needs free media, truth, end of hatred

Fri, 2021-10-15 14:31
Ahead of next year's parliamentary elections in Hungary, EURACTIV spoke to the two contenders who hope to end the 12-year long rule of Viktor Orbán's nationalist Fidesz.
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Márki-Zay: My government would be ‘grand prize’ for the EU

Fri, 2021-10-15 13:53
A Hungarian government with Péter Márki-Zay at its helm would be like winning the “grand prize” for the EU, the independent Christian conservative mayor of Hódmezővásárhely told EURACTIV in a phone interview. Péter Márki-Zay is one of the two candidates...
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Three in ten black employees report discrimination at work – UK survey

Fri, 2021-10-15 12:42
Almost three in ten black employees feel discriminated against by their employer while four in ten have left a job due to a lack of workplace diversity and inclusion, according to a new UK survey published on Friday (15 October).
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Fighting metastatic breast cancer is a race against time in Poland

Fri, 2021-10-15 12:35
Ewa Myślińska is a 29-year-old patient who has been fighting cancer for four years now. She remembers it was 9 October when she touched her breast incidentally and felt a strange hardness. EURACTIV Poland reports.
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‘Farmer-friendly’ data collection sets the stage for sustainable solutions

Fri, 2021-10-15 11:50
With a growing demand for sustainable products, reliable data is key for farmers to improve their production practices and prove their green credentials. But how can this be done in practice? EURACTIV takes a closer look at one protocol putting this into action.
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Greater inclusivity in post-pandemic connectivity push is needed

Fri, 2021-10-15 11:41
The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home to policymakers the urgency of expanding connectivity, but further work is needed to ensure that its roll-out across the EU is comprehensive and inclusive, say experts working on the programme.
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EU response to the pandemic reveals need to do more on health

Fri, 2021-10-15 11:28
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the lack of medical stockpiles across the EU and the vulnerability of EU supply chains for critical medical countermeasures, reinforcing the message that political leadership remains at the core of creating resilient healthcare to fight future health crises.
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Russian cyberattacks during German elections not yet used for disinformation

Fri, 2021-10-15 11:09
The information captured by the cyberattacks carried out against Bundestag lawmakers during Germany's federal election by a hacker group said to be associated with the Russian secret service GRU was not used for disinformation but could still give Russia a strategic edge, officials and experts have said.
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‘EU can play dumb as long as it wants’ on Croatian border violence

Fri, 2021-10-15 10:51
Several officials on the ground, as well as first-hand testimonies given to EURACTIV by migrants, have detailed signs of systematic illegal border violence and pushbacks by Croatian police against people attempting to cross over from Bosnia. EURACTIV travelled to the...
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Timmermans encourages Bulgaria to restart nuclear plant project

Fri, 2021-10-15 08:59
Commission's First Vice President Frans Timmermans advised Bulgaria to phase out coal production and said the EU would help if it reactivates a previous nuclear power plant project. EURACTIV Bulgaria reports.
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Merkel warns of ‘centrifugal forces’ in EU, calls for unity

Fri, 2021-10-15 07:39
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of dividing forces in the European Union and issued a plea for more unity across the continent, speaking at an award ceremony speech in Spain on Thursday (14 October).
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‘At a crossroads’: Polish PM berates EU ahead of trip to European Parliament

Fri, 2021-10-15 06:50
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki accused European Union institutions on Thursday (14 October) of infringing on the rights of member states, as he prepared to present Warsaw’s position in a row over the rule of law next week before the...
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