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LNG protocol declaration for the use of LNG as the go-to fuel of the future [Promoted content]

1 hour 23 min ago
The LNG industry welcomes the support of the President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen for the potential of affordable liquified natural gas (LNG) in her mission letter to Kadri Simson, Commissioner-designate for Energy. The LNG industry endorse LNG as a fundamental asset that helps meeting EU`s long-term decarbonisation targets and the `just` energy transition and believe in its valuable contribution to the EU Green Deal.
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The CAP has devastating effects on developing countries, report says

1 hour 48 min ago
The EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) penalises local farmers and harms the environment. It continues to contribute to the injection of palm oil in milk powder, exports of soft wheat to the detriment of local products, as well as to the over-consumption of Latin American soy. EURACTIV France reports.
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Brexit, von der Leyen’s approval assert European Parliament key role

3 hours 20 min ago
Two crucial dossiers for the EU's future need to be rubber-stamped by the European Parliament in the next two months, the Brexit deal and the approval of the new EU executive. Parliament President David Sassoli, making his debut among EU-28 leaders, assured them the new assembly was not "messy" but taking its job seriously.
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Striking a balance: IT infrastructure and digital sovereignty

3 hours 44 min ago
As the EU searches for the best path to balance cutting-edge technologies with its future ‘digital sovereignty’, EU policymakers must consider the potential advantages and risks of working with non-EU services providers in technology infrastructure, including 5G.
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Western Balkans: EPP’s think tank says France ‘damages’ EU interests

4 hours 25 min ago
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Today’s Special Edition of the Capitals will focus on the reactions across Europe regarding the deadlock in...
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All eyes on France after inconclusive enlargement summit debate

4 hours 27 min ago
After a long night of inconclusive discussions, EU heads of state are set to return to the EU enlargement issue today (18 October). All eyes are on France, as Emmanuel Macron's position has so far been the major stumbling block for opening accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania.
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US slams tariffs on EU goods, targeting Airbus, wine and whisky

4 hours 27 min ago
The United States imposed tariffs on a record $7.5-billion worth of European Union goods on Friday (18 October), despite threats of retaliation, with Airbus, French wine and Scottish whiskies among the high-profile targets.
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Tweets of the Week: European Council Brexit Special

5 hours 35 min ago
Brexit negotiations drive everyone mad, there was not a wink of sleep to be had and in the end is ANYONE glad? It’s a Brexit special this week.
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The battery metal no one wants to talk about

5 hours 53 min ago
It accounts for around 75% of all rechargeable energy storage around the world. It is in just about every car and truck, regardless of whether the vehicle has an internal-combustion engine, uses hybrid technology or is pure electric. Its proven...
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Pound goes on rollercoaster ride after Brexit draft deal

6 hours 16 min ago
The British pound had a tumultuous session on Thursday (17 October) as a draft Brexit deal between London and Brussels sparked both hope and skepticism in a volatile forex market.
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Decarbonising district energy for our cities [Promoted content]

6 hours 23 min ago
Euroheat & Power has come forward with a commitment to full decarbonisation of Europe’s district heating and cooling networks before 2050 but Managing Director Paul Voss wants everyone to know he’s not proud of it.
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Johnson gets his deal and plaudits, now eyes shift to Westminster

Thu, 2019-10-17 23:03
Boris Johnson got his Brexit deal in Brussels on Thursday (17 October), but this appears to have been the easy part. Now he has to sell it at home.
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The Brief, powered by TIF – Johnson’s coup

Thu, 2019-10-17 17:09
Boris Johnson is naturally a cheery individual, but he truly had every reason to smile on Thursday. First, he secured a Brexit deal that even a week ago nobody thought he could. Then he got Jean-Claude Juncker to do his...
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Protecting human dignity is the EU’s top job

Thu, 2019-10-17 16:53
The 10th anniversary of the Charter of Fundamental Rights is a reminder that the EU's main priority is to ensure respect and protection of human dignity. writes Alice Neffe.
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Poland wants fresh EU money to back climate neutrality goal

Thu, 2019-10-17 16:22
Achieving climate neutrality requires “significantly larger” amounts of funding than what is currently on offer in the EU’s long-term budget proposal for 2021-2027, Warsaw said in a memo circulated ahead of an EU leaders’ summit opening today.
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Pro Europa Protest Against Brexit

Thu, 2019-10-17 16:13
Pro Europa organised an event protesting Brexit in the shadow of the ongoing EU Council Summit of October 17-18.
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Amid continuing US pressure, Huawei looks for the ‘European way’

Thu, 2019-10-17 16:08
Huawei implored the EU to grasp their future 'digital sovereignty', as the company fielded questions from a cross-section of MEPs in Brussels on Wednesday evening (16 October). The hearing came as the US administration renewed its campaign against the Chinese company, claiming it poses a series of risks to the European market.
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Electric fishing kills 57% of the seabed’s population, study reveals

Thu, 2019-10-17 15:07
The UK's Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science is due to publish a study according to which pulse trawling, also known as electric fishing, kills off more than half of the seabed species, while traditional fishing methods only impact 21%. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'Environnement reports.
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Digital Brief: Franco-German Copyright Front

Thu, 2019-10-17 13:53
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Some actors, such as Google, wish to free themselves from those rules.” – French President Emmanuel Macron, Wednesday 16...
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Barnier: ‘School of patience’ delivers new Brexit deal

Thu, 2019-10-17 13:13
EU and UK negotiators agreed a new Brexit deal on Thursday (17 October), prompting the bloc's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, to declare: “Brexit is a school of patience”.
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