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Greece’s ambivalent romance with China

2 hours 26 min ago
China has engaged in a long-term game regarding Greece, which Beijing still sees as a valuable hub in Europe, despite recent turnarounds, writes Philippe Le Corre.
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An ambitious EPBD revision: Good for households and for industry [Promoted content]

2 hours 48 min ago
The revision of the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) can have significant social and environmental benefits but is also an essential piece of the energy transition from an industry perspective, argues Quentin de Hults.
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‘Closed-loop’ technology brings promise of geothermal anywhere

3 hours 6 min ago
Geothermal energy has until now been constrained to areas with special geological conditions where the earth’s heat is close to the surface. Today, closed-loop technologies make geothermal accessible almost anywhere in the world, opening up new prospects for mass-scale deployment.
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Greenhouse gas levels hit record; world struggles to curb damage

3 hours 13 min ago
Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a record last year and the world is "way off track" on capping rising temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday (25 October), showing the task facing climate talks in Glasgow aimed at averting dangerous levels of warming.
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The Digital Single Market needs an ambitious revision of the roaming regime [Promoted content]

6 hours 48 min ago
By bringing wholesale roaming caps closer to market realities and further enabling IoT applications in roaming contexts, co-legislators have the chance to make the EU fit for the digital age.
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Chinese companies blame “misinformation” for difficult political climate in EU

8 hours 43 min ago
62% of Chinese companies in Europe believe that the political climate has deteriorated for them. In a recent study, they blame “media disinformation” among other factors, a line commonly used by the Chinese Communist Party to discredit criticism.
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Forestry at COP26

10 hours 18 min ago
The protection of forests will be high on the agenda at this year’s UN climate summit in Glasgow, where world nations are expected to come forward with more ambitious climate goals. EURACTIV gives you a roundup of the issues at...
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Deforestation continues unabated ahead of COP26

10 hours 18 min ago
An average of 2,400 trees is cut down every minute, leading to an area the size of Belgium being deforested each year, according to the Latin America regional director for the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), who was speaking ahead of the COP26 climate summit.
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Modi confirms COP26 attendance in boost to summit

10 hours 26 min ago
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the COP26 climate summit, his office confirmed Sunday (24 October), in a major boost for the conference that has already been snubbed by key world leaders.
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Germany says EU border protection is ‘legitimate’

10 hours 46 min ago
Germany's interior minister said Sunday (24 October) it was "legitimate" to protect borders, after several EU states asked Brussels to pay for barriers to prevent illegal migrants from entering the bloc.
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Despite calls, Albania remains reluctant to find its 6,000 missing communism victims

10 hours 48 min ago
Nazmi Uruci's descendants have been searching for his remains for almost 80 years. Born in northern Albania in 1904, Nazmi was a customs official during the short reign of Albania's first and last reigning monarch, King Zog.
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‘Sun beneath our feet’: The European cities turning to geothermal

10 hours 57 min ago
A growing number of cities in Europe are betting on geothermal to provide households with clean heating, but the little-known renewable energy source will need more attention from Brussels in order to scale up.
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EU democracy needs all voices in media

11 hours 8 min ago
When our consumption of news changed from traditional presses to the digital, we lost something more than just a physical newsprint in our hands. Media entered an era of emotion. But it doesn’t have to be that way, writes David Mekkaoui.
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Germans clash over nuclear deterrence against Russia

11 hours 13 min ago
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austria announcing restrictions for the unvaccinated, a study showing Hungarian municipalities are less likely to respond to letters if they suspect they are from people from the Roma community, and so much more.
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COVID-19 cases recorded in eastern Europe hit 20 million

11 hours 18 min ago
The number of coronavirus infections recorded so far in eastern Europe surpassed 20 million on Sunday (24 October), according to a Reuters tally, as the region grapples with its worst outbreak since the pandemic started and inoculation efforts lag.
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Germans clash over nuclear deterrence against Russia

11 hours 21 min ago
German caretaker defence minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said that Moscow should be aware NATO is ready to make use of its nuclear deterrent in case of a Russian attack against a member of the Alliance, triggering strong reactions in Germany.  “We...
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Serbia stops Kosovo boxing team from entering the country

11 hours 28 min ago
Kosovo’s national boxing team was prevented from entering Serbia on Saturday (23 October) to participate in the 2021 World Boxing Championship held in Belgrade. The team tried to cross the Serbian border but were told by Serbian border authorities to...
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North Macedonia is entering an energy crisis

11 hours 28 min ago
North Macedonia consumes twice as much electricity as it produces, and to satisfy daily needs, it took electricity from the European network. The state-owned Electricity Transmission System Operator of North Macedonia (MEPSO) has so far received four warnings from the...
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Dodik: We support the continuation of the EUFOR mission in BiH

11 hours 28 min ago
The EU Council expressed their continued support for the presence of EUFOR Althea peacekeeping forces mandated by the EU, saying they are for the extension of its operation on the ground. Althea has 600 members from 19 states. It has...
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Russian diplomats declared persona non grata leave Kosovo

11 hours 28 min ago
Two Russian diplomats from the Russian Liaison Office in Pristina declared as persona non grata have left Kosovo, Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova confirmed on Sunday. “The self-proclaimed ‘authorities’ of Kosovo and the powers behind them can’t refrain from...
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