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The Brief – The untold Brexit story

4 hours 18 min ago
There are hundreds of articles about the impact of Brexit on UK businesses. What is striking is that there is virtually nothing similar about its impact on European businesses. As if Brexit would only hurt the UK side. While the EU stands to profit from it. We don’t buy that.
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German bill to tackle undeclared work and child benefit fraud

5 hours 2 min ago
German finance minister Olaf Scholz has presented a bill for German customs to be given more employees and powers. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
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Brexit is dissolving British politics

5 hours 29 min ago
The new eleven-member Independent Group is the latest product of a Brexit process that is dissolving British politics, writes Denis MacShane.
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Romania indicts Timmermans and Jourova, Commission says they have immunity

6 hours 24 min ago
Relations between Bucharest and Brussels hit an all-time low on Thursday (21 February) as the Romanian press reported that the Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová have been indicted for “falsification” of the last Cooperation and Verification report (CVM).
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Watch: Greta Thunberg’s full address to EU politicians in Brussels

6 hours 40 min ago
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was in Brussels on Thursday (21 February) to take part in one of the climate school strikes that have taken place every week in Belgium since December. EURACTIV.com does not usually publish speeches. But we...
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Greta Thunberg: ‘We just want politicians to listen to the scientists’

7 hours 13 min ago
School kids are on climate strike “because we have done our homework” and listened to science, 16-year-old green activist Greta Thunberg told EU policymakers in Brussels today (21 February). “Just unite behind the science, that is our demand,” she said.
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Europeans confident about their future jobs… but not their education

7 hours 19 min ago
A majority of young Europeans (77%) feel well prepared for the labour market of the digital era, but they are also very critical about how their national education systems prepare them, a survey published on Thursday (21 February) revealed.
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Brexit panic crossing the Channel

7 hours 30 min ago
The French have finally realised that there may well be a no-deal Brexit. The Medef employers’ federation has said that French businesses are not prepared, the agricultural sector is waiting, while transporters are panicking. EURACTIV France reports.
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A Stronger Digital Europe 2025: Our Call to Action [Promoted content]

9 hours 10 min ago
Europe needs an unfragmented domestic market. We should nurture innovative business eco-systems to feed European champions and enable them to scale in a global market. Only with a strong business environment and clear vision can we drive growth based on European values. Let us shape agile mission-based policies accordingly for the new Digital Sigle market.
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Spain in last-ditch attempt to submit EU climate plan

9 hours 52 min ago
Madrid lawmakers are racing against time to sign off on an energy and climate plan for 2030 before domestic politics derail the process. Spain and Luxembourg are now the only two member states that still haven't submitted national plans, originally due by the end of 2018.
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Britain managing Huawei risks, has no evidence of spying: official

10 hours 1 min ago
Britain is able to manage the security risks of using Huawei telecoms equipment and has not seen any evidence of malicious activity by the company, a senior official said on Wednesday (20 February), pushing back against U.S. allegations of Chinese state spying.
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Romania socialists to attend PES congress as pressure mounts over Kovesi case

11 hours 23 min ago
Romanian Socialist PSD president Liviu Dragnea will attend the Congress of the European Socialist Party (PES) on 22 and 23 February in Madrid, sources said, although he previously said he could not “be in a picture” with someone who hates Romania.
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Batteries for Europe: Policy Recommendations [Promoted content]

11 hours 40 min ago
Europe's challenge is to create the best possible conditions for battery innovation and manufacturing as a key foundation for achieving its decarbonisation goals.
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Moscow ready to cut time for nuclear strike on US if necessary, says Putin

12 hours 7 min ago
Moscow will match any US move to deploy new nuclear missiles closer to Russia by stationing its own missiles closer to the United States or by deploying faster missiles or both, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday (20 February). In...
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The Capitals: Romanian socialists feel the heat of Kövesi case

12 hours 17 min ago
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV's media network.
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Trump threatens tariffs on EU cars if no trade deal reached

12 hours 18 min ago
US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday (20 February) to impose tariffs on European auto imports if he is unable to strike a trade deal with the EU.
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Fitch warns of British debt downgrade on ‘hard’ Brexit risk

12 hours 25 min ago
Ratings agency Fitch warned on Wednesday (20 February) that it could cut Britain's debt rating, citing the economic hit from a potential no-deal Brexit.
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Allies fume at German ban of arms exports to Saudi Arabia

12 hours 33 min ago
Germany said Wednesday (20 February) it would hold firm on its decision to halt weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, shrugging off British warnings that the embargo could hurt European credibility and efforts to bring peace in Yemen.
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Brexit turns EU into landlord in the City of London

12 hours 40 min ago
The European Medicines Agency is looking to sublet its former headquarters in the financial district of London, after a British court ruled on Wednesday (20 February) that it cannot break its lease despite the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
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Serbia foreign minister: We want border demarcation with Kosovo

12 hours 43 min ago
Serbia's official position in the dialogue with Kosovo is to go for a border demarcation along ethnic lines between Belgrade and its former province, Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has said without elaborating further. Dačić's statement was met with protests in both Belgrade and Priština.
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