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European cooperation will mark 5G era

Fri, 2019-04-05 08:44
The EU might have been in the dark about 5G security for too long, but this will now change with the European Commission taking the lead, Green MEP Reinhard Bütikofer writes.
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LEAK: Europe puts pressure on Beijing ahead of EU-China summit

Fri, 2019-04-05 08:43
The European Union is ready to refuse signing a joint statement with China at a bilateral summit next Tuesday (9 April), as Europeans request stronger commitment from Beijing on the economy, trade and human rights, according to official EU notes prepared in advance of the summit.
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Croatia will sign soon nine critical agreements with China

Fri, 2019-04-05 08:41
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.
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Setback for Macron as court vetoes key plank of anti-protest law

Fri, 2019-04-05 08:31
French President Emmanuel Macron's crackdown on anti-government protests with tougher police tactics hit a fresh snag on Thursday (4 April) as France's Constitutional Court canned one of the central elements of the new rules.
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Merkel hopes UK can present new Brexit proposals next week

Fri, 2019-04-05 08:22
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hopes crisis cross party talks in London aimed at breaking the domestic deadlock over Britain’s exit from the European Union can produce a common position by the time EU leaders meet next week. British...
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Western Balkans to abolish roaming charges by 2021

Fri, 2019-04-05 08:06
Western Balkans countries agreed on Thursday (4 April) to lower and eventually abolish roaming charges, in a rare act of neighbourly goodwill in region riven with political feuds.
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On the quiet, UK prepares for ‘zombie’ European elections

Fri, 2019-04-05 07:43
The prospect of Britain holding European elections would have been unthinkable just weeks ago but with the Brexit timetable now uncertain, the country is reluctantly planning for a possible campaign.
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Leave vote softens but UK still split down the middle on Brexit, says polling guru

Thu, 2019-04-04 17:07
The Leave vote may have softened, but most Britons would vote the same way again if the UK held another referendum on Brexit, says UK polling guru John Curtice.
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The Brief – Baltic Boys Club

Thu, 2019-04-04 16:51
Lithuania’s prime minister appointed a new environment chief yesterday and in doing so made his government the only all-male administration in the EU.
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Mogherini: ‘Inshallah, EU and Azerbaijan will soon finalise their agreement’

Thu, 2019-04-04 16:17
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini expressed hope on Thursday (4 April) that the EU and Azerbaijan would conclude a new trade and political agreement very soon, using the Arabic expression Inshallah (God willing).
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Animal health law: A power tool against illegal puppy trade?

Thu, 2019-04-04 15:12
The EU needs around 8 million puppies annually to meet consumer demand - far beyond legitimate breeders’ capacity. As a result, the illegal online puppy trade is booming, and state-of-the-art trafficking networks benefit from a market approximately worth over €1 billion per year, writes Georgia Diamantopoulou.
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EU country briefing: Romania

Thu, 2019-04-04 14:09
The following article is a part of a series of brief country profiles for the EU-27 ahead of the European elections in May. Romania, together with Bulgaria, missed the first wave of the EU’s eastward expansion in 2004. The two joined the...
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Chinese Balkans investments disrupt EU objectives, Commission warns

Thu, 2019-04-04 13:49
Some Chinese investments entail “macro-economic imbalances and debt-dependency” risk in the Western Balkans and impact EU objectives in the region, an EU spokesperson has said in light of a controversial energy project in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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All citizens are (not) the same in Croatia

Thu, 2019-04-04 13:38
Can you imagine being the only person that has different citizenship from your entire family, just because a bureaucrat at the civil registry made an error? Can you imagine trying to find a solution for decades while bureaucratic conundrum of both countries tirelessly keeps returning you back to the beginning?
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Germany on the defence over military spending shortfalls

Thu, 2019-04-04 10:56
Germany restated its commitment to higher defence spending on Wednesday (3 April), seeking to defuse tensions between Berlin and Washington after a storm of criticism from the Trump administration over Germany's shortfalls in NATO contributions.
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Troubled by Russia, Stoltenberg pledges unity in Congress as NATO turns 70

Thu, 2019-04-04 08:55
"It’s good to have friends," NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the US Congress in Washington on Wednesday (3 April), making a case for the survival of the transatlantic alliance.
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The Capitals: Don’t inflame Brexit tensions, top cop warns politicians

Thu, 2019-04-04 08:55
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. Read The Capitals in French, Greek, Croatian, German /// LONDON Brexit tensions: Politicians must not “inflame” tensions caused by...
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Narbaeva: Uzbekistan is determined to reform and put an end to negative stereotypes

Thu, 2019-04-04 08:53
Tanzila Narbaeva, the Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, told EURACTIV about her country's efforts to develop modern agriculture, eliminate child or forced labour and invest in human capital, especially women.
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Eickhout: Next step for Europe is a ‘Green New Deal’ for industry

Thu, 2019-04-04 08:50
Europe must adopt an ambitious industrial policy aligned with its climate agenda by investing in clean technologies, and introducing a carbon tariff at the EU’s external border in order to protect industries against environmental dumping, says Bas Eickhout, the lead candidate for the Greens in the European elections.
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French Macronists eye coup-like raid on Europe’s liberals

Thu, 2019-04-04 08:50
Macronists want to push the political boundaries of the liberal ALDE group in the European Parliament after the May EU elections, going as far as suggesting a name change for the centrist party. But their gamble is far from being won, EURACTIV France reports.
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