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Policymakers push for healthy eating choices at lunchtime

Mon, 2017-10-02 07:50
It can be easy to make the wrong food choices during your lunch break. But policymakers are trying to make lunchtime a more satisfying, healthy experience for employees.
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EU eyes corporate rules shake-up with law on seat transfer

Mon, 2017-10-02 07:49
The European Commission is preparing a new directive on the cross-border transfer of company seats, a move that could have far-reaching implications for other areas of corporate governance, including tax planning and cross-border mergers, EURACTIV has learned.
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Europe’s e-bike makers rage against Chinese imports

Mon, 2017-10-02 07:26
European producers of electronic bikes (e-bikes) have filed a complaint with the European Commission against cheap Chinese e-bike imports, saying that they are sold in the bloc at excessively low prices with the help of unfair subsidies.
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Closing the gap on metastatic breast cancer

Mon, 2017-10-02 07:14
October is breast cancer awareness month. The pink ribbon movement has achieved progress in spreading awareness and pushing for widespread cancer screening.
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More transparency needed to tackle corporate capture

Mon, 2017-10-02 07:10
Two years after Dieselgate put the issue of corporate capture into the limelight, EU institutions have the perfect opportunity to get tough on lobbying, through a comprehensive reform of the EU lobby transparency, writes Myriam Douo.
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Several killed in Cameroon as anglophones declare ‘independent Ambazonia’

Mon, 2017-10-02 07:03
Soldiers shot at least eight people dead in Cameroon's restive anglophone belt at the weekend as a separatist group made a symbolic declaration of independence.
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Eyes on EU as Catalonia leader threatens independence

Mon, 2017-10-02 07:01
Catalonia's leader, Carles Puigdemont, said the region won the right to break away from Spain, with his government claiming on Monday (2 October) that 90% of voters backed independence in a banned referendum marred by violent clashes.
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Renovation is about more than just energy savings

Mon, 2017-10-02 07:00
The multiple benefits of building renovation programmes include known advantages in terms of reduced energy bills and job creation. But less is known about other benefits like avoided healthcare costs, and even higher exam success rates for students, writes Adrian Joyce.
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A sticky matter: Sugar molasses dent EU’s ambitions on advanced biofuels

Mon, 2017-10-02 06:58
Sugar molasses, an “advanced” biofuel according to the European Commission, present many of the same problems as conventional biofuels – including a potential increase in food prices and land competition for food production. But their definition as biofuels keeps the sugar industry happy, has learned.
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Corazza: Society can benefit from ‘gendered’ responses to disruption

Mon, 2017-10-02 06:56
In this new disrupted world, conventional thinking will not be enough to address the challenges posed by rapid changes, meaning a gendered perspective is needed to reveal fresh points of view, said Chiara Corazza in an interview with EURACTIV.
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Italy looks to its African entrepreneurs to ease migrant pressure

Mon, 2017-10-02 06:53
Italy has turned to its homegrown African entrepreneurs for help in easing the economic pressures driving hundreds of thousands of migrants onto the country's southern shores.
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Biofuel debate a political hot potato as EU renewable energy law nears home straight

Mon, 2017-10-02 06:43
Talks over how to decarbonise the EU's transport fleet are heating up. As policymakers prepare the bloc's renewable energy targets for 2030, part of the debate has crystallised around the role of biofuels. And farmers are getting increasingly vocal.
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EU law goes digital

Mon, 2017-10-02 06:11
The legal profession has so far stayed relatively immune from the digital revolution. But the situation is starting to evolve as technology issues enter the courtroom – from privacy protection to company law.
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‘Working’ toward healthy eating

Mon, 2017-10-02 06:10
People want healthy food. The question for policymakers now is, how do you make it most easy and cost-effective for them to get that food?
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Phasing-out biofuels: What’s really at stake?

Mon, 2017-10-02 06:09
The European Commission’s proposal to limit the use of biofuels in transport has drawn heated reactions from farmers who have warned about the effects on jobs and the economy. As part of the proposed Renewable Energy Directive review, the EU executive introduced a cap on the contribution of conventional biofuels to transport from a maximum of […]
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More than 760 injured in Catalonia during referenum-Catalan regional government

Sun, 2017-10-01 21:47
Around 760 people have been injured in disturbances across Catalonia on Sunday (1 October) according to the latest figures released by the regional government, as riot police clashed with people who had gathered for a banned referendum on the region’s independence from Spain.
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