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Wuhan team escapes coronavirus to train in Málaga

2 hours 10 min ago
Wuhan Zall, the football team of the Chinese city at the epicentre of the coronavirus, will arrive in Malága this Wednesday (29 January) for its preseason training.
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Germany launches ‘Green Central Asia’ initiative

3 hours 24 min ago
A high-level ministerial conference in Berlin launched on Tuesday (28 January) the ‘Green Central Asia’ initiative, intended to support regional integration between the five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who hosted the conference, stressed that...
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Oil giant Total sued for ‘climate inaction’ in France’s first climate case

3 hours 50 min ago
French oil group Total is responsible for 1% of the world's CO2 emissions and failing to respect its so-called 'corporate duty of vigilance', according to a group of plaintiffs representing 14 local authorities and four NGOs who are bringing a case against the giant. EURACTIV France reports.
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The Brief – Don’t pull up the drawbridge

4 hours 4 min ago
The end of freedom of movement is one of the most iconic changes heralded by the UK’s exit from the European Union this week. The days of EU nationals being able to able to move to the UK and find...
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New ‘Arctic paradox’ emerges, as economy and ecology seek balance

4 hours 7 min ago
As the world pushes for stronger climate measures to stop the destruction of the Arctic, many countries are also keen to take advantage of the region's new opportunities in shipping, mining, drilling and security.
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What will Germany’s coal phase-out mean for the EU carbon market?

4 hours 44 min ago
When Germany eventually closes its coal-fired power plants, millions of CO2 pollution credits will be flushed into the EU emissions trading system, threatening to send the EU carbon market crashing. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Timmermans kicks off debate over landmark EU ‘Climate Law’

4 hours 58 min ago
The European Commission launched a public debate about the EU’s upcoming Climate Law on Tuesday (28 January), with a view to enshrining the bloc’s 2050 “climate neutrality” target into binding legislation before the UN climate conference in Glasgow later this year.
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European Data Protection Day: are EU citizens really protected?

5 hours 18 min ago
European Data Protection Day aims to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. However, according to Julia Kloiber, activist and founder of Superrr Lab, European data protection is deficient and it remains questionable if citizens have the necessary know-how to assert their rights. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Greek PM expels MEP Zagorakis amid escalating football spat

6 hours 50 min ago
Greece's conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expelled MEP and former footballer Thodoris Zagorakis from the ruling New Democracy party amid growing tensions between the country's two football giants, Olympiakos and PAOK. But the spat over football could also spell some trouble for the government.
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UK grants Huawei a limited 5G role

7 hours 15 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday granted China’s Huawei a limited role in Britain’s future 5G mobile network, a choice that risks damaging relations with the United States which fears China could use the company to steal Western secrets.
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Portuguese tech institute to produce advanced biofuels from tree-pruning-waste

7 hours 22 min ago
A project to use the waste from pruning vines and fruit trees to produce advanced biofuel is being developed at the BLC3 Campus of Technology and Innovation in Oliveira do Hospital, the campus president said today. EURACTIV's partner reports.
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EU will not ban Huawei, but impose ‘strict’ 5G rules

8 hours 56 min ago
The EU will not ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei in Europe, a top official said on Tuesday, despite intense pressure from Washington to shun the company over spying fears. The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, will officially unveil its...
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French MEP calls for ‘realism’ in Farm to Fork strategy

9 hours 33 min ago
We will soon reach a “technological impasse in farming” which will require all the innovative solutions that we have at our disposal, including new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs), according to the General Director of the French association of Maize Producers, Céline Duroc.
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Industry inklings, ‘Irish stew’ & Brexit-scooters

9 hours 53 min ago
Welcome to EURACTIV’s weekly Transport Brief – your one port of call for all the news moving the world and much more!
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Sustainable food systems in the Farm to Fork strategy

10 hours 39 min ago
Embedding the concept of sustainability in the way we produce and consume our foodstuff represents a challenge for the food systems as we know them today. But it also offers opportunities for growth, once it becomes clear how to lead the transition.
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EU farmers tread carefully on Green Deal, as balance with CAP is not easy stuff

11 hours 59 min ago
Policymakers are being called to take up the challenge of finding a place for bloc’s farm aid provided under the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the ambitious new environmental flagship policy of the European Commission.
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Italian progressives eye a leftist turn after 5 Star defeat

11 hours 59 min ago
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about recent resignation from politicians in Ljubljana and Zagreb, Football Leaks founder Rui Pinto having leaked the Luanda Leaks, and Austria's plans to develop its 5G network with private companies, and so much more.
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ZAGREB – Resignation?

12 hours 1 min ago
Health Minister Milan Kujunžić (HDZ, EPP) has submitted his resignation after being tied up in a scandal after media reports stated he had grossly misstated the value of a house he purchased in Zagreb. Prime Minister Plenković will decide whether...
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EU could use carbon border tax against Brexit Britain, warns MEP

12 hours 2 min ago
The EU could deploy a carbon border tax against the UK after Brexit, according to the head of the European Parliament’s environment committee, if Westminster diverges from bloc rules on issues like carbon markets.
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LJUBLJANA – Ready for snap elections

12 hours 2 min ago
While the country’s business community welcomed prime Minister Marjan Šarec resigning his government, which they say lacked a coordinated political direction, strong parties LMŠ and the PM’s party, DeSUS, as well as radical left Levica, are in favour of snap...
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