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Poland’s ruling party plans to allow arrests of MPs and judges

Mon, 2019-09-16 13:12
Poland's ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS/ECR) announced its election program at the weekend, under which there would no longer be immunity for judges and prosecutors and it would be possible to detain parliamentarians at the request of the prosecutor general.
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ESA: Who we are and what we stand for [Promoted content]

Mon, 2019-09-16 12:00
We as an industry welcome open discussions, initiatives, and exchange of information with all the stakeholders, experts, and responsible institutions to make sure true and most up-to-date findings and scientific facts on UV radiation and sunbed use are made available to the public and consumers.
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The new EU Commission shows newfound lust for power

Mon, 2019-09-16 11:58
It is hard not to see Emmanuel Macron's influence in Ursula von der Leyen's speech presenting her team of Commissioner-designates, or in the amount of top EU jobs obtained by France. But the idea of a powerful Europe is also seducing the Germans. EURACTIV France reports.
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Johnson the Brexit ‘Hulk’ finally meets EU’s Juncker

Mon, 2019-09-16 08:52
Six weeks after he took office and six weeks before he is due to lead Britain out of the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to meet Jean-Claude Junker.
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European Green Deal calls for a green EU budget

Mon, 2019-09-16 08:30
Torn between the cuts caused by Brexit and the investments that the European Green Deal requires, negotiations over the next EU budget after 2020 are getting tough. The EU must not, however, pass on the challenge and use 40% of its funds to support climate action, writes Markus Trilling.
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No-deal Brexit would be ‘disaster’ warns BusinessEurope

Mon, 2019-09-16 08:27
A shock exit by Britain from the EU without an agreement would be "a disaster", the European employers' organisation, Business Europe, warned on Monday (16 September).
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Macron’s EU party draws ‘red line’ on Commission hearings

Mon, 2019-09-16 08:27
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Health expert: Cancer control plans must be implemented

Mon, 2019-09-16 08:25
The governments should take full responsibility for the implementation of national cancer plans, which are a commitment toward people and not just a piece of paper, health expert Dr Tit Albreht told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
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Israel approves new settlement 2 days before polls

Mon, 2019-09-16 08:11
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government approved a new settlement in the occupied West Bank on Sunday (15 September), two days ahead of a closely fought election as he seeks to boost turnout among his right-wing base.
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Trump says US ‘locked and loaded’ for potential response to Saudi oil attack

Mon, 2019-09-16 08:09
US President Donald Trump said on Sunday (15 September) that the United States was "locked and loaded" for a potential response to the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, after a senior official in his administration said Iran was to blame.
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Le Pen hails EU ‘way of life’ job as victory on path to Élysée

Mon, 2019-09-16 08:02
French far-right opposition leader Marine Le Pen waded into controversy over the appointment of an EU Commissioner for "protecting the European way of life", endorsing a move that has stoked concern about rising populism across the continent.
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Call for solid building blocks in Europe’s property sector [Promoted content]

Mon, 2019-09-16 07:00
To unlock capital, face new global challenges such as climate change and immigration, and build the cities of tomorrow, the European Union needs to encourage more stable and cross-border investments aligned with its long-term objectives. EPRA, the European Public Real Estate Association, believes that the listed real estate sector is part of the solution.
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Belgian Commissioner pick faces corruption probe

Sun, 2019-09-15 21:17
The man Ursula von der Leyen chose to be her rule of law guard dog in the incoming European Commission is facing allegations of corruption and money-laundering, according to Belgian media. This could cast doubt on another member of her proposed college before all candidates are vetted by the European Parliament.
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Growing pressure on eurozone economies to launch stimulus

Fri, 2019-09-13 18:29
The European Commission and some member states including France followed the ECB in pressing Germany and other countries with fiscal space to invest more to counter the risk of recession.
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The Brief – Von der Leyen needs to prove she won’t be Barroso III

Fri, 2019-09-13 16:54
Ursula von der Leyen will have to work hard to demonstrate that her Commission won’t be the member states’ secretariat. The Conference on the Future of Europe should not be window dressing if she wants to prove we've not gone back to Jose Manuel Barroso’s era.
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Kazakhstan’s history of peace, denuclearisation are valuable in time of global risks, says President [Promoted content]

Fri, 2019-09-13 16:41
As the role of international law and global institutions in maintaining peace and security diminish, Kazakhstan’s history of peace and denuclearisation can serve as a valuable model, Kazakh President told the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing.
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Nigerian tree planter: Europe, US must help Africa fight climate change

Fri, 2019-09-13 15:11
In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Mohammed Baba Baituna, the founder of Green Sahel, spoke about conflicts in his native Nigeria, where his organisation and other local activists have been trying to cushion the effects of climate change, which are strengthening the jihadist terror group, Boko Haram.
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Report finds serious East-West divide in cancer handling in Europe

Fri, 2019-09-13 14:55
A new survey conducted by the Central and Eastern European Cancer Action Group (CEECAG) has found severe shortcomings in managing cancer incidents in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), whose “young brains” increasingly move to the west.
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How Europe can better tackle rising cancer incidence

Fri, 2019-09-13 14:53
Cancer, the second leading cause of death globally according to the World Health Organisation, is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. In light of projections that the cancer incidents in Europe will double by 2035, a new...
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Pesticides-free cities put pressure on French government

Fri, 2019-09-13 12:56
Several French mayors have issued anti-pesticide orders out of precaution, putting pressure on the government, which has launched a public consultation on safety distances for the application of plant protection products. EURACTIV France reports.
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