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North Macedonia en course to join NATO, awaits decision on EU bid

Wed, 2019-06-05 12:25
While NATO accession is just within reach for North Macedonia, its bid to join the EU still hangs in the balance and will be discussed by member states later this month. A thumbs-down from the EU could easily topple the...
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Google faces privacy complaints in European countries

Wed, 2019-06-05 12:24
Google’s privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday (4 June) filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in online advertising.
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MEPs should not approve a Commission President lacking a sustainability agenda [Promoted content]

Wed, 2019-06-05 12:00
The European Parliament must only accept a Commission President with a strong agenda on climate, environment and sustainability, writes Ester Asin.
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Over a Coffee with Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU

Wed, 2019-06-05 10:53
Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU joins EURACTIV's Brian Maguire to talk over a coffee about the relationship between the the EU and Canada, where it is today and what it could look like in the future.
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EU praises Romanian U-turn on controversial reforms

Wed, 2019-06-05 08:59
The European Commission on Tuesday (4 June) welcomed Romania's pledge to renounce controversial judicial reforms that had triggered strong criticism and threats of sanctions from Brussels.
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Czech PM attacks ‘eurocrats’ over EU funds misuse suspicions

Wed, 2019-06-05 08:46
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
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World leaders gather in south England to remember D-Day

Wed, 2019-06-05 08:44
World leaders gather on the coast of southern England on Wednesday (5 June) to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history and a feat that helped bring World War Two to an end.
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UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers

Wed, 2019-06-05 08:26
Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday (4 June) agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race.
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Ukraine’s new president vows pro-Western trajectory in Brussels

Wed, 2019-06-05 08:21
Ukraine's strategy of seeking full-fledged NATO membership remains unchanged, new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday (5 June), during his first trip to Brussels.
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Denmark’s Social Democrats set to win election on anti-immigration platform

Wed, 2019-06-05 08:11
Denmark's Social Democratic Party is set to triumph in Wednesday's (5 June) general election, as polls suggest a surge in support for Mette Frederiksen's outfit, following a transformation of the party's stance on immigration after the 2015 national ballot.
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In Fukuoka, EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, seek tax on digital firms

Wed, 2019-06-05 08:08
Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell G20 counterparts this week amid an escalating US-Chinese trade conflict.
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Finland pledges carbon neutrality on eve of EU presidency

Wed, 2019-06-05 07:57
Finland’s new government said on Monday (4 June) the country will aim to cut its carbon emissions completely by 2035. The Nordic nation will take over the rotating EU presidency in July, with an ambitious pan-European climate deal still left on the negotiating table.
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Germany wants UN Security Council more involved in mitigating climate crisis

Wed, 2019-06-05 07:44
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas launched a call for action on Tuesday (4 June) that aims to develop real solutions that would mitigate the security risks of climate change. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Trump’s son-in law and Middle East adviser Kushner meets EU leaders

Wed, 2019-06-05 07:39
US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and Middle East peace adviser Jared Kushner met European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker for talks in Brussels on Tuesday (4 June).
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Tusk on 1989 anniversaries: Two visions are present also today

Wed, 2019-06-05 07:27
European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday (4 June) hailed the Polish election 30 years ago that heralded the peaceful demise of the entire Soviet bloc, holding it up as a reminder that China's bloody Tiananmen crackdown that same day was not the only possible outcome of a fight for freedom.
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The potential of Nudging to tackle biggest social challenges – How can we inspire more responsible behaviours? [Promoted content]

Wed, 2019-06-05 07:00
On the occasion of the launch of the new Competence Centre on Behavioural Insights, the European Commission invited the father of Nudge, Professor Cass Sunstein of Harvard University, to Brussels.
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Trump offers UK ‘phenomenal’ post-Brexit trade deal

Tue, 2019-06-04 17:24
US President Donald Trump offered the UK on Tuesday (4 June) the prospect of a “phenomenal” trade deal that would more than double trade flows between the UK, but warned that in such a deal, everything would be up for discussion.
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The Brief – A heated European summer

Tue, 2019-06-04 16:58
Italy, Brexit and the trade war top the list of concerns for decision makers and pundits across Europe. The situation will likely get worse on each of these fronts over the next few weeks. Another perfect storm is looming just...
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The road to decarbonisation: Long-term biofuels policy in a changing EU political landscape

Tue, 2019-06-04 16:37
The EU has outlined a vision for a zero-carbon future – one that would require a massive increase in the deployment of renewable energy sources.
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The football tournament you’ve never heard of

Tue, 2019-06-04 16:23
Eight football teams will duel it out in the foothills of the Caucasus this month to decide which is the best in Europe. But you will not find Germany, Italy or Spain on the match list and none of the teams taking part are fully recognised by the international community.
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