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Iodine tablets to be distributed to 2.2 million French people living near nuclear plants

Tue, 2019-06-04 16:21
An additional 2.2 million French people residing close to nuclear power plants will receive iodine tablets and information on how to proceed in the event of an accident. This was announced by the French Nuclear Safety Authority on Monday. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'Environnement reports.
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How strong is right-wing populism after the European elections?

Tue, 2019-06-04 15:48
Following the European elections, a new right-wing alliance will be formed in the European Parliament. EURACTIV Germany looks into how influential right-wing parties will actually be from now on.
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Germany’s cyber defence strategy discussed behind closed doors

Tue, 2019-06-04 15:48
Germany is currently preparing a new cyber defence strategy. An internal concept paper of the German government foresees the use of so-called hack-backs and changes to the German Basic Law. But the change is happening and the general public is being excluded from the discussions, experts criticise. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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World class manufacturing demands standards, consistency and transparency [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-06-04 12:00
It is a pivotal time for nutrition companies across the world as more and more people take aim at making healthy living a priority. How can nutritional products manufacturers achieve product quality, consistency and transparency?
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Could obesity be a predictor of the next political mayhem?

Tue, 2019-06-04 11:47
Unexpected political upheavals such as Brexit or Trump's election could have been foreseen if the obesity rate has been taken into consideration as a socio-economical marker, a nutrition expert provocatively said in this year’s European Congress on Obesity in Glasgow.
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Italy incidents, road rule revision & footie farce

Tue, 2019-06-04 10:56
This is your weekly EURACTIV Transport Brief, the one port of call for all the news from the world of mobility and much more!
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The candidates’ cards on the table for hosting the EU Labour Authority

Tue, 2019-06-04 10:15
The European Commission published last week its assessment of what the four candidates offered for hosting the newly formed European Labour Agency. Now the ball is in the member states’ court and their decision will be known on 13 June. EURACTIV looked into the offers.
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The Netherlands throws a spanner in Albania’s EU hopes

Tue, 2019-06-04 08:50
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. /// THE HAGUE Tirana trouble. A request by the government of the Netherlands to suspend visa-free travel...
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As America retreats on climate, China and Russia confirm commitments

Tue, 2019-06-04 08:42
The US president's gambit to make the Paris Agreement collapse failed. Now China and Russia are taking advantage of the power vacuum left by the US to shape the accord's rules - and show no signs of wavering on commitments.
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Leak: These are the five priorities for the next finance Commissioner

Tue, 2019-06-04 08:42
A new strategy for the capital markets union, fintech, financial stability, sustainable economy and Brexit are the priorities listed for the next financial services commissioner, according to the memo drafted by European Commission officials and seen by
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Vestager’s grand plan for regulating the digital economy

Tue, 2019-06-04 08:30
The EU should be "ready to act" should social values such as "privacy, freedom and fairness" be under threat from expanding digital monopolies, the bloc's Competition Chief Margrethe Vestager said on Monday (3 April).
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Trump turns to trade talks on UK state visit

Tue, 2019-06-04 08:24
US President Donald Trump meets outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday (4 June) for trade-centred talks during his state visit to Britain, with protesters set to gather outside the gates.
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Commission: Suspending visa-free travel for Albanians should not be decided lightly

Tue, 2019-06-04 08:20
The European Commission said on Monday (3 June) it would assess a request by the Netherlands to suspend visa-free travel for Albanians, adding that such a decision should not be taken lightly.
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Danish Social Democrats expected to maintain tough migration policy

Tue, 2019-06-04 08:04
Ahead of Wednesday's (5 June) general election in Denmark, one thing is certain: immigration policy will remain tough.
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Commission unmoved by accusations of ‘crimes against humanity’

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:49
The European Commission defended on Monday (3 June) its track record of saving lives in the Mediterranean, faced with accusations of "“crimes against humanity” substantiated in a 245-page report by international lawyers, brought before the International Criminal Court.
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The Spitzenkandidaten system is broken beyond repair

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:48
It would be wise to accept that the Spitzenkandidaten system is broken and to look for a democratic replacement, writes Dick Roche, bringing up as arguments nuggets of vintage EU politics.
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Macron accepts ‘bad guy’ role in Brexit talks

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:33
French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday (3 June) that he fully accepted his "bad guy" role in insisting on a shorter extension to Britain's tortuous exit from the EU, while insisting that 31 October is the "final, final deadline."
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IMF urges France to step up reforms to rein in debt

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:19
The International Monetary Fund on Monday (3 June) warned France that its public debt is "too high for comfort", calling on the nation to tackle the issue by stepping up spending reforms.
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Italian PM Conte says he will resign if coalition squabbles persist

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:09
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Monday (3 June) he was ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition -- the League and the Five Star Movement -- stopped squabbling.
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The future of transport: The challenge of new technologies for road safety [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:00
CITA, under the patronage of Romanian Presidency, hosted an event on the future of transport and the challenge of new technologies for road safety.
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