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In search of realism: the Tory leadership and Brexit

Mon, 2019-06-03 18:21
The race to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s Prime Minister will be appropriately chaotic, light-years from the coronation that saw her replace David Cameron in June 2016.
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France orders fast food chains to quickly sort their waste

Mon, 2019-06-03 17:25
Fifteen fast food chains are being ordered by France's Ecological Transition ministry to sort their waste in at least 70% of their restaurants by the end of 2019. This has been a legal obligation since 1 July 2016. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'Environnement reports.
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EU elections: what’s next

Mon, 2019-06-03 16:56
Following the European elections in May, MEPs and EU member states will shape the transition into the new term. These are the next steps towards the formation of the Parliament and the Commission.
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The Brief – GreenKo in Germany

Mon, 2019-06-03 16:55
The resignation of Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Andrea Nahles reaches way beyond the boundaries of German social democracy. It strips bare the German political landscape as we got to know it.
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Who can save Germany’s Social Democratic Party?

Mon, 2019-06-03 16:52
Andrea Nahles’ resignation plunged the German Social Democrats (SPD) into chaos. With state elections coming up, the party needs to find successors – but there are not many people to choose from. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
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Austrian socialists and right-wing populists doing poorly in polls

Mon, 2019-06-03 15:34
Austria's government of experts is now in place. Now the question arises: when should a new government be elected? An analysis by Herbert Vytiska.
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French economy ministry wants to overhaul EU competition policies

Mon, 2019-06-03 15:25
The French Ministry of Economy wants to change competition practices and trade policy in Europe. Its proposals also aim to tackle new digital conglomerates. EURACTIV France reports.
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V4 in the EU: neither blocking minority nor agenda-setter

Mon, 2019-06-03 13:47
Fears in Berlin of the Visegrad Four acting as a blocking minority on EU dossiers has softened. Instead, German policy-makers and analysts are trying to identify common ground between Germany and the V4, writes Anna-Lena Kirch.
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Elections reignite France-Italy rail tunnel debate

Mon, 2019-06-03 12:31
Election results on either side of the Alps have further complicated an already complex and controversial railway project between France and Italy, as political allegiances and support for the tunnel have shifted. A proposed 270km-long train link between Lyon and...
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Tusk tests the waters in Central Asia

Mon, 2019-06-03 12:09
European Council President Donald Tusk did a tour of three Central Asia countries last week, including Tajikistan, where the melting Pamir Glaciers illustrate the impact of climate change and the difficulties of water management in this part of the world.
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France’s centre-right party leader steps down after poor EU election results

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:55
The leader of France's centre-right opposition Les Républicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday (2 June) he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections.
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Five Star Movement and Lega clash over cruise ship crash

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:52
A near tragedy in Venice on Sunday (2 June) has once again shown how Italy’s co-ruling parties are more and more at loggerheads after last week's EU elections shifted the government's balance of powers towards Matteo Salvini's far-right Lega party.
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Pope pleads for European unity, warns against fear-mongers

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:47
Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday (2 June), saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc.
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SPD leader resignation shakes German politics, while Greens take lead

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:39
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
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New Democracy sweeps Greek local elections

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:32
Greece's conservative opposition New Democracy party on Sunday (2 June) swept local elections, winning in nearly all regions and the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki, routing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's ruling left five weeks before they face off in general elections.
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Police, protesters clash in Albania, US condemns the violence

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:22
Police in the Albanian capital Tirana on Sunday (2 June) fired tear gas and water canon at demonstrators demanding the resignation of socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama.
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Juncker: Not enough work to keep 28 Commissioners busy

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:17
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has urged member states not to name short-term replacements for the Commissioners that have been elected as MEPs, insisting there is not enough work for 28 Commissioners anyway.
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Trump brings Brexit advice on state visit to troubled UK

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:08
Britain will roll out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on Monday (3 June) as he arrives in Britain for a state visit already overshadowed by his outspoken remarks on Brexit.
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EU, Russia, US send envoys to Moldova as possible pro-Russian coalition emerges

Mon, 2019-06-03 07:56
Moldova, a blind spot on the European map for the past years, is expected to receive three high-level officials on Monday (3 June), including EU enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn, amid signs that the country's nascent government could lean more towards Russia than the West.
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Modern farming offers a climate-smart future for Europe’s livestock [Promoted content]

Mon, 2019-06-03 07:00
Among the highest food safety standards in the world. A stringent risk assessment. A ready-availability of affordable fish, meat, milk and eggs. The lowest burden of foodborne illness in the world. These accolades all apply to the EU and to the food production systems...
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