Lisbon council fined for sharing protester details with foreign embassies big-plus
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Business Lisbon council fined for sharing protester details with foreign embassies

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

Portugal’s data commissioner said the mayor’s office had committed 225 breaches of demonstrators’ personal data between 2018 and 2021. He has apologised for the breaches. Advertisement S ...

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Danish spy scandal: Ex-minister accused of state secrets leak big-plus
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World Danish spy scandal: Ex-minister accused of state secrets leak

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

He did not say what he was accused of leaking, but insisted he would never do anything to harm Denmark. On Monday, it emerged a former foreign intelligence chief was being held on the sam ...

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Return of the flu: EU faces threat of prolonged ‘twindemic’ big-plus
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Interview Return of the flu: EU faces threat of prolonged ‘twindemic’

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

Lockdowns, mask-wearing and social distancing that have become the norm in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic knocked out flu last winter, temporarily eradicating a virus that globally ki ...

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Launch of new calls worth €258 million to support digital connectivity infrastructures big-plus
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Opinion Launch of new calls worth €258 million to support digital connectivity infrastructures

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

This follows the adoption of the first Work Programme for the CEF Digital in December 2021 that earmarked more than €1 billion in funding for the period 2021-2023. CEF Digital calls are ma ...

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Commission approves €100 million Flemish scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus pandemic big-plus
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Politics Commission approves €100 million Flemish scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus pandemic

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

The Commission found that the Belgian scheme is in line with the conditions set out in the Temporary Framework. In particular, the aid (i) will not exceed €290,000 per company active in th ...

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Commission launches the European Capitals of Inclusion and Diversity Award big-plus
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Health Commission launches the European Capitals of Inclusion and Diversity Award

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

The award is open to all local authorities, including towns, cities and regions of the EU member states. Best practices covering all grounds of discrimination under article 19 of TFEU and ...

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Biden, eurofederalists and eurosceptics big-plus
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Breaking news Biden, eurofederalists and eurosceptics

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

The US president invited not only 26 of the 27 EU member states to contribute to his Summit for Democracy but also the European Union as such. In view of the purpose of the meeting, it ma ...

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Prospects dim as US and Russia start tense talks over Ukraine crisis big-plus
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Opinion Prospects dim as US and Russia start tense talks over Ukraine crisis

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said over the weekend it was entirely possible that the diplomacy could end after a single meeting, and US Secretary of State A ...

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COVID-19: French MPs get death threats over support for vaccine pass big-plus
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Politics COVID-19: French MPs get death threats over support for vaccine pass

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

The government is seeking to pass a law that would require people to show proof of vaccination to access public venues and transport with some exceptions. The legislation is expected to b ...

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COVID: Thousands protest in France against proposed new vaccine pass big-plus
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World COVID: Thousands protest in France against proposed new vaccine pass

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

A new draft law would in effect ban unvaccinated people from public life. Demonstrators in the capital, Paris, held placards emblazoned with phrases like "no to vaccine passes". ...

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Too soon to treat COVID-19 like flu as Omicron spreads - WHO big-plus
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Health Too soon to treat COVID-19 like flu as Omicron spreads - WHO

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

Europe saw more than 7 million newly-reported cases in the first week of 2022, more than doubling over a two-week period, WHO’s Europe director Hans Kluge told a news briefing. "At t ...

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Commission invites comments on proposed revision of EU state aid rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors big-plus
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Business Commission invites comments on proposed revision of EU state aid rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 15:52

The Commission has conducted an evaluation of the existing rules applicable to the agricultural and forestry sectors and is also performing an evaluation of the rules applicable to the fis ...

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