Travel during the pandemic: Commission welcomes adoption of updated framework further facilitating travel to the EU big-plus
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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

Under the updated framework agreed today, Member States should now reopen also to those vaccinated with a vaccine having completed the World Health Organization emergency use listing proce ...

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Fifteen years in: Romania’s EU story big-plus
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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

January 2022 marked the 15 year anniversary of Romania joining the European Union, along with Bulgaria. The two countries were three years later to the party than the countries that formed ...

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How the EU is supporting Ukraine  big-plus
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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

Background Since withdrawing from the Soviet Union in 1991, Ukraine has been keen to pursue its own path, including forging closer links with the rest of Europe. Ukraine’s relations with ...

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Renew Europe seeks to increase the fight against undue state interference and threats to civil society big-plus
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Health Renew Europe seeks to increase the fight against undue state interference and threats to civil society

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

Anna Donáth (Hungary, Momentum), Member of LIBE and rapporteur on the report on the Shrinking Space for Civil Society, says ahead of the vote: ”Civil society is the beating heart of ...

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Guidelines on state aid for climate, environmental protection and energy 2022 big-plus
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Health Guidelines on state aid for climate, environmental protection and energy 2022

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

The new Guidelines provide the framework for public authorities to support the European Green Deal objectives efficiently and with minimum distortions of competition. In particular, the ne ...

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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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

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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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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

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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North Korea successfully tested hypersonic missile, says report big-plus
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Health North Korea successfully tested hypersonic missile, says report

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

KCNA said it "precisely hit" a set target 700km (434 miles) away. This is the second reported test of a hypersonic missile, which can avoid detection for longer than ballistic m ...

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Farmers could be paid for post-Brexit ‘rewilding’ land changes big-plus
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Health Farmers could be paid for post-Brexit ‘rewilding’ land changes

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

When the UK was part of the EU, farmers were given grants based on how much land they farmed. Following Brexit, the government has pledged to pay based on how farmers care for the environ ...

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Supreme court weighs Biden’s workplace vaccine requirements big-plus
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Health Supreme court weighs Biden’s workplace vaccine requirements

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:41

The issue in the cases, which challenge rules set in November by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is not directly whether the ...

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