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

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

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

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

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

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

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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Reflections on 20 years of the euro: Joint article by Eurogroup members big-plus
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World Reflections on 20 years of the euro: Joint article by Eurogroup members

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

The changeover from 12 national currencies to the euro was a one of a kind operation in history: the European Central Bank printed more than 15 billion euro banknotes and some 52 bi ...

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Political ads: Internal Market MEPs to start discussions on draft law on 10 January big-plus
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Sport Political ads: Internal Market MEPs to start discussions on draft law on 10 January

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

A legislative proposal on the transparency and targeting of political advertising, tabled by the Commission on 25 November 2021, would require any political advert to be clearly labelled a ...

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President von der Leyen on vaccine sharing in 2021 and targets for 2022 big-plus
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Business President von der Leyen on vaccine sharing in 2021 and targets for 2022

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

"As Team Europe we have exceeded our vaccine-sharing target in 2021. "We promised to share 250 million doses with low and middle income countries by the end of 2021. And in fact ...

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David Sassoli: European Parliament president dies aged 65 big-plus
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World David Sassoli: European Parliament president dies aged 65

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

The Italian former journalist and centre-left politician had been seriously ill for more than two weeks and cancelled all official activities. Sassoli was admitted to hospital in Italy la ...

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Ukraine crisis: EU looks for role in Russian row with West big-plus
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Sport Ukraine crisis: EU looks for role in Russian row with West

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

Mario Draghi, for now Italy’s prime minister, lamented that the continent didn’t have the collective military might to deter Moscow amid its troop build-up on the Ukrainian border. " ...

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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

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

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

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

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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Week ahead: Les jeux sont faits big-plus
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Politics Week ahead: Les jeux sont faits

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:53

The Presidency, while governed principally by the already bulging agenda of the EU, can be an opportunity for the incumbent to put the foot on the pedal for certain dossiers. The EU is a c ...

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