Germany halts certification of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline big-plus
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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

In a tweet the chancellor wrote: “There has been a dramatic change in the situation, and we must now reassess, this will include #NordStream2. I have asked our Economic Affairs Ministry to ...

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Macron tells Putin he wants to avoid war and build trust big-plus
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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

Macron, who is expected to seek re-election in April, has positioned himself as a potential mediator on Ukraine with Paris voicing scepticism about predictions by Washington, ...

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Commission opens in-depth investigation into German support measures in favour of DB Cargo big-plus
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Sport Commission opens in-depth investigation into German support measures in favour of DB Cargo

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

DB Cargo is a 100% subsidiary of the state-owned, vertically-integrated German rail operator Deutsche Bahn AG (‘DB AG’). DB Cargo has been persistently loss-making. Its losses have been fu ...

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Austria’s COVID vaccine law comes into force amid resistance big-plus
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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

Vaccination, she says, should be a personal choice. "I’ve had Covid-19. And so I actually don’t see the point of being jabbed when I’ve got sufficient antibodies," LOu tells me. ...

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EESC: EU should crack down on breaches of the rule of law big-plus
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Sport EESC: EU should crack down on breaches of the rule of law

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has taken a tough stance on breaches of the rule of law in the EU, declaring it is committed to ensuring that the Council of the European ...

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REACT-EU: €136 million to support six Polish regions in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and to support their digital and green transition big-plus
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Sport REACT-EU: €136 million to support six Polish regions in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and to support their digital and green transition

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

As part of NextGenerationEU, REACT-EU provides a top-up of €50.6 billion (in current prices) to Cohesion policy programmes over the course of 2021 and 2022. Measures focus on supporting la ...

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Political ads: Internal Market MEPs to start discussions on draft law on 10 January big-plus
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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

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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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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

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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Kazakhstan’s President signs law abolishing Death Penalty and law on Commissioner for Human Rights big-plus
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Sport Kazakhstan’s President signs law abolishing Death Penalty and law on Commissioner for Human Rights

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

Last year, in line with Kazakhstan’s principles and the direction of its political development, the country took the decision to join the Second Optional Protocol to the International Cove ...

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Facebook de-platforms Catholic charity big-plus
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Sport Facebook de-platforms Catholic charity

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

A Catholic charity says it’s been censored and de-platformed by Facebook without explanation in connection with the group’s recent petition drive calling for greater efforts to stop the a ...

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Fair taxation: Commission proposes to end the misuse of shell entities for tax purposes within the EU big-plus
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Sport Fair taxation: Commission proposes to end the misuse of shell entities for tax purposes within the EU

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

While shell, or letterbox, entities can serve useful commercial and business functions, some international groups and even individuals abuse them for aggressive tax planning or tax evasion ...

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EU and UK set quotas that will continue overfishing of some much-loved fish big-plus
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Sport EU and UK set quotas that will continue overfishing of some much-loved fish

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:00

This is the second post-Brexit agreement on catch limits, known as Total Allowable Catches (TACs), which are adopted under the terms of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). “W ...

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