Methane: MEPs want binding target to bring double win for climate and health big-plus
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World Methane: MEPs want binding target to bring double win for climate and health

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

In a resolution on the EU strategy to reduce methane emissions, adopted on Thursday with 563 votes to 122 and 11 abstentions, MEPs call on the Commission to propose binding measures ...

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Week ahead: Poland threatens EU and energy ministers meet again to discuss price hike big-plus
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World Week ahead: Poland threatens EU and energy ministers meet again to discuss price hike

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

One of the most pressing issues for EU member states has been the hike in energy prices. Energy ministers will gather again in Brussels for an extraordinary Council on Tuesday (26 O ...

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Zero pollution: Commission report shows more needs to be done against water pollution from nitrates big-plus
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World Zero pollution: Commission report shows more needs to be done against water pollution from nitrates

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

Environment, Fisheries and Oceans Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius said: "The implementation of the Nitrates Directive over the last 30 years has undoubtedly increased water ...

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Belarus: Consider taking the Lukashenka regime to international court, MEPs ask big-plus
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World Belarus: Consider taking the Lukashenka regime to international court, MEPs ask

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

In a resolution adopted on Thursday, Parliament expresses strong solidarity with Lithuania, Poland and Latvia, as well as other EU countries recently targeted by the Belarusian regi ...

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Jewish groups challenge European Court of Justice ruling on religious slaughter big-plus
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World Jewish groups challenge European Court of Justice ruling on religious slaughter

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

European Jewish Association Chairman Rabbi Menachem Margolin “The Belgian Constitutional Court has shamefully upheld a decision that is openly hostile to a fundamental pillar of ...

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Lithuanian cybersecurity agency finds Chinese phones risk personal data leakage big-plus
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World Lithuanian cybersecurity agency finds Chinese phones risk personal data leakage

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

“This study was initiated in order to ensure the safe use of 5G mobile devices sold in Lithuania and the software contained in them within our country. Three Chinese manufacturers h ...

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Michel Barnier to run in French presidential election big-plus
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World Michel Barnier to run in French presidential election

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

Michel Barnier said that limiting immigration would be a key policy pledge. Photograph: ReutersAgence France-PresseThu 26 Aug 2021 20.54 BST “In these grave times, I have taken t ...

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18 arrested for smuggling more than 490 migrants across the Balkan route big-plus
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World 18 arrested for smuggling more than 490 migrants across the Balkan route

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

The action day on 29 July 2021 led to: 22 house searches 18 suspects arrested Seizure of munitions, five vehicles car, mobile phones and €22 000 in cash ...

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Digital sovereignty: Commission kick-starts alliances for Semiconductors and industrial cloud technologies big-plus
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World Digital sovereignty: Commission kick-starts alliances for Semiconductors and industrial cloud technologies

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

The two new alliances will advance the next generation of microchips and industrial cloud/edge computing technologies and provide the EU with the capabilities needed to strengthen i ...

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Rule of law: MEPs press Commission to defend EU funds big-plus
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World Rule of law: MEPs press Commission to defend EU funds

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

The Commission should investigate potential breaches of the rule of law principle as soon as possible, as the situation in some EU countries already warrants immediate action, MEPs ...

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Flawed governance culture still remains in Portugal big-plus
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World Flawed governance culture still remains in Portugal

Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:07

Under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) Portugal will receive €13.9 billion in grants and €2.7bn. That is the good news. But exactly what happens if Portugal (or any ...

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