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15-02-2019

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Slovensko sa nepridá na stranu západných spojencov a neuzná venezuelského opozičného lídra Juana Guaidóa za dočasného prezidenta. Nicolas Maduro zatiaľ zablokoval humanitárny konvoj a Donald Trump nevylučuje vojenský zásah. Miroslav Lajčák nakoniec nepredložil na vládu návrh o uznaní predsedu venezuelského...
14-12-2018

London, Paris, Seoul launch ‘name-and-shame’ polluting car index

Paris, March 29, 2017 (AFP) – The mayors of Paris, London and Seoul on Wednesday launched an initiative to rate the most polluting vehicles in a bid to keep them off the roads of their cities. The aim of the...
10-12-2018

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Enlargement 14-11-2018

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Enlargement 14-11-2018

Budapest warns about increasing Russia, Turkey and US influence in the Balkans

The increasing influence of Moscow and Ankara in Western Balkans has raised eyebrows in the center-right political parties, which urge for a revival of EU aspirations in the region.
14-11-2018

Commission champions ‘laissez-faire’ in first response to FinTech revolution

The European Commission will start shaping the environment for the fast-evolving digital revolution in the financial sector later this year in a proposal for retail financing with a clear stance: let the revolution flourish. The institution will unveil late this...
14-11-2018

Dombrovskis: ‘Trump brings concerns to international financial regulation’

European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis was wary of US Donald Trump’s attempts to alter the ongoing negotiations to strengthen the international financial system. In a wide-range interview with euractiv.com, he was positive about Greece’s fiscal adjustment and he called on...
13-07-2018

Cutting-edge technologies struggle to prove disruptive impact

The ‘father’ of LiFi Harald Haas said on Monday (27 February) that its LED-based wireless connection deserved EU support, while blockchain developers defended the major impact of the public ledger in society.
Energy 04-07-2018

60th anniversary of EU meets challenges from environmentalists

This coming Saturday marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the European Union, and environmentalists said they find it unfortunate that a preliminary document for the Rome declaration does not contain any references to climate change.
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Transport 28-05-2018

Low-cost Russian airline suspends flights due to EU sanctions

A low-cost airline run by Russian national carrier Aeroflot said on Sunday (3 August) it will suspend all flights after its plane lease agreement was cancelled when the European Union slapped sanctions on Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis.
Road charging 21-05-2018

Austria to file legal challenge against German highway toll

Austria said on Friday (31 March) it would file a legal challenge against plans by Germany to introduce a road toll for foreign-registered cars using German highways.
Agrifood 18-05-2018

UK took a tentative step towards leaving the EU with a Brexit deal

The UK took a tentative step towards leaving the EU with a Brexit deal announced on Tuesday (13 November), as negotiators appeared to reach a technical agreement on its withdrawal from the bloc more than two years after Britain voted...
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Agrifood 28-04-2018

Russia’s sanctions threaten both EU farmers and policymakers

Russia's food import ban has become a big problem for Europe's farmers, and its central bank policymakers. From Polish apples to French pork and Greek peaches, exporters to Russia may either have to slash prices, or destroy their own produce.
Global Europe 25-04-2018

Several hurt in clashes at Turkey’s Brussels consulate

Several people were injured and taken to hospital after supporters and opponents of the Turkish government clashed outside the country's consulate in central Brussels on Thursday (30 March), Belgian police said.
Brexit 17-04-2018

EU offers Brexit trade talks, sets tough transition terms

The European Union offered Britain talks this year on a future free trade pact but made clear in negotiating guidelines issued on Friday (31 March) that London must first agree to EU demands on the terms of Brexit.
Brexit 17-04-2018

EU-27 hands Spain veto over Gibraltar’s Brexit deal

Spain is likely to wield a veto over any Brexit deal for Gibraltar after the EU-27 backed Madrid in its draft negotiating guidelines for forthcoming divorce talks between the UK and the bloc.
31-03-2017

The Brief: Between ‘The Rock’ and a hard place

Spain and the rest of the EU-27 have stuck Brexit Britain between “The Rock” and a hard place.
Electricity 31-03-2017

EU energy forum feels winds of change in power sector

Although formal negotiations over a market design proposal are just beginning, a conference involving industry leaders and senior policymakers this week showed which way the winds of change are blowing in the electricity sector as the need to integrate intermittent wind and solar power increases.
Economy & Jobs 31-03-2017

EIB vice-president: ‘Despite Brexit, Europe has much to celebrate’

Despite Brexit, the threat of populism and the hostile winds blowing from Washington, the European Union has "much to celebrate", the European Investment bank’s Vice-President Román Escolano said in an interview with EuroEFE.

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