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97/2024 : 11 June 2024 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-221/22 P

European Court of Justice (News) - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 09:56
Commission v Deutsche Telekom
The Commission must pay interest on fines it has unduly imposed in competition matters and which it has provisionally collected

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96/2024 : 11 June 2024 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-646/21

European Court of Justice (News) - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 09:53
Staatssecretaris van Justitie en Veiligheid
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
International protection: refugee status may be granted to women who identify with the value of equality between women and men

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Moldovan president signs ‘treason law’ denounced by opposition, Amnesty International

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 08:03
Moldova's pro-European president signed into law on Monday (10 June) changes to the criminal code expanding provisions on treason denounced by her opponents and Amnesty International.
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UN Security Council backs Israel-Hamas ceasefire plan

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 07:46
The United Nations Security Council on Monday (10 June) backed a proposal outlined by President Joe Biden for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip and urged the Palestinian militants to accept the deal aimed at ending the eight-month-long war.
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Analyst: Meloni still important for EPP due to lack of trust on socialists

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 07:35
In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Polish 'Don Orleone' and other ‘bad boys’ joining the new EU house, Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni remaining a kingmaker as support from the right could be crucial for the EPP, and so much more.
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Poland, US launch group against Russian disinformation on Ukraine

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 07:29
The United States and Poland on Monday (10 June) launched a multinational group based in Warsaw to counter Russian disinformation on the war in neighbouring Ukraine, the US State Department said.
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German Socialist Barley backpedals on rumoured bid for EU Parliament presidency 

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 07:15
Katarina Barley, the lead candidate for Germany's social democrats in the European elections, denied on Monday having immediate ambitions to take on the role of European Parliament president in the second half of its mandate following her party’s disastrous result in Germany. 
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France’s far-right National Rally projected to win snap election without absolute majority

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 07:14
The far-right National Rally was forecast on Monday (10 June) to win a snap election in France but fall short of an absolute majority in the first opinion poll published after President Emmanuel Macron's shock decision to dissolve parliament.
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UN warns of ‘politicised’ migration after EU’s far-right tilt

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 07:01
The United Nations' refugees chief denounced Monday (10 June) the politicisation of migration in European elections, warning that demonising refugees would only make the issue more difficult to deal with.
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Do We Have All the Right Networks for the Future? [Promoted content]

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 07:00
The EU Single Market is an achievement. Now, we need a true Digital Single Market. Companies must be able to scale up and compete in a global digital economy. We must also strengthen educational networks for healthy European socioeconomic ecosystems.
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Polish ‘bad boys’ to join new EU house

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:56
Between an oil tycoon embroiled in a visa-selling scandal, an anti-Semitic firefighter and former ministers convicted of abuse of power, the conservative PiS (ECR) party, which came a close second to Prime Minister Donald Tusk's Civic Coalition, is set to bring some controversial faces to the new EU Parliament.
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New far-right pro-Russian party enters Bulgarian parliament, at odds with similar parties

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:55
Bulgaria's early parliamentary elections have seen the entry into parliament of a new far-right pro-Russian party, Velichie, which promises to be a factor in the EU's poorest country and irritates other pro-Russian parties.
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Czech conservative leader rejects EU alliance with radical forces, seeks deal with EPP

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:50
There will be no alliance with radical forces in the European Parliament, said Czech Prime Minister and leader of the Civic Democrats (ODS/ECR) Petr Fiala, adding that his conservative EU group should seek cooperation with the centre-right European People's Party (EPP), which maintained its dominance in the European Parliament. 
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Resurgent ALDE moves to retake Liberal lead from defeated French

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:50
France’s influence within the liberal Renew Europe group is crumbling following a poor showing in the European elections and Macron's decision to call elections. Is it time for ALDE to seize leadership?
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Swedish far-right disappointed as SD falls shy of hoped-for EU election gains

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:44
The Sweden Democrats (ECR) came fourth in the European elections, despite being the second-largest party in the national parliament, marking the party's first loss of ground in an election since entering parliament.
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Pressure mounts on German government to call snap elections like Macron

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:42
Following the crushing defeat of Germany's governing coalition parties in the EU elections, high-profile opposition figures are urging German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to call snap elections, as French President Emmanuel Macron did after his party was decimated by Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National.
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Analyst: Meloni still important for EPP due to lack of trust on socialists

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:39
Although Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni's support may no longer be needed after the EU elections, with a clear pro-European majority likely to back Ursula von der Leyen (EPP) for a second term as European Commission president, experts say Meloni could still play a crucial role for the EPP in defining its positions.
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After EU elections, transport sector should be careful what it wishes for

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:30
Euractiv's Transport Brief brings you the latest on the transport sector in Europe.
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Germany to set out conditions for supporting von der Leyen’s nomination

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:20
While the European People’s Party came first in the European elections, its candidate and current Commission President Ursula von der Leyen still cannot count on the support of the German coalition government, with the Liberals, in particular, setting high demands in return for their approval.
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Macron leaning towards backing von der Leyen as EU chief, sources say

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:18
French President Emmanuel Macron is leaning towards endorsing Ursula von der Leyen for another term as president of the European Commission after her centre-right camp scored strongly in European Parliament elections, two sources told Reuters.
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