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Hungarian president to skip ‘Bucharest Nine’ summit

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:06
Hungary's President Tamas Sulyok will not attend the summit of the Bucharest Nine, a group of European countries on the eastern edge of NATO in Riga on Tuesday (11 June), Latvian president's office said.
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Navigating Through France’s Political Storm

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:00
On Sunday night, Emmanuel Macron called for snap elections. Can the president's sudden move halt the far right's rising success?
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Businesses relieved as EP’s centrist majority holds, but urge swift deal

Euractiv.com - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 05:55
Business groups on Monday (10 June) have shown relief over the EU the continuous majority for centrist, pro-EU parties in the European Elections, calling on lawmakers to reach an agreement quickly.
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After Macron’s call for snap election, game of alliances is on

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 18:22
Following the French parliament's surprise dissolution announced by President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday [9 June], political manoeuvering has already started to form coalitions that could win the upcoming legislative election.
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Yolanda Díaz leaves Sumar leadership after ‘disaster’ EU elections

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 18:11
Spain’s deputy prime minister and Minister of Labor, Yolanda Díaz, announced this Monday that she was leaving the leadership of the left-wing Sumar platform, a junior partner of the Socialist Party (PSOE/S&D) in the executive, after the very poor result in Sunday’s European elections, although she continues in her position as minister.
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France’s end-of-life bill hangs in balance after Macron dissolved parliament

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 17:57
French President Emmanuel Macron's surprise announcement on Sunday evening (June 9) that he was dissolving the National Assembly and calling early parliamentary elections has put a halt to debates on the long-awaited end-of-life bill.   
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Commission probes UAE state-owned acquisition of Czech telecoms operator

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 17:18
The European Commission opened a new foreign subsidies investigation into a commercial acquisition that would see UAE state-owned Emirates Telecommunications Group Company (e&), be in 'sole control' of the European telecom operator PPF Telecom, according to a press release.
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Alvise Pérez, new ‘ultra’ star from Spain, enters EU Parliament to ‘destroy the system’

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 16:28
Very popular in social networks close to the Spanish far-right, Luis “Alvise” Pérez achieved on Sunday’s European elections what polls had predicted and his “ultra” formation Se acabó la fiesta (The party is over) made history entering the European Parliament with three MPs, deploying a disruptive speech that has captivated 800.000 voters outraged by politics.
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The Brief – Who needs a weak France?

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 16:20
The announcement by President Emmanuel Macron that he is dissolving the National Assembly and calling snap elections caught me (and the rest of the world, probably) by surprise just two minutes before I went live on TV on Sunday night.
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Press release - Election 2024: Updated seat projection for new European Parliament

European Parliament (News) - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 15:43
Updated projection for the composition of the new Parliament based on final and provisional results in 26 countries and pre-electoral data for one (as of 11.38).

Source : © European Union, 2024 - EP
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Press release - Election 2024: Updated seat projection for new European Parliament

European Parliament - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 15:43
Updated projection for the composition of the new Parliament based on final and provisional results in 26 countries and pre-electoral data for one (as of 11.38).

Source : © European Union, 2024 - EP
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‘Too early’ to discuss von der Leyen’s second term, says Meloni

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 14:38
The results of the European Parliament elections suggest a shift towards the center-right, but it is too early to determine if there will be a second term for European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said on Monday (10 June) morning.
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German far-right lead candidate excluded from future AfD delegation

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 13:29
The newly-formed AfD EU delegation has decided not to include controversial leader Maximilian Krah, implicated in several scandals, in a bid to rejoin the far-right ID group that expelled it last month.
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Article - “Democracy is alive”: a look back at the 2024 European elections

European Parliament - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 13:03
The 2024 European elections are now behind us. From Parliament’s information campaign to the election results and the next steps, here’s what you need to know.

Source : © European Union, 2024 - EP
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US steps up pressure for Gaza ceasefire

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 12:03
The United States stepped up pressure Monday (10 June) for a Gaza ceasefire with a call for a UN Security Council vote on a truce as it redeployed Washington's top diplomat to the region scarred by eight months of war.
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Animal health is integral to secure food systems. Is the EU ready for the challenges ahead? [Promoted content]

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 12:00
The global population is projected to reach nearly 10 billion by 2050. To meet this growing demand, animal protein production must increase overall by an estimated 20% over the next two decades. Amid the complex landscape of geopolitical tensions and economic challenges the world is facing, securing food supply for the future will need to take a “One Health” approach; a concept that’s been recognized for over a century that animal, human, and environmental health are inextricably linked to safeguarding public health.
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Switzerland expects around 90 countries, organisations at Ukraine peace summit

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 11:15
Around 90 countries and organisations have registered to take part in the Ukraine Peace Summit hosted by Switzerland next weekend, the Swiss government confirmed on Monday (10 June). Switzerland is hosting the conference at the request of Ukraine’s President Volodymyr...
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EU elections: Capitals affected more than EU Parliament

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 08:09
In today's special edition of the Capitals, please find out more about how the European elections went down in all the member states.
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EU elections: Capitals affected more than EU Parliament

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 08:02
The results of the EU elections have had a bigger impact on many EU countries than the European Parliament itself. 
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Romania sends far-right party to EU Parliament for the first time

Euractiv.com - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 07:58
Romania is sending far-right politicians to the European Parliament for the first time, but AUR's lower-than-expected score has mainstream parties in the country breathing a sigh of relief.
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