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1 day ago
The EU Commission is preparing debt procedures for France and six other countries for their breach of EU spending rules — preparing the way for a hard fiscal fight later this year.
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19 hours ago
It is 'credible', 'likely' and 'plausible' that four people drowned after being abandoned at sea by the Hellenic coast guard, according to an internal document from the EU's border agency Frontex.
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The sale of Euronews to investors linked to Viktor Orbán and Robert Fico's move to bring Slovakia's public media under public control offer a clear warning that new legislative action from Brussels will not be enough on its own to reshape Europe’s media landscape. 
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Five things to know about the European elections in Germany

21 days ago
As the largest member state in the 27-nation bloc, the distribution of its 96 seats is important in shaping the future of EU decision-making. Here's what to expect from the European elections in Germany.
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Disinformation often worst three days ahead of EU elections, says official

14 days ago
EU officials are raising the alarm at the increasing sophistication of disinformation campaigns — as tens of millions of European citizens head to the voting booths over the next few days.
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Italy's journalism never recovered from Berlusconi — under Meloni, it's getting worse

21 hours ago
'Today it's less risky to criticise the Pope, even very harshly, than the CEO of a company,' one Italian journalist told EUobserver. Italy's freedom of the press — never recovered from the era of Silvio Berlusconi, has got worse under Georgia Meloni, with a harsh new defamation law and corporate buyouts of independent news agencies.
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