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2 days ago
Hungary has signalled a conformist EU presidency, despite a wry slogan evoking its leader's far-right populism.
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5 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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7 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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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

7 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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