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2 days ago
After being appointed by EU national capitals for a second term at the helm of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen now faces a secret European Parliament vote of final approval during next week's plenary session.
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1 day ago
The Altenative for Germany's new Sovereigntist group in the European Parliament — the third rightwing outfit there — illustrates how far-right parties in Europe have increased both in popularity and in variety. But don't start calling them national conservatives, experts warn.
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1 day ago
Hungary has called for "sincere cooperation" after a Nordic-led mini-boycott of upcoming meetings over Budapest's abuse of EU presidency norms.
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What if we are fighting inflation all wrong?

19 days ago
In a new paper, two economists argue that the EU needs a system of price controls and buffer stocks to prevent future inflation and shouldn't just leave it to the ECB to fight price rises through interest rates after the fact.
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How QAnon pushed climate-denialism into European mainstream

12 days ago
Climate-change deniers and anti-vaxxers are converging online in far-right conspiracy groups, according to an investigation by the nonprofit investigative newsroom Lighthouse Reports and EUobserver, taking in everything from 15-minute cities to net zero.
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EU Migration ‘schizophrenia’: Need workers, close borders?

15 days ago
With the need for one million foreign workers annually, the EU introduced Talent Partnerships to bring in non-EU citizens to fill gaps in the labour market. Pilot projects only led to a small number of recruitments so far, with partner countries required to cooperate on border protection and returns.
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