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23 hours ago
German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock talked up the prospect of closer political ties with Senegal and the Ivory Coast, in the latest attempt by a senior EU politician to rebuild the bloc’s political influence in West Africa. 
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The European Commission skirted questions on its past claims that EU-funded migrant centres on the Greek islands are dignified, following a report that described conditions as "inhuman and degrading".
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Maltese centre-right MEP Roberta Metsola was re-elected president of the European Parliament for another two years and a half mandate, pledging to keep Ukraine high on the agenda and to fight for the assembly's right to initiative. 
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What if we are fighting inflation all wrong?

22 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

15 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?

18 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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