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1 day 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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6 minutes ago
The European Commission was wrong not to give sufficient public access to agreements made on Covid-19 vaccines, the EU’s top court has ruled, in a setback ahead of the re-election of Ursula von der Leyen as the new EU Commission president. 
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18 hours ago
Orbán has called for new EU talks with Russia after meeting Donald Trump, as most EU countries join a Nordic-led boycott of the Hungarian presidency.
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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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