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19 hours ago
A group of former government leaders call on the G20 to support the Brazilian plan to devise a global tax for the ultra-rich, pointing to the need for effective cooperation to combat tax avoidance and evasion. Though some scepticism remains, the plans command increasing support at the EU level as well.
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9 minutes ago
EU leaders stuck by US president Joe Biden despite his striking gaffes in Washington, but behind the scenes diplomats fear he'll be forced to step aside.
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18 hours ago
The continued flow of Ukrainian refugees into the EU led to the second consecutive increase to the bloc’s population in 2023, according to data published on Thursday by Eurostat. 
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What if we are fighting inflation all wrong?

17 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

10 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?

13 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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