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News in Brief
- Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea
- UK parliament in lockdown after reported attack
- Brussels attacks remembered with minute of silence and noise
- Magnitsky's lawyer injured near Moscow
- Trump to travel to Brussels on 25 May for Nato summit
- Polish defence minister accuses Tusk of treason
- Fillon slips in polls as new allegations emerge
- Brexit summit for EU-27 will be on 29 April
The EU Commission will ask the public later this week how the common agricultural policy should be overhauled. Data from the past two decades reveals a catalogue of missed chances and failed reforms.
Europe needs to act urgently to ensure refugees’ basic human rights are being respected; we can’t ignore what is stated in every international and European convention.
One in four Europeans think rape can be justified in certain circumstances, while one in five say violence against women is often provoked by the victim.
With Dutch electorate ageing, one party even named itself after a specific generation: 50PLUS.
As focus turns to negotiations between Greece and lenders over a new loan package, both the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund seem determined to press for further reforms, undermining trade unions, workers' rights, and collective bargaining agreements.
Activists hope the EU presidency of Malta, a recent LGBTIQ champion, will help to put their rights higher on the EU agenda.
France's premier humanitarian camp in Dunkirk has turned into a bleak settlement, with reports emerging of sexual violence against women and children by smugglers.
The EU ombudsman's slapdown of the EU diplomatic service's unpaid internship programs offers a glimmer of hope to a future of paid internships in Europe.
Internships in the EU foreign service can help young people to build their career, so they should be open to anyone, not only those who can afford them, the EU ombudsman Emily O'Reilly said.
Death rates from cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes are falling but still cost the EU economy an estimated €210 billion a year, according to new figures.
The EU-Canada trade deal, which is to be voted on in the European Parliament next week, cements the inequalities, political exclusion and favours to corporations that feed far-right groups in Europe.
The Dutch want to lead efforts to make up the shortfall in aid for safe abortions around the world, after Donald Trump announced the US would not fund such projects.
EU citizens working away from their home countries will face tougher hurdles if they need to claim benefits, under plans from the commission.
EU states are alarmed at the bulging waistlines of their citizens, but governments remain unwilling to commit to binding measures or an EU-wide approach to the problem.
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- Terror attack shuts down UK parliament
- Catalonia and Scotland at core of Europe's geopolitical conundrum
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- EU doing well in global energy ranking
- Child migrants endure 'abysmal conditions'
- French socialist woos Europe with new vision
- EU to Macedonia: 'Stop playing with fire'
EU led efforts to integrate Roma communities in Europe are failing with poverty and social exclusion pervasive throughout the minority group, according to an EU-rights agency.
Although some EU states cut spending on education in 2014, most poured in more money, says the EU commission.
Denmark ditched their fat tax and cut levies on beer, but Danes still furnish health campaigners with the bulk of their evidence for "sin taxes" on unhealthy food and drink.
Age and poor education factor into high obesity rates, according to the EU's statistical office Eurostat. On Thursday, it released figures showing Malta is the most obese country, relative to other EU states.
Cities are struggling to deal with the influx of refugees and asylum seekers, but EU funds go to national governments, and mayors complain they are getting no help.
The way forward to ensure the protection of children globally is through a long list of small steps that governments must take to ensure no child in Europe or anywhere else suffers a life of abuse, exploitation or fear.
Irish people have called a worldwide demonstration on Saturday to demand an end to Ireland's strict abortion laws.
The Georgian Dream party says it is pro-EU, but its demonisation of LGBT people for the sake of a few votes is a retrograde move on Georgia's European path.
British, German and Dutch institutions do very well in the latest university rankings, with Oxford named the world's best. But the French and much of the rest of the EU are lagging behind.
A new OECD report shows "a wide scale of divergence" between school systems in the EU.
Anti-poverty activists in Ireland say the government's decision to appeal an EU commission order for Apple to pay back €13 billion undermines its moral authority.
Campaigners say young Europeans need better quality jobs and contracts, after a UN agency documents how hundreds of thousands of young workers risk living in poverty.
Italian prime minister is expected to present a quick reconstruction plan and request more budget flexibility from the EU after this week's tragic earthquake.
The interior minister warns against "stigmatisation" of Muslims after a woman was fined for wearing a scarf and leggings on a beach.
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