31st May 2023


French court paves way for adoption of fiscal treaty

The French constitutional court has said President Francois Hollande can ratify the EU fiscal compact without a change to the French charter. The decision paves the way for adoption of key measures by a simple majority in parliament in late September, easing market worries on EU crisis prevention.

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EU clashes over protection of workers exposed to asbestos

EU parliament is calling for more protection for workers exposed to asbestos, the main cause of workplace fatalities in the EU, while member states remain more cautious and will call for a review of its mandate.

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