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27th Feb 2024

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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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Opinion

For Ukraine's sake, pass the EU due diligence directive

The EU Commission's 2022 CSDDD proposal did not include provisions incorporating "conflict due diligence", they were added, after the Russian invasion, by the European Parliament and Council into the final directive text — for Ukraine's sake, vote for it.

Angry farmers block Brussels again, urge fix to 'unfair' prices

Following weeks of demonstrations across Europe, farmers returned to Brussels to protest over unfair competition in prices, as EU agriculture ministers met just a few metres away to discuss a response. The police used water cannon and tear gas.

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