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22nd Sep 2017

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Poorer farmers to get at least 196 euro per hectare

Farmers in poorer members states receiving less than their counterparts in France or Germany are set to gradually receive more, with direct EU payments set to reach minimum €196 per hectare by 2020. The top-up will be financed by richer member states from 2015 on, according to draft summit conclusions.

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The Merkelisation of Europe

Angela Merkel, the EU's most powerful leader, is running for a fourth time in Germany's election on Sunday. But what has changed in Europe over the 12 years of her chancellorship?

Barnier: UK risks undermining trust in Brexit talks

A day before UK PM Theresa May sets out her Brexit strategy in Florence, top EU negotiator Michel Barnier told lawmakers in Rome: there can be no transitional deal for the UK without a withdrawal agreement.

EU 'embarrassed' by Catalan 'taboo'

Faced with the growing tension between the Spanish and Catalan governments, the member states and EU institutions would prefer not to get involved.

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