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27th Feb 2024

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EU calls for deal on airline emissions

The EU's leading transport official has urged nations to accept a compromise on plans to curb airline carbon emissions at a key UN conference on Tuesday, despite opposition from a number of countries. "We believe a solution is now in sight," said the spokeswoman for EU transport commissioner Siim Kallas.

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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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