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29th Nov 2022

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Danes to hold referendum on EU patent court in May

Denmark will decide by referendum on 25 May 2014 whether to join the EU's Unified Patent Court, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt announced Tuesday. The Danish People's Party and leftist Red-Green Alliance are blocking a constitutional majority of 5/6 in the parliament from approving the bill.

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A missed opportunity in Kazakhstan

Tokayev received congratulations on his election victory from presidents Xi, Putin, Erdogan, and Lukashenko. However, the phone in the Akorda, Kazakhstan's presidential palace, did not ring with congratulatory calls from Berlin, Paris, London, or Washington.

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EU's Hungary funds, China, energy, and Frontex This WEEK

In the European Parliament, MEPs will hear from ECB president Christina Lagarde, Kyiv's Vitali Klitschko, and from the three candidates proposed by the EU Commission to be the new boss of EU border agency Frontex.

Sweden says 'no' to EU asylum relocation pledges

Sweden won't make any pledges to relocate asylum seekers under a French-inspired EU plan because there is no legal basis, says Sweden's ambassador to the EU. But Sweden's new right-wing government is also tightening migration rules.

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