Wednesday

4th May 2016

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Deal reached on EU fish catches for 2014

EU ministers in Brussels Tuesday reached a deal on fish catches for 2014. Under the agreement, 27 stocks will be fished according to maximum sustainable yield, up from 25 in 2013. But Seas at Risk, an NGO, said governments had failed to follow scientific advice for many species.

News in Brief

  1. EU Commission proposes visa-free travel for Turkey
  2. Iceland in court for not respecting EU laws
  3. Sweden registers more asylum application withdrawals
  4. German Pegida leader convicted of inciting hatred
  5. ECB expected to stop printing €500 notes
  6. Spain dissolves parliament for 26 June election
  7. Germany to legalise cannabis for medicinal use
  8. Hungary to hold migrant quota referendum by October

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