Saturday

3rd Dec 2016

Ticker

German government to abstain in GMO vote

Germany will abstain in an EU vote next Tuesday on the cultivation of a new type of genetically modified insect-resistant maize, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Wednesday. If EU ministers fail to reach a definitive agreement it will be up to the EU commission to make a decision.

News in Brief

  1. Talks on wholesale roaming rules to start
  2. Lead MEP Dieselgate committee: Italy and Slovakia will cooperate
  3. Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal
  4. Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
  5. Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
  6. Cyprus talks to resume in January
  7. Documents from German NSA inquiry released
  8. Transport commissioner 'not aware' of legal action on emissions

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