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26th Aug 2016

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Denmark joins EU patent court

Denmark will join the EU patent court following approval by referendum on Sunday. A majority of 33.7% voted yes, 20.2% no, while 1.9% were blank votes and 44.2% abstained. Agreement on the Unified Patent Court was signed in 2013 by 25 states, not including Poland, Spain and Denmark.

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  1. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  2. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  3. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  4. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  5. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  6. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content
  7. Sweden to name new EU ambassador
  8. Deutsche Boerse and LSE request EU merger approval

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