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18th Oct 2017

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Ljubljana named European Green Capital

Slovenia's capital, Ljubljana was Tuesday named European Green Capital 2016 at a ceremony in Copenhagen, the 2014 Green Capital. Bristol is the 2015 winner of the award, which is initiated by the European Commission. It is the first time the title goes to a city in Central and Eastern Europe.

EU rejects UK claim it's slowing Brexit talks

The EU is "not confident, but hopeful" that the UK will achieve sufficient progress for 'stage 2' by December, as Britain's Brexit negotiator blames the slow pace of negotiations on the EU ahead of a crucial summit meeting.

News in Brief

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  2. Austria's Green leaders step down following election failure
  3. Icelandic journalists protest ban on reporting PM's finances
  4. UK to begin registering EU nationals by end of 2018
  5. EU countries want compensation from Israel in Palestine
  6. Spanish Court declares Catalan referendum law void
  7. EU to keep 'Dieselgate' letter secret
  8. No deal yet on Mediterranean alliance for EU agencies

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