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14th Apr 2024

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Romania may send a female commissioner

Romania is preparing a female candidate for the EU commission, while sticking to Dacian Ciolos as first option, prime minister Victor Ponta said. The European Parliament has threatened to veto the new EU commission if fewer than nine members are female. Only five other countries have nominated women so far.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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Calling time on Amazon's monopolism and exploitation

As Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos just reclaimed the title of the richest person on Earth, its workers cannot even take a bathroom break under the pressure of meeting inhumane performance targets.

Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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