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14th Apr 2024

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Finland: An EU army is not realistic

Commission president Juncker's idea of an EU army is seen as unrealistic by Finnish foreign minister Erkki Tuomioja. He told public broadcaster Yle that "nothing concrete will come of this in the next few years." "Any EU army would at most be comprised of joint military units," he said.

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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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