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12th Apr 2024

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Spain's PM Rajoy launches re-election bid

Spain's conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced on Monday he will seek re-election in November's general election. On Tuesday 600 officials from his ailing governing Popular Party (PP) will meet in Madrid to improve party morale and win back support ahead of local and regional elections on 24 May.

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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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