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UK Labour leader Corbyn facing no-confidence vote

Up to 150 UK Labour MPs are expected to demand the resignation of party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday, criticising his performance in the EU referendum. They plan to settle on one candidate to take on Corbyn, most likely Tom Watson or Angela Eagle, reports the Guardian. Corbyn has promised to fight on out of respect for the party members, who overwhelmingly elected him as leader.

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Hawkish ECB rate-rise 'puts energy transition at risk'

The European Central Bank raised interest rates by another 0.5 percent to a 14-year high, and expects to hike rates by another half percent in March. But what does that mean for the green transition?

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MEPs push for greater powers for workers' councils

European Works Councils can play a key role for workers and their unions to bargain effectively — but what are they, why have they been neutered, and why is big business objecting to greater powers?

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