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15th Apr 2024

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Denmark says Europol membership unlikely

Denmark's prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said membership of EU police agency Europol is unlikely given last year's referendum on the issue. "It's still very doubtful whether we can succeed in finding a solution with the EU Commission," he said, reported Reuters. The commission has said the results of Denmark's referendum means the Danish police will be excluded from Europol.

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EU puts Sudan war and famine-risk back in spotlight

The EU is hoping to put the international spotlight back on Sudan amid a war where half the population is at risk of famine. And Josep Borrell, EU foreign policy chief, also warned of Russia's presence in the country.

Opinion

Private fears of fairtrade activist for EU election campaign

I am not sleeping well, tossing and turning at night because I am obsessed about the EU election campaign, worried by geopolitical tensions, a far-right next parliament, and a backlash against the Green Deal, writes Sophie Aujean of Fairtrade International.

Agenda

EU special summit, MEPs prep work, social agenda This WEEK

EU leaders gather in Brussels for a special two-day summit this week, while MEPs will prepare for the last plenary session of the legislature. In Italy, G7 foreign affairs ministers will convene from Wednesday to Friday.

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