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19th Jun 2018

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Hungary to amend constitution on migration

The Hungarian government announced on Tuesday plans to amend the constitution "on four points" following a referendum to curb any future inflow of asylum seekers from other EU states. The change will "stipulate that the collective settlement of people in Hungary shall be prohibited; such settlement shall only be permitted on the basis of individual requests," prime minister Viktor Orban said.

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EU summit set to outsource asylum

Draft conclusions of the EU summit seen by this website suggest setting up "regional disembarkation platforms", possibly in countries near Libya, to separate asylum seekers and economic migrants.

EU states set to back some asylum reform laws

Efforts to reform 'Dublin', a regulation that determines who is responsible for asylum applications, remain mired in controversy. But other less contentious reforms that make up EU asylum laws have already reached provisional agreements.

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The Baltic 'Big Sea' strategy

The Baltic Sea is almost an inland European lake - it borders Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Kaliningrad and Russia. It also has an EU strategy - and an action plan.

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Is EU retail sector equipped for 21st century?

After a thorough analysis in cooperation with EU countries we have identified many regulatory restrictions that hamper innovation and investment in the retail sector.

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