Friday

2nd Dec 2016

Ticker

EU launches space strategy

The EU has launched a new space strategy aimed at improving the way it deals with issues like security, climate change, transport, data economy and the management of natural disasters. "Access to space and cutting its costs are key elements," said EU commission vice president Maros Sefcovic. Plans are also under way to launch 30 satellites over the next 10 to 15 years.

News in Brief

  1. Talks on wholesale roaming rules to start
  2. Lead MEP Dieselgate committee: Italy and Slovakia will cooperate
  3. Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal
  4. Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
  5. Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
  6. Cyprus talks to resume in January
  7. Documents from German NSA inquiry released
  8. Transport commissioner 'not aware' of legal action on emissions

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