Monday

27th Feb 2017

Ticker

Walloon parliament votes to accept Ceta

Belgium's regional parliament of Wallonia has approved the EU-Canada trade deal (Ceta) on Friday with 58 votes in favour, and 5 against. One of the major hurdles before the federal Belgian government can approve the deal, no more problem are expected after an inter-Belgian deal broke days of deadlock. A separate parliament for French-speaking Belgians, and French-speaking MPs in the Brussels parliament, must also now approve.

Agenda

EU tackles CO2 threat This WEEK

EU states will haggle over the reform of a carbon trade system, while MEPs vote on overhauling EU car emissions oversight.

Column / Health Matters

The yin and yang of Chinese medicine

Can traditional Chinese medicine help the modern European patient? Malta thinks so, in a new agreement with China.

News in Brief

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  5. Spanish court jails former IMF chief Rato
  6. Macron proposes Nordic-style economic model for France
  7. Germany posts record high budget surplus
  8. Labour ousts Ukip in Brexit homeland

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