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27th Apr 2017

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Norway gets new EU minister

Norway's conservative PM, Erna Solberg, appointed three new ministers on Tuesday to strengthen her government ahead of general elections in September. Frank Bakke-Jensen was appointed new EU minister, Terje Soeviknes is new oil-and-energy minister and Per Willy Amundsen is new minister of justice. "The government does not change politics," Solberg said. She refuted that climate-deniers had entered her government: "Everybody in this government believe climate changes are man-made", she said.

EU starts legal action against Hungary

The EU Commission is to launch a legal probe into Hungary's attack on a Soros-funded university, but Hungary's Orban was unrepentant the he faced MEPs.

Opinion

Brexit is about Europe's future as well

Europe must learn the lessons of TTIP and ensure that the negotiations transparently address the broad interests of European citizens, including on climate change and the environment.

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