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26th Jun 2017

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Green NGO positive on new emissions test rules

Brussels-based environmentalist group Transport & Environment (T&E) on Tuesday responded positively to the vote in an EU technical committee which adopted the third set of rules for the new on-road car emissions test. Member states agreed to give carmakers only a technical margin of error and did not delay the introduction date. "It is a good day for urban residents forced to breathe air polluted by car exhausts," said T&E.

EU extends sanctions on Russia

German chancellor Angela Merkel said that Russia hadn't done enough to implement the so-called Minsk peace process, a condition for lifting the sanctions.

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UK's universities set 'Brexit wish list'

British academics want to guarantee residency and work rights for their EU staff, as well as "enhanced mobility opportunities" for UK and EU students, mostly by keeping British participation in EU funding programs.

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