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22nd Oct 2018

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Danish parliament misinformed on Nord Stream 1

The Danish parliament was misled to believe it had no alternative but to accept the Nord Stream 1 project back in 2009, reports Politiken. "You couldn't get any impression other than that Denmark only had the chance to say yes," MP and former foreign minister Martin Lidegaard said. The old decision was based on information from the Danish Energy Agency and may impact the decision on Nord Stream 2.

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Dodgy regime lobbying is below the EU's radar

In Brussels, PR professionals and lobbying consultants are working for some of the world's most autocratic regimes. And we have no way of knowing for sure who they are, how much they are paid, or what they are up to.

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Bannon's The Movement to launch with January summit

Belgian Mischael Modrikamen is working with US strategist Steve Bannon to make the new hard-right grouping 'The Movement' go global. First step: a summit in January in Brussels, and high-level talks are underway, possibly with Brazil's far-right presidential contender.

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