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18th Nov 2017

Ticker

EU Commission aims at 5-7 year renewal for glyphosate

The European Commission will try to "find a broad consensus" over a 5 to 7-year renewal for glyphosate, a weedkiller used by Monsanto, at meeting with member states on Wednesday. The Commission's spokesman said on Tuesday that the decision should take into account "available expertise" and a vote by the European Parliament also on Tuesday calling for a ban on glyphosate after 2022.

Agenda

EU agencies and eastern neighbours This WEEK

EU ministers will vote on where to relocate two EU agencies from the UK, while later EU leaders will host six eastern European countries in Brussels. Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic awaits his verdict in the Hague.

Opinion

Mind the gap: inequality in our cities

Minimum wages, 'living' wages and a universal basic income are all part of the ongoing mix to find ways to reduce social inequality across the EU.

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