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Committee MEPs up climate target to 35% renewable energy

The European Parliament's industry committee agreed in a vote that by 2030 35 percent of all energy in the EU should be from renewable sources, increasing an "at least 27 percent" target agreed by EU government leaders in 2014. MEPs also increased the target for energy savings, saying that energy use should be 40 percent more efficient in 2030 – also up from "at least 27 percent".

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Poland to face EU top court on rule of law

The EU commission is expected to refer Poland to the EU's top court over firing supreme court judges, but Warsaw refused to commit on Tuesday that it will implement future EU court rulings.

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