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22nd Oct 2020

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Trump cancels London visit over fears of mass protests

With activists pledging mass protests, US president Donald Trump on Thursday cancelled a visit to open the new US embassy in London next month. UK prime minister Theresa May had invited Trump when she was the first world leader to travel to the White House after his inauguration. Meanwhile 9,000 signed a petition since Wednesday to also keep Trump away from the World Economic Forum in Davos this month.

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Green Deal

EU farming deal attacked by Green groups

EU agriculture ministers at around 4am on Wednesday reached a common position on the bloc's farming policy post-2020, including ring-fencing part of the CAP budget for initiatives that protect the environment - but with much flexibility for member states.

France vows tough retaliation for teacher's murder

Muslim NGOs targeted by the France's retaliatory response to the brutal murder of a schoolteacher claim the government is labelling "innocent Muslims as 'Islamists" just to be able to say that they are doing something".

Opinion

All eyes on EU court for decision on religious slaughter

The European Court of Justice is currently facing a major question: can religious freedom coexist with animal welfare? The decision of whether religious slaughter can continue is expected in a matter of weeks.

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