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Dutch environment group appeals air quality ruling

Milieudefensie, the Dutch branch of the environmental lobby group Friends of the Earth, announced on Tuesday it has appealed a court ruling on air quality. The Dutch court had said the government was doing enough to improve air quality - even though it was failing to reach EU targets. The announcement comes two days before UK group ClientEarth will appear in court to demand cleaner air in England and Wales.

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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.

EU promotes 'Egypt model' to reduce migrant numbers

EU council president Donald Tusk wants to discuss deepening relations with authoritarian Egypt, as a model of migrant reduction, with EU heads of state and government at a meeting in Salzburg, Austria on Wednesday.

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