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26th Apr 2018

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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.

EU shelves Macron idea for 'European Darpa'

The European Commission's new strategy on artificial intelligence contains nothing that resembles French president's idea for a US-inspired agency for disruptive innovation.

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