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22nd Jun 2018

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Expert warns EU fake news site is 'risky' strategy

Madeleine de Cock Buning, chairwoman of an EU expert group on fake news, told Dutch state broadcaster NOS on Sunday she thought maintaining lists on fake news like the 'EU vs disinformation' website "was very risky". "As government you should stay far away from deciding what is true and what is not true," said De Cock Buning. The NOS said the group would present its results on Monday.

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Greece and creditors proclaim 'end of crisis'

After late-night talks, the Eurogroup agreed on a €15bn disbursement and debt relief measures for Greece, while setting out a tight monitoring when the bailout ends in August.

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The risks behind the 'green bond' boom

The EU should not overuse the financial system in order to achieve environmental goals, or it risks the emergence of a green bond bubble which would be detrimental to the financial sector and hinder the achievement of climate targets.

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