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Timmermans: Still no solution in sight with Poland

"We've made some progress but we are not in a position to say the issue has been resolved," European Commission first vice president Frans Timmermans said Monday about his discussion with the Polish government over the independence of the judiciary and the situation of the rule of law. Asked by a journalist if there was any chance that he would withdraw the Article 7 procedure against Poland, Timmermans replied "No".

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Trump and Kurz: not best friends, after all

The visit of Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz to the White House on Wednesday showed that the current rift in transatlantic relations is deepening by the day.

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EU commission appeals Dieselgate ruling

The Court of Justice of the EU annulled legislation which relaxed toxic emission limits for cars. EU commissioner Bienkowska said the commission will appeal.

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