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Dieselgate 'still not over', says EU commissioner

The scandal involving cheating with emissions in diesel cars is "still not over", according to EU industry commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska. "It seems that industry is still using loopholes," she said Tuesday at a conference in Brussels. Bienkowska said only eight of 28 member states have a mandatory recall programme for dirty diesels, and noted EU ministers were "not very...eager" to come to a diesel summit she is organising.

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EU Parliament interpreters stage strike

Interpreters at the European Parliament are fed up with remote interpretation, citing auditory health issues given the poor quality of the online sessions.

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