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21st Feb 2019

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30,000 Belgian children march to stop climate change

Over 30,000 Belgian children skipped school on Thursday to join protests demanding tougher action against climate change in a fourth "Youth for Climate" march organised by students. The strikes are inspired by 16-year old Swedish climate-change protester, Greta Thunberg's, speech at the COP24 in Poland.

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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.

EU says Hungary's anti-Juncker campaign is fake news

The European Commission has branded the latest campaign by the Hungarian government as 'fake news', after Orban's government accused Juncker of pressing ahead with migration proposals that threaten the country's security.

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