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20th Jul 2019

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Mayors call for EU budget to support climate

Some 210 mayors of European cities have urged EU leaders to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 carbon. In an open letter published on Tuesday ahead of the Future of Europe conference in Sibiu in Romania the mayors call on EU institutions and EU leaders to "align the next EU long-term budget with this strategy, remove fossil fuel subsidies" and make climate action "a priority across all funding programmes".

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EU goes on holiday as new UK PM arrives This WEEK

Boris Johnson is almost certain to become the UK's next prime minister, and oversee Brexit until the 31 October deadline, as work in the EU bubble is winding down for the summer.

Survey: Half of EU staff 'don't know' ethics rules

Only half of EU staff claim good knowledge of their workplace's ethics rules, while 82 percent of staff at the European Parliament have never attended any ethics trainings, according to a report by the European Court of Auditors.

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