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21st Oct 2020

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Denmark completes social democrat sweep of Nordics

Danish Social Democrat leader, Mette Frederiksen, will form new one-party minority government based on support from centre-left and leftist parties in parliament. The group of four parties agreed on Tuesday evening to an 18-page document entitled 'Fairness for Denmark' following parliamentary elections on 5 June. The new government will have only social democrat ministers. Denmark is the third Nordic country this year to get a social democrat-led government.

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Opinion

Backroom deal will make CAP reform a catastrophic failure

MEPs will vote this week on a supposedly historical reform of the Common Agricultural Policy, which accounts for over one-third of the EU's annual budget. But as it stands, it is set to become a historical failure of catastrophic proportions.

Investigation

EU money used by neo-Nazi to promote Holocaust denial

A prominent Holocaust-denier has made the cover of an EU-funded newsletter, which was published by an avowed German neo-Nazi with a lengthy criminal record. The lack of clear labelling of the MEP behind it violates European Parliament rules.

Green Deal

Over 80% of Europe's habitats in poor or bad condition

A report from the European Environment Agency reveals the EU failed to meet the targets of its 2020 biodiversity strategy, with the vast majority of protected landscapes and species show notable deteriorating trends.

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