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Germany preparing for deep recession

The German government is working on a plan to contain a possible deep recession, according to Bloomberg. The plan contains fiscal stimuli to bolster the domestic economy and consumer spending in order to avoid a sharp increase in unemployment. On Monday, the German Central Bank warned of a coming recession as economic projections seemed to be much worse than predicted.

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Tusk pledges 'fight' for EU values as new EPP president

The outgoing president of the EU council, Donald Tusk, is set to be elected as the president of the centre-right European People's Party (EPP). Tusk will have to deal with the final decision over Hungary's ruling Fidesz.

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Don't lead Europe by triggering its fears

For a long time, Europe's strategic chattering class has been wondering what would happen if you took the US out of Europe's security architecture.

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The labour market is not ready for the future

The European labour market will face enormous challenges with its combination of an ageing population, climate change and a digital transformation and will increase the east-west divide in Europe.

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Parliament should have 'initiation' role

As EU leaders are keen to transform the way politics is performed in the bloc, the constitutionals affairs committee will play a key role in the next five years in reforming electoral processes and initiating laws.

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