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5th Jul 2022

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Italy promises 'mild-mannered' government

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte has promised his new coalition would be "mild-mannered" in tone compared to the rhetoric of former deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini. "We want to put behind us the din of useless declarations and belligerent, bombastic statements," he said in parliament Monday. Salvini supporters jeered his speech and yelled "Elections! Elections!", however. The new government arose after Salvini tried and failed to call a snap poll.

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The Digital Services Act — a case-study in keeping public in dark

Companies and lobby groups like Spotify, Google and International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) were able to lobby member states using live knowledge of the trilogue discussions on content-ranking systems, advertising and liability for search engines.

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Is China a challenge to Nato? Beijing responds

The Chinese mission to the EU responds to last week's Madrid Nato summit, which stated China posed "systemic challenges" and warned against the "deepening strategic partnership between Russia and China".

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