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8th Dec 2023

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Report: EP could veto Brexit deal over citizen rights

The Guardian reported Thursday the leak of a European Parliament resolution - back by both major groupings, the EPP and S&D - that threatens to use the parliament's veto on any agreed Brexit deal that does not guarantee EU citizens' rights in the UK, and ongoing regulatory alignment on environment, consumer and workers' rights. The resolution only applies to an agreed Brexit deal, not a no-deal Brexit.

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Spain's Nadia Calviño backed to be EIB's first female chief

With less than a month to go before the start of a new leadership of the European Investment Bank, the world's largest multilateral lender, the path seems finally clear for one of the candidates, Spanish finance minister Nadia Calviño.

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Is there hope for the EU and eurozone?

While some strengths may have been overlooked recently, leading to a more pessimistic outlook on the EU and the euro area than the truly deserve, are there reasons for optimism?

Polish truck protest at Ukraine border disrupts war supplies

Disruption at the Polish-Ukrainian border by disaffected Polish truckers is escalating, potentially affecting delivery of military aid to Ukraine. A Polish request to reintroduce permits for Ukrainian drivers has been described as "a shot to the head" during war.

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