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20th Nov 2019

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Italy says EU countries agree to take in rescued migrants

Italy's prime minister Giuseppe Conte said that "several EU countries" had agreed to take in the migrants aboard the Ocean Viking, "which will ensure a rapid and suitable solution" for them, Reuters reported. The Ocean Viking, a rescue ship carrying 82 migrants, including 17 children, has asked for permission to enter one of Italy's ports. Italy hopes this solution might be repeated in the future.

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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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