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Five names in race for EU Ombudsman

Five candidates have secured enough backing from MEPs to enter the final furlong of a race to be the EU's ombudsman for the next five years. Irish former journalist Emilly O'Reilly, the incumbent, Italian local ombudsman Giuseppe Fortunato, Estonian judge Julia Laffranque, Latvian-American rights activist Nils Muižnieks, and Swedish former MEP Cecilia Wikström will face grilling by the European Parliament's petitions committee on 3 December, prior to a plenary decision.

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Opinion

Worrying rows over future EU chemicals policy

It is of utmost concern to the environmental health community that forces within the EU Commission are actively trying to push back against a European Green Deal that is supposed to put people's health at its core.

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An open letter to the EPP on end of Hungary's press freedom

I hate to break it to you, but excuses have run out. You have to look at the images of sobbing journalists in Index's newsroom, and shoulder part of the blame. Your silence, your continued procrastination led to this.

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This is not about supposedly traditional values – when was violence against women ever a value? – it is about living up to the European values we all signed up to. We have to put pressure on Poland.

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