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42% of French Muslims experienced discrimination

A poll released in France on Wednesday says some 42 percent of Muslims in France have faced discrimination at least once in their life due to their religion. The poll, conducted by Ifop and the Fondation Jean-Jaurès, reveals that those aged between 30 and 40 are more often victims. Some 60 percent of women who wear a veil also say they have been discriminated against at least once.

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Hawkish ECB rate-rise 'puts energy transition at risk'

The European Central Bank raised interest rates by another 0.5 percent to a 14-year high, and expects to hike rates by another half percent in March. But what does that mean for the green transition?

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MEPs push for greater powers for workers' councils

European Works Councils can play a key role for workers and their unions to bargain effectively — but what are they, why have they been neutered, and why is big business objecting to greater powers?

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