1st Jun 2023


Italy's EU embassy to publish lobby meetings

The Italian permanent representation to the EU will as of 1 February start publishing meetings with lobbyists, as part of a transparency drive. A spokesperson from the representation told EUobserver that it will only meet with lobbyists "who are registered in the transparency database of the European Commission. The Good Lobby, a non-profit civic start-up, said it was behind the Italian push for greater transparency.

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ECB: eurozone home prices could see 'disorderly' fall

The European Central Bank in its Financial Stability Review warned EU home prices could see a 'disorderly' fall as high mortgage rates are making houses unaffordable for households and unattractive for investors.

Adapting to Southern Europe's 'new normal' — from droughts to floods

Extreme weather events in recent months have worsened agricultural production in southern Europe, prompting concerns for authorities in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. As countries will likely face dryer conditions, experts urge adaptation measures for the 'new normal'.

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