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EU emissions trading system to go to online auction

The European Commission on Monday said carbon emission platforms could start applying to host sales of permits in the European Union emissions trading system (ETS) from 2021, reports Reuters. Auctions will be held on behalf of 25 EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. The auctions take place on the European Energy Exchange (EEX) platform.

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Coronavirus

Commission plans strategy to 'maximise' vaccine access

The EU Commission plans a vaccine stategy to make sure all citizens have access to it once it is ready, while it is also seeking to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies on securing the vaccine.

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"Thou shalt not sleep around while on delegation" should be the "11th commandment" for EU diplomats, as spies continue to use Cold War-type "honey-traps" in modern times.

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