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10th Aug 2020

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MEPs close gap between lab and real car-emission tests

MEPs on the European Parliament's environment committee on Tuesday set more stringent limits on portable equipment used to determine compliance with EU limits on NOx emissions. MEPs want to close the gap between laboratory and real driving emission test conditions, since cars are a significant source of air pollution. The report is expected to be discussed at the plenary in September, after which negotiations can start with EU Council.

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Opinion

Schrems privacy ruling risks EU's ties to digital world

With more and more trade moving to the digital realm, Europe can ill-afford to cut itself off. Meanwhile, China continues to advance a vision for an internet that is fractured along national boundaries and controlled by governments.

EU wary of violence in Belarus election

EU states have voiced fear of violence during Belarus elections on Sunday, as president Aleksander Lukashenko seeks to maintain his third decade in power.

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